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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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NVCC Planning Celebration to Honor Activist Poet

NVCC Planning Celebration to Honor Activist Poet

Naugatuck Valley Community College is honored to host “Julia de Burgos, de Puerto Rico al...

NVCC Planning Celebration to Honor Activist Poet

NVCC Planning Celebration to Honor Activist Poet

Naugatuck Valley Community College is honored to host “Julia de Burgos, de Puerto Rico al universe/ From Puerto Rico to the Universe: A...
10/15/2014 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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NVCC Celebrates 50 Years of Higher Education and Community Service

NVCC Celebrates 50 Years of Higher Education and...

Friday, September 12, 2014  marked the first of a series of celebrations which will occur over...

NVCC Celebrates 50 Years of Higher Education and Community Service

NVCC Celebrates 50 Years of Higher Education and Community Service

Friday, September 12, 2014  marked the first of a series of celebrations which will occur over the next three years as NVCC celebrates its...
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NVCC Hosts Town Hall to Review Plans for Transforming the State College and University System

NVCC Hosts Town Hall to Review Plans for...

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

NVCC Hosts Town Hall to Review Plans for Transforming the State College and University System

NVCC Hosts Town Hall to Review Plans for Transforming the State College and University System

President Daisy Cocco De Filippis Ph.D., the students, faculty and staff of Naugatuck Valley Community College welcomed Dr. Michael Gargano, Provost...
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NVCC Students and Staff Partner with Habitat for Humanity to Rebuild Home Devasted by Hurricane Sandy

NVCC Students and Staff Partner with Habitat for...

On August 4, seven NVCC students and three faculty and staff members packed for a week-long trip to...

NVCC Students and Staff Partner with Habitat for Humanity to Rebuild Home Devasted by Hurricane Sandy

NVCC Students and Staff Partner with Habitat for Humanity to Rebuild Home Devasted by Hurricane Sandy

On August 4, seven NVCC students and three faculty and staff members packed for a week-long trip to the shore.  However, instead of beach chairs...
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NVCC's GEAR UP Program Wraps up a Second Successful Year

NVCC's GEAR UP Program Wraps up a Second...

Administered through NVCC’s Bridge to College Office, the GEAR UP program is a seven-year,...

NVCC's GEAR UP Program Wraps up a Second Successful Year

NVCC's GEAR UP Program Wraps up a Second Successful Year

Administered through NVCC’s Bridge to College Office, the GEAR UP program is a seven-year, state-funded grant program designed to significantly...
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Danbury Center Achieves Campus Status

For more than 5 years, the Danbury has broadened the reach of Naugatuck Valley Community College and allowed students to earn credit without traveling into Waterbury. More importantly, the college branch has continuously expanded throughout its existence, with over 1100 students taking courses there this fall.
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Absent Young Voters

Many college students may not understand the significance of their thoughts or opinions regarding the welfare of politics. Their insights and initiatives on how to make Connecticut, or even this country, function in a more fruitful and beneficial way are important; however, many do not voice their thoughts. Young peoples’ votes carry more weight than they realize. As recent elections have proven, political decisions can be decided by just a handful of votes.
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Making Strides to Walk in Waterbury

For the first time in the Greater Waterbury area, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer (MSABC), an organization for breast cancer awareness through the American Cancer Society, will hold a walk through Library park to raise awareness about breast cancer, and to celebrate its survivors.

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Students Create Nail Polish to Protect from Date Rape

Four male undergraduate students at North Carolina State University are creating a discreet tool women can use to protect themselves against drug-assisted sexual assault. Nail polish. These students are designing, and are close to producing, a nail polish that will change color in the presence of several date rape drugs.
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NVCC Responds to Students in Need

NVCC Responds to Students in Need

Upon recognition of the alarming rate of college students going hungry, NVCC began the necessary research to find the best way to provide for its students. 

“We recognize the concerns, we appreciate them bringing them to our attention and we intend to do something about it,” says Sarah Gager, Dean of Student Services. Over the summer, NVCC has attained funding to provide storage cabinets and refrigerators of healthy snacks for its students at both the Waterbury and Danbury campuses. 

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A Servant to God and NVCC

A Servant to God and NVCC

After thirty-two and a half years of dedicated work at Naugatuck Valley, grounds superintendent Leonides Luciano has seen a lot of change happen at the school and in his church, the First Assembly of God in Naugatuck, where he was elected a pastor in January. He has formed a connection with NVCC different from most who are involved with college by being an employee, a graduate, and the parent of a student.

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Chow Time on Campus

The cafeteria has become one of the centerpieces of this school, a place where students can meet to talk, play cards, duel at the ping pong tables, and shoot the cue ball at the pool table. Social activity thrives here but something not often talked about is the food culture that accompanies it...

