PLEASE NOTE CORRECTED DATE: Career Resources LIVE with — November 8

Join the Goodwin College Career Services team members when they host representatives from, a worldwide employment-related search engine, who will share tips on using their job search resources, including registration and navigation. This “Lunch & Learn” session is TUESDAY, November 8, 12 to 1:30 p.m. in the Computer Lab, adjacent to the library on the first floor of One Riverside Drive. Lunch provided. Questions? Contact Marty Levine at

Scam Alert from Campus Safety and Security

Tips from Campus Safety and Security 

Rich Vibberts shared the following items: A phone scam has been reported in the East Hartford area. “Apple Tech Support” calls or leaves a message from 916-233-0160 claiming there is a problem and asking victims to call a 1-800 number. EHPD detectives warn that it’s a scam. Hang up; don’t give access to your computer, passwords, or financial information; don’t call them back!
Also the EHPD is investigating several leads in a series of car burglaries that occurred in October. Lock your vehicles, especially at night, and call the police to report any suspicious activity in your neighborhood.

CT Rides Commuter Selfie Challenge

Congratulations to the latest Scholarship recipients!

Health Sciences Career Fair — November 17

Career Services invites students and alumni to Goodwin College’s Health Sciences Career Fair on Thursday, November 17, 4:30-7 p.m. in the Community Room. A variety of healthcare organizations and companies including acute care hospitals, medical practices, and clinics will be on campus to share employment opportunities and potentially recruit for open positions! RSVP as soon as possible at You are also welcome to bring one guest. We look forward to seeing you at this important event!

Free Workshop for Female Sexual Violence Survivors

Police Training on Campus — November 1-3

Please be aware that Goodwin College will host approximately 100 police officers from throughout the state for a number of training sessions, from Tuesday, November 1, through Thursday, November 3. While most will be in casual civilian clothes, some may be in uniform with badges and perhaps carrying firearms. In addition, there will likely be a considerable number of police cars on campus. We wanted the assure the community that the College is aware of their presence and happy to welcome our friends in law enforcement. Thanks in advance for your cooperation. Please contact Rich Vibberts at 860-913-2023 or with questions.

Spring Scholarship Applications Now Open

Are you feeling overwhelmed and worried about paying for your classes in the spring? You may qualify for a number of scholarships available to students this spring 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 November 30. 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! Commuter Selfie Challenge

Congratulations Scholarship Recipients!

Town to Close Route 2 Eastbound Exit 5 on October 24-25. Intersection Closed for Street Work – Motorists Should Use Exit 5A.

Please note as this will likely impact traffic flow: From 2 p.m. on October 24 through 5 a.m. on October 25, the Town of East Hartford will close the Eastbound Exit 5 off Route 2 to accommodate closeout work including line striping and pavement markings. Following the closure, the Exit 5 ramp and modifications to Willow Street Extension will be complete. Exit 5 serves the area of Willow St., including Pratt & Whitney and CocaCola. Traffic will be diverted to Exit 5A and follow a northward detour on Main St.

Free Workshop for Female Sexual Violence Survivors

Stressed? We Can Help

Dear Students:

We are approaching the mid-point of our fall semester, and you may be feeling some stress or anxiety about classes or the various news headlines both locally or nationally. Please know we have a campus therapist on site available for support. To schedule an appointment, please call 860-913-2072 or email Stephanie Frascadore at


Student Services Team

Congratulations Scholarship Recipients

Manufacturing Career Fair

Upcoming Bushnell Events

The following shows are available via The Bushnell: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, A GENTLEMEN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER, CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHTTIME, BEAUTIFUL, JERSEY BOYS, THE KING AND I, FUN HOME, HSO MASTERWORKS AND POPS, SONIA PLUMB, FAMILY CIRCUS 1903, DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD, PAW PATROL LIVE!, RACE TO THE RESCUE, HIP HOP NUTCRACKER, NUTMEG BALLET’S THE NUTCRACKER, RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER, DAVID FEHERTY, JOHN CLEESE AND THE HOLY GRAIL… 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. Contact or 860.987.5959.

Complimentary Access to NY Times for Students and Staff

Students and staff now have full complimentary access to and NYT mobile apps, thanks to our school-wide subscription. We encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity to find news articles, blogs, videos, and interactive features. You will be able to share content on social networks, save articles, subscribe to email newsletters, and set up personalized alerts. Access is available from any location, on or off campus. To activate your free pass, please use the instructions provided on this Research Starter: Follow the steps “Creating your Account.”

