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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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Evaluate Your Professors Online

Evaluate Your Professors Online

From Mon., April 7 to Wed., April 30

Log in my.CommNet.edu and look for the “Evaluate Your Course(s)” link when you enter Self-Service. Follow the instructions as indicated. This is your opportunity to help us ensure the continued delivery of quality educational experiences to all NVCC students.

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NVCC Women's Month 2014 Honorees

NVCC Women's Month 2014 Honorees

13 Women Are Recognized for Their Academic Achievement in the Face of Adversity

At a high tea ceremony held Thurs., March 6, 2014, members of the campus community gathered together to honor the extraordinary lives and achievements of 13 outstanding female NVCC students. The awardees were nominated by faculty and staff whose lives have been inspired by their students’ strength, patience, commitment and endurance to persist both personally and academically.

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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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Clothing Drive

Clothing Drive

Donations will benefit Saint Vincent DePaul Shelter in Waterbury

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NVCC Seeks Employers for Annual Job & Career Fair

NVCC Seeks Employers for Annual Job & Career Fair

Deadline to register is March 14

Employers, you should be at NVCC’S Annual Career Fair on March 25! NVCC averages more than 800 graduates a year (2011-2013) in over 100 disciplines, and the Career Fair is your opportunity to meet with these students one-on-one and educate them about career opportunities at your organization.

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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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Confluencia Heads to Danbury Palace Theater March 12

Confluencia Heads to Danbury Palace Theater March 12

Students and community members are invited to participate or listen to readings

Area residents and all lovers of literature and poetry are invited to attend the free event and take part in the “open mic,” listen to published poets, and enjoy music and refreshments.

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Call for Entries!

Call for Entries!

Fresh Ink Literary Magazine accepting entries until Feb. 28

Fresh Ink invites writers and artists to submit their work for consideration in the Spring 2014 issue.
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Words Give Life to Progress at Annual Leadership Breakfast

Words Give Life to Progress at Annual Leadership Breakfast

Community leaders gather to share goals and opportunities

Legislators, city officials and NVCC administrators, staff and students came together for the College’s fourth annual Leadership Breakfast (formerly Legislative Breakfast), "Serving Students… Serving Communities," on Fri., Jan. 17, to share successful approaches that have addressed the educational, employment and community needs of our shared constituencies and to explore mutual interests moving forward.

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NVCC Students Help CAS Empower Future Generation of Leaders

NVCC Students Help CAS Empower Future Generation of Leaders

Elementary Level Leadership Conference Held at College

Claire Dignan and Iralis De Jesus were among eleven NVCC students to lead interactive exercises in communication for the students.

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Junot Díaz Brings Communion to Diaspora at NVCC

Junot Díaz Brings Communion to Diaspora at NVCC

Several hundred gather to hear the Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author at his only community college stop

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author fascinated fans and newly acquainted readers alike during his stop at Naugatuck Valley Community College on Thurs., Nov. 14. Díaz made NVCC the only community college stop on his international book tour to promote his latest work, This Is How You Lose Her.

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Honors Students Display In-Depth Research Projects

Honors Students Display In-Depth Research Projects

Students displayed projects encompassing a semester’s worth of research and hard work during an Honors Institute Showcase held at NVCC on November 22.
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227 Students Get a Head Start on Graduation 2014

227 Students Get a Head Start on Graduation 2014

Graduation clinics bring students, advisors and division leaders together

Fall midterms are hardly over but for 227 NVCC students, exams are just the final steps to graduating this May, thanks to the Center for Academic Planning and Student Success (CAPSS).

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Seven Students Inducted Into Elite President's Circle

Seven Students Inducted Into Elite President's Circle

Ten students total will work hand-in-hand with the President in 2013-2014.

Ten students will represent the elite President’s Circle at Naugatuck Valley Community College this year.
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An Evening With Pulitzer Prize-winner Junot Díaz

An Evening With Pulitzer Prize-winner Junot Díaz

Naugatuck Valley Only Community College on Author's International Tour

The event, which is sponsored by The Tamarack, will begin with a welcome reception at 6 p.m. followed by readings and conversations with the author beginning at 7 p.m. in the Mainstage Theater
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BOR President Shares Vision with NVCC Community

BOR President Shares Vision with NVCC Community

It's all about student success

President Gregory W. Gray, Ph.D., newly appointed leader of the Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education, brought his vision for the 17 sister institutions that make up Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (ConnSCU) to Naugatuck Valley Community College on Tues., Oct. 8, and happily for Naugatuck Valley supporters, raising the public and political value of community colleges comprises a large part of his plan.
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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

BOR President, Hispanic Heritage, Fulbright Scholar, Pulitzer Prize Winning Author

NVCC will host a number of important events in Oct. and Nov., including featured guests: Board of Regents President Dr. Gregory Gray, Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra, Dr. Marianela Medrano, Fulbright Scholar Oonya Kempadoo and Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Díaz.
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College Completion a Hot Topic at NVCC

College Completion a Hot Topic at NVCC

Dr. Vincent Tinto shares research on innovative retention

Connecticut community college faculty and administrators came to Naugatuck Valley Community College on Sept. 23 to hear Dr. Vincent Tinto, a distinguished Syracuse University professor and former chair of the Higher Education Program, share best practices for helping students graduate.
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