NSI IT Solutions of Naugatuck has announced this year’s scholarship for students in computer science, IT, and related disciplines. Two of Connecticut’s best and brightest students will receive $500 towards education costs for the Fall 2016 semester. The only requirements are to complete an online form and attach proof of admission into a Connecticut-based college or University, with a major in one of the following disciplines: Information Systems Information Technology Computer [...]
The 2014 Girls of Innovation program was our best yet! Close to 40 7th and 8th grade girls made their way to the Connecticut Science Center on the morning of June 7 to experience first hand the benefits of studying and working in STEM related careers. Our volunteers, all women successful in science, technology, engineering and math, were quick to show the young women of [...]
Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. and SME host “Making It Real & Manufacturing Summit” to help middle and high school girls learn about the exciting careers in manufacturing today. East Hartford, CT – More than 130 middle and high school girls from schools around the state traveled to the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford to participate in Making It Real: Girls & Manufacturing Summit, hosted [...]
According to analysts, industry organizations and leaders, the lack of education and push to get women into technology fields has left a severe loss of potential and innovation. The following is an article written by Kenneth Corbin for CIO.com: If the tech sector is to increase the number of women in its workforce, schools must develop robust, mandatory computer science programs in the K-12 education stage, according [...]
The University of Hartford’s College of Engineering, Technology & Architecture will be hosting a Career Fair on Tuesday, February 18th. The event will provide employers with an excellent opportunity to connect with engineering, technology, and architecture students and recent graduates. Organizations with projected professional hiring needs–or those wishing to find qualified interns–are encouraged to attend. The event will run from 12:00 to 4:00 PM in [...]
“Manufacturing Mania” hands-on events for hundreds of middle school students set for Wallingford and Norwich EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – October marks Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. Manufacturing Month, officially proclaimed by Governor Dannel P. Malloy to recognize the importance of the manufacturing industry to Connecticut’s long-term economic viability and to showcase manufacturing career opportunities statewide. With advanced, computer-driven tools and streamlined, clean and brightly lit [...]
State and local officials announced Tuesday that a professional development program at the Connecticut Science Center will triple in size thanks to a donation from the Andrew J. and Joyce D. Mandell Family Foundation.
NextGenCT130411a101“Connecticut used to lead the world when it came to innovation — we had more patents, more groundbreaking discoveries than anywhere else in the world. Somewhere along the way the world caught up. This is about to change,” announced Governor Dannel Malloy proudly on Thursday, June 20th, as he signed the Next Generation Connecticut bill into law in Hartford.
A key message from the Girls of Innovation program is to show them scientists “like me” and so inspire girls with the confidence, enthusiasm and persistence to continue pursuing their scientific interests. We do that by bringing the girls together with women who work in STEM careers who can talk with the girls about their career path and interests and choices they made while growing up.
FedDev Ontario Investment Connecting STEM Grads with Businesses A contribution of $4.2 million CAN ($4.2 million USD) by FedDev Ontario will be used to place 320 recent graduates in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields with businesses in a competitive six-month internship and mentorship program. The idea is to provide graduates with real world opportunities to develop business skills and experience. The grads will be [...]
Siemens, a technology company based in Munich, has provided $315…
New Haven-based Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. on Monday appointed a bioscience…
Bruce Carlson, president and chief executive officer of the Connecticut…