A new, women-only infusion center has been officially opened at the Comprehensive Women’s Health Center at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford.
HARTFORD – Immaculate Conception Shelter and Housing Corporation has changed its name to ImmaCare Inc.
The name change is part of a rebranding of the organization, which was approved by the board of directors following its 2014 strategic planning process. The rebranding of Immaculate as ImmaCare also includes new mission and vision statements, as well as the shelter’s eventual relocation.
HARTFORD – Archbishop Emeritus Henry J. Mansell and the late David A. Lentini were recipients of the St. Francis Spirit Award during the annual luncheon meeting of St. Francis Care, parent company of St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, at the Connecticut Convention Center Jan. 7.
BLOOMFIELD – Archbishop Leonard P. Blair stressed that humility and service must be foremost in the minds of three new transitional deacons who were ordained Dec. 6 in the chapel at the Archdiocesan Center at St. Thomas Seminary.
WEST HARTFORD – The University of St. Joseph, with the support of U.S. Congressman John Larson, was awarded a federal Title III Strengthening Institutions Program grant in the amount of more than $2.08 million. The grant, Raising Educational Achievement (REACH), was approved by the U.S. Department of Education.
REACH is a new program that enables student success by improving academic assessment and college readiness skills for students, supporting faculty in meeting students’ learning needs, enhancing resources for underprepared students and systems for tracking and serving at-risk students and increasing support and leadership opportunities for second- and third-year students.