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Treating Pain While Creating Addicts

In the past 15 years, over 100 million prescriptions for Oxycodone were given to Americans. This is equal to one prescription for every three people. Almost half of these prescriptions never should have come to be. “Drug dealers with MD’s” are the corrupt doctors of today. They are protected by federal law and...

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Do Apps Help or Waste Your Time?

From the minute we wake up, we depend highly on our phones. We use it to check the time, set our alarms, upload pictures on Instagram, or post a status on Facebook. Many times people go out to eat and from the moment everyone sits down, the phones are in their hands. We are now living in the age of...

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Edward Snowden: Hero or Villain?

The term whistleblower is becoming popular again thanks to Edward Snowden, who released information and details about a global surveillance apparatus run by the National Security Administration (NSA). Many wonder if Snowden really is a whistleblower, or if the term is being misused.
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Policy Affects CT Undocumented Students

In July of 2011, Connecticut became the 12th state to sign into law a new legislation permitting undocumented immigrant students to pay in-state tuition at public institutions of higher education. Prior to that, undocumented immigrant students had to...

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NVCC Team Builds with Habitat for Humanity

NVCC Team Builds with Habitat for Humanity

For one week in August, ten NVCC student and faculty volunteers had the opportunity to lend a hand for the Coastal Habitat for Humanity in Spring Lake, NJ to help rebuild from destruction caused by hurricane Sandy. Volunteers worked to rebuild a house that had been...

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Greenbacks vs. Green Pots in Medicinal Cannabis Industry

The introduction of legal marijuana has produced a profitable industry and a mountain of issues. A majority of the states that have legalized the drug allow residents of 21+ to purchase up to an ounce at a time and to grow up to six plants for personal use. Although recognized as a viable treatment...

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Happenings @ Other Colleges

CT Student First-Ever Division I Athlete to Come Out; Using Google Glass in med school; Smartphone apps keep students safe; Tulsa Community College offers free education; “Work Colleges” Popping Up

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Education Is a Civil Right

A priority for many colleges is cultural diversity. Colleges will highlight the number of students they admit from countries across the globe because doing so makes them more appealing to incoming students. However, in most states, undocumented immigrant students do not qualify for in-state tuition despite their many years of residency.  This prevents them from...

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Summer Internships Are Key to Success

It’s not too early to start thinking about summer internships, which are the proverbial “foot in the door” in a student’s chosen field. The Job Placement Center (JPC) has plenty of resources that help with interviewing, crafting a resume, and searching for internships.
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M.E.N. on the Move

The Male Encouragement Network (M.E.N.), is made up of a group for male students whose vision and actions create a genuinely engaging and enlivening environment on our campus, allowing students to discuss fears, struggles, ambitions and dreams.
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Tamarack Meets Famed Boston Globe Photographer John Tlumacki

Tamarack Meets Famed Boston Globe Photographer John Tlumacki

Members of The Tamarack staff attended a Society of Professional Journalists conference at Boston University on April 26. They participated in workshops and lectures geared toward many aspects of journalism. During the event, they learned from leading minds in the field and veterans who shared their years of experience. The highlight of the day was meeting Boston Globe photographer John Tlumacki, who took award-winning pictures of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings that appeared in newspapers and magazines across the country and around the world, including...

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Disconnecting on Social Media

The use of social media in the United States of America has exploded in popularity in recent years. Social media has taken its place as a main component of modern life. It has practically replaced face to face conversations, phone calls, and letters as our primary form of communication. Many people prefer this to actual interactions due to convenience and the ability to put forth the image of themselves that they want people to see. While it has become extremely popular, the increasing use of social media could...

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On First Anniversary, NVCC Remembers Boston Marathon Bombing

On April 15, 2013, the nation was sent into shock when a pair of bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. A year later, the effects are still felt and almost everybody remembers their reaction to the tragedy. 

To commemorate those who lost their limbs or lives, a ceremony will be held at the Hynes Veteran’s Memorial Convention Center in Boston on April 15th, and ceremonies will continue up to

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11/4/2014 12:45 PM - 1:30 PM

Zumba Class - Cafe West

Are you interested in exercising between classes?  Then join Student Activities FREE Zumba Classes. Waivers must be signed before attending.  Stop by S514 to register today.  FREE...
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11/8/2014 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM

Bus Trip-Botanical Gardens & Chinatown

Join the Agro-Bio and Chinese Club as they sponsor a trip to the Botanical Gardens and Chinatown. Bus leaves Parking Lot D at 8:30am sharp and will arrive at the Danbury Campus for 9am for pickup...
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