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WTIC Talks Cybersecurity with CCAT and State

WTIC Talks Cybersecurity with CCAT and State

WTIC hosted CCAT and the state cyber chief on June 16 for the Saturdays with Steve Parker broadcast.  On hand were (counterclockwise from front) Chief Administrative Officer Natalie Real, Chief Technology Officer Tom Maloney and Communications Director Silvio Albino – all from the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Steve Parker…

Synergy High School Students Celebrate Pre-Apprenticeship Completion

Synergy High School Students Celebrate Pre-Apprenticeship Completion

The manufacturing pipeline is only starting to get filled up in Connecticut. There’s more coming. At a celebratory ceremony held at Synergy Alternative High School in East Hartford on June 8, 13 students received certificates for completing their pre-apprenticeship program and 72-hour online ToolingU training. Governor Dannel P. Malloy spoke…

Larson, Neal Introduce Bill to Improve Access to Jobs for Parents

(Public Now, 5/24/18) Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) joined Ranking Member Richard Neal (MA-01) in introducing the Improving Access to Good Jobs for Parents Act in the Ways and Means Committee as an amendment to the JOBS for Success Act (H.R. 5861) reauthorizing the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. The…

Entrepreneurship hubs reSET and Upward Hartford collaborate to grow city’s startup, innovation scene

(Hartford Business Journal, 5/14/18) ReSET — a staple of the Hartford coworking and business mentoring and accelerator scene for entrepreneurs since it first opened a physical space in 2013 — has had to share the entrepreneurial startup stage since the larger Upward Hartford opened downtown in mid-2017 with a high-profile…

Student Apprenticeship Programs Open Doors To Manufacturing Jobs

(Hartford Courant, 5/4/18) Less then a year ago, Olivia Hernandez decided to transfer out of the high school where she’d missed months of class to suspensions for fighting and bad behavior. And she cried, for the lost credits that meant she likely wouldn’t graduate on time, and for what she…