EAST HARTFORD, CT -- Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies (UTX), today gifted $100,000 to a scholarship program for students in the University of Hartford’s Mechanical Engineering program in the College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture (CETA).
Equity and Inclusion
EAST HARTFORD, CT -- In support a community-wide effort to provide recreational access for all of East Hartford’s children, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving awarded a $75,000 grant to Pitkin Playground, Inc.
NEW YORK, NY -- Futuro Media’s politics podcast, In The Thick, travels to Connecticut this month for two live shows. Live tapings of In The Thick and podcast workshops are made possible through support from the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut and the William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund.
HARTFORD, CT -- After serving more than 20 years as president and CEO of the Connecticut Health Foundation, Patricia Baker plans to retire in June 2020.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN -- JPMorgan Chase & Co. is committing $1.5 million over two years to help the National Urban League launch their new Financial Savings Initiative, a program that will help black households build savings and meet their long-term financial goals.
BOSTON, MA -- When billionaire Robert E. Smith decided to pay off the student loans of the graduating class of 2019 at Morehouse College, he suggested that others follow his lead. But is there even enough black private wealth in the United States to pay off all black student loan debt?