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Careers for young women in manufacturing focus of  Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. summit on October 19

Careers for young women in manufacturing focus of Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. summit on October 19

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – October 12, 2017 – Inquisitive young minds will gather with leading women in manufacturing at the fourth annual “Making it Real: Girls & Manufacturing Summit” next week. As part of the Connecticut Center for Technology’s (CCAT) Dream It. Do It. initiative, the Summit taps into today’s…

Students urged to ‘dream it, do it’ on Manufacturing Day

(The Day, 10/6/17) Groton — More than 50 middle schoolers had been working on a K’Nex swing ride project for over 10 minutes when Bruce Karasik told them he didn’t like the way it was turning out, and they would have to partially start over with a new design. Paxton Montieth, an eighth-grade student…

CCAT leads manufacturing industry boosting awareness in October

(Hartford Business Journal, 9/27/17) For the sixth consecutive year, Connecticut is celebrating October as manufacturing month, and coordinating activities with a nationwide campaign to draw more talent to the industry. Licensed and led by East Hartford’s Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc. (CCAT) and financed by the Department of Economic…

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

  Nearly 400 middle, high school students to join in interactive, hands-on events to learn about manufacturing careers on Oct. 6 and 19. EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – September 26, 2017 – Connecticut’s next generation of manufacturers will come together by the hundreds in October for the sixth annual Connecticut. Dream…

Pratt & Whitney Ambassador Teaches YMA Kids About Rewarding Manufacturing Careers

Pratt & Whitney Ambassador Teaches YMA Kids About Rewarding Manufacturing Careers

Young Manufacturers got a glimpse into what it’s like to work in manufacturing from a talented engine mechanic from Pratt & Whitney. Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. (CTDIDI) Ambassador and Pratt & Whitney Lead Engine Mechanic Rhonda Leonard visited CCAT on July 27 to speak with the Young Manufacturers Academy students…

Letter to the Editor: Program changes perception of manufacturing careers

(New Haven Register, 7/26/17) The New Haven Register’s July 6 article, “Connecticut technical high school summer manufacturer’s academy teaches real skills,” was an enlightening look at the endless possibilities when introducing manufacturing to students at a young age. It opens their worlds to career prospects they may not have otherwise…

Young Manufacturers Learn To Code at CCAT

Young Manufacturers Learn To Code at CCAT

Future manufacturers are getting an early look into a widening field of opportunities by learning how to code at CCAT as a part of Connecticut. Dream It. Do It’s Young Manufacturers Academy. The Young Manufacturers Academy (YMA) is an innovative, customizable program for grade 6-8 students that develops awareness of and interest…

CT Dream It. Do It. featured in new video on engaging youth with national Dream It. Do It. program
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CT Dream It. Do It. featured in new video on engaging youth with national Dream It. Do It. program

  EAST HARTFORD, Conn. — May 25, 2017 – Today, The Manufacturing Institute released a new Dream It. Do It. promotional video to support their manufacturing career awareness campaign. The video captures students participating in summer academies and other activities across the country that expose youth to manufacturing processes and…