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Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Organize All-Campus Walk for Sidewalks on Chase Parkway

Naugatuck Valley Community College Students...

The Student Government Association (SGA) of Naugatuck Valley Community College is leading the...

Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Organize All-Campus Walk for Sidewalks on Chase Parkway

Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Organize All-Campus Walk for Sidewalks on Chase Parkway

The Student Government Association (SGA) of Naugatuck Valley Community College is leading the College’s participation in the International Walk...
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NVCC Celebrates Manufacturing Month and The Mattatuck Community Collection at October Event

NVCC Celebrates Manufacturing Month and The...

Naugatuck Valley Community College and the Mattatuck Museum have forged a collaboration to feature a...

NVCC Celebrates Manufacturing Month and The Mattatuck Community Collection at October Event

NVCC Celebrates Manufacturing Month and The Mattatuck Community Collection at October Event

Naugatuck Valley Community College and the Mattatuck Museum have forged a collaboration to feature a collection of paintings at the College on a long...
10/30/2014 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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NVCC Receives $1.7 Million Federal Grant to Support Manufacturing Training

NVCC Receives $1.7 Million Federal Grant to...

Naugatuck Valley Community College has been identified as one of 270 community colleges nationally...

NVCC Receives $1.7 Million Federal Grant to Support Manufacturing Training

NVCC Receives $1.7 Million Federal Grant to Support Manufacturing Training

Naugatuck Valley Community College has been identified as one of 270 community colleges nationally that will receive federal grant support from the...
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NVCC Fulbright Scholar Returns Home to Grenada to Continue Making a Difference

NVCC Fulbright Scholar Returns Home to Grenada to...

Oonya Kempadu was a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence at Naugatuck Valley Community College this past...

NVCC Fulbright Scholar Returns Home to Grenada to Continue Making a Difference

NVCC Fulbright Scholar Returns Home to Grenada to Continue Making a Difference

Oonya Kempadu was a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence at Naugatuck Valley Community College this past year. While in Waterbury, she made an impact with...
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NVCC Planning Celebration to Honor Activist Poet

NVCC Planning Celebration to Honor Activist Poet

Naugatuck Valley Community College is honored to host “Julia de Burgos, de Puerto Rico al...

NVCC Planning Celebration to Honor Activist Poet

NVCC Planning Celebration to Honor Activist Poet

Naugatuck Valley Community College is honored to host “Julia de Burgos, de Puerto Rico al universe/ From Puerto Rico to the Universe: A...
10/15/2014 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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NVCC Celebrates 50 Years of Higher Education and Community Service

NVCC Celebrates 50 Years of Higher Education and...

Friday, September 12, 2014  marked the first of a series of celebrations which will occur over...

NVCC Celebrates 50 Years of Higher Education and Community Service

NVCC Celebrates 50 Years of Higher Education and Community Service

Friday, September 12, 2014  marked the first of a series of celebrations which will occur over the next three years as NVCC celebrates its...
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NVCC Hosts Town Hall to Review Plans for Transforming the State College and University System

NVCC Hosts Town Hall to Review Plans for...

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

NVCC Hosts Town Hall to Review Plans for Transforming the State College and University System

NVCC Hosts Town Hall to Review Plans for Transforming the State College and University System

President Daisy Cocco De Filippis Ph.D., the students, faculty and staff of Naugatuck Valley Community College welcomed Dr. Michael Gargano, Provost...
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NVCC Students and Staff Partner with Habitat for Humanity to Rebuild Home Devasted by Hurricane Sandy

NVCC Students and Staff Partner with Habitat for...

On August 4, seven NVCC students and three faculty and staff members packed for a week-long trip to...

NVCC Students and Staff Partner with Habitat for Humanity to Rebuild Home Devasted by Hurricane Sandy

NVCC Students and Staff Partner with Habitat for Humanity to Rebuild Home Devasted by Hurricane Sandy

On August 4, seven NVCC students and three faculty and staff members packed for a week-long trip to the shore.  However, instead of beach chairs...
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NVCC's GEAR UP Program Wraps up a Second Successful Year

NVCC's GEAR UP Program Wraps up a Second...

