Asnuntuck provides an interesting mix of programs designed to provide young people with greater opportunity to succeed in our higher education system and to impact the long-term employment needs of the business community across the state of Connecticut.
College Connections has been in operation for more than ten years and has served at least ten school districts and 350 juniors and seniors. When combined with private sector scholarships, College Connections is a wind fall for students, parents, employers, and the Connecticut economy.
The Fifth Year program was developed in concert with a number of agencies including the East Granby School System and Board of Education. It has two critical components: the first provides middle and early high school students (grades 4, 5, or 6 through 8) with opportunities to participate in advanced manufacturing coursework delivered in the schools with leadership from instructors in the Asnuntuck Community College Manufacturing Technology Center and with direct involvement of staff at each school site.