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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

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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

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

Performance-Based Institution

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...
Latest News

U.S. Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro Visits NVCC and Tours AMTC

In her continued support of the College, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro visited with NVCC President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D., and GEAR UP staff and toured the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center staff on Wed., Jan. 30.
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Connecticut Community Foundation Awards $10K Grant to Support Job Ready Workforce Program at NVCC

The Connecticut Community Foundation (CCF) has awarded $10,000 to support continuing NVCC manufacturing students in the 21-town CCF service area as they work to complete advanced manufacturing certificates this spring. An award ceremony was held on Fri., Dec. 21.
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Third Annual Legislative Breakfast Focuses on "Advocating for Students… Working for Connecticut"

Legislators, city officials and NVCC administrators, staff and students came together for the College’s third annual Legislative Breakfast, "Advocating for Students… Working for Connecticut", on Fri., Jan. 19, 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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Smaller Manufacturers Assoc. Selects First NVCC Student of the Month

On Jan. 14 the Smaller Manufacturer’s Association (SMA) honored Edgar Ortiz, an NVCC manufacturing student, as the College’s first SMA Student of the Month. The SMA currently honors students from Wilcox, Kaynor and Oliver Wolcott Technical High Schools.
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College Makes Room for Smaller Manufacturers Assoc. on Campus

The Smaller Manufacturers Association (SMA) has officially relocated its headquarters to Naugatuck Valley Community College as of Jan. 15, 2013. The Association’s executive director, Cyndi Zoldy, now resides in NVCC Technology Hall, which also houses the newly built Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center and the College’s engineering programs and labs.
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Presidential Promise Leads to On-the-Job Training for Students

At the start of the fall, President De Filippis made manufacturing students “an offer they couldn’t refuse.” As a result, 51 of 57 originally enrolled students earned Level I certificates and 36 earned a B or higher.
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Waterbury Police Officers Help NVCC Students Prepare for Careers

After administering a major/career path survey, Sam Johnson, counselor in the Center for Academic Planning and Student Success (CAPSS), discovered that several members of the Male Encouragement Network (M.E.N.) were pursuing careers in criminal justice.
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NVCC January Community Spotlight

Tis the season for charitable giving and we all know there’s no better way to feel the holiday spirit than to give to those who need it the most. Over the last several months, NVCC has hosted coat drives, food collections, charitable giving campaigns and has been in the community working to make a difference.
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African Americans Highlighted in WWII Art Exhibit; Opening Jan. 25

A stirring and historical art exhibit is coming to campus this month, offering a unique opportunity for the community to revisit an important time in American history. The exhibit, "Proud to be in the Service: Images of African Americans who served in the U.S. military during World War II," will tell the story of African Americans serving both on and off the battlefield in WWII through a collection of black and white photographs.
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A Showcase of Dedication and Talent at All-College Meeting

The December All-College Meeting has a long-standing tradition of summing up the year's work and acknowledging NVCC staff for their service and dedication to the College.
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NVCC Offers Evening Manufacturing Certificate This Spring for Career-Geared Students

Following the successful enrollment of the Advanced Manufacturing Certificate (AMC) pilot program this fall, Naugatuck Valley Community College’s (NVCC) Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center is offering up to 25 spots in an AMC evening cohort beginning in spring 2013. The spring semester begins January 25.
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NVCC Hosts NEASC Accreditation Visit Nov. 11-14; Official Report to Be Made Available in Spring 2013

After two years of rigorous self-reflection and -evaluation, Naugatuck Valley Community College concluded, for its part, the decennial College accreditation process with a Nov. 11 - 14 site visit by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). An official evaluation report by the NEASC team will be sent to the College this spring.
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NVCC Electronic Engineering Technology Graduates Become Next Generation's Workforce

Naugatuck Valley Community College electronic engineering technology (EET) students are landing well-paying jobs with major growth potential, thanks to the specialized skill set and on-the-job training they're receiving in their first two years of college.
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STARBASE-Waterbury Shows Appreciation to NVCC As It Hits Program Milestone

In the 1980s Michigan teacher Barbara Koscak began taking her fifth-grade classes to nearby Selfridge Air National Guard Base as a way to engage their interest in the importance of science, technology, and mathematics. The enthusiastic results drew support in the form of a ScottCrossfield Foundation “Teacher of the Year” award, followed by a 3-year Kellogg Foundation grant and finally in a 1993 US Congressional allocation that created the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) STARBASE program.
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NVCC Music Faculty Partners with California-based Developer to Create First Fully Online Music Course in CT

Learning how to play the guitar for college credit? There’s an app for that! The innovation of which can be partially credited to Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) Music Professor Richard Gard, Ph.D. Beginning this spring, NVCC will become the first Connecticut institution to offer a fully online music course for college credit.
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2012 Business Finance Graduate Turns Business Owner

At 23 years old, Naugatuck Valley Community College graduate Michael Gatobu is the president of his own advertising company, Skytech Ads, LLC. What began as a young man’s dream of owning his own business became a reality right here in Waterbury, CT.
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NVCC Graduates Recruit NVCC Students at Career Expo

Approximately 30 employers were represented at this year's Career Expo to help students plan their career paths. Of those 30 representatives, nearly half were NVCC alumni!
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NVCC Partners with WestConn to Offer Winter Remedial Math Session

Beginning Winter 2012, NVCC is offering a self-paced math course for WestConn students. While the course is offered and taught by NVCC, the course will be available exclusively to WestConn students and hosted on the WestConn campus in Danbury.
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VIDEO: NVCC Students Make News at the Chamber's STEM Expo

NVCC students attended the Waterbury Regional Chamber's Second Annual STEM/Advanced Manufacturing & Technology Expo, where they were interviewed by News Channel 8 about their perspective on manufacturing in Connecticut.
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NVCC Prepares for NEASC Comprehensive Evaluation Visit Nov. 11-14

Naugatuck Valley Community College will undergo a peer-led comprehensive evaluation visit Nov. 11 - Nov. 14 by a team representing the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).
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