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Pilot Program Emphasizing Excellence in Teaching Elevates NVCC’s Student Success Plan
Pilot Program Emphasizing Excellence in Teaching Elevates NVCC’s Student Success Plan

Pilot Program Emphasizing...

Increased student engagement, faculty who are more confident in their teaching, more...

Pilot Program Emphasizing Excellence in Teaching Elevates NVCC’s Student Success Plan

Performance-Based Institution

Pilot Program Emphasizing Excellence in Teaching Elevates NVCC’s Student Success Plan

Increased student engagement, faculty who are more confident in their teaching, more relevant course material, and an improved student experience are...
NVCC Inducts 146 Students into National Honor Society Phi Theta Kappa
NVCC Inducts 146 Students into National Honor Society Phi Theta Kappa

NVCC Inducts 146 Students into...

Naugatuck Valley Community College held the 36th annual induction ceremony for the...

NVCC Inducts 146 Students into National Honor Society Phi Theta Kappa

Performance-Based Institution

NVCC Inducts 146 Students into National Honor Society Phi Theta Kappa

Naugatuck Valley Community College held the 36th annual induction ceremony for the National Honor Society Phi Theta Kappa on Monday, April 10....
NVCC Hosts Night of Multilingual Poetry in New Community Room
NVCC Hosts Night of Multilingual Poetry in New Community Room

NVCC Hosts Night of Multilingual...

Naugatuck Valley Community College hosted a special evening of music and poetry featuring...

NVCC Hosts Night of Multilingual Poetry in New Community Room

Arts & Humanities

NVCC Hosts Night of Multilingual Poetry in New Community Room

Naugatuck Valley Community College hosted a special evening of music and poetry featuring three award-winning writers and poets...
Horticulture and Hospitality Industry Summit Focuses on Careers and Curriculum
Horticulture and Hospitality Industry Summit Focuses on Careers and Curriculum

Horticulture and Hospitality...

In an effort to keep its curriculum current for its students and to help close the skill...

Horticulture and Hospitality Industry Summit Focuses on Careers and Curriculum

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM)

Horticulture and Hospitality Industry Summit Focuses on Careers and Curriculum

In an effort to keep its curriculum current for its students and to help close the skill gap in the state, Naugatuck Valley Community College turned...
Naugatuck Valley Community College Celebrates Fifth Annual Open House and Greater...
Naugatuck Valley Community College Celebrates Fifth Annual Open House and Greater...

Naugatuck Valley Community College...

Naugatuck Valley Community College hosted its fifth annual Spring Open House on Sunday,...

Naugatuck Valley Community College Celebrates Fifth Annual Open House and Greater...

STEM

Naugatuck Valley Community College Celebrates Fifth Annual Open House and Greater...

Naugatuck Valley Community College hosted its fifth annual Spring Open House on Sunday, April 23 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Technology Hall Atrium where...
Debut of International Arts Festival Big Success
Debut of International Arts Festival Big Success

Debut of International Arts...

On a bright spring afternoon, Naugatuck Valley Community College students, faculty and...

Debut of International Arts Festival Big Success

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Debut of International Arts Festival Big Success

On a bright spring afternoon, Naugatuck Valley Community College students, faculty and staff, and Fulbright scholar-in-residence Felipe Karam gathered...
NVCC Hosts Health Sciences Alumni Reunion & Open House
NVCC Hosts Health Sciences Alumni Reunion & Open House

NVCC Hosts Health Sciences Alumni...

NVCC President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D., the students, faculty and staff invite...

NVCC Hosts Health Sciences Alumni Reunion & Open House

Allied Health

NVCC Hosts Health Sciences Alumni Reunion & Open House

NVCC President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D., the students, faculty and staff invite health sciences alumni to tour the new Center for Health...
Call for Entries for Naugatuck Valley Community College’s 50th Anniversary Commemorative...
Call for Entries for Naugatuck Valley Community College’s 50th Anniversary Commemorative...

Call for Entries for Naugatuck...

Naugatuck Valley Community College invites individuals to submit original work for...

Call for Entries for Naugatuck Valley Community College’s 50th Anniversary Commemorative...

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Call for Entries for Naugatuck Valley Community College’s 50th Anniversary Commemorative...

Naugatuck Valley Community College invites individuals to submit original work for possible inclusion in its 50th Anniversary Commemorative Book,...
Students, Faculty, and Staff Say Hello to Easier Searching
Students, Faculty, and Staff Say Hello to Easier Searching

Students, Faculty, and Staff Say...

Searching for the right resources for your next research project just got a lot easier....

Students, Faculty, and Staff Say Hello to Easier Searching

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Students, Faculty, and Staff Say Hello to Easier Searching

Searching for the right resources for your next research project just got a lot easier. That’s thanks to a dedicated team that helped the Max R....
YA Author and NVCC Professor Steve Parlato Panelist at Teen Bookfest by the Bay
YA Author and NVCC Professor Steve Parlato Panelist at Teen Bookfest by the Bay

YA Author and NVCC Professor Steve...

Naugatuck Valley Community College Associate Professor of English Steve Parlato has a lot...

YA Author and NVCC Professor Steve Parlato Panelist at Teen Bookfest by the Bay

Arts & Humanities

YA Author and NVCC Professor Steve Parlato Panelist at Teen Bookfest by the Bay

Naugatuck Valley Community College Associate Professor of English Steve Parlato has a lot to celebrate these days. The Young Adult (YA) author just...
Ion Bank Supports NVCC’s New Computer Lab in Center for Health Sciences at Founders Hall
Ion Bank Supports NVCC’s New Computer Lab in Center for Health Sciences at Founders Hall

Ion Bank Supports NVCC’s New...

