Higher Education

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Twenty-three Students Participated in Inaugural Banking Boot Camp

HARTFORD, CT -- Connecticut Insurance & Financial Services launched the inaugural Banking Boot Camp with four Host Bank Sponsors and partners the Connecticut Department of Banking and Connecticut Bankers Association. This May, twenty-three college students from schools in and beyond Connecticut spent five days as part of an immersive experience inside the walls of four major banks.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
RFP: Continuous Improvement Evaluation

QUINCY, MA -- The Nellie Mae Education Foundation is pleased to release a new Request for Proposals to support a 12-month grant to conduct an evaluation of NMEF’s continuous improvement work. The deadline for proposals is March 29, 2017

Thursday, November 3, 2016
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation’s Fund for Women & Girls Initiative Nearly Doubles Graduation Rates

NORWALK, CT -- Norwalk Community College students who participated in Family Economic Security Program academic and financial coaching services, were almost twice as likely to graduate than other students and six times more likely to subsequently enroll in a four-year institution, according to research published by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation’s Fund for Women & Girls.