Middle schoolers take part in Manufacturing Mania at Goodwin College

(New Britain Herald, 10/7/19) EAST HARTFORD – Connecticut Dream It. Do It. hosted over 100 middle school students for a Manufacturing Mania event on Friday at the Goodwin College Business and Manufacturing Center. The goal was to give students a hands-on positive look at the manufacturing industry and help them…

Learning Goes Hands On at “Manufacturing Mania”

Learning Goes Hands On at “Manufacturing Mania”

Educators and manufacturers urge more than 100 middle school students to “Dream It. Do It.” EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – Oct. 7, 2019 – On Oct. 4, more than 100 middle school students from Bolton, Bristol, Coventry, East Hartford, New Britain, Plainville, and Southington experienced the dynamic world of manufacturing through…

October Declared 8th Annual  Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. Manufacturing Month

October Declared 8th Annual Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. Manufacturing Month

Middle and high school students around the state experience first-hand the fast-paced, innovative world of manufacturing. EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – Oct. 1, 2019 – The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc. (CCAT), joined by manufacturers, colleges, civic organizations, middle schools and high schools across the state, will host events to…

Young Manufacturers Academy graduates again awarded

Young Manufacturers Academy graduates again awarded

This year’s 2019 Small Manufacturers Association (SMA) Student of the Year was Krystal Santiago, a past participant in the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology’s (CCAT) Young Manufacturers Academy (YMA) program. This marks the second year in a row that the SMA Student of the Year award winner was a YMA…

Alyce Stiles joins CCAT’s Education team

Alyce Stiles joins CCAT’s Education team

Alyce Stiles has joined the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) in East Hartford as the Associate Director of Experiential STEM Education.  In this new role, Alyce will oversee the delivery of the Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. activities, including the highly-successful summer and in-school Young Manufacturers Academy programs across…

Six students complete hands on, on the job training at CCAT’s AMC

Six students complete hands on, on the job training at CCAT’s AMC

Six students apart of the Knowledge 2 Careers Academy Program completed 18-hour hands on training at CCAT’s Advanced Manufacturing Center and graduated the program last week. The Knowledge 2 Careers Program was established by the KRA Corporation through Capital Workforce Partners (CWP) in partnership with the Connecticut Center for Advanced…

CCAT helps facilitate Youth Manufacturing Pipeline Job Match at RHAM High School

CCAT helps facilitate Youth Manufacturing Pipeline Job Match at RHAM High School

With the assistance of the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT), eight students from RHAM High School in Hebron and eleven local manufacturers convened yesterday during a Youth Manufacturing Pipeline Job Match. RHAM High School has implemented a Youth Manufacturing Pipeline Initiative Program (YMPI) at the high school with…

CPTV to showcase CCAT’s workforce development efforts

CPTV to showcase CCAT’s workforce development efforts

Connecticut Public Television’s (CPTV) film crew assembled yesterday morning at CCAT’s Advanced Manufacturing Center (AMC) for a new series called “Life Lessons:  New Collar Careers.” The series centers around pathways to success in advanced manufacturing as students seek meaningful career opportunities in the field and employers try to build their…