Education

Monday, April 21, 2014
UTC robotics teams to vie for world title

HARTFORD, CT -- Ten Connecticut high-school robotics teams, including one from South Windsor, will compete later this month in the 2014 FIRST Robotics World Championship in St. Louis, Mo. Perennial sponsor United Technologies Corp. of Hartford is backing 23 of the finalist teams, including the 10 from Connecticut, at the April 24-26 competition.

Thursday, April 3, 2014
Lincoln Foundation Supports Arts Education And Accessibility In Hartford

HARTFORD, CT — Lincoln Financial Foundation is strengthening art education opportunities and access to the arts for a broad spectrum of Hartford residents through $232,000 in grants to 10 local nonprofit organizations. The grants are a portion of nearly $804,000 in charitable funds Lincoln Foundation has allocated for Hartford in 2014.

Monday, March 31, 2014
Community Foundation Offers Parents Passport to Literacy

NEW BRITAIN, CT -- “Early Literacy Institute” at Central Connecticut State University on April 12 is made possible by a grant from the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain as part of its First Years First early childhood development initiative. It is targeted to parents and caregivers from New Britain, Berlin, Plainville and Southington who have one or more children ages 3 through 8.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Judging Proves Challenging as Record Number Compete in 66th Connecticut Science & Engineering Fair

HAMDEN, CT -- Twenty-two volunteer judges from across United Technologies’ businesses were on hand at the 2014 Connecticut Science & Engineering Fair at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn. UTC was presenting sponsor of the event and provided funding to support student awards, which will be presented at the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair in May.

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