Coast Guard Offers Boating Courses — November 12 & 13 and 19

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer two courses at Goodwin with discounted registration fees for students and employees. “About Boating Safety” is a two-day course that gives participants the knowledge to obtain a boat license or safety certification. Held in Room 311, One Riverside Drive, on Saturday, November 12, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, November 13, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Must attend both days. “How to Read and Use a Nautical Chart” teaches the navigator to interpret a chart, plot a course, navigate safely, and return to port. Held in the Community Room, Saturday, November 19, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Discounted $35 fee for Goodwin students and employees with ID. Pre-registration required. Contact or 860-430-2986. Leave name, phone number, and email.

Congratulations, Poetry Contest Winners

The General Education Department is pleased to congratulate the winners of this year’s Poetry Contest: 1st Place ($75): “Five” by Jamie Mattos; 2nd Place ($50): “The Untold” by Ralph Gagliardo; 3rd Place ($25): “Hot Words Cold” by Jamilah Muhammed. Of the many fantastic submissions, these three poems stood out. Please join us at East Hartford’s Carmine’s Bar, Grill & Stage on Monday, October 17, at 7:30 p.m. to hear the poets read their winning poems. They will also read their poems at the National Day on Writing Conference on Thursday, October 20, from 3 to 4 p.m., in the Community Room at One Riverside. Please extend your congratulations to the winners!

Goodwin College Humanities Festival

PRIDE T-Shirts $10 on National Coming Out Day

In time for National Coming Out Day, October 11! Get your PRIDE t-shirt at the Goodwin College bookstore for the sale price of $10. After today, they will be sold at the regular price of $15. While supplies last!

Flag Football

Anyone interested in playing Flag Football should contact Eric Emet, Director of Recreation and Athletics immediately. Tournament team for this year's Springfield College NIRSA Championship games are forming now.

2016 Fall Fun Fair

AA Meetings on Campus

Overcoming the Holiday Blues

Pause and Paint at Goodwin College

The Community Renewal Team - Affordable Housing

Goodwin students: There are know openings in two great affordable housing complexes. One is for families, the other specifically for grandparents raising their grandchildren. Two-, three-, and four-bedroom units with fenced, off-street parking, on-site laundry, and much more. Section 8 tenants welcome. See below for details.

Road Closures for October 8

On October 8, more than 17,000 people will participate in the Eversource Hartford Marathon and Half Marathon. Road closures and travel delays will begin at 7:30 a.m. and exist throughout Hartford and surrounding towns until 2 p.m. In the East Hartfiord area, expect closures or delays on: Founders Bridge (eastbound), East River Drive, Hartland Street, Meadow Street, Pitkin Street, South Prospect Street, Main Street, Carroll Road, and Silver Lane.

How to Get Published — October 17

As part of the Goodwin Humanities Festival, members of the Goodwin community will present workshops throughout the morning of October 17 on how to get academic articles, drama/plays, creative non-fiction, music, short fiction, alternative media, magazine articles, and poetry published. The morning will end with a Lunch and Learn with the Poet Laureate emeritus of Connecticut, Mr. Dick Allen. You can register for any of the workshops at http://goodwinpublishes.eventbrite.comFor more information, email Howard Satinsky ( or Ernie Varela ( Download flyer.

Blood Drive Wednesday Oct 5th at Goodwin

REMINDER: The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive in the Community Room at Goodwin College, One Riverside Drive in East Hartford from 8:15 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. on Wednesday, October 5. To make an appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or go to, sponsor code: Goodwin. Donors can also save time by using RapidPass to complete their pre-donation reading and health history questionnaire online, the day of their donation, prior to arriving at the blood drive. To get started, visit PLUS: Lake Compounce has donated Haunted Graveyard tickets for all presenting donor (blackout dates: Oct 14,15, 21, 22 when the tickets cannot be used). 

The Return of Goodwin Dance Club!

Come join us — and get your groove back! Goodwin College's Dance Club is back and ready to bust out new moves to get your semester started right! Visit us in the Community Room on Friday, October 14, from 12 to 1:30 p.m. RSVP to Nicole Miller at