In its first year of offering credentials from the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS), Naugatuck Valley Community College is off to an impressive start. During the 2014-15 academic year, NVCC students completed 127 credentials. These nationally recognized, portable, stackable credentials are often used by manufacturers to identify qualified candidates for employment.
It’s been nearly a year since the Board of Regents for Higher Education launched the Go Back to Get Ahead program, an effort championed by Governor Dannel P. Malloy to give “lapsed” college students the opportunity to get their education back on track and develop a better-educated workforce and more-competitive state economy. Overall, the program, which offered free college courses to in-state residents who have started but not completed a degree, received nearly 9,000 inquiries and enrolled more than 1,400 students in the 17 Connecticut State Colleges and Universities from June 2014 through March 2015.
Naugatuck Valley Community College has announced the expansion of their Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) Training Program to the New Milford Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) & Candlewood Valley Health & Rehabilitation Center. The new location of this program is intended to meet the job-training needs of the communities served by NVCC by making it more convenient for residents of the New Milford, Brookfield and Danbury areas to take the course. NVCC Director of Community and Economic Development, Laurie Hornbecker, noted that “this course is essential to meet the training needs of today’s health care professionals.”
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Graduates of the Class of 2014 ranged in age from 17 to 71, and hailed from 10 states in total.
On May 29, 2014 at its 49th commencement, Naugatuck Valley Community College celebrated, for the fifth year in a row, the largest graduating class in the history of the College. The total number of awards conferred is 1,325.
Out with the old and ini with the new NVCC Strategic Plan
More than 200 community stakeholders and NVCC faculty and staff gathered within the Main Stage Theater at NVCC on September 6th to rally around the success of the College’s 2010-2013 Strategic Plan, Toward a Splendid College.
NVCC will be offering a Central Sterile Processing Technician program this year, in response to increasing demands for the industry need for certification.
Naugatuck Valley Community College’s (NVCC) Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center is currently enrolling students for the fall 2013 semester with an expected Advanced Manufacturing Certificate completion date of May 2014.
Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced on June 25 that Naugatuck Valley Community College will receive $825,000 towards the purchase of additional manufacturing equipment within its Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center.
Beginning July 29, students can receive accelerated instruction through a Patient Care Technicians course, preparing them for job readiness in 19 weeks.
On Monday June 24, Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) and Danbury community leaders met to discuss ways of strengthening area businesses through higher education.