Naugatuck Valley Community College hosted a special evening of music and poetry featuring three award-winning writers and poets at Confluencia on April 19 at the College’s Waterbury Campus. The evening kicked off with the music of a student jazz trio and continued with an “open mike” featuring NVCC students who offered readings of original works as well as poetry and prose by noted writers.
Naugatuck Valley Community College hosted its fifth annual Spring Open House on Sunday, April 23 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Technology Hall Atrium where prospective students and their families visited NVCC’s Waterbury Campus. Faculty, staff, and student leaders were on hand to talk one-on-one with prospective students and visitors about applying to and attending NVCC. Campus tours were conducted throughout the day with stops at the Library, Academic Center for Excellence, Student Center, Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center, Hospitality Management Program, allied health labs, and other popular locations.
NVCC’s celebration of artistic multiculturalism launched college as “International Center for the Arts”
On a bright spring afternoon, Naugatuck Valley Community College students, faculty and staff, and Fulbright scholar-in-residence Felipe Karam gathered around a dozen colorful djembes and dunduns arranged in the College’s Leever Atrium. The African-inspired drum circle was the first of many interactive events at the debut of the College’s International Arts Festival on April 17. The festival also launched the College as an International Center for the Arts (ICA) for the greater-Waterbury community.
A chance for alumni to network and share their stories
NVCC President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D., the students, faculty and staff invite health sciences alumni to tour the new Center for Health Sciences. Come see the state-of-the-art Center for Health Sciences, smart classrooms, and simulation laboratories. Reunite with classmates, meet colleagues and health care professionals, enjoy tours and refreshments, and share your story.
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.
"Waterbury's need for transit, other aid must be heard. The high unemployment rate, the lack of mass-transit services after 6 p.m., and cuts to our regional Naugatuck Valley Community College leaves Waterbury more vulnerable to further economic-development setbacks than ever before."
Catherine N. Awwad, executive director of the Northwest Regional Workforce Investment Board (NRWIB), will receive this year’s Board of Trustees Merit Award at the College’s commencement ceremony, to be held at 6 pm on Thursday, May 27, at the Palace Theater. Awwad has contributed greatly to education and workforce development in the region...