Since he was elected mayor of Danbury in 2001, Mark Boughton has overseen a revitalization of his city’s central business district, worked to enhance public safety, promoted economic development in Greater Danbury and advocated for open space preservation. Boughton is also known for his avid use of social media to communicate directly to the public. As this profile is written, Boughton has more than 21,000 followers on Twitter—tweeting about everything from policy positions to school closing announcements when it snows. He has also run for governor twice—in 2010 and 2014.
Naugatuck Valley Community College President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D. joined administrators, local legislators, students, faculty and community members at Danbury High School on Monday, September 21 to cut the ribbon on the Early College Opportunity program launched this academic year.
NVCC students showed off their creativity at a Fresh Ink Open Mic and Art Show at Martin's in downtown Danbury this May. The event was the first of it's kind in the City, and the first of many cultural events to come as the College looks to increase it's intellectual presence in the community. Approximately 60 guests attended throughout the course of the night to hear students read their works and explain their various art pieces.
College will offer full instructional and administrative support in both Waterbury, Danbury
After years of growth in the city, Naugatuck Valley Community College’s Danbury Center is finally being recognized as a campus by its accrediting body, the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Henceforth, the College’s Danbury location will be known as the NVCC Danbury Campus.
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.