Education/Workforce

Explore Technology at Manufacturing Expo & Career Fair

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – October 15, 2019 –   Students and job seekers eager to learn about careers in manufacturing will get their questions answered at the Manufacturing Expo & Career Fair on Thursday, Oct. 17 from 4-6pm at Vinal Technical High School in Middletown. The Connecticut Center for Advanced…

Officials tour Pegasus Manufacturing in Middletown to learn about careers in field

(CTPost, 10/10/19) MIDDLETOWN — State officials marked Manufacturing Month by joining high school students on a tour of Pegasus Manufacturing on Timber Ridge Road earlier this week. Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz, state Sen. Matt Lesser and state Rep. Quentin Phipps visited the facility Oct. 4 to hear from students and employees about…

Middletown Works offers HOPE to improve lives of single-parent families

(CTPost, 10/11/19) MIDDLETOWN — Middletown Works announces the launch of an outreach campaign designed to build community and investment in the citizens of Middletown. HOPE, has three areas of focus: monthly community cafés,designed to bring together a variety of people in the city to get to know each other, share resources and build…

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…

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…

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…

Alyce Stiles joins CCAT’s Education team

Alyce Stiles joins CCAT’s Education team

Alyce Stiles has joined the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) in East Hartford as the Associate Director of Experiential STEM Education.  In this new role, Alyce will oversee the delivery of the Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. activities, including the highly-successful summer and in-school Young Manufacturers Academy programs across…