FARMINGTON, CT -- United Technologies Corp., a leader in aerospace and building technologies, announced the expansion of its strategic partnership with Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA), a leading nonprofit dedicated to building a better world.
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BERLIN, CT -- Comcast announced today it is significantly expanding eligibility for Internet Essentials, which is the nation’s largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption program, to include all qualified low-income households in its service area. This number includes nearly 191,000 households across the state of Connecticut.
WEST HARTFORD, CT -- A new grant from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving will allow the West Hartford-based Children’s Museum to bring Hartford children more STEAM programming. Michael Werle, the museum’s executive director, said a partnership between the museum, the Hartford Public Library, the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Hartford, and Connecticut Children’s is going to help the museum expand on its offerings in the city.
DULUTH, GA -- More than 200 students from 42 veterinary schools in the U.S. and six other countries will forego vacation this summer and spend time in labs and classrooms. They will conduct hands-on research, network with academic and industry leaders and develop presentations of their research that they will share at a symposium in Boston in late July.
FARMINGTON, CT -- One of the many questions surrounding the pending merger between UTC and Massachusetts-headquartered Raytheon, announced almost simultaneously with this year’s Special Olympics, is what happens next year? Will the merged company, Raytheon Technologies, continue to support nonprofit organizations in Connecticut to the extent that UTC has, in many instances, for decades. That remains a question not only at Special Olympics, but at nonprofit organizations large and small throughout the state.
WINSTED, CT -- Students at Northwestern Connecticut Community College, including local high schoolers, will be able to reap the benefits of new scientific equipment after a $35,000 grant was supplied by the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation.