University of Saint Joseph's Women's Leadership Center in collaboration with The World Affairs Council

POSTPONED "A Celebration of International Women's Day"

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017, Reception at 5:30 PM, event to follow at 6:30PM

University of Saint Joseph, Bruyette Athenaeum, Hoffman Auditorium, 1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06117

FREE and Open to the public

To register and for more information: Ruth Foxman |  or here or World Affairs Council.

 RESCHEDULED HCHE program - Career Beginnings: "Reading your Award Letter"

NEW DATE: Tuesday, March 28th, 2017, 5PM - 7PM

31 Pratt Street, 5th Floor, Hartford, CT 06103

High school seniors: For more information: 860-702-3802 |  

(The University of Hartford) Public Lecture

"Direct Detection of Gravitational Waves: A New Field of Astronomy and Astrophysics"

Professor Rainer Weiss (MIT) on behalf of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017, 4 PM

University of Hartford, Dana Hall, Mali Auditorium, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06117

For more information: Nancy Olson  | 860-768-4417  Parking available in Lot K 



(University of Saint Joseph) Educational Panel on:

"Child Immigration and DACA"

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

University of Saint Joseph, Crystal Room, Mercy Hall, 1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06117


To Register or for more information: Nelly Rojas Schwan  or Here

HCHE in collaboration with Leadership Greater Hartford present:

"A Hartford Encounter: Tour Hartford's Amazing Assets"

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017, from 1:40PM.

Tour stops include Riverfront Recapture and The Wadsworth Atheneum and ends with a Wine Reception

For more details: Greg Andrews |   or Sue Bowen-Harris |

 HCHE in collaboration with The Wadsworth Atheneum present:

"Art after Dark: Neon Night"

Thursday, April 6th, 2017, from 5PM - 8PM, The Wadsworth Atheneum, 600 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103

Neon lights up a night of music by DJ Jamm, art activities, complimentary snacks and INSOMNIA COOKIES, cash bar

After party sponsored by: Bears Smokehouse BBQ  |  Admission $10/$5 (members)

All HCHE College students FREE with college ID! For more details: or here

 (University of Saint Joseph)

Research Lecture:  In collaboration with The Institute for Latino Community Practice

"Nurturing Resistance: Towards a Latina Borderlands Feminist Praxis" by Andrea Dyrness, Ph.D., Trinity College

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017, from 6PM - 8PM.

How do Latina (im) migrant women create collectivities of support, solidarity and resistance, to nurture their work for change?

RSVP by April 3rd, 2017:  Stacey Lopez |  | 860-231-5416 or Dr. Madeline Perez |  | 860-231-5394

 HCHE program - The Center for Higher Education Retention Excellence (CHERE) present:

"Embedded Support: How it Helps, Why it Works"

Thursday, April 13th, 2017, from 9AM - 3PM, Eastern CT State University, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226

Is embedded support a critical componentfor extending student success?

To register and for more details: here or 

HCHE program - Career Beginnings: "Ice Cream Social"

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017, 5PM - 7PM

31 Pratt Street, 5th Floor, Hartford, CT 06103

All Career Beginnings High school seniors and juniors: For more information: 860-702-3802 |  

Manchester Community College and MCC Foundation host:

"The 25th Annual Evening of Fine Wines"

Helping students pursue educational goals through scholarship programs

Guest Emcees: WNPR's Faith Middleton - Food Schmooze and Chef/Co-Owner of Metro Bis, Chris Prosperi

Friday, April 28th, 2017, from 7PM 

For Tickets and more information:  Teresa Arnold  |  | 860-512-2922 or here

 HCHE program - Jr. Apprentice:

"Class of 2017 - Jr. Apprentice Graduation"

Thursday, May 11th, 2017, from 5:30PM - 7PM, The Wadsworth Atheneum, 600 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103

Students, parents, mentors, funders and friends are all invited

For more details: Rachel Litvin |  or 

 HCHE in collaboration with AETNA and Hartford Public Schools, present:

"The Voices of Hartford Success Essay Contest"

Awards Ceremony - MAY 2017

Hartford Public Schools (All High School Seniors - graduating June 2017)

All essays due: Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Winners will be notified: April 22nd, 2017

To submit your essay and for more details: Marlene Mora |  or Here

HCHE program - Career Beginnings:

"Class of 2017 - Career Beginnings Graduation"

Thursday, May 25th, 2017, from 6:00PM - 8PM, Trinity College, Mather Hall, The Washington Room, 300 Summit Street, Hartford, CT 

Students, parents, mentors, funders and friends are all invited

For more details: Marlene Mora|  | 860-702-3802