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NVCC Celebrates Five Years of College Goal Sunday

NVCC Celebrates Five Years of College Goal Sunday

The start of the New Year represents new resolutions and high hopes, and for college students and...

NVCC Celebrates Five Years of College Goal Sunday

NVCC Celebrates Five Years of College Goal Sunday

The start of the New Year represents new resolutions and high hopes, and for college students and their parents throughout the nation time to fill out...
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State Bond Commission Approves $2 Million to Outfit NVCC’s Danbury Campus

State Bond Commission Approves $2 Million to...

The State Bond Commission has approved $2 million to outfit Naugatuck Valley Community...

State Bond Commission Approves $2 Million to Outfit NVCC’s Danbury Campus

State Bond Commission Approves $2 Million to Outfit NVCC’s Danbury Campus

The State Bond Commission has approved $2 million to outfit Naugatuck Valley Community College’s new Danbury Campus location with instruction...
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Evening Bus Service in Waterbury: One Million Rides and Counting

Evening Bus Service in Waterbury: One Million...

It was in October 2011 that evening bus service was restored to Waterbury after sixty...

Evening Bus Service in Waterbury: One Million Rides and Counting

Evening Bus Service in Waterbury: One Million Rides and Counting

It was in October 2011 that evening bus service was restored to Waterbury after sixty years—due in large part to the efforts of Naugatuck Valley...
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NVCC Welcomes New Students, Families as Spring Semester Commences

NVCC Welcomes New Students, Families as Spring...

In advance of the spring semester, Naugatuck Valley Community College welcomed more than 100 new...

NVCC Welcomes New Students, Families as Spring Semester Commences

NVCC Welcomes New Students, Families as Spring Semester Commences

In advance of the spring semester, Naugatuck Valley Community College welcomed more than 100 new students and their families to campus for an...
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NVCC Students Help Special Olympics Waterbury Meet Matching Fundraising Goal

NVCC Students Help Special Olympics Waterbury Meet...

Members of Naugatuck Valley Community College’s Student Government Association presented...

NVCC Students Help Special Olympics Waterbury Meet Matching Fundraising Goal

NVCC Students Help Special Olympics Waterbury Meet Matching Fundraising Goal

Members of Naugatuck Valley Community College’s Student Government Association presented Special Olympics Waterbury with a check for $1,001.78...
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NVCC Hosts Sold-Out CAS Elementary Leadership Conference

NVCC Hosts Sold-Out CAS Elementary Leadership...

Naugatuck Valley Community College hosted more than 350 students in grades four through six for the...

NVCC Hosts Sold-Out CAS Elementary Leadership Conference

NVCC Hosts Sold-Out CAS Elementary Leadership Conference

Naugatuck Valley Community College hosted more than 350 students in grades four through six for the 23rd annual Connecticut Association of Schools...
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Third Time the Charm for NVCC Nursing Student

Third Time the Charm for NVCC Nursing Student

Alex Achlioptas ’17 didn’t take the most direct route to success, but things have worked...

Third Time the Charm for NVCC Nursing Student

Third Time the Charm for NVCC Nursing Student

Alex Achlioptas ’17 didn’t take the most direct route to success, but things have worked out quite well. The Naugatuck Valley Community...
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Annual Leadership Breakfast Celebrates ‘Powerful Year’ at NVCC

Annual Leadership Breakfast Celebrates ‘Powerful...

Naugatuck Valley Community College welcomed nearly 100 area legislative, municipal, community and...

Annual Leadership Breakfast Celebrates ‘Powerful Year’ at NVCC

Annual Leadership Breakfast Celebrates ‘Powerful Year’ at NVCC

Naugatuck Valley Community College welcomed nearly 100 area legislative, municipal, community and business leaders, as well as Connecticut Board of...
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NVCC Awarded Third Fulbright Grant

NVCC Awarded Third Fulbright Grant

Naugatuck Valley Community College President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D. announced on January 5...

NVCC Awarded Third Fulbright Grant

NVCC Awarded Third Fulbright Grant

Naugatuck Valley Community College President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D. announced on January 5 that the College will receive its third Fulbright...
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Thomaston Savings Bank, NVCC Honor Advanced Manufacturing Technology Students

Thomaston Savings Bank, NVCC Honor Advanced...

Naugatuck Valley Community College honored the successes of Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center...

Thomaston Savings Bank, NVCC Honor Advanced Manufacturing Technology Students

Thomaston Savings Bank, NVCC Honor Advanced Manufacturing Technology Students

Naugatuck Valley Community College honored the successes of Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center students during the fall semester on December 21...
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NVCC Business Management Grad Sets Sights for Continued Success

NVCC Business Management Grad Sets Sights for...

