The Health & Life Sciences Career Initiative (HL-SCI) will prepare unemployed or underemployed individuals (including veterans, trade adjustment assistance impacted workers, dislocated workers and others) for careers in the health and life sciences.
For more information, please contact:Lesley D Mara
Senior Project Director
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HL-SCI BrochureDownload and print the HL-SCI information brochure
Contact an institution below to enroll
Vernon Leftridge 860.906.5000 x6114 email@example.com
Margaret Abraham 860.906.5044 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Charter Oak
Karen Rollins 860.515.3855 email@example.com
- Eastern CT State University
Polly Silva 860.465.4504 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Gateway Community College
Leigh Roberts 203.285.2143 email@example.com
Richard Palinko 203.285.2146 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Manchester Community College
Linda Devlin 860.512.3346 email@example.com
- Middlesex Community College
Carolyn Sommer 860.343.5749 firstname.lastname@example.org
Susan Salowitz 860.343.5720 email@example.com
- Norwalk Community College
Erik Rambusch 203.857.7014 firstname.lastname@example.org
Jonathan (Scott) Smith 203.857.7709 email@example.com
Growth in Connecticut
In Connecticut, the health and life sciences represent an area of strategic growth supported by significant public and private investment.
Approximately 200,000 people in the state work in health and life science industries, with another 11,000 additional jobs expected in the next eight years.
How The Initiative Works
- Creates 15 new certificate/degree programs and aligns for-credit certificate programs with industry credentials.
- Offers math and science boosters online and as smart phone apps.
- Offers online/hybrid learning courses to accelerate course completion.
- Enables students to earn college credits for work skills and on-the-job learning, helping to reduce time to completion.
- Helps HL-SCI participants find jobs in the industry.