December 15, 2016
Happy Holidays from CCIC
May the splendor of the season be with you now & throughout the New Year.
Matter of Fact

Education Pays: Median Weekly Earnings &
Unemployment Rate in 2015 by Educational Attainment

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Population Survey

Education pays: Increased educational attainment consistently
results in higher earnings and lower rates of unemployment.

Campus Updates

University of Hartford Names Sixth President

UB student-entrepreneur wins CT Business Plan Competition

Wesleyan to Open Bookstore on Middletown’s Main Street
Higher Education Headlines

Bill Aims to Improve Veterans' Career Readiness

New Guidance on Teacher Prep Regulations

Electric Boat Launches New Apprenticeship Program 
Connect with CAP Members
As the year winds to a close, CCIC would like to thank our 2016 Corporate Affiliate Program Members for their partnership. We look forward to working together in the new year.
Last Chance to sign up for Sightlines Annual State of Facilities in Higher Education 2016 Webinar: Today!
Join Sightlines on Thursday, December 15 at 1pm ET to get an exclusive look at the 2016 facilities trends and key insights into the challenges – and opportunities – that face campus facilities managers and finance leaders.)  Click here to register!
This educational, interactive webinar will highlight the latest facilities trends in higher education and provide insight into the actions and strategies campuses have used to overcome their most prevalent challenges, which include:
  • Having the right amount and type of space on campus
  • Securing enough money to address the needs of aging buildings
  • Making an impact with finite resources
  • “Right-sizing” staffing levels and doing more with less
  • Devising strategies that help make the “facilities problem” smaller to spur action, new policies, and new funding

Peter Reeves, Associate Director of Member Services; Sightlines

Pete Zuraw, Vice President of Market Strategy & Development; Sightlines
Click here to register!

Apogee News

Apogee’s Northeast representative, Lucas Seelig, recently shared his experience working with colleges and universities in the Northeast about wireless networking, cable tv, IPTV and digital signage at the Northeast Association of College and University Housing Officers (NEACUHO) Residential Operations Conference. Do you have questions about ResNet services on your campus? We invite you to connect with Apogee.

SAS Institute

We invite you to download the e-report "Ten Tips for Using Data Visualization and Analytics Effectively in Education."
2016 Corporate Affiliate Program Members
Affinity LTC
Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield
California Casualty Auto & Home Insurance
Campus Answers
The College Board
CT Green Bank
Davis, Clark & Bonafonte
Dynamic Campus
Fairbanks Energy Services
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
Murtha Cullina LLP
People's United Insurance Agency
Pullman & Comley LLC
SALT by American Student Assistance
SAS Institute, Inc.
Shipman & Goodwin LLP
TD Bank
The Walker Group
Wiggin and Dana
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