SCUP 2017 North Atlantic Symposium: Full STEAM Ahead 

Bridgeport, CT – For 50 years, Housatonic Community College has been providing an educated workforce to Connecticut’s business, healthcare, and manufacturing communities, offering over 40 associate degrees and certificate programs to its 6,000 students.

Located in Bridgeport since 1971, Housatonic will celebrate its first half-century with the opening of a new 47,000sf student services support center, plus transformative renovations to Lafayette Hall, all designed to reinforce its commitment to science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) disciplines that are key to its continuing importance to the local community.

On Oct. 17, SCUP will hold its 2017 North Atlantic Symposium at Housatonic Commuity College.

Keith Epstein

Lenell Kittlitz

Symposium Co-chairs are Keith Epstein, VP for facilities, real estate, and infrastructure planning for Conn. State Colleges and Industries; and Lenell Kittlitz, assistant director, construction services for the Capitol Region Education Council.
Join a panel of civic, industry, and academic leaders who will relate Housatonic’s success in creating a collaborative, technology-rich, and innovative curriculum to empower a thriving workforce. Engage with faculty and students who will demonstrate STEAM strategies for teaching the critical thinking, technical skills, and creativity necessary for the new innovation economy.

Participate in interactive demonstrations in the labs where students learn hands-on skills that fuse engineering with creative design in manufacturing. Learn how HCC’s extensive art collection supports creative thinking and complements its integrated curriculum. Tour the new classrooms, laboratories, library, and support spaces, which will change the lives of its students and reinvigorate the manufacturing economy of Connecticut for years to come.