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9/20/2013 - Upward Arc for St. Vincent's College in Bridgeport Continues With New Fortin Learning Center

From Connecticut Magazine:

Among Connecticut colleges—and in a nation where the jobs picture remains challenging—the locus of higher learning with the state’s most compelling narrative may be St. Vincent’s College in Bridgeport.

Founded in 1905, St. Vincent’s offers associate in science degrees in nursing, radiography, medical assisting and general studies, as well as two online bachelor degrees, the RN to BSN Completion and a bachelor of science in radiologic sciences. Through its continuing educations department, the college also offers a wide range of certificate programs leading to immediate employment in the healthcare field.

In pursuing that mission, the college is actively growing and has seen its enrollment—students mainly come from Bridgeport and Fairfield and New Haven counties—increase by 95 percent in the last five years, college President and CEO Dr. Martha K. Shouldis, Ed.D., said in phone interview. Continue reading...