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NVCC Alumnus, Dr. Robert Hartmann McNamara Inspires Students to  Succeed in College

NVCC Alumnus, Dr. Robert Hartmann McNamara...

Unassuming and down-to-earth is how one might describe Dr. Robert McNamara, a 1984 graduate of...

NVCC Alumnus, Dr. Robert Hartmann McNamara Inspires Students to Succeed in College

NVCC Alumnus, Dr. Robert Hartmann McNamara Inspires Students to Succeed in College

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...
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NVCC Honors Activist Poet, Julia de Burgos and Celebrates Confluencia

NVCC Honors Activist Poet, Julia de Burgos and...

On October 15, 2014, Naugatuck Valley Community College hosted “Julia de Burgos, de Puerto...

NVCC Honors Activist Poet, Julia de Burgos and Celebrates Confluencia

NVCC Honors Activist Poet, Julia de Burgos and Celebrates Confluencia

On October 15, 2014, Naugatuck Valley Community College hosted “Julia de Burgos, de Puerto Rico al universe/ From Puerto Rico to the Universe: A...
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Author Daisy Hernandez to Speak at Naugatuck Valley Community College

Author Daisy Hernandez to Speak at Naugatuck...

Author and lecturer, Daisy Hernandez, is coming to Naugatuck Valley Community College on Friday,...

Author Daisy Hernandez to Speak at Naugatuck Valley Community College

Author Daisy Hernandez to Speak at Naugatuck Valley Community College

Author and lecturer, Daisy Hernandez, is coming to Naugatuck Valley Community College on Friday, Nov. 14 for “An Evening With Daisy...
11/14/2014 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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NVCC Students, Alumni, Faculty and Staff Join

NVCC Students, Alumni, Faculty and Staff Join...

"Make a Difference Day" is the largest national day of community service. On the fourth Saturday of...

NVCC Students, Alumni, Faculty and Staff Join "Make a Difference Day" Campaign

NVCC Students, Alumni, Faculty and Staff Join "Make a Difference Day" Campaign

"Make a Difference Day" is the largest national day of community service. On the fourth Saturday of October, millions of volunteers around the world...
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NVCC Hosts Manufacturing Month Celebration in Conjunction with Opening Art Exhibit

NVCC Hosts Manufacturing Month Celebration in...

President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D., the students, faculty and staff of Naugatuck Valley...

NVCC Hosts Manufacturing Month Celebration in Conjunction with Opening Art Exhibit

NVCC Hosts Manufacturing Month Celebration in Conjunction with Opening Art Exhibit

President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D., the students, faculty and staff of Naugatuck Valley Community College hosted a forum to feature the...
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Brass City Comic Con Donates Proceeds to Safe Haven

Brass City Comic Con Donates Proceeds to Safe...

For the past five years, NVCC English Professor William H. Foster III and Robert Lyons, owner of...

Brass City Comic Con Donates Proceeds to Safe Haven

Brass City Comic Con Donates Proceeds to Safe Haven

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...
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NVCC Hosts Alumni from Three Colleges to Celebrate 50 Years of Higher Education and Community Service

NVCC Hosts Alumni from Three Colleges to Celebrate...

Alumni from Waterbury State Technical College, Mattatuck Community College, and Naugatuck Valley...

NVCC Hosts Alumni from Three Colleges to Celebrate 50 Years of Higher Education and Community Service

NVCC Hosts Alumni from Three Colleges to Celebrate 50 Years of Higher Education and Community Service

Alumni from Waterbury State Technical College, Mattatuck Community College, and Naugatuck Valley Community College came together at NVCC’s...
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NVCC’s GEAR UP and the Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund Host a  G20 Summit for Female Students

NVCC’s GEAR UP and the Connecticut Women’s...

NVCC’s Gear UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Program), STARBASE (a...

NVCC’s GEAR UP and the Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund Host a G20 Summit for Female Students

NVCC’s GEAR UP and the Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund Host a G20 Summit for Female Students

NVCC’s Gear UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Program), STARBASE (a nationwide STEM education program designed for...
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Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Organize All-Campus Walk for Sidewalks on Chase Parkway

Naugatuck Valley Community College Students...

The Student Government Association (SGA) of Naugatuck Valley Community College is leading the...

Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Organize All-Campus Walk for Sidewalks on Chase Parkway

Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Organize All-Campus Walk for Sidewalks on Chase Parkway

The Student Government Association (SGA) of Naugatuck Valley Community College is leading the College’s participation in the International Walk...
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NVCC Celebrates Manufacturing Month and The Mattatuck Community Collection at October Event

NVCC Celebrates Manufacturing Month and The...

Naugatuck Valley Community College and the Mattatuck Museum have forged a collaboration to feature a...

NVCC Celebrates Manufacturing Month and The Mattatuck Community Collection at October Event

NVCC Celebrates Manufacturing Month and The Mattatuck Community Collection at October Event

Naugatuck Valley Community College and the Mattatuck Museum have forged a collaboration to feature a collection of paintings at the College on a long...
10/30/2014 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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NVCC Receives $1.7 Million Federal Grant to Support Manufacturing Training

NVCC Receives $1.7 Million Federal Grant to...

Naugatuck Valley Community College has been identified as one of 270 community colleges nationally...

NVCC Receives $1.7 Million Federal Grant to Support Manufacturing Training

NVCC Receives $1.7 Million Federal Grant to Support Manufacturing Training

Naugatuck Valley Community College has been identified as one of 270 community colleges nationally that will receive federal grant support from the...
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NVCC Fulbright Scholar Returns Home to Grenada to Continue Making a Difference

NVCC Fulbright Scholar Returns Home to Grenada to...

Oonya Kempadu was a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence at Naugatuck Valley Community College this past...

NVCC Fulbright Scholar Returns Home to Grenada to Continue Making a Difference

NVCC Fulbright Scholar Returns Home to Grenada to Continue Making a Difference

Oonya Kempadu was a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence at Naugatuck Valley Community College this past year. While in Waterbury, she made an impact with...
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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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University of New Haven Visit

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