Join the Navy or go to college. That was the decision facing Davey Peguero after high school....

NVCC Business Management Grad Sets Sights for Continued Success

NVCC Business Management Grad Sets Sights for Continued Success

Join the Navy or go to college. That was the decision facing Davey Peguero after high school. Considering that no one in his family had attended...
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Fall Semester Wraps Up with All-College Meeting

Fall Semester Wraps Up with All-College Meeting

Naugatuck Valley Community College faculty and staff gathered for the end-of-semester All-College...

Fall Semester Wraps Up with All-College Meeting

Fall Semester Wraps Up with All-College Meeting

Naugatuck Valley Community College faculty and staff gathered for the end-of-semester All-College Meeting on December 9. The agenda included approval...
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Exam Cram Gives Students Space to “Hit the Books” During Exam Week

On Monday, December 12, more than 200 students burned the proverbial “midnight oil” at the third biannual Exam Cram, a collaborative effort by the ACE, Library, Student Activities and Public Relations staff to boost on-campus studying during finals week.
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Programming Students Showcase “Apps” for Mobile Devices

The ways in which we digest information are hardly recognizable when compared with ten years ago. Waiting is no longer an option. Thanks to "i" products and 3g networks, information must be immediate, accurate and "friendly" all at the same time or else, we're told, no one will care.
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Employees Show Talents and Dedication at December Meeting

In some ways 2011 ended just like it started at NVCC: a new chapter of progress, a reaffirmation of College goals and the recognition of good work undertaken by individuals. But the end of 2011 also brought with it a new tradition...
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NBA Star Ryan Gomes Talks Education to NVCC Students

Waterbury native turned NBA forward Ryan Gomes stopped by NVCC on Dec. 1 to speak at the second meeting of the NVCC Male Retention Initiative. Gomes related to students by talking about his own personal struggles with college and his decision to pursue the challenging course of a professional athlete.
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Waterbury AmeriCorps Launch Highlights “Bridge to College” Growth

About a year and a half ago, NVCC was asked to start an AmeriCorps program based on the success of our ConnCAP program. Naturally, we accepted. John Corcoran, director of AmeriCorps, describes the evolution of the Bridge to College Office to launch.
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Evening Students Attend First Transfer Fair

The Center for Academic Planning & Student Success (CAPSS) recently hosted Naugatuck Valley Community College’s first annual Fall Transfer Fair for evening students. This semester’s event marked the first evening fair and proved immensely successful as CAPSS welcomed 38 universities from across New England and the Tri-State area.
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Area Manufacturers Come Together for Tech Center Proposal

Local manufacturing and community leaders are teaming up to prepare for potential funding to build a manufacturing training center at Naugatuck Valley Community College. Proposals are currently being accepted from Connecticut community colleges to receive funding through House Bill 680: An Act Promoting Economic Growth and Job Creation in the State. The legislation would provide $17.8 million over two years for three colleges.
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Students Reach Out Through "Project Homeless Connect"

Students, faculty, and staff from Naugatuck Community College (NVCC) have been involved with Project Homeless Connect since its start in 2008. Project Homeless Connect (PHC) is a national initiative sponsored by the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, and is now implemented in over 100 cities across the United States as well as Canada, Puerto Rico and Australia.
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Board of Regents' Visit to NVCC Sparks Meeting With Community Leaders

NVCC students, faculty and administration welcomed Dr. Robert A. Kennedy, president of the Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education, and Lewis J. Robinson, Jr., J.D., chairman, on Wednesday, November 9, for a visit and conversation with leaders on campus.
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NVCC Student Helps College Honor Veterans' Day

Approximately 25 members of the NVCC community gathered around the flag in the Poet's Circle to honor Veterans' Day on November 11 with readings and a chorus of "America the Beautiful." Josh Johnson, student, former veteran and member of the President's Circle, gave insight into the meaning of the holiday and shared his own interpretation as a veteran.
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Breakfast First in Series Aimed at Increasing Male Retention

Approximately 15 male NVCC students came together on October 17 for the first in what is hoped to be a series of retention-oriented seminars that seek to empower male students toward success in post-secondary education.
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Five Students Inducted Into Elite President's Circle

Five students were inducted into the prestigious President’s Circle at Naugatuck Valley Community College on Friday, October 21. Membership into the President’s Circle is the highest honor a student may receive while matriculating at the college.
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College-Readiness Conversations Drive Workshop for Regional Education Leaders

