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Manufacturing Month focus of weekend radio broadcasts

Manufacturing Month focus of weekend radio broadcasts

The award-winning radio show Pulse of the Region will air broadcasts Oct. 13 and 14 on Connecticut Dream It. Do It. Manufacturing Month. The radio show will include a panel discussion with Lynn Raicik of the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Charles Daniels of Wepco Plastics and Kristi Oki of…

Workforce development and Manufacturing Month the focus of CCAT radio show this weekend

Workforce development and Manufacturing Month the focus of CCAT radio show this weekend

Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology’s initiatives around workforce development and Connecticut Dream It. Do It. Manufacturing Month will be covered in a broadcast on WZMZ (93.7 FM) on Sunday, Oct. 7 at 6 a.m. The Beat of Connecticut is hosted by Nancy Barrow, who interviewed CCAT Communications Director Silvio Albino…

October Declared Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. Manufacturing Month

October Declared Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. Manufacturing Month

Middle, high school students to join CCAT activities on Oct. 17, 31 EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – Sept. 27, 2018 – From discovering career possibilities to learning about new workplace skills, Connecticut’s next generation of manufacturers statewide will come together in October for the seventh annual Connecticut. Dream It. Do It.…

NEC Releases Second Edition of “Partnerships for the Talent Pipeline”

NEC Releases Second Edition of “Partnerships for the Talent Pipeline”

Updated Directory Highlights Regional Higher Education-Industry Partnerships The New England Council is pleased to share with you the second edition of “Partnerships for the Talent Pipeline: Directory of New England Higher Education & Industry Partnerships.”   This updated version of the directory –which was first released in the fall of 2016 –…

Story on workforce initiatives aligns CCAT with Pratt & Whitney

How jet-engine innovator Pratt & Whitney is building its next-generation workforce (Hartford Business Journal, 9/10/18) Two of the region’s largest employers — Hartford HealthCare and Pratt & Whitney — are in constant hiring mode as they seek to build up their diverse workforces with top talent. This is a behind-the-scenes…

CCAT helps Pratt & Whitney grow the pipeline

CCAT helps Pratt & Whitney grow the pipeline

One of Connecticut’s largest and most iconic employers has new manufacturing talent onboard, thanks to a Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) workforce development initiative. CCAT provided Pratt & Whitney with several qualified candidates as a part of an Entry Level Pipeline Program in which 16 candidates were accepted and…

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…

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…