Stamford BOE Expected to Approve School Name Recommendation for Board of Representatives’ Consideration
On Tuesday, March 28, 2017, it is expected that Stamford Public Schools (SPS) Superintendent Earl Kim and the Stamford Board of Education (BOE) will approve the recommendation of the name: Strawberry Hill—an extension of Rogers International School, to the Board of Representatives for their consideration.
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Mar 24, 2017 - 7:17:23 PM

Stamford Public Education Foundation Honors Community Volunteers during National Mentoring Month
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The Stamford Public Education Foundation (SPEF), a non-profit organization that has served thousands of students and their families since 1996, recognized the dedication of its mentors and mentees this week in honor of National Mentoring Month. SPEF honored college, corporate, and community volunteers for their service to the students of Stamford Public Schools. With the help of these volunteers, SPEF’s nationally-recognized Stamford Mentoring Program was able to serve nearly 750 students in the 2015/2016 academic year.
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Feb 21, 2017 - 5:56:54 AM

Sacred Heart University will Honor Benefactors, Celebrate with Bernie Williams at 28th Discovery Gala
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Sacred Heart University will honor benefactors Frank and Marisa Martire at the 28th annual Discovery Gala Friday, April 21. The event, which raises funds for student scholarship programs, will take place at SHU’s new West Campus, the former General Electric corporate headquarters, and will include a special performance by baseball-great-turned-musician Bernie Williams.
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Feb 17, 2017 - 5:25:14 AM

CT High School Students Transform Senior Citizens into Cyber-Seniors®
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When Lauralton Hall High School faculty member Peg McGowan happened to see a documentary called Cyber-Seniors® on YouTube, she instantly thought it would be a great fit for her students. The Canadian film followed senior citizens who discovered the world of the Internet with the guidance of tech-savvy teenaged mentors.
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Feb 7, 2017 - 4:07:41 AM

2017 Joe Lieberman Connecticut Scholarship Fund Open for Student Applications through April 1
Scholarship America announced Friday that the Joe Lieberman Connecticut Scholarship Fund, which assists outstanding high school seniors from Connecticut who plan to pursue postsecondary education, is now open for its fourth year of student applications. More
Feb 6, 2017 - 5:46:49 AM

AITE Students Nina Bellusci and Peter Pawelski, Teacher Vin Urbanowski Present Research at World-Class Science Conference
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Earlier this year two Academy of Information Technology & Engineering (AITE) students and their teacher had the experience of a lifetime. AITE Seniors Nina Bellusci and Peter Pawelski, along with AITE Math Teacher Vin Urbanowski, traveled to Grapevine, Texas, to present the results of a year-long research project at the winter meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS).
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Feb 2, 2017 - 6:03:44 AM

SHU's breakfast celebrates longtime Catholic educator
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Longtime Catholic educator Sr. Mary Grace Walsh, provost for education at the Archdiocese of Hartford, is this year’s honoree for Sacred Heart University’s Ninth Annual Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice (CAPP) Educator’s Breakfast.
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Jan 24, 2017 - 1:54:24 AM

Thrive by 25: Career Connections Program offers Free Tuition and Pathways to Success for Youth 18-25
Here’s good news for recent high school graduates who are currently unemployed and not attending college.
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Jan 9, 2017 - 3:48:50 AM

NCC Veterinary Technology Degree Program Awarded Accreditation
Norwalk Community College’s Veterinary Technology degree program has received accreditation from the American Veterinary Medical Association’s Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (AVMA-CVTEA).
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Nov 22, 2016 - 2:28:47 AM

Stamford Academy Students Learn to Plan for Their Futures at 5th Annual Career Conversation
Stamford Academy high school students recently gained career insights from Fairfield County business and community leaders during its 5th Annual Career Conversation. Dozens of students, from grades nine through 12, rotated classrooms for 30-minute conversations about finding, beginning, keeping and advancing in a job.
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Nov 21, 2016 - 2:34:58 PM

JWV Scholarships Recognize Outstanding Citizenship in Stamford Youth for 13th Year: Application Period Now Open for Community Service Scholarships
Applications are now being accepted for 2016 JWV Community Service Scholarships. The scholarships are awarded to high school seniors who have made a significant contribution to the Stamford community and are given in honor of Stamford veterans who have selflessly served our country and community.
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Nov 3, 2016 - 7:46:42 AM

Sacred Heart University Hosts New Lecture Series on Global Studies, Named After Its Former President
Sacred Heart University will present a new lecture series named after the late Thomas P. Melady and featuring prominent scholars in the global arena. The first session in the Dr. Thomas P. Melady Distinguished Lecture Series in Global Studies will take place Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Frank and Marisa Martire Business and Communications Center.
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Nov 2, 2016 - 6:23:49 AM

Two SHU professors receive Naclerio awards for research
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Sacred Heart University professors Robin L. Danzak and Jessica Samuolis recently received the 2016 Naclerio Faculty Scholars Program Awards for upcoming research projects.
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Oct 19, 2016 - 7:04:30 AM

