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Secretary Cardona’s Vision for Education in America

I remember being five-years-old, walking into my first day of kindergarten at John Barry School in Connecticut, nervous.  At that time, I was learning English. I felt like I didn’t belong. It turned out to be a horrible day. My …

By Fernando Pires
Fernando Pires Career Advising & Recruitment Coordinator
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GA Blog Post – Fern’s Wellbeing and Running Story


Let me start off by introducing myself. My name is Fernando Pires, but many of you probably simply know me as Fern. I just recently graduated SHU and I am now pursuing my master’s in accounting. After my time …

By Fernando Pires
Fernando Pires Career Advising & Recruitment Coordinator
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Connecticut is prepping the unemployed for telecommuting. Remotely, of course.

Connecticut is testing a belief that remote work will outlive the COVID-19 pandemic, presenting challenges and opportunities for a workforce that might lack digital skills yet benefit from telecommuting.

Read more here: https://ctmirror.org/2021/10/18/connecticut-is-prepping-the-unemployed-for-telecommuting-remotely-of-course/

By Mike Twerago
Mike Twerago Director of Operations, Data & Recruitment
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