A statement from CSCU President Ojakian regarding the budget passed by the CT General Assembly

“The cuts to public higher education included in the budget resolution passed yesterday would have a profound impact on CSCU students. Our students are almost entirely from Connecticut and they overwhelmingly stay here after graduation. Our students are not numbers on a budget sheet. They are and will be Connecticut’s nurses, teachers, educators, small business owners, corporate leaders, and manufacturers, …

CSCU’s Position on DACA Announced

The fundamental responsibility of a public education institution is to foster learning, innovation, and strong communities to any student willing to put in the work to learn and achieve. CSCU admits students based on a holistic approach and many of our schools are open access. CSCU does not collect or retain information on undocumented students’ immigration status, and doesn’t have …

Steve Minkler and Len Suzio greet student getting off bus

Local bus service now available to MxCC@Platt classes in new Meriden location

Middlesex Community College announced CTtransit bus service is now available for students to travel to the new MxCC@Platt facility at Platt High School in Meriden. The bus route #565 (West Main Street) departs the Meriden railroad station and stops right at the MxCC entrance, arriving at 2:40 p.m., 4 p.m. and 5:10 p.m. Additional return service is still being negotiated …

Student singers

Middlesex reaffirms commitment to unity

On August 30, Middlesex Community College held “a moment of CommUNITY” at their Middletown campus. While celebrating the beginning of a new academic year, members of the college community gathered to counter the recent extraordinary events in the country where others seek to create division and promote hate. These actions are the opposite of what Middlesex stands for. Interim President …

Programming camp helps area youth learn valuable skills

In August, Middlesex Community College hosted a two-week, Mobile Application Development (MAD) Programming Camp organized by the STEAM Train pilot initiative, in partnership with the CT Urban Technology Collaborative. With funding from Middlesex Community College and the MxCC Foundation, 20 participants from the area attended the camp free of charge, receiving certificates of completion at a special ceremony on August …