Higher Education

Banking Boot Camp

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04/13/2018

HARTFORD, CT -- On May 21-25, 2018, a select group of students will go inside 4 major banks at CT Insurance & Finance Service's Banking Boot Camp in Downtown Hartford. Student application deadline is next Friday, April 20, 2018.

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Newman's Own Foundation Awards Grant to Support Internships

Release Date: 
12/10/2017

MIDDLETOWN, CT -- Wesleyan’s Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship received a $10,000 grant from the Newman’s Own Foundation to support student internships. “The gift from the Newman Foundation will be used to offer stipends to students doing social impact and entrepreneurship work during the summer,” explained Makaela Kingsley ’98, director of the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. “We are grateful for the support of Newman’s Own and our other donors who make this work possible.”

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Film and Television Students to Use $20K from Newman’s Own Foundation to Inspire Inclusion

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12/07/2017

FAIRFIELD, CT -- Sacred Heart University’s Film and Television Master’s Program (FTMA) has received a $20,000 grant from Newman’s Own Foundation to develop a series of one-minute films promoting inclusion and diversity.

Central Connecticut State University to Offer Innovative Course in Philanthropy

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12/05/2017

NEW BRITAIN, CT -- Responding to both the State’s philanthropic needs and need for skilled philanthropy professionals, Central Connecticut State University is offering an innovative course in the practice of philanthropy. This ambitious 16-week course will begin in January and include 25 presenters from local nonprofit and philanthropic organizations. As part of the course, students will study local needs, create a case study, and write a proposal following the American Savings Foundation grant-making guidelines. At the end of the course, up to two of these projects may each be funded with a $5,000 grant from the American Savings Foundation.

Professor Jeff Jarvis is Named to New Chair in Journalism Innovation

Release Date: 
11/14/2017

NEW YORK, NY -- The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism is excited to announce its first-ever endowed chair, in journalism innovation, and the first designee will be Professor Jeff Jarvis, a world-renowned thought leader on the future of the news business. The Tow Foundation has pledged $1.5 million over five years to support The Leonard Tow Chair for Journalism Innovation, which is named after its founder, a cable television pioneer and philanthropist who has been a principal donor to the CUNY J-School.

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Hartford Foundation for Public Giving to Fund School Leadership Training Project

Release Date: 
11/08/2017

HARTFORD, CT -- Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has awarded funding for a project focused on leadership training through the UConn Administrator Preparation Program (UCAPP), a school leadership program based at the Neag School that prepares highly qualified school administrators in Connecticut.

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Goodwin College Ceremony Recognizes First Class of Manufacturing Careers Collaborative

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09/25/2017

EAST HARTFORD, CT -- Goodwin College recognized eleven classmates in a recognition ceremony of the first class of the Manufacturing Career Pathways Collaborative, one of the nine collaborations that make up the Hartford Foundation’s $4.4 million Career Pathways Initiative.

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$227K Grant for Asnuntuck Community College to Help SNAP Students Succeed

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07/24/2017

SPRINGFIELD, MA -- Asnuntuck Community College recently held a celebration after receiving a grant from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving (HFPG) to partially fund a full-time Success Coach to work with Supplemental Nutrition Employment and Training Program (SNAP) students. The event was held on their Enfield campus on Thursday, June 22 along with the Connecticut Department of Social Services. 

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