Kick off your College Experience at New Student Orientation!
Saturday, August 23, 2014 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
NVCC Leever Atrium / Mainstage Theater
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.
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...
The multi-media presentation shows the interdisciplinary link of art and education to social and environmental projects.
Naugatuck Valley Community College’s 2013-14 Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence, Oonya Kempadoo, presented her collaborative story approach to ecological sustainability as her “gift” to the College on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 in the Playbox Theater. The project includes an interactive website that offers a multitude of ways for readers to engage with Kempadoo’s story “Naniki”, which in the indigenous Taino language means “to be active” or “spirit”. Based on this concept, the story has integrated interdisciplinary elements to link art and education to social and environmental concerns.
Naugatuck Valley Community College, the Dominican Studies Association, the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute, the Office of Community Relations of Hostos Community College and the Latino Artist Round Table invite proposals for papers to be read at an October 15 symposium to mark the centenary of Julia de Burgos (1914-1953), arguably one of the greatest poets native of Puerto Rico. The symposium will lead off Hispanic Heritage Month events at NVCC in 2014.
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.
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 from five area high schools practiced the art of cooking and teamwork during the second annual High School Culinary Competition held at Naugatuck Valley Community College on November 8.
How to Earn Manufacturing Certification in One Year
Naugatuck Valley Community College’s (NVCC) Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center is hosting two information sessions in October for students interested in earning manufacturing certification. The sessions will take place at 2:15 p.m. on Tues., Oct. 15 and 5:30 p.m. on Wed., Oct. 30.
Open Mic, Fulbright Reception, Book Release: "Confluence in the Valley"
Join us on October 16, 2013 as we welcome our new Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence, Oonya Kempadoo, and celebrate five years of Confluence in the Valley.
BOR President, Hispanic Heritage, Fulbright Scholar, Pulitzer Prize Winning Author
NVCC will host a number of important events in Oct. and Nov., including featured guests: Board of Regents President Dr. Gregory Gray, Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra, Dr. Marianela Medrano, Fulbright Scholar Oonya Kempadoo and Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Díaz.
Dr. Vincent Tinto shares research on innovative retention
Connecticut community college faculty and administrators came to Naugatuck Valley Community College on Sept. 23 to hear Dr. Vincent Tinto, a distinguished Syracuse University professor and former chair of the Higher Education Program, share best practices for helping students graduate.
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.
The New York Chinese Opera Society (NYCOS) will perform “Beauty of Peking Opera” in the Playbox Theater at Naugatuck Valley Community College on Saturday, October 12th at 7:30 pm.
First-year Naugatuck Valley Community College students can expect to build confidence and gain leadership qualities while participating in NVCC’s Community College Scholars program.
Naugatuck Valley Community College will host the fourth annual Brass City Comic Convention from 10 am – 6 pm on Sunday, July 28 in the NVCC Ruth Ann Leever Atrium. Admission is $2.99 for adults and free for kids under 12 years of age and under, as well as any guest wearing a costume. Profits from the convention will be donated to Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury.
On Monday June 24, Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) and Danbury community leaders met to discuss ways of strengthening area businesses through higher education.
Naugatuck Valley Community College hosted a reception for 23 Principal-to-President scholarship recipients on Thursday, June 6 in the Technology Hall Dining Room. Approximately 40 guests attended representing 12 high schools within the NVCC service region.
The largest class in NVCC history graduated on May 30, with 1,216 awards presented during the commencement ceremony at the Palace Theater.
Students and NVCC leaders and alumni celebrated the accomplishments made through the college’s clubs and activities during an annual student leadership banquet May 29.