President's Remarks

Naugatuck Valley Community College Commencement Features National Teacher of the Year

Commencement Speaker is another example of the difference community college makes.

Jahana Hayes, 2016 National Teacher of the Year and NVCC Alumna was the keynote speaker at the College’s fifty-second commencement ceremony. The event was held on the afternoon of Thursday, May 25, at 2 p.m. at the Waterbury Palace Theater.

NVCC proudly conferred over one thousand degrees or certificates for the sixth consecutive year. 

Danbury Ribbon Cutting

Good afternoon.  What a joy it is to stand here with all of you dear students, faculty, staff, BOR colleagues, members of the NVCC Foundation and the Regional Advisory Council, elected officials and community partners and friends as we celebrate a significant moment in our journey to make a difference in the communities NVCC serves, and most particularly this afternoon, to the City of Danbury. 

Honorary Degree

"I am deeply moved by the recognition of my literary work granted by the Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo (UASD).  I augur this venerable university, the university of the people and for the people, a future that is generous in its continued exercise of good teaching and learning for all who come through its doors." Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D.

Spring 2016 New Student Orientation

Welcome to Naugatuck Valley Community College---We welcome you, dear students, and your family and significant others to our campus.  I hope you’ve had a chance to visit our beautiful facilities and to interact with our faculty and staff.

Facilities Master Planning at NVCC

Dreaming Big, Working Hard and Moving Forward for a Higher Purpose

Thank you for agreeing to serve on the Committee on Facilities Master Plan at NVCC.  Your talent, expertise, generosity, creativity and care for our students and the communities we serve are assets to our beloved NVCC.  As promised, please see below a summary of the remarks I made this week as we launched the work of the committee.