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Sustainable, Edible Crops Sale May 5-9

Sustainable, Edible Crops Sale May 5-9

Student-grown crops are result of semester-long sustainable production practices

Students in Naugatuck Valley Community College’s Horticulture Program have spent the last semester cultivating ornamental and edible crops that they’ll now sell from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.,  May 5-9 in the Technology Hall Greenhouse, 750 Chase Parkway.  The spring bedding plants fill the greenhouse this time of year and are the outcome of sustainable production practices in the horticulture classes.

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Professional Women in Science Inspire High School and College Students

Professional Women in Science Inspire High School and College Students

Students talk one-on-one with professionals about career paths

What do manufacturing, water quality, biomedical engineering, research science, computer science, ecology and evolutionary biology have in common? You’ve undoubtedly guessed it: they are all powerful career fields for women who thrive on the “hows” and “whys” of the world and who embrace the challenge to make that world better. 

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NVCC Open House April 27

NVCC Open House April 27

Learn how to become a student at the College and tour the campus

Naugatuck Valley Community College will host the second annual Spring Open House Sponsored by Dunkin Donuts 1249 West Main Street on Sun., April 27 from 1 – 4 p.m. in the Ruth Ann Leever Atrium, Fine Arts Center, 750 Chase Parkway in Waterbury.

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Smaller Manufacturers Association Honors Two NVCC Students at Annual Meeting

Smaller Manufacturers Association Honors Two NVCC Students at Annual Meeting

Manufacturing Students Named SMA Students of the Month

On Monday, March 10, the Smaller Manufacturer’s Association (SMA) honored two Naugatuck Valley Community College Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center (AMTC) students, TJ Dignan and Daniel Damiata, as SMA’s March Students of the Month. Both students entered the AMTC in fall 2013 and are expected to graduate this May with Level II Advanced Manufacturing certificates, which means they have completed all of the education necessary for entry into the workforce.

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Summer and Fall 2014 Class Schedules Online

Summer and Fall 2014 Class Schedules Online

Current students can register for summer classes as of April 1!

See what classes are being offered this summer and fall so you can begin planning your course schedule. Registration for current students begins April 1 for Summer 2014 and April 8 for Fall 2014.
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NVCC Helps Congresswoman Esty Launch National STEM Competition

NVCC Helps Congresswoman Esty Launch National STEM Competition

"App" Workshop will be held at College April 5

Naugatuck Valley Community College is partnering with Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) in the local launch of the first annual House Student App Challenge, a national competition promoting high school STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) student engagement and innovation in mobile programming. 

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Scholarship Opportunity for STEM Students

Scholarship Opportunity for STEM Students

Deadline to apply Feb. 28

STEM students are encouraged to apply for a $500 scholarship. Someone from NV will get it - why not you? Details here!
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Manufacturing Students and Partners Receive Special Awards

Manufacturing Students and Partners Receive Special Awards

NVCC student and community partner Doug Johnson honored at the State Capitol

The Connecticut State College and Universities (ConnSCU) honored industry partners, staff and students of the state's four Advanced Manufacturing Centers on Wed., Dec. 11 at the 2013 Advanced Manufacturing Awards Ceremony. 
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Students Attend Waterbury STEM/Advanced Manufacturing & Technology Expo

Students Attend Waterbury STEM/Advanced Manufacturing & Technology Expo

Expo provides students access to local manufacturers and career opportunities.

Over 40 students from Naugatuck Valley Community College's Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center attended the STEM/Advanced Manufacturing Technology Expo on November 21, 2013 at CoCo Key Resort in Waterbury. The event was sponsored by the Waterbury Chamber of Commerce and featured 37 area manufacturer and employment-related companies. 
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October Manufacturing Information Sessions

October Manufacturing Information Sessions

How to Earn Manufacturing Certification in One Year

Naugatuck Valley Community College’s (NVCC) Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center is hosting two information sessions in October for students interested in earning manufacturing certification. The sessions will take place at 2:15 p.m. on Tues., Oct. 15 and 5:30 p.m. on Wed., Oct. 30.
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NVCC and SMA Celebrate Manufacturing Month with “American Made Movie”

NVCC and SMA Celebrate Manufacturing Month with “American Made Movie”

A documentary on U.S. manufacturing

In celebration of Manufacturing Month in Connecticut, Naugatuck Valley Community College and the Smaller Manufacturers Association (SMA) invite the public to two viewings of “American Made Movie,” a documentary showing the positive economic impact of domestic manufacturing, at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Tues., Oct. 10 in the College’s Mainstage Theater.
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Math Professor Selected to Guide Faculty Training for National Statway Program

Math Professor Selected to Guide Faculty Training for National Statway Program

Janet Zupkus one of three chosen nationwide

Math Professor Janet Zupkus has been tapped by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to serve as an initiation guide for the national Statway program, an alternative mathematics pathway for college students who place into developmental math. Professor Zupkus is one of three instructors nationwide who has been asked to help prepare future Statway educators.
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