STEAM Train News and Awards


The Steam Train receives several recognition awards

Pastor D - NAACP award

On September 27, 2018, The Middlesex County NAACP Branch held their 33rd Freedom Fund Annual Awards Dinner. Professor Donna Hylton, President of the STEAM Train Program, received the Economic Development Initiative Award. There were also six others who received awards at the dinner.




On September 13, 2018, there was a Rooftop Breakfast to Support STEAM TRAIN.

On April 16, 2018, MxCC was awarded a grant from the United Way Women’s Initiative for the STEAM Train’s Mobile Application Development Programming Camp for youth. The camp will be held at Middlesex Community College this summer.

On April 20, 2018, STEAM Train received the CT Entrepreneur 2018 Community Favorite Education Award.

On May 9, 2018, the NASA Connecticut Space Grant Consortium, awarded Donna Hylton a Faculty STEM Education Programming Grant for STEAM Train’s Adventures in Learning STEM Camp.

The Steam Train had two major news releases since the summer of 2017. To view these news articles, please click on the links below.

The Pilot program teaching non-technical moms to become web developers in Middletown 

The Youth learn app coding at Middlesex Community College programming camp.

Middletown receives $450,000 in Working Cities Challenge competition. STEAM Train named in strategy to move single parents from poverty.