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Naugatuck Valley Community College Planning Summer 2015 Relocation of Danbury Campus

Naugatuck Valley Community College Planning Summer...

President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D., has announced plans for the College’s new Danbury...

Naugatuck Valley Community College Planning Summer 2015 Relocation of Danbury Campus

Naugatuck Valley Community College Planning Summer 2015 Relocation of Danbury Campus

President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D., has announced plans for the College’s new Danbury Campus.  The State Department of Administrative...
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Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Host Round Table Meeting with Board of Regents President

Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Host...

 Board of Regents President, Dr. Gregory Gray spent the month of November taking the new...

Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Host Round Table Meeting with Board of Regents President

Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Host Round Table Meeting with Board of Regents President

 Board of Regents President, Dr. Gregory Gray spent the month of November taking the new Transform 20-20 initiatives on the road. With a goal to...
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NVCC Hosts a Community Career Expo

NVCC Hosts a Community Career Expo

On November 18, 2014, Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) hosted a Community and Public Sector...

NVCC Hosts a Community Career Expo

NVCC Hosts a Community Career Expo

On November 18, 2014, Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) hosted a Community and Public Sector Career Expo, a unique annual event that provides...
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NVCC Hosts Semi-annual College Transfer Fair

NVCC Hosts Semi-annual College Transfer Fair

On November 12, 2014, Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) hosted a semi-annual College...

NVCC Hosts Semi-annual College Transfer Fair

NVCC Hosts Semi-annual College Transfer Fair

On November 12, 2014, Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) hosted a semi-annual College Transfer Fair for students to obtain information about...
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NVCC Inducts a New Cohort of Student Ambassadors into the President’s Circle

NVCC Inducts a New Cohort of Student Ambassadors...

On November 14, 2014, Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) inducted ten new students and two...

NVCC Inducts a New Cohort of Student Ambassadors into the President’s Circle

NVCC Inducts a New Cohort of Student Ambassadors into the President’s Circle

On November 14, 2014, Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) inducted ten new students and two returning students into the prestigious...
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Naugatuck Valley Community College Celebrates Poetry at Confluencia Event

Naugatuck Valley Community College Celebrates...

Naugatuck Valley Community College was honored to host special night of poetry at Confluencia on...

Naugatuck Valley Community College Celebrates Poetry at Confluencia Event

Naugatuck Valley Community College Celebrates Poetry at Confluencia Event

Naugatuck Valley Community College was honored to host special night of poetry at Confluencia on Tuesday, December 2, at 5:30 p.m. in the Playbox...
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NVCC Alumnus, Dr. Robert Hartmann McNamara Inspires Students to  Succeed in College

NVCC Alumnus, Dr. Robert Hartmann McNamara...

Unassuming and down-to-earth is how one might describe Dr. Robert McNamara, a 1984 graduate of...

NVCC Alumnus, Dr. Robert Hartmann McNamara Inspires Students to Succeed in College

NVCC Alumnus, Dr. Robert Hartmann McNamara Inspires Students to Succeed in College

Unassuming and down-to-earth is how one might describe Dr. Robert McNamara, a 1984 graduate of Mattatuck Community College, who was invited to speak...
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NVCC Honors Activist Poet, Julia de Burgos and Celebrates Confluencia

NVCC Honors Activist Poet, Julia de Burgos and...

On October 15, 2014, Naugatuck Valley Community College hosted “Julia de Burgos, de Puerto...

NVCC Honors Activist Poet, Julia de Burgos and Celebrates Confluencia

NVCC Honors Activist Poet, Julia de Burgos and Celebrates Confluencia

On October 15, 2014, Naugatuck Valley Community College hosted “Julia de Burgos, de Puerto Rico al universe/ From Puerto Rico to the Universe: A...
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Author Daisy Hernandez to Speak at Naugatuck Valley Community College

Author Daisy Hernandez to Speak at Naugatuck...

Author and lecturer, Daisy Hernandez, is coming to Naugatuck Valley Community College on Friday,...

Author Daisy Hernandez to Speak at Naugatuck Valley Community College

Author Daisy Hernandez to Speak at Naugatuck Valley Community College

Author and lecturer, Daisy Hernandez, is coming to Naugatuck Valley Community College on Friday, Nov. 14 for “An Evening With Daisy...
11/14/2014 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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NVCC Students, Alumni, Faculty and Staff Join

NVCC Students, Alumni, Faculty and Staff Join...

"Make a Difference Day" is the largest national day of community service. On the fourth Saturday of...

NVCC Students, Alumni, Faculty and Staff Join "Make a Difference Day" Campaign

NVCC Students, Alumni, Faculty and Staff Join "Make a Difference Day" Campaign

"Make a Difference Day" is the largest national day of community service. On the fourth Saturday of October, millions of volunteers around the world...
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NVCC Hosts Manufacturing Month Celebration in Conjunction with Opening Art Exhibit

NVCC Hosts Manufacturing Month Celebration in...

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

NVCC Hosts Manufacturing Month Celebration in Conjunction with Opening Art Exhibit

NVCC Hosts Manufacturing Month Celebration in Conjunction with Opening Art Exhibit

President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D., the students, faculty and staff of Naugatuck Valley Community College hosted a forum to feature the...
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Brass City Comic Con Donates Proceeds to Safe Haven

Brass City Comic Con Donates Proceeds to Safe...

For the past five years, NVCC English Professor William H. Foster III and Robert Lyons, owner of...

Brass City Comic Con Donates Proceeds to Safe Haven

Brass City Comic Con Donates Proceeds to Safe Haven

For the past five years, NVCC English Professor William H. Foster III and Robert Lyons, owner of Legends of Superheros in Middlebury, have teamed up...
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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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