Quinnipiac University's New Medical Campus Was Fueled by Generosity

09/15/13

Quinnipiac University's New Medical Campus Was Fueled by Generosity

Thursday’s celebration of Qunnipiac University’s new Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, as well as the $100 million Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, came on the heels of some rather generous gifts to the university.

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Southern Connecticut State University Gets $3 Million to Aid Marine Studies

09/10/13

Southern Connecticut State University Gets $3 Million to Aid Marine Studies

With its sights set on educating Connecticut’s workforce, Southern Connecticut State University announced a $3 million donation to the university Monday to facilitate coastal and marine studies.

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Connecticut's Public School Enrollment Continues to Decline

09/05/13

Connecticut's Public School Enrollment Continues to Decline

Connecticut's student population continues to dwindle even though the state's overall population will grow over the next decade.

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NASCAR Bound Student at Forman School in Litchfield a Dyslexia Philanthropist, at 17

09/03/13

NASCAR Bound Student at Forman School in Litchfield a Dyslexia Philanthropist, at 17

Inspired by the Forman School and its work with children with dyslexia and other learning differences, David Garbo Jr. decided to give back, even at the tender age of 17. A budding race star who drives for the Fathead Racing Team in Late Model Stock series, he established a foundation called The David Garbo, Jr. Foundation. He is donating all his winnings this race season, including a $1,650 purse he earned in the high profile Showdown in Richmond, Va., where he traded paint with elite drivers that included Kyle Busch, Tony Stewart and teammate David Ragan, all NASCAR drivers.

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After Residency Battle in Tiny Kent, Family Bruised, Student at Private School

09/01/13

After Residency Battle in Tiny Kent, Family Bruised, Student at Private School

Barbara and Clint Bishop have won their battle with the Kent Board of Education over whether they are legal residents of the community. The state Department of Education decreed Aug. 23 that they do, indeed, live in Kent and that their son can be enrolled in the local elementary school. But, in another sense, they lost the war.

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