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NVCC Hosts United Way Day of Action to Tip the Scales at 89,000 Pounds of Food Staples
NVCC Hosts United Way Day of Action to Tip the Scales at 89,000 Pounds of Food Staples

NVCC Hosts United Way Day of Action...

Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) hosted the United Way’s annual Stock the...

NVCC Hosts United Way Day of Action to Tip the Scales at 89,000 Pounds of Food Staples

Engine of Change

NVCC Hosts United Way Day of Action to Tip the Scales at 89,000 Pounds of Food Staples

Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) hosted the United Way’s annual Stock the Pantry weigh-in at the Founders Hall Parking lot on...
NVCC Leads the State’s Community Colleges in NIMs Certifications
NVCC Leads the State’s Community Colleges in NIMs Certifications

NVCC Leads the State’s Community...

Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) led the way with 162 certifications from the...

NVCC Leads the State’s Community Colleges in NIMs Certifications

Engine of Change

NVCC Leads the State’s Community Colleges in NIMs Certifications

Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) led the way with 162 certifications from the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) awarded this...
Annual Student Leadership Banquet Highlights Vibrant Campus Life
Annual Student Leadership Banquet Highlights Vibrant Campus Life

Annual Student Leadership Banquet...

Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) students, faculty and staff celebrated the...

Annual Student Leadership Banquet Highlights Vibrant Campus Life

Student Services

Annual Student Leadership Banquet Highlights Vibrant Campus Life

Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) students, faculty and staff celebrated the accomplishments of the College’s clubs and activities...
Annual Honors Night Celebrates the Difference Community Colleges are Making
Annual Honors Night Celebrates the Difference Community Colleges are Making

Annual Honors Night Celebrates the...

Honors Night at Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) is documented in a crisp navy...

Annual Honors Night Celebrates the Difference Community Colleges are Making

Student Success

Annual Honors Night Celebrates the Difference Community Colleges are Making

Honors Night at Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) is documented in a crisp navy blue program with regal silver type. It opens to reveal linen...
NVCC Hosts Leaders of the Hispanic Federation to Encourage Advocacy for Community Colleges
NVCC Hosts Leaders of the Hispanic Federation to Encourage Advocacy for Community Colleges

NVCC Hosts Leaders of the Hispanic...

Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D.,...

NVCC Hosts Leaders of the Hispanic Federation to Encourage Advocacy for Community Colleges

Engine of Change

NVCC Hosts Leaders of the Hispanic Federation to Encourage Advocacy for Community Colleges

Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D., welcomed leaders of the Hispanic Federation including Ingrid...
Education is a Family Affair at Naugatuck Valley Community College
Education is a Family Affair at Naugatuck Valley Community College

Education is a Family Affair at...

When Elida De Jesus graduated from Naugatuck Valley Community College in May 2016, she was...

Education is a Family Affair at Naugatuck Valley Community College

Student Success

Education is a Family Affair at Naugatuck Valley Community College

When Elida De Jesus graduated from Naugatuck Valley Community College in May 2016, she was awarded the President to President Scholarship to attend...
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

Academic Affairs

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...

Engine of Change

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

Performance-Based Institution

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

Performance-Based Institution

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

Performance-Based Institution

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

Performance-Based Institution

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...

Performance-Based Institution

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

Speeches & Remarks

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

Performance-Based Institution

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

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

Performance-Based Institution

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...
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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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