The state’s P20 Council sponsored one of three regional workshops focusing on college and career readiness at Naugatuck Valley Community College in Waterbury on October 27, bringing together superintendents and principals from K-12 school districts across northwestern Connecticut along with higher education leaders in an unprecedented effort to strengthen educational attainment statewide.
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We Own the Night! Evening Bus Service Returns to Waterbury October 24

The long-awaited launch of evening bus service for the City of Waterbury finally came on Monday, October 24, and was celebrated at Naugatuck Valley Community College among a crowd of approximately 75 attendees.
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President De Filippis Honored with Habitat for Humanity “Community Builder” award

On October 22, President De Filippis was honored with the “Community Builder Award” by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Waterbury “for her efforts in building stronger communities through education which cross racial and financial boundaries.” The organization took note of the rising enrollment, graduation and retention rates at the College, particularly among lower income students, and the impact it has had “opening doors” for many who might not have otherwise entered college.
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NVCC Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Author, educator and librarian Danilo H. Figueredo visited NVCC on Thursday, October 6, in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Figueredo presented two of his major literary contributions, “A Brief History of the Caribbean” and “Encyclopedia of Caribbean Literature” to an intimate crowd of 25 in the Max R. Traurig Library.
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NVCC to Host Bi-annual Conference of the Dominican Studies Association

In May of 2012, NVCC will host the bi-annual Conference of the Dominican Studies Association for the second time on campus. The DSA invites the submission of papers in any disciplinary area focusing on Dominican studies by January 31, 2012.
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NVCC Professor Honored at Senior Arts Show

NVCC professor and Waterbury resident Pasquale J. DeCicco was honored at the Connecticut Senior Juried Art Show on Friday, September 23, for his mixed media artwork "Van Gogh."
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Naugatuck Valley Community College Expands Facilities to Better Serve Growing Enrollment in Danbury

NVCC has expanded its facilities at 183 Main Street via a brand new, beautifully furnished space on the third floor. The new space includes a spacious general education classroom, a tutoring center, a faculty office and a study lounge.
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It’s Official: The Night Bus Is Coming!

Night service for Waterbury city buses is slated to start Monday, October 24, offering travel until midnight to riders throughout the City. President De Filippis, who initiated conversations about Waterbury’s bussing shortfall nearly three years ago, made it a point to credit local leaders, legislators, College officials and especially students, who rallied at City transportation meetings and self-imposed a transportation fee to help finance the initiative.
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2/18/2016 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Special Olympics-Penguin Plunge Fundraiser

Stop by and support the SGA as they raise funds for the Penguin Plunge.  All proceeds help support the Special Olympics.
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2/22/2016 12:45 AM - 3:00 PM

Special Olympics-Penguin Plunge Fundraiser

Stop by and support the SGA as they raise funds for the Penguin Plunge.  All proceeds help support the Special Olympics.
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2/23/2016 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Soul Food/Panel Discussion

The Black Student Union will be holding a panel discussion to celebrate Black History Month.  All students are welcome.  
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2/24/2016 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Student Government Association Meeting

Get Involved!  The SGA meets every week to discuss topics involving the NVCC campus.  They also plan events and programs for students to enjoy.   For more information contact Rita...
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2/26/2016 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

"Heavenly" Soups for Lent

The Newman Club is providing FREE meatless soups (in honor of lent) for any any interested faculty, staff or students.
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2/27/2016 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

FAFSA Workshop

Free FAFSA Workshop Tech Hall, Room T511 9:00 a.m. Do you need help paying for college? Join us for a free FAFSA workshop.
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3/2/2016 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Student Government Association Meeting

Get Involved!  The SGA meets every week to discuss topics involving the NVCC campus.  They also plan events and programs for students to enjoy.   For more information contact Rita...
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3/3/2016 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Campus Conversations

Sign up in Student Activities for breakfast, while Louisa Printz from Safe Haven discusses "Social Media, Self Image and Rape Culture"  Event is open to all students and staff who would like...
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3/6/2016 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

International Restaurant/Food Show/NYC Trip

The Student Activities Office will be running a bus Trip to NYC's Jacob Javits Center. Bus leaves Parking lot D at 8:15am, leaves NYC at 5:00pm Tickets ar $10.00 bus only students $20.00 ticket...
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3/11/2016 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

"Heavenly" Soups for Lent

The Newman Club is providing FREE meatless soups (in honor of lent) for any any interested faculty, staff or students.
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3/12/2016 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

FAFSA Workshop

Free FAFSA Workshop Tech Hall, Room T511 9:00 a.m. Do you need help paying for college? Join us for a free FAFSA workshop.
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