Fresh Check Day

Police Training on Willowbrook Street Thursday July 21st

Please note: The East Hartford Police Department SWAT team will be using two vacant Goodwin houses on Willowbrook Street today, July 21, for movement drills around 11 a.m. Signage will be posted in the area to inform the community that it is training ONLY. There are no students present or classes being held in the early Childhood Magnet School area.

Goodwin Welcomes Guest Poet

On Wednesday, July 20, Christina M. Rau, author of WakeBreatheMove and For The Girls, I, will present a reading of her poetry in the Auditorium at One Riverside Drive from 11 a.m. to noon. WakeBreatheMove is available through Finishing Line Press. For The Girls, I is available through Dancing Girl Press. Read about her on A Life Of We ( or Yoga, Write, Tea, Repeat ( She is listed on Poets & Writers ( For questions about this event, please contact Cynthia Hendricks at

Police and our Community!

What’s on the minds of police officers, and what’s on yours? What’s being done to improve relationships between the community and police? What can we do better? What do we need to do next to ensure that our community is serving and protecting all of its citizens? Plan to attend a discussion on these critical questions.

Tuesday, July 19
6:30 to 8:30 pm (doors open at 6)

Faith Congregational Church
2030 Main Street
Hartford, Connecticut

You are invited! Residents, community leaders, organization representatives, political leaders, business leaders, religious leaders, and anyone else motivated to attend are welcome. Questions: 860-547-0820

Sonis Will Be Down

Please be aware that a scheduled migration of the Sonis system to a new hosting facility is scheduled for today, July 15, from approximately 6 to 9 p.m. It may take less time, but it is recommended to be prepared for being off-line for three full hours. Blackboard will also be affected and will be rebooted sometime during this window of time. Please be advised to save all work before 6 p.m. if you are working in the Blackboard shell. Thank you in advance for you patience and cooperation.

Sonis Migration Scheduled for Friday, July 15

Please be aware that a scheduled migration of the Sonis system to a new hosting facility is scheduled for this Friday, July 15, from approximately 6 to 9 p.m. It may take less time, but it is recommended to be prepared for being off-line for three full hours. Thank you in advance for you patience and cooperation.

IMPACT (updated)

The IMPACT event scheduled for Monday, July 15, will be rescheduled. Details will be announced when available.

Adult Continuing Ed Classes

Fall Scholarship Applications Open

Are you feeling overwhelmed and worried about paying for your classes next semester? You may qualify for a number of available scholarships to students this fall through the Goodwin College Foundation and generous friends of the College. Look for a description of the scholarships and a link to the application at The deadline for submissions is August 8. If you have questions, please refer to the FAQ scholarship section located on our website at You may also contact Greg Jordan, Advancement Specialist, at 860-727-6969 or APPLY TODAY!

HUGE Bookstore Sale!!

Upcoming Bushnell Events with Goodwin Discounts

The following shows at The Bushnell are available at discounted rates for Goodwin employees and students. An American in Paris, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Sarah McLachlan, The Magic of Bill Blagg Live!, Disenchanted the Musical, Neil deGrasse Tyson. Further descriptions are available by logging onto Hover over SHOWS AND CONCERTS, click on ONLINE GROUP PROGRAM, enter the password HORACE, complete, and submit the form. You will be contacted with prices and availability and for payment. Shows through this program are available up to two weeks prior to curtain. Reminder: No exchanges, cancellations or refunds will be granted. Additional fees apply. Questions? Contact or 860.987.5959.

A note from the Nursing program

Please be aware that the National League for Nursing (NLN) has raised its exam fee to $23.

From President Scheinberg

Reminder: Summer Hours for Goodwin’s Optical Training Store!

Goodwin College’s Optical Training Store summer hours are in effect now through August 10: Monday and Wednesday, 1 to 5 p.m., at 403 Main Street, East Hartford. If you haven’t experienced this terrific resource, plan to stop in. Don’t miss out on sunglasses, reading/computer glasses, driving glasses, and multi-focal glasses. Services are provided by Goodwin College Ophthalmic Science students under the direction of a licensed optician/instructor. All are welcome! Questions: Maryann Santos at 860-727-6976 or

Red Cross Blood Drive

Campus Safety Announcement

From Rich Vibberts, Director of Campus Safety and Security: Please note that in cooperation with the Town of East Hartford, Goodwin College will be allowing the East Hartford Police Department to use one of its properties on Willowbrook Drive for training today, July 7, from approximately 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Signs will be posted accordingly and no disruption to campus traffic is expected.