The CCSU Alumni ENews is designed to keep
alumni and friends up-to-date with news
from the University, including important
announcements, student and alumni achievements,
athletic news and upcoming events.
CCSU Now Offers Major in Journalism
both traditional and new technology approaches
to connect sound journalism principles with
contemporary practices, CCSU's new journalism
major prepares students for success in 21st-century
journalism careers. Click here for the story.
CCSU Alums and Hartford
Phil Barnett ’97 and Wil
Quijano ’97 had a great
idea as students, and they’ve
turned it into a very successful
enterprise, the Hartford
Restaurant Group, comprising
8 restaurants in and around
We thought you might like
to meet the guys who generously
sponsored this issue of
the Alumni E-News. Brief
video clip here.
Employment & Career Advancement
April 15; 6-9 pm; 1849 Room; Student
Topics & Highlights of the Program:
Job search in tough economy; knowing
what you want in a job; can’t miss
job searching tools; how to get
a better position; career advancement
strategies.Cost & Registration:
$15 Register: Heidi Huguley, 832-2276;
or via e-mail:
Sponsored by: Continuing Education
& Center for Advising
our extended efforts to reach out and bring
together CCSU alumni, we’ve put together
a number of exciting events this spring.
Click on the event titles below for more
the Date (more information to come)
Blue Devils Classic, Stanley Golf Course,
CCSU & SCSU Alumni Travelers Championship, June
CCSU Faculty in the News
Will the world end in 2012? Not
likely, says CCSU astronomy professor
& alumna Kristine Larsen. Click
here for the full story.
CCSU Blejwas Chair in Polish & Polish
American Studies M. B. Biskupski
a media hit in Poland. Click
here and click
here for examples.
CCSU Offers Third Annual Symposium
"A Green Economy for a Sustainable
Future" presents a range of ideas
for redefining the American economy
toward sustainable development.
April 5. More information here.
CCSU Computer Science Students
Win International Competition
CCSU Computer Science seniors Tommy
Carpenter and Caleb MacDonald won
first prize in the undergraduate
division of the international Student
Research Competition, organized
by the Association for Computing
Machinery (ACM), in early March.
They took home $500 for their work
on incorporating iris recognition
as safety features on mobile devices.
Click here for more of the story.
Robert C. Vance Lecture
Steve Forbes, chairman/CEO of Forbes,
Inc. and editor-in-chief of Forbes
magazine, will deliver the 2010
Robert C. Vance Distinguished Lecture
on April 28. The lecture is
free, but tickets are required.
To request tickets to lecture only
(free) or to reception and dinner
preceding lecture ($85/person):
or call 860-832-1740. Deadline:
to the Editor
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State University, 1615 Stanley Street,
New Britain, CT, 06050.
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CCSU is working with Harris
Connect in producing an
alumni directory scheduled
for publication in October.
Over the next several months,
you may receive postcards,
emails or phone calls from
Harris asking for updated
contact information. We
would appreciate your cooperation
in updating your contact
information. All updates
are returned to CCSU so
that our database remains
Harris Connect is only collecting
information for purposes
of the directory. Your information
will not be released to
any third parties. You decide
whether or not your personal
information is published
in the directory-make your
wishes clear to the representative
with whom you speak. It
is a great way to stay connected
to the CCSU alumni community!
All alumni who have updated
their information online
will be contacted by Harris
Connect to verify their
information. This step is
necessary to ensure the
integrity of our records
as well as the quality of
the Alumni Directory.