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Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology announces appointment of Dr. Jacquelynn Garofano as Chief Technology Officer

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) announces the appointment of Dr. Jacquelynn (Jackie) Garofano as its new Chief Technology Officer, effective April 2. “Having Jackie in this senior technology role is a tremendous opportunity for CCAT. Her experience and deep understanding of advanced technologies as…

17th Annual Women of Innovation Nominations Due April 9; Finalists to be Announced in May, Featured at Fall Awards Ceremony

17th Annual Women of Innovation Nominations Due April 9; Finalists to be Announced in May, Featured at Fall Awards Ceremony

Women in STEM Disciplines Propel Businesses, Academia, Innovation & Breakthroughs Across Connecticut Hartford, CT – The deadline for nominations is just two weeks away, as plans for the 17th annual Women of Innovation® awards program proceed. The prestigious awards highlight the increasing impact of women innovators, role models, and leaders…

U.S. Commerce Secretary Awards the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. for Assisting Manufacturing Companies in Expanding Exports

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Elinor Hargreaves (860) 282-4283 U.S. COMMERCE SECRETARY AWARDS THE CONNECTICUT CENTER FOR ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY, INC. FOR ASSISTING MANUFACTURING COMPANIES IN EXPANDING EXPORTS East Hartford, CT – The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) is a recipient of the President’s “E” Award for Export Service, the highest…

Manufacturing summit for female students hosted at Sacred Heart University

(CTPost, 10/22/19) – FAIRFIELD — If the precision machining shop at Platt Tech in Milford was light on female students on Tuesday, it’s because nearly half of them were representing at a Girls & Manufacturing Summit at Sacred Heart University. It was a program designed to convince more girls that math,…

Officials tour Pegasus Manufacturing in Middletown to learn about careers in field

(CTPost, 10/10/19) MIDDLETOWN — State officials marked Manufacturing Month by joining high school students on a tour of Pegasus Manufacturing on Timber Ridge Road earlier this week. Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz, state Sen. Matt Lesser and state Rep. Quentin Phipps visited the facility Oct. 4 to hear from students and employees about…

Middletown Works offers HOPE to improve lives of single-parent families

(CTPost, 10/11/19) MIDDLETOWN — Middletown Works announces the launch of an outreach campaign designed to build community and investment in the citizens of Middletown. HOPE, has three areas of focus: monthly community cafés,designed to bring together a variety of people in the city to get to know each other, share resources and build…

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…