Asnuntuck Community College will hold its 43rd Commencement ceremony at Springfield Symphony Hall in Springfield, MA. The ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 26th at 6:00 p.m. This will be the second year the college has held the ceremony at this location.
According to the latest fitness industry salary guide, Personal Trainers are earning an average of $34 an hour. Asnuntuck’s new Personal Trainer National Certification class begins Tuesday, June 7th and runs Tuesdays and Thursdays through July 14th. Whether for a career move or for your own personal knowledge, get all the information you need to become a Certified Personal Trainer.
Asnuntuck Community College’s Foundation received its single largest donation in the college’s history this week. United Bank Foundation Connecticut committed $100,000 to be used for the college’s Academic Skills Center. United Bank has committed $25,000 each year for the next four years to the college. Funds will be used to relocate and improve the college’s tutoring space.
Today, Mark E. Ojakian, President of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) was joined by Governor Dannel P. Malloy to announce a partnership between the state’s public community colleges and several manufacturers including Sikorsky, Pratt & Whitney and Electric Boat.
Today, the U.S. Department of Education announced the “Dual Enrollment Pell Experiment” which allocates approximately $20 million for 44 higher education institutions across the country to support students taking college courses while in high school. For the first time, high school students will have access to Pell Grants, previously only available to college students.
Asnuntuck Community College’s Changing Lives Show this month will highlight the recent service learning trip to Grand Goave, Haiti that students and staff made this past month.
Asnuntuck Community College’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center is hosting “Careers in Technology Open House” on Thursday, May 19th from 6 – 8 pm. It will be held in Room 139 C. Prospective students and families can take tours, hear a discussion regarding the offerings, complete applications, and enroll in Summer and Fall classes.
For the second year, students at Asnuntuck Community College held an organ and tissue donor registration event on campus.
This year's Freshwater Literary Festival is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 14th. The keynote speaker will be bestselling author Suzanne Strempek Shea. Workshops for the day will be focused on writing and publishing.
Don’t miss the boat – or, more importantly, your chance to drive a boat this summer. Asnuntuck Community College’s Division of Continuing Education and Workforce Development is proud to once again offer the Department of Environmental & Energy Protection’s three evening Combination Safe Boating/Personal Watercraft class for $25 May 17, 19 and 24.