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CCAT CEO presented with President’s Award from Capital Workforce Partners

CCAT CEO presented with President’s Award from Capital Workforce Partners

Elliot Ginsberg cited for depth of service, 22 years on CWP Board of Directors EAST HARTFORD, Conn.— Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology President and CEO Elliot Ginsberg received the Capital Workforce Partners President’s Award at CWP’s annual meeting on June 15. Presented by CWP Board Chairman Thomas Mongellow and U.S.…

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…

United Technologies Plans to Hire 35,000 People and Make $15 Billion Investment in U.S. Over Next Five Years

(PR News Wire, 5/23/18) FARMINGTON, Conn., May 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) today announced plans to hire 35,000 people and make investments of more than $15 billion in research and development (R&D) and capital expenditures (CapEx) in the United States over the next five years (2018-2022). With this announcement, the company also launched…

Larson, Neal Introduce Bill to Improve Access to Jobs for Parents

(Public Now, 5/24/18) Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) joined Ranking Member Richard Neal (MA-01) in introducing the Improving Access to Good Jobs for Parents Act in the Ways and Means Committee as an amendment to the JOBS for Success Act (H.R. 5861) reauthorizing the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. The…

Entrepreneurship hubs reSET and Upward Hartford collaborate to grow city’s startup, innovation scene

(Hartford Business Journal, 5/14/18) ReSET — a staple of the Hartford coworking and business mentoring and accelerator scene for entrepreneurs since it first opened a physical space in 2013 — has had to share the entrepreneurial startup stage since the larger Upward Hartford opened downtown in mid-2017 with a high-profile…

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…

Secretary Acosta Accepts Larson’s Invitation To Witness Successful CT Workforce Collaborations

(Public Now, 4/17/18) Washington, D.C. – In today’s Ways and Means Committee Hearing on Jobs and Opportunity, Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta accepted Rep. John B. Larson’s (CT-01) invitation to visit Connecticut and see the successful workforce collaborations led by the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT), Goodwin College, International Association of Machinists (IAM),…