SHU to host NEACAC regional college fair
Sacred Heart University will host the New England Association for College Admission Counseling (NEACAC) Regional College Fair on Tuesday, October 11, from 7 to 9 p.m., at the William H. Pitt Health and Recreation Center on the University’s Fairfield campus. This is the fifth year SHU has hosted the regional fair.
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Oct 6, 2016 - 11:11:31 AM

SHU establishes new School of Computing
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Sacred Heart University is establishing a new School of Computing. The School will house two graduate programs—master’s in computer science and information technology and master’s in cybersecurity—and four undergraduate programs: computer science, information technology, game design and development, and beginning in the fall of 2017, computer engineering.
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Oct 6, 2016 - 5:51:23 AM

Stamford Public Schools Announced Vivek James as a National Merit Semifinalist and Sixteen Additional Seniors as Commended Students
Stamford Public Schools (SPS) announced that Westhill High School Senior Vivek James has been named a National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist, and 16 additional SPS seniors were named Commended Students in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. According to the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, students are selected based on scores achieved on the 2015 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).
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Oct 5, 2016 - 5:58:13 AM

SHU's film and TV master's program to honor Rebecca Miller, Dominic Chianese at film festival
Sacred Heart University’s film and television master of arts program (FTMA) will honor filmmakers Rebecca Miller and Dominic Chianese at its third annual FTMA Film Festival, September 22-25. With its continuing effort to build a rich film and television culture in Connecticut, the FTMA festival also will honor student work and expose the community to films, panel discussions and intimate conversations with filmmakers.
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Sep 15, 2016 - 6:40:01 AM

Six MINI's Stuffed to the Max Deliver School Supplies to Hartford Students
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Hundreds of Hartford Public Schools students were able to start the year equipped with brand new backpacks filled with school supply donations from the 3rd Annual New Country Motor Cars “Stuff a MINI to the Max” campaign. Six MINI Cooper cars jammed with school supplies rolled into the Welcome Center Family Services office of Hartford Public Schools on August 29th, where they were greeted by crowds of children, parents and Hartford officials.
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Sep 2, 2016 - 9:27:43 AM

Three Nobel laureates to discuss peace, gender issues and human rights Sept. 14 at Quinnipiac University
Three Nobel Prize laureates will discuss peace, gender issues and human rights when they participate in a panel discussion at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at Burt Kahn Court at Quinnipiac University, 275 Mount Carmel Ave. The Albert Schweitzer Institute at Quinnipiac is sponsoring the event, which is free and open to the public.
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Aug 30, 2016 - 6:57:09 AM

People’s Securities Provides Backpacks & School Supplies to Child & Family Guidance Center Clients
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As children all over prepare to embark on a new school year, one company has gone above and beyond to ensure that local children are equipped with everything they need to make this school year a successful one. This week, Bridgeport-based investment advisory firm People’s Securities, Inc. donated 61 backpacks filled with back-to-school supplies to The Child & Family Guidance Center. Twenty-seven families in the agency’s Grandparents Raising Grandchildren program will be the deserving recipients of the backpacks.
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Aug 29, 2016 - 6:51:03 AM

SPS Expected to Name Head Administrator of Adult and Continuing Education and Assistant Director of Alternative Education Programs
Superintendent Stamford Public Schools (SPS) Earl Kim and the Stamford Board of Education (BOE) are expected to name Angela Thomas-Graves as the head administrator of Adult and Continuing Education, and Dr. Laura Greene as assistant director of Alternative Education Programs, at the regular BOE meeting on August 30, 2016.
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Aug 29, 2016 - 6:37:07 AM

Greenwich Education Group and Arch Street Greenwich Teen Center to offer a free college essay seminar for high school students and their parents
The college essay is a stressful requirement for students and parent; however, it doesn’t have to be that way. With college application due dates beginning November 1, there is still time to craft an essay in an organized and stress-free manner.
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Aug 29, 2016 - 6:36:00 AM

Norwalk Community Receives $1.1 Million for Student Scholarships
Here’s good news for students who need help paying for college. This week, Norwalk Community College received $1,113,585 in funding from the State of Connecticut Office of Higher Education for scholarship grants awarded by the Roberta B. Willis Scholarship Program (RWSP).
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Aug 17, 2016 - 5:49:01 AM

INTAKE Summer Music Camp Students to Perform for Stamford Mayor David Martin
On Friday, August 12th, at 2:00 pm, INTAKE Summer Music Camp students will perform for Stamford Mayor David Martin in the lobby of the Stamford Government Center, as part of their civic-engagement and community-outreach activities. The concert, a showcase for the children’s talents and skills, will be the culmination of the week-long program, which is designed to offer high-quality summer learning experiences to combat the “summer slide” among underserved children.
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Aug 9, 2016 - 8:43:37 AM

Second Annual Back to School Shop Event Doubles in Size
The Back to School Shop, an all-volunteer community organization, held its second annual event on Sunday, July 31st, at Davenport Ridge Elementary School in Stamford. Two hundred children from the Stamford Public elementary schools were able to “shop” free of charge for brand new back-to-school outfits and school supplies in a department store-like setting, with the help of volunteer “personal shoppers.” Over 150 volunteers from the community helped to make the event a resounding success.
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Aug 4, 2016 - 8:54:46 AM

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