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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…

Learning Goes Hands On at “Manufacturing Mania”

Learning Goes Hands On at “Manufacturing Mania”

Educators and manufacturers urge more than 100 middle school students to “Dream It. Do It.” EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – Oct. 7, 2019 – On Oct. 4, more than 100 middle school students from Bolton, Bristol, Coventry, East Hartford, New Britain, Plainville, and Southington experienced the dynamic world of manufacturing through…

October Declared 8th Annual  Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. Manufacturing Month

October Declared 8th Annual Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. Manufacturing Month

Middle and high school students around the state experience first-hand the fast-paced, innovative world of manufacturing. EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – Oct. 1, 2019 – The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc. (CCAT), joined by manufacturers, colleges, civic organizations, middle schools and high schools across the state, will host events to…

Female students attend manufacturing summit

(My Record Journal, 11/12/18) Middle School of Plainville Technology/Engineering faculty members Kim Coyle and Camille Westfall and a group of eighth grade female students recently attended the Making It Real: Girls & Manufacturing Summit sponsored by the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology. Read more >

CCAT featured in Manufacturing Today

CCAT featured in Manufacturing Today

Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Leading. Partnering. Creating Bold Ideas to Guide Change.  Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc. (CCAT) creates and implements bold ideas for applied technologies, energy solutions, STEM education, career development and export and cyber compliance. By leading state, regional, and national partnerships, CCAT helps manufacturers, academia,…

Manufacturing career summit aims to inspire women

(WFSB, 10/31/18) CROMWELL, CT (WFSB) – Careers in science, engineering and manufacturing were all on display at a women’s summit in Cromwell on Wednesday. The message for young girls at the summit was “if you can dream it, you can do it.” Watch the news story here >

Blumenthal, Bysiewicz tour Cromwell’s thriving GKN Aerospace

(Middletown Press, 10/24/18) CROMWELL — A manufacturing company that launched in 2005 as a “great idea” centered in a former dice-making facility employing five people now boasts 280 workers. GKN Aerospace Service, at 1000 Corporate Row, now is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. It’s technology is onboard…

Manufacturing Mania in Southbury introduces students to industry in need of skilled workers

Manufacturing Mania in Southbury introduces students to industry in need of skilled workers

Published with permission of the Waterbury Republican-American (Waterbury Republican-American, 10/17/18) SOUTHBURY – Some 200 middle school-aged students left their classrooms Wednesday and traveled to the Heritage Hotel in Southbury for Manufacturing Mania, an event organized by the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc. For manufacturers it was a chance to introduce students to…

Event for students highlights manufacturing industry

Event for students highlights manufacturing industry

(WFSB, 10/17/18) SOUTHBURY, CT (WFSB) — A huge event in Southbury brought together middle school students from across the state on Wednesday. The task of Manufacturing Mania was to highlight career opportunities in the industry “We’re doing all these different kinds of engineering experiences and manufacturing to see what it’s…