Thursday, April 7, 2016

Spotlighting - Our Partnerships

Spotlighting-Our Partnerships: The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) and University of Hartford


Elliot Ginsberg, president and CEO of the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT), will visit the University of Hartford on Tuesday, April 12, at 12:15 p.m. in UT 320 to talk about the importance of higher education to the State of Connecticut.

While serving as Chief of Staff for Congressman John Larson, Elliot Ginsberg played a major role in championing Connecticut’s business, technical, educational, and economic institutions.  Now, as president and CEO of CCAT, Ginsberg continues to promote and support the growth of the region's burgeoning manufacturing and technology corridor. Ginsberg will share his unique insights about how institutions of higher education and the University of Hartford faculty and students, in particular, can contribute to the State's economy. He will talk about how partnerships between Universities and private sector employers, state agencies, and not-for-profits can assure that Connecticut has the necessary human capital to compete in a hyper-competitive global landscape.  He will also discuss how these partnerships simultaneously offer University of Hartford students significant opportunities to develop valuable career ready skills while supporting the state’s economic initiatives across many disciplines.
Biographical Notes:  In addition to his roles with CCAT and Congressman John Larson, Elliot Ginsberg was also Commissioner of the Department of Human Resources, managing the statewide human services department; Executive Director to the statewide training and advocacy organization of the legal services programs in Connecticut; and Senior Manager of Connecticut Legal Services. Currently, Ginsberg serves on the Governor’s Connecticut Employment and Training Commission, the Connecticut Competitiveness Council, the Statewide Advanced Manufacturing Advisory Committee, MetroHartford Alliance Board of Directors, the Capital Workforce Partners Board of Directors, as well as a variety of other civic organizations. Mr. Ginsberg is a graduate of Franklin & Marshall College (BA, Economics) and the University of Connecticut School of Law. 
Unotes - 4/7/16

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