The Ion Bank Foundation recently presented a $15,000 gift to Naugatuck Valley Community...

Ion Bank Supports NVCC’s New Computer Lab in Center for Health Sciences at Founders Hall

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Ion Bank Supports NVCC’s New Computer Lab in Center for Health Sciences at Founders Hall

The Ion Bank Foundation recently presented a $15,000 gift to Naugatuck Valley Community College to name the Computer Lab in Founders Hall. President...
Naugatuck Valley Community College Announces New Home Care CNA Program  on Waterbury and...
Naugatuck Valley Community College Announces New Home Care CNA Program  on Waterbury and...

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Naugatuck Valley Community College announces the expansion of its Certified Nurse Aide...

Naugatuck Valley Community College Announces New Home Care CNA Program on Waterbury and...

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Naugatuck Valley Community College Announces New Home Care CNA Program on Waterbury and...

Naugatuck Valley Community College announces the expansion of its Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) training program with the addition of a convenient,...
NVCC Faculty and Students Selected to Show Work at Hartford Gallery
NVCC Faculty and Students Selected to Show Work at Hartford Gallery

NVCC Faculty and Students Selected...

Naugatuck Valley Community College Art Instructor Amanda Lebel and two of her students are...

NVCC Faculty and Students Selected to Show Work at Hartford Gallery

Student Success

NVCC Faculty and Students Selected to Show Work at Hartford Gallery

Naugatuck Valley Community College Art Instructor Amanda Lebel and two of her students are showing their work at “Community,” a...
NVCC Students Provide Compelling Testimonies at State Appropriations Committee Hearing
NVCC Students Provide Compelling Testimonies at State Appropriations Committee Hearing

NVCC Students Provide Compelling...

Twenty-one Naugatuck Valley Community College students boarded a bus on February 15 that...

NVCC Students Provide Compelling Testimonies at State Appropriations Committee Hearing

Students & Clubs

NVCC Students Provide Compelling Testimonies at State Appropriations Committee Hearing

Twenty-one Naugatuck Valley Community College students boarded a bus on February 15 that was headed to the Legislative Office Building in Hartford....
Color Guard Procession, Patriotic Sing-Along among Highlights of  All College Meeting
Color Guard Procession, Patriotic Sing-Along among Highlights of  All College Meeting

Color Guard Procession, Patriotic...

Naugatuck Valley Community College’s president, faculty, staff, and students held...

Color Guard Procession, Patriotic Sing-Along among Highlights of All College Meeting

Engine of Change

Color Guard Procession, Patriotic Sing-Along among Highlights of All College Meeting

Naugatuck Valley Community College’s president, faculty, staff, and students held their All College meeting in the new Community Room located in...
U.S. Representative Elizabeth Esty Recognizes NVCC for Successful Manufacturing Job...
U.S. Representative Elizabeth Esty Recognizes NVCC for Successful Manufacturing Job...

U.S. Representative Elizabeth Esty...

Naugatuck Valley Community College is often in the news for the work it does to serve our...

U.S. Representative Elizabeth Esty Recognizes NVCC for Successful Manufacturing Job...

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM)

U.S. Representative Elizabeth Esty Recognizes NVCC for Successful Manufacturing Job...

Naugatuck Valley Community College is often in the news for the work it does to serve our 22-town service area. A string of student opportunities and...
English Language Learners from Waterbury High Schools Get a Glimpse of College Life
English Language Learners from Waterbury High Schools Get a Glimpse of College Life

English Language Learners from...

More than 85 Spanish-speaking juniors and seniors representing area schools like Crosby,...

English Language Learners from Waterbury High Schools Get a Glimpse of College Life

Engine of Change

English Language Learners from Waterbury High Schools Get a Glimpse of College Life

More than 85 Spanish-speaking juniors and seniors representing area schools like Crosby, Kennedy, Waterbury Career Academy, and Wilby gathered in...
New Student Orientations on NVCC’s Waterbury and Danbury Campuses Begin New Chapter for...
New Student Orientations on NVCC’s Waterbury and Danbury Campuses Begin New Chapter for...

New Student Orientations on NVCC’s...

Naugatuck Valley Community College welcomed dozens of new students attending the...

New Student Orientations on NVCC’s Waterbury and Danbury Campuses Begin New Chapter for...

Students & Clubs

New Student Orientations on NVCC’s Waterbury and Danbury Campuses Begin New Chapter for...

Naugatuck Valley Community College welcomed dozens of new students attending the school’s first-ever orientation at its new Danbury campus at...
NVCC Hosts Leadership Breakfast
NVCC Hosts Leadership Breakfast

NVCC Hosts Leadership Breakfast

More than 100 community partners and NVCC academic leaders met at a leadership breakfast...

NVCC Hosts Leadership Breakfast

Engine of Change

NVCC Hosts Leadership Breakfast

More than 100 community partners and NVCC academic leaders met at a leadership breakfast held at Naugatuck Valley Community College’s Waterbury...
Greater Waterbury Health Network Leads the Way in Support of the Naugatuck Valley...
Greater Waterbury Health Network Leads the Way in Support of the Naugatuck Valley...

Greater Waterbury Health Network...

Darlene Stromstad, FACHE, President & CEO, Waterbury Hospital and Greater Waterbury...

Greater Waterbury Health Network Leads the Way in Support of the Naugatuck Valley...

Engine of Change

Greater Waterbury Health Network Leads the Way in Support of the Naugatuck Valley...

Darlene Stromstad, FACHE, President & CEO, Waterbury Hospital and Greater Waterbury Health Network (GWHN) presented NVCC President Daisy Cocco De...
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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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