Author: Jane Gordon

Urban Education Advocates Make Family Gift to the Neag School

June 8, 2011

As a native of Bridgeport, one of Connecticut’s most challenged cities, and as president and CEO of People’s Bank and its parent, People’s United Financial Inc., headquartered in Bridgeport, John Klein saw every day the effects of poverty. He also saw the solution: education. People’s Bank became a major engine for community betterment in Bridgeport […]

Bank of America Gift Supports Teacher-Training Partnership Between Bulkeley High, UConn

June 9, 2010

Bank of America has donated $25,000 through the UConn Foundation to the Teacher Preparatory Studies Program at Bulkeley High School, a new initiative that prepares and encourages talented students, particularly from minority groups, to become teachers. The initiative is believed to be the state’s first dedicated teaching program focused on recruiting, supporting, and preparing talented […]