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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 –…

Goodwin College partners with CCAT to become a ‘full-service’ stop for manufacturing

Goodwin College partners with CCAT to become a ‘full-service’ stop for manufacturing

(Bristol Press, 1/8/18) EAST HARTFORD -As more businesses pack up and leave Connecticut and thousands of manufacturing jobs go unfilled each year, Goodwin College has a plan to fix that. “We want to be a full service stop for all these manufacturers,” said Clif-ford Thermer, chairman of the Department of…

WNPR Visits CT Dream It Do It Program at Simpson-Waverly School

WNPR Visits CT Dream It Do It Program at Simpson-Waverly School

WNPR’s David Desroches stopped by Simpson-Waverly School in Hartford, Conn. on Dec. 1 to talk to the students participating in Straw Skyscraper, a Young Manufacturer’s Academy activity led by CCAT’s Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. (CT DIDI) program, funded by CT DECD’s Manufacturing Innovation Fund and a Hartford Foundation for…

Raising awareness to close the manufacturing skills gap

(Hartford Business Journal, 10/30/17) Q&A talks to Susan Palisano, the director of education and workforce development at the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc. (CCAT), which leads October’s annual “Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. Manufacturing Month.” Q. How did the idea of establishing October as “manufacturing month” come about? A.…

Video competition for high schoolers emphasizes ‘cool’ manufacturing

Program promotes industry partnerships; introduces youth to manufacturing and future careers EAST HARTFORD, Conn. — October 26, 2017 — What’s so cool about manufacturing? Connecticut’s high schools and manufacturers are about to get together and not just tell you … but show you. Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. (CTDIDI) is launching…