Two MCC professors receive Daube Award for inclusion

MANCHESTER — Manchester Community College has awarded two professors the Jonathan M. Daube Award for Inclusion and Accessibility. Patricia Carrigan, a professor of visual fine arts, and Myrta Groeneveld, mathematics, were honored at the ceremony, which took place on Disability Awareness Day, April 5. Daube, a former MCC president, presented the awards, which were established… Continue reading Two MCC professors receive Daube Award for inclusion

Whoopi to speak at Goodwin ceremony

EAST HARTFORD — Oscar-winner Whoopi Goldberg will be the guest speaker at Goodwin College’s commencement in June. Goldberg will be speaking alongside the class valedictorian, as well as one selected student speaker, Goodwin announced. Approximately 450 students are expected to walk in the ceremony. Goodwin College will award degrees and certificates to 950 students this… Continue reading Whoopi to speak at Goodwin ceremony

Manchester teen stole car, drove to Hartford: police

A 15-year-old Manchester youth was arrested Tuesday in Hartford — his fifth stolen vehicle arrest in one year, police said. The teen, who was not identified because of his age, was caught on Tuesday driving the stolen 2018 Nissan Rogue through Hartford, police said. Major Crimes Auto Theft detectives were patrolling the southeast district of… Continue reading Manchester teen stole car, drove to Hartford: police

From darkroom to digital: Photographer keeps focus as industry changes

MANCHESTER — Tim Becker, owner of Creative Images Photography, will celebrate 40 years of successful business that has spanned from dark rooms to the digital age.   Becker got his start in the 1970’s when he quit his job working as a graphic designer to pursue his dream of being a photographer and eventually owning… Continue reading From darkroom to digital: Photographer keeps focus as industry changes

MCC hosts program on sex trafficking this week

MANCHESTER — A national organization dedicated to preventing sex trafficking and recovering victims will present a program at Manchester Community College on Thursday and Friday, April 19 and 20.   Representatives from Selah Freedom, a Sarasota-based prevention and rehabilitation network, will present two brief introductions to their work on Thursday, as well as an in-depth… Continue reading MCC hosts program on sex trafficking this week