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CCAT participates in manufacturing-themed Reality Store event at Hartford Boys & Girls Club

CCAT participates in manufacturing-themed Reality Store event at Hartford Boys & Girls Club

Nearly 20 middle and high school students attended a manufacturing-themed, interactive, financial literacy event at the Boys & Girls Club in Hartford called The Reality Store on Tuesday, October 29.  Working with the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT), students were assigned different manufacturing occupations and had to make certain…

CCAT partners with Vineyard Wind to develop Connecticut’s clean energy supply chain

CCAT has been included in Vineyard Wind’s response to DEEP’s RFP for 22,000 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind power. If Vineyard receives an award, CCAT will be the leading effort to support and integrate offshore wind within CCAT’s programs, initiatives, technical capabilities, and experience in order to develop Connecticut’s clean…

Women Rock Manufacturing Month at the Phoenix Manufacturing 30th Anniversary Celebration

Women Rock Manufacturing Month at the Phoenix Manufacturing 30th Anniversary Celebration

On Tuesday, October 7th, Alyce Stiles, Lynn Raicik and Monica Perez from CCAT joined Phoenix Manufacturing’s president Glenn Ford and Education and Workforce Colleagues Amanda Wiriya from Wepco Plastics and Melanie Hoben from Goodwin College to celebrate the success of the woman-owned business. Senator Richard Blumenthal was the keynote speaker…

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…

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…

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…

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…