Latest News

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Six Students Inducted Into Elite President’s Circle

Waterbury, Conn. - Six students were inducted into the first ever President’s Circle at Naugatuck Valley Community College on Friday, March 25.

Membership into the President’s Circle is the highest honor a student may receive while matriculating at the college. These students represent a select group of outstanding achievers who serve as the college’s student ambassadors, attending major college events with the President and/or her Cabinet, and lending voice to their experiences as NVCC students.

This year's inductees include:

  • David Thomas Best, business management
  • Yisel De Oleo-Gregory, liberal arts and sciences
  • Elizabeth Aida Feola, visual and performing arts
  • Minerva Maldonado, liberal arts and sciences
  • Allison E. Messier, nursing
  • Justyna Sadlowski, general studies

“When I was interviewed for this position the search committee wanted to know how I make administrative decisions,” said President De Filippis. “The answer is simple and it hasn’t changed. I do the right thing for the students. The President’s Circle is a way for me to keep the voice of the students in my ear.”

Members of the President’s Circle are given platforms to directly engage with community leaders, officials, alumni and friends of the College. Overall, membership represents an opportunity for these students to make connections, build networks, and further their roles as active citizens and leaders.

Kathy Taylor, Esq., director of the NVCC Academic Center for Excellence, served as the event’s keynote speaker, reminding students to let their values guide their futures and decision-making.

“It's hard to live by your values if you don't know what they are,” said Taylor. “You need to create your life’s philosophy and stick to it.”

Print
Author: Anonym
Comments
Rate this article:
No rating

Categories: 2011 ArchivesNumber of views: 2377

Tags: clubdefilippishonorpresident's circle

«April 2015»
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2930311234
567891011
12131415161718
4/18/2015 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Bus Trip - Broadway Play

Join Student Activities and the Stage Society as they host a trip to NYC to see this play. Tickets are $25.00 for students and $35.00 for guests. Stop by S514 to sign up today.  Bus leaves...
Read more
19202122
4/22/2015 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
1356

Student Government Meeting

Join the SGA by attending their weekly meetings.  You can become a senator or just a member at large to have your voice heard as a student of NVCC.  All students are welcome.
Read more
232425
26272829
3012
5/2/2015 7:30 AM - 7:30 PM

Boston Bus Trip

Student Activities will be offering a day in Boston for any student and their guest. The bus will leave NVCC - Parking lot D at 8:30am and return to NVCC at 8:30pm. All students are...
Read more
3456
789

Upcoming events Events RSSiCalendar export

Instagram
Media Contact
Sydney Voghel-Ochs
Director of Marketing

Subcribe to our Monthly e-News

* indicates required