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NVCC Celebrates United Way at 75th Anniversary
NVCC Celebrates United Way at 75th Anniversary

NVCC Celebrates United Way at 75th...

Naugatuck Valley Community College management accompanied Dr. Peter Jacoby, a member of...

NVCC Celebrates United Way at 75th Anniversary

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NVCC Celebrates United Way at 75th Anniversary

Naugatuck Valley Community College management accompanied Dr. Peter Jacoby, a member of the United Way of Greater Waterbury Campaign Leadership...
NVCC Dancers Donate Performances to the Art of Mental Health Celebration at the Mattatuck...
NVCC Dancers Donate Performances to the Art of Mental Health Celebration at the Mattatuck...

NVCC Dancers Donate Performances to...

On May 20, a group of dance program students from Naugatuck Valley Community College...

NVCC Dancers Donate Performances to the Art of Mental Health Celebration at the Mattatuck...

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NVCC Dancers Donate Performances to the Art of Mental Health Celebration at the Mattatuck...

On May 20, a group of dance program students from Naugatuck Valley Community College performed as part of the “Art of Mental Health”...
Two NVCC Students Make All-Connecticut Academic Team
Two NVCC Students Make All-Connecticut Academic Team

Two NVCC Students Make...

Two graduating Naugatuck Valley Community College students, Desiree Lafontaine and Anju...

Two NVCC Students Make All-Connecticut Academic Team

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Two NVCC Students Make All-Connecticut Academic Team

Two graduating Naugatuck Valley Community College students, Desiree Lafontaine and Anju Gautam were accepted to the All-Connecticut Academic Team....
Student Spotlight: Micah Small
Student Spotlight: Micah Small

Student Spotlight: Micah Small

“I choose my life every day, using what I have learned. My time at NVCC has made a...

Student Spotlight: Micah Small

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Student Spotlight: Micah Small

“I choose my life every day, using what I have learned. My time at NVCC has made a difference to that learning" ~ Micah Small Micah Small is a...
Student Spotlight: Yovany Cruz
Student Spotlight: Yovany Cruz

Student Spotlight: Yovany Cruz

Yovany Cruz is a 2014 graduate of Naugatuck Valley Community College.  She...

Student Spotlight: Yovany Cruz

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Student Spotlight: Yovany Cruz

Yovany Cruz is a 2014 graduate of Naugatuck Valley Community College.  She transferred to the University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford, CT,...
Student Spotlight: Nicole Hayes
Student Spotlight: Nicole Hayes

Student Spotlight: Nicole Hayes

"My roots have been planted firmly and my voice blossomed through my educational...

Student Spotlight: Nicole Hayes

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Student Spotlight: Nicole Hayes

"My roots have been planted firmly and my voice blossomed through my educational experiences and the relationships I built at NVCC." ~ Nicole...
Naugatuck Valley Community College Newspaper, Honored by the Society of Professional...
Naugatuck Valley Community College Newspaper, Honored by the Society of Professional...

Naugatuck Valley Community College...

For the fourth consecutive year, NVCC’s student newspaper, The Tamarack, has been...

Naugatuck Valley Community College Newspaper, Honored by the Society of Professional...

Tamarack

Naugatuck Valley Community College Newspaper, Honored by the Society of Professional...

For the fourth consecutive year, NVCC’s student newspaper, The Tamarack, has been honored by the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists...
Naugatuck Valley Community College Honored with Major Grants to Support Collaboration with...
Naugatuck Valley Community College Honored with Major Grants to Support Collaboration with...

Naugatuck Valley Community College...

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) has notified NVCC that all three of their US DOE...

Naugatuck Valley Community College Honored with Major Grants to Support Collaboration with...

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Naugatuck Valley Community College Honored with Major Grants to Support Collaboration with...

