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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,…

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…

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…

Thienly Nguyen: Summer Internship in Education

(CT Space Grant, 10/5/17) During this past summer, Ms. Thienly Nguyen, an undergraduate biomedical engineering student enrolled in the University of Hartford, was an intern at the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) in their Education and Workforce Development (EWD) department. CCAT is a non-profit organization that, at its start, focused on supporting and…

Congressman Larson encourages CCAT Young Manufacturers Academy students to become pioneers

Congressman Larson encourages CCAT Young Manufacturers Academy students to become pioneers

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. — Aug. 15, 2017 — Pointing to a future of manufacturing opportunities in the state of Connecticut, U.S. Rep. John Larson (CT-1) urged East Hartford and South Windsor students attending a program at Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) to attain skills and jobs that will make…

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…

Congresswoman Esty Visits Young Manufacturers Academy

Congresswoman Esty Visits Young Manufacturers Academy

5th District of Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty visited a Young Manufacturers Academy program at Kaynor Technical High School in Waterbury, Connecticut this morning. YMA programs, run by CCAT in partnership with the Connecticut Technical High School system and supported with funding from the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development’s…