Colleges & Universities

Patient Susan Maxwell Trumble is inoculated with the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at South Shore University Hospital, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 in Bay Shore, N.Y.
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Students who are enrolled in New York’s state universities will be required to get the COVID-19 vaccine. SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras says the decision was based on the Federal Drug Administration’s approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 shot earlier this week. / Flickr

The state university system in Connecticut said it will forgive about $17 million worth of student debt that students took on during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Eastern Connecticut State University
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An independent consulting company has found students at Eastern Connecticut State University do not know where or how to make a report of sexual misconduct. This was one of several findings released in a report last month.

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In Connecticut, a new law would allow college athletes to be paid for the use of their name or likeness beginning in September. Governor Ned Lamont signed the law this week.

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Public colleges and universities in Connecticut are mandating COVID-19 vaccines for students. LIPA and PSEG reach a tentative settlement, a push to review the Gilgo Beach murder investigations, and a Hartford attorney tapped by the Biden Administration.