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) has notified NVCC that all three of their US DOE Upward Bound grant applications have been selected for...
Naugatuck Valley Community College Commencement Features National Teacher of the Year
Naugatuck Valley Community College Commencement Features National Teacher of the Year

Naugatuck Valley Community College...

Jahana Hayes, 2016 National Teacher of the Year and NVCC Alumna was the keynote speaker at...

Naugatuck Valley Community College Commencement Features National Teacher of the Year

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Naugatuck Valley Community College Commencement Features National Teacher of the Year

Jahana Hayes, 2016 National Teacher of the Year and NVCC Alumna was the keynote speaker at the College’s fifty-second commencement ceremony. The...
NVCC President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D. Honored by Hostos Community College
NVCC President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D. Honored by Hostos Community College

NVCC President Daisy Cocco De...

Naugatuck Valley Community College President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D. was honored on...

NVCC President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D. Honored by Hostos Community College

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NVCC President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D. Honored by Hostos Community College

Naugatuck Valley Community College President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D. was honored on Friday, May 5 at Eugenio María de Hostos Community...
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

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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

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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

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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...
Latest News

January Health Care Career Education Information Sessions

Naugatuck Valley Community College is offering three free health care career education information sessions in Waterbury and Danbury this January. Students are invited to explore opportunities in nursing, respiratory therapy, physical therapy assistant, radiology technologist, nurse aide certification, patient care technician, phlebotomy technician, medical coding and billing specialist, health unit coordinator and financial assistance careers.
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Spring Non-credit Courses Begin in January

Each new year brings a time of change and reflection — and an opportunity to get ahead in the workplace, live a healthier life or simply find more interesting ways to spend free time. Have you thought about College? And we're not talking about your usual math, science and English classes...
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Public Safety Helps Raise Toys and Funds for Family Services of Greater Waterbury

Approximately $200 and 30 toy donations were raised for the first annual NVCC Stuff a Cruiser.
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NVCC Employees Recognized for Years of Service

At its All College Meeting on Thursday, December 9, Naugatuck Valley Community College recognized the following employees for ten, fifteen, twenty, twenty-five, thirty and forty years of service.
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New President's Circle at NVCC

Membership into the President’s Circle at Naugatuck Valley Community College represents the highest honor a student may receive while matriculating at the college. These students represent a select group of outstanding achievers who serve as the college’s student ambassadors. Circle Ambassadors have the opportunity to attend major college events with the President and/or her Cabinet, and lend voice to their experiences as NVCC students.
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NVCC and WSO Present Handel's "Messiah"

George Frideric Handel's highly esteemed and tremendously popular work, "Messiah," will ignite the holiday season December 11 in St. Michael’s Church,25 South Street in Litchfield, and again on December 12 at the NVCC Fine Arts Center when NVCC Choir and WSO presents "Hallelujah!"
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NVCC Partners With Union Savings Bank to Offer Free Green Technology Homeowner Series

Union Savings Bank has come on board as a leadership sponsor for Naugatuck Valley Community College’s seven-part instructional “Green Technology Homeowners Series,” which begins in January 2011. The sponsorship will enable the College to offer the series free of charge to the community.
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Area Students Come to NVCC For Two-Day Technology Expo and Seminar

Teachers and their students, along with Waterbury area manufacturers benefited from a two-day combination technology expo and seminar entitled “Immerse Yourself in 21st Century Technology." The expo, which featured internationally renowned speaker Terry Wholers, was sponsored by the Regional Center for Next Generation Manufacturing to help motivate students toward manufacturing careers and to introduce them to the manufacturing technology programs at the college.
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Veterans day is more than just another holiday: NVCC has celebration planned for Nov. 11

There are many holidays that are synonymous with military service and patriotism. There is Fourth of July, Armed Forces Day, Memorial Day and of course Veterans Day. Veterans Day is an annual holiday held ever November 11 that honors military veterans for their service and sacrifice. In other parts of the world it is also known as Armistice or Remembrance Day; for the anniversary of the signing of armistice that ended World War I.
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NVCC Professor Venuk attends conference, lobbies Congress Psychology and lifelong learning are key topics discussed at event

