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Community News For The East Hartford Edition – Working Cities Challenge

Community News For The East Hartford Edition – Working Cities Challenge

(Hartford Courant, 10/17/17) Working Cities Challenge EAST HARTFORD — East Hartford has been selected to participate, competing with nine other towns and cities across Connecticut, in the Working Cities Challenge. Developed by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, this Challenge is a multiyear, multistate funding initiative that is designed to…

Thienly Nguyen: Summer Internship in Education

(CT Space Grant, 10/5/17) During this past summer, Ms. Thienly Nguyen, an undergraduate biomedical engineering student enrolled in the University of Hartford, was an intern at the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) in their Education and Workforce Development (EWD) department. CCAT is a non-profit organization that, at its start, focused on supporting and…

Cybersecurity latest target for CCAT’s expanding footprint

Cybersecurity latest target for CCAT’s expanding footprint

(Hartford Business Journal, 10/9/17) Two constants exist for U.S. manufacturers: One is that technology is forever on the march; the other is that there will always be someone eager for a shortcut or backdoor into cutting-edge production processes or equipment. Thankfully, perhaps, the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc. —…

Students urged to ‘dream it, do it’ on Manufacturing Day

(The Day, 10/6/17) Groton — More than 50 middle schoolers had been working on a K’Nex swing ride project for over 10 minutes when Bruce Karasik told them he didn’t like the way it was turning out, and they would have to partially start over with a new design. Paxton Montieth, an eighth-grade student…

CCAT leads manufacturing industry boosting awareness in October

(Hartford Business Journal, 9/27/17) For the sixth consecutive year, Connecticut is celebrating October as manufacturing month, and coordinating activities with a nationwide campaign to draw more talent to the industry. Licensed and led by East Hartford’s Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc. (CCAT) and financed by the Department of Economic…