Today is Wednesday, November 26. Naugatuck Valley Community College will close at 12 o’clock noon.
Naugatuck Valley Community College will reopen on Monday, December 1st.
Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving.
Come to College Goal Sunday and Learn How to Apply for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA)
The College Goal Sunday program was created by the Indiana Student Financial Aid Association with funding from the Lilly Endowment, Inc. and supplemental support from the Lumina Foundation for Education. College Goal Sunday is a free, on-site program that utilizes financial aid professionals and community-based service providers to assist students and their families with completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Associate Provost and Dean of The Citadel Graduate College Returns to His Alma Mater
Unassuming and down-to-earth is how one might describe Dr. Robert McNamara, a 1984 graduate of Mattatuck Community College, who was invited to speak with NVCC students on October 28, 2014 about his path to student success. In a written biography that he shared with students at the beginning of the event, he described himself as “an ordinary guy who was provided some extraordinary opportunities.” Dr. McNamara’s story is one of challenges, not unfamiliar to some students in the audience.
On October 15, 2014, Naugatuck Valley Community College hosted “Julia de Burgos, de Puerto Rico al universe/ From Puerto Rico to the Universe: A Centennial Celebration” in the Playbox Theater, 750 Chase Parkway. The symposium and celebration honored the life and works of Julia de Burgos, a Puerto Rican poet, revolutionary and feminist, on the 100th anniversary of her birth. Born in 1914, de Burgos is widely considered one of the greatest poets of Latin America.
"Make a Difference Day" is the largest national day of community service. On the fourth Saturday of October, millions of volunteers around the world unite in a common mission to improve the lives of others. Connecticut Public Higher Education Institutions came together for "National Make a Difference Day," except, they turned it into a week of service from October 19-25. http://ctpublicsmakeadiff.org/
President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D., the students, faculty and staff of Naugatuck Valley Community College hosted a forum to feature the histories of local manufacturers to celebrate October as “Manufacturing Month” in Connecticut. President De Filippis opened the ceremony with a warm welcome that highlighted the list of seventeen manufacturing companies in attendance.
For the past five years, NVCC English Professor William H. Foster III and Robert Lyons, owner of Legends of Superheros in Middlebury, have teamed up to coordinate the Brass City Comic Con, an annual comic book convention which brought more than 450 guests to this summer’s July 20th event at Naugatuck Valley Community College.
Alumni from Waterbury State Technical College, Mattatuck Community College, and Naugatuck Valley Community College came together at NVCC’s Technology Hall on Thursday, October 23. A core group of Alumni who are leading the charge to re-invigorate NVCC’s Alumni Association worked to host the event.
NVCC’s Gear UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Program), STARBASE (a nationwide STEM education program designed for fifth graders) and the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Division teamed up with the Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund (CWEALF) to host a G20 Summit on Friday, October 24 from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm on the NVCC campus.
NVCC students will walk with legislative leaders to rally support for sidewalk construction
The Student Government Association (SGA) of Naugatuck Valley Community College is leading the College’s participation in the International Walk to School Day on October 8, 2014...
Manufacturing is an in-demand career choice!
Naugatuck Valley Community College’s (NVCC) Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center (AMTC) is hosting two information sessions in October for students interested in earning manufacturing certification. The sessions will take place at 2:15pm on Wed., October 8 and at 5:30 p.m. on Wed., October 22 at 5:30pm. The sessions will be held in Technology Hall, Room T515, 750 Chase Parkway in Waterbury.
Federal funding will help provide education and career training programs for job seekers
Naugatuck Valley Community College has been identified as one of 270 community colleges nationally that will receive federal grant support from the Department of Labor...
Oonya Kempadu was a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence at Naugatuck Valley Community College this past year. While in Waterbury, she made an impact with the students at NVCC and Capital Community College and in the communities of both Colleges...
Hundreds of students, faculty, staff, community members and legislative leaders attend NVCC's 50th anniversary event
Friday, September 12, 2014 marked the first of a series of celebrations which will occur over the next three years as NVCC celebrates its beginnings, first as Waterbury State Technical College in 1964, and then as Mattatuck Community College in 1967...
Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) Board of Regents presents Transform CSCU 2020
President Daisy Cocco De Filippis Ph.D., the students, faculty and staff of Naugatuck Valley Community College welcomed Dr. Michael Gargano, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs and Michael Kozlowski, Director, Public Relations and Marketing...
Volunteers travel to New Jersey as part of Habitat for Humanity’s Collegiate Challenge
On August 4, seven NVCC students and three faculty and staff members packed for a week-long trip to the shore. However, instead of beach chairs and sunscreen, they packed their vans with hammers and paint brushes and traveled to Neptune, New Jersey, an area hit hard by Hurricane Sandy in October 2012 to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity’s Collegiate Challenge. Although much of the rebuilding has occurred in the town, some families are still in great need nearly two years since the super storm hit.
Over the course of two years, NVCC's GEAR UP program has helped more than 2,400 middle school students prepare for the rigors of high school and matriculation to college.
Administered through NVCC’s Bridge to College Office, the GEAR UP program is a seven-year, state-funded grant program designed to significantly increase the number of low-income students prepared to enter and succeed in college by providing early intervention, testing, advising and academic and social support.
NVCC and WCSU share a long history of successful collaborations for the benefit of nursing students.
NVCC and WCSCU continue their history of successful collaborations which benefit nursing students with a convenient and affordable RN to BS program.
NVCC welcomes new students and families during New Student Orientation.
NVCC's marketing publications are honored with awards from NCMRP.