In September, NVCC professor of psychology Larry Venuk attended the 2010 American Psychological Association’s Education Leadership Conference held in Washington D.C. As a member of Psychology Teachers @ Community Colleges (PT@CC), Venuk traveled to the conference to hear speakers discuss psychology and how it relates to lifelong learning, preparing to care for soldiers returning from conflicts, unemployment and mental health as well as learning techniques for how to lobby Congress.
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Helping the Less Fortunate: SGA Sponsors Food Drive

Clients of the Saint Vincent DePaul Mission will not have to worry about their next meals for a while thanks to a NVCC student government sponsored food drive. Through the generous support of students and staff food was loaded into the mission’s van for direct transport to the Baldwin Street soup kitchen. “The food drive was a great success,” said SGA President Lara Chamberlin, “We really want to thank everyone who participated.”
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NVCC Participates With Community Partners in Project Homeless Connect at Waterbury Armory

We all take it for granted that we will have a warm home to go to each night, food on our table and the ability to purchase all the things we need to get through our day. These daily things are luxury items for the homeless people that reside in abandoned buildings, cars and tent cities around greater Waterbury.
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English as a Second Language (ESL) Students Celebrate Community Night

Every Fall semester, the ESL program asks its students to share their talents with the rest of the ESL and NVCC community. After weeks of rehearsing for singing, dancing, poetry reading and musical instrument playing with their ESL professors, the entire ESL community joins together with family and friends to “strut their stuff” on stage.
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A Garden to Remember Professor Eugene Wisniewski

Waterbury, Conn. - On Friday, October 29, Naugatuck Valley Community College held a dedication ceremony for the Eugene L. Wisniewski Japanese Memorial Garden. The garden was created by horticulture student Regina DelRossi to memorialize Professor Wisniewski and help celebrate his life and contributions to the College.
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NVCC Danbury Center Draws a Large Crowd to Ribbon Cutting

NVCC unveiled its new space at the corner of Main and Liberty streets Tuesday, space that includes a nursing classroom, computer classroom, three general classrooms, offices and other space. The college has grown 20 percent in the last two years in Danbury to a headcount of 623 students, explained President De Filippis. (Contributed by DanburyPatch)
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State Representative Denise Merrill Marks Anniversary of Women's Suffrage at NVCC

State Representative Denise Merrill met with students from Naugatuck Valley Community College October 21 to talk about this fall’s 90th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment that gave women the right to vote.
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Three NVCC Students Invited to Visit NASA This Fall!

Three Naugatuck Valley Community College students have been selected to travel to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, November 3-5, 2010, to participate in a three-day on-site event. Bryan Alvarado and Nicole Guglielmo of Waterbury and Joshua Milas, Newtown, have been selected among 89 community and junior college students from across the nation to be part of the National Community College Aerospace Scholars program.
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Great Gospel Music, a Tribute to Old-Time Radio Shows, Plenty of Family Humor Oct. 22

Come to Naugatuck Valley Community College to view a onetime only performance of “The Prodigals,” a comedic play by award-winning playwright Professor William H. Foster III that good-naturedly teases out ideas about religion, specifically through the setting of the Baptist church. The play will be performed on Friday, October 22 at 7 pm with a suggested donation of $10.
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NVCC Honored at State Capitol

On Friday, September 17, nine (9) employees from Naugatuck Valley Community College were honored at the Connecticut State Capitol with the Governor’s Service Award. The award is given based on continued and repeated excellence in products and services to customers and customer focus and communication.
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The Change Is Official: Library Ribbon Cutting Celebrates Convenience

On October 7, a ribbon cutting was held to honor the opening of the new fifth floor entrance of the Max R. Traurig Library and Learning Resources Center. View photos.
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