Administered through NVCC’s Bridge to College Office, the GEAR UP program is a seven-year,...

NVCC's GEAR UP Program Wraps up a Second Successful Year

NVCC's GEAR UP Program Wraps up a Second Successful Year

Administered through NVCC’s Bridge to College Office, the GEAR UP program is a seven-year, state-funded grant program designed to significantly...
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Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Organize All-Campus Walk for Sidewalks on Chase Parkway

Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Organize All-Campus Walk for Sidewalks on Chase Parkway

NVCC students will walk with legislative leaders to rally support for sidewalk construction

The Student Government Association (SGA) of Naugatuck Valley Community College is leading the College’s participation in the International Walk to School Day on October 8, 2014...


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NVCC Celebrates Manufacturing Month and The Mattatuck Community Collection at October Event

NVCC Celebrates Manufacturing Month and The Mattatuck Community Collection at October Event

Naugatuck Valley Community College and the Mattatuck Museum have forged a collaboration to feature a collection of paintings at the College on a long term loan. The paintings will be exhibited in NVCC’s Technology Hall Atrium, the fourth floor Leever Atrium, fifth floor library gallery, and in the President’s Office...


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Commencement 2015

Palace Theater - Waterbury CT

2015 Graduation will be held at the Palace Theater, Waterbury CT.

All students signed up to participate in the ceremony must report at 12pm.

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1,325 Awards Given Out to NVCC's Largest Commencement Class (Yes, again.)

1,325 Awards Given Out to NVCC's Largest Commencement Class (Yes, again.)

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.

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Congresswoman Esty Announces Winners of National STEM Competition

Congresswoman Esty Announces Winners of National STEM Competition

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...

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NVCC Fulbright Scholar Presents Caribbean Story Project

NVCC Fulbright Scholar Presents Caribbean Story Project

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’s 2013-14 Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence, Oonya Kempadoo, will present her collaborative story approach to ecological sustainability as her “gift” to the College on Tuesday, April 22 at 5:30 pm in the Playbox Theater. The project entails the building of an interactive website that will offer 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.
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Call for Entries!

Call for Entries!

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.
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Junot Díaz Brings Communion to Diaspora at NVCC

Junot Díaz Brings Communion to Diaspora at NVCC

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.

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Iron Chef-Inspired Competition Provides Work-Based Learning Experiences

Iron Chef-Inspired Competition Provides Work-Based Learning Experiences

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.
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October Manufacturing Information Sessions

October Manufacturing Information Sessions

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.
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Meet Oonya Kempadoo and Stay for Confluencia!

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.
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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

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.
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College Completion a Hot Topic at NVCC

College Completion a Hot Topic at NVCC

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.
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Community Shows Support at All-College Meeting

Community Shows Support at All-College Meeting

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.
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New York Chinese Opera Society to Perform at NVCC

New York Chinese Opera Society to Perform at NVCC

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. 
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NVCC’s Community College Scholars Program Promotes Team Building

NVCC’s Community College Scholars Program Promotes Team Building

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.
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NVCC to Host Fourth Annual Brass City Comic Convention

NVCC to Host Fourth Annual Brass City Comic Convention

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.
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NVCC and Danbury Leaders Forge Stronger Partnerships

NVCC and Danbury Leaders Forge Stronger Partnerships

On Monday June 24, Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) and Danbury community leaders met to discuss ways of strengthening area businesses through higher education.
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Principal-to-President Scholarship Helps 23 High School Students Earn College Credits in 2013

Principal-to-President Scholarship Helps 23 High School Students Earn College Credits in 2013

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.


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Naugatuck Valley Community College Breaks Graduation Record

Naugatuck Valley Community College Breaks Graduation Record

The largest class in NVCC history graduated on May 30, with 1,216 awards presented during the commencement ceremony at the Palace Theater.
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Zumba Class - Cafe West

Are you interested in exercising between classes?  Then join Student Activities FREE Zumba Classes. Waivers must be signed before attending.  Stop by S514 to register today.  FREE...
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