NORTH HAVEN, Conn. — Quinnipiac University will be receiving a new medical school in 2013, making it the third new medical school in the state of Connecticut.Read more
Maintaining and operating schools today, as always, remains a daunting task for administrators. Challenges constantly arise in the form of older schools that need to be seriously updated to meet today’s educational needs, new structures with their own unique issues and the overall lack of funding available.Read more
MANCHESTER, Conn. — Schools in the Manchester School District in Connecticut are facing some serious problems. Leaking roofs, failing mortar, paper-thin steam pipes and maxed-out electrical systems are all in need of attention by the district — but costs are high.
The cost to fix just the high priority items is about $10.4 million, according to district manager Richard E. Ziegler.
“Our schools are in rough shape,” said Ziegler.Read more
NEW LONDON, Conn. — The largest classroom at Connecticut College earned LEED Silver certification after the completion of remodeling work.
Bill Hall’s Silfen Auditorium, which seats up to 150 people, was renovated in 2008 and brought up to date with tools for interactive teaching and learning, officials said.Read more