Tamarack Photographer Nabs First Professional Cover in Local Paper
NVCC student Jason Honyotski nabbed his first professional cover recently with a stunning image of Professor Juleyka Lantigua-Williams for the Women’s section of the Waterbury Republican-American.
Kick off your College Experience at New Student Orientation!
Saturday, August 23, 2014 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
NVCC Leever Atrium / Mainstage Theater
A list of 2014 NVCC graduates by town
View the list of 2014 NVCC Graduates by town.
Juleyka Lantigua-Williams chosen to author JET's last-ever print cover story
“I was honored to be considered and accepted the assignment thankfully,” said Lantigua-Williams, who wrote for the magazine on topics ranging from politics to the arts, personal profiles, and education over the last three years. Her first JET cover story, “Fade to Black” (April 2013), is currently a finalist for a National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Excellence in Journalism Award.
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.
More than 100 students gathered with their families on Tuesday, May 27, for Naugatuck Valley Community College's annual Honors Night at the College's Fine Arts Center. Honors Night recognizes students who have distinguished themselves throughout the academic year by excelling academically, demonstrating leadership in their field of study, or engaging with the campus and greater area community.
Winners announced at awards ceremony at NVCC, May 18, 2014.
Naugatuck Valley Community College partnered with Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) in the local launch of the first annual House Student App Challenge, a national competition promoting high school STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) student engagement and innovation in mobile programming. On Sunday, May 18, the contest winners were announced, and they are...
Eleven students received awards from their instructors on Wed., April 30
Inspired by the President's annual High Tea Ceremony, which celebrates women who have overcome adversity to succeed at NVCC, the NVCC Male Encouragement Network, M.E.N., decided this year it was time to finally recognize the spirit of triumph, resiliency and commitment among our outstanding male students.
The Job Placement Center, in partnership with the Naugatuck Events Management Club, sponsored a behind-the-scenes tour of Mohegan Sun on April 4, 2014. The tour included business offices, high roller suites, various restaurants, the pastry-making facility and the main casino floors.
NVCC-Waterbury AmeriCorps members guide leadership, financial accountability, college readiness and service learning days
For 25 eager seventh and eighth graders, April vacation was about more than late mornings and lazy days this year. From April 14-17, this handful of Waterbury GEAR UP participants were up early, on campus and completely immersed in four days of activities, hands-on learning and local field trips.
13 Women Are Recognized for Their Academic Achievement in the Face of Adversity
At a high tea ceremony held Thurs., March 6, 2014, members of the campus community gathered together to honor the extraordinary lives and achievements of 13 outstanding female NVCC students. The awardees were nominated by faculty and staff whose lives have been inspired by their students’ strength, patience, commitment and endurance to persist both personally and academically.
Deadline to apply Feb. 28
STEM students are encouraged to apply for a $500 scholarship. Someone from NV will get it - why not you? Details here!
Fresh Ink Literary Magazine accepting entries until Feb. 28
Fresh Ink invites writers and artists to submit their work for consideration in the Spring 2014 issue.
Community leaders gather to share goals and opportunities
Legislators, city officials and NVCC administrators, staff and students came together for the College’s fourth annual Leadership Breakfast (formerly Legislative Breakfast), "Serving Students… Serving Communities," on Fri., Jan. 17, to share successful approaches that have addressed the educational, employment and community needs of our shared constituencies and to explore mutual interests moving forward.
Elementary Level Leadership Conference Held at College
Claire Dignan and Iralis De Jesus were among eleven NVCC students to lead interactive exercises in communication for the students.
Several hundred gather to hear the Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author at his only community college stop
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author fascinated fans and newly acquainted readers alike during his stop at Naugatuck Valley Community College on Thurs., Nov. 14. Díaz made NVCC the only community college stop on his international book tour to promote his latest work, This Is How You Lose Her.
Students displayed projects encompassing a semester’s worth of research and hard work during an Honors Institute Showcase held at NVCC on November 22.
Graduation clinics bring students, advisors and division leaders together
Fall midterms are hardly over but for 227 NVCC students, exams are just the final steps to graduating this May, thanks to the Center for Academic Planning and Student Success (CAPSS).
Ten students total will work hand-in-hand with the President in 2013-2014.
Ten students will represent the elite President’s Circle
at Naugatuck Valley Community College this year.
Naugatuck Valley Only Community College on Author's International Tour
The event, which is sponsored by The Tamarack, will begin with a welcome reception at 6 p.m. followed by readings and conversations with the author beginning at 7 p.m. in the Mainstage Theater