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Naugatuck Valley Community College Now Offering CNA Course at New Milford Location Friday, January 30, 20150

Naugatuck Valley Community College Now Offering CNA Course at New Milford Location

Naugatuck Valley Community College has announced the expansion of their Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) Training Program to the New Milford Visiting...
Summer Classes Mean Less Time in the Classroom - Not More Monday, June 23, 20140

Summer Classes Mean Less Time in the Classroom - Not More

It can be hard to picture yourself inside as the weather starts getting warmer, but taking classes during the summer means less time in the...
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White House Pushes for Free Community Colleges

White House Pushes for Free Community Colleges

President Barack Obama announced that he wants to make community colleges completely “free for everybody who is willing to work for it.”  Obama proposed the idea following several states’ decisions to offer a free community college education to residents. The proposal, titled America’s College Promise, is a plan to provide students of any age enrollment in a community college without paying for tuition. Students must maintain a GPA of 2.5 and be registered full-time or half-time to be eligible.
Tuesday, February 03, 2015/Author: Morales, Felicia/Number of views (384)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Former NVCC Dean Now System Provost

Former NVCC Dean Now System Provost

This month, Dr. Estela R. Lopez begins her service as Interim Provost of the Board of Regents for Higher Education. BOR President Gregory Gray appointed Lopez to the position for her excellent work in academia as Acting Dean of Academic Affairs for the Connecticut State University System from 2002 to 2007 where she oversaw distance education, and for her meaningful contributions to NVCC since 2009.

Tuesday, February 03, 2015/Author: Morales, Felicia/Number of views (81)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Teaching Little Ones

Teaching Little Ones

January’s Elementary Leadership Summit held at NVCC again this year welcomed batches of children from grades 4-6 excited to participate in teamwork and communication building exercises that the student volunteers were equally excited to coordinate.
Tuesday, February 03, 2015/Author: Morales, Felicia/Number of views (276)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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A Place Just for Kids

a parent is difficult for some students at Naugatuck Valley Community College.  It becomes even harder to find someone who can take care of your children without costing you an arm and a leg.  On the other hand, there is a solution to every problem and CDI Head Start in Waterbury has that solution for you. 

Tuesday, February 03, 2015/Author: Morales, Felicia/Number of views (83)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Dancers Shine in Fall Showcase

Dancers Shine in Fall Showcase

An array of faculty and student choreographers displayed an assortment of dance styles, including modern, hip-hop, lyrical and jazzy tap during last semester’s Informal Dance Showcase in December.  Twelve creative pieces were performed by the Terpsichorean Dance Club, Repertory/Ensemble and Dance Program students. But three stood out and showed what hard work, determination, practice and love for dance can do by giving a packed house electrifying, jaw dropping, thought provoking, awe inspiring movement. 
Tuesday, February 03, 2015/Author: Morales, Felicia/Number of views (198)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating

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Let’s Honor Black History

All month long in honor of Black History, NVCC’s Black Student Union (BSU) will hold a series of events to celebrate and educate the NVCC community about the food, music, and history of African heritage.
Tuesday, February 03, 2015/Author: Morales, Felicia/Number of views (72)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
Corruption in Legalized Sports Gambling

Corruption in Legalized Sports Gambling

The NBA, MLB, NCAA, NHL, and NFL recently sued Governor Chris Christie for attempting to legalize gambling in the state of New Jersey. Currently, a Federal Law prohibits gambling in every state except for Montana, Delaware, Oregon, and Nevada.  If it were legalized everywhere, people could be more harmed than helped.
Tuesday, February 03, 2015/Author: Morales, Felicia/Number of views (141)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating

The 4-Year Myth

Students have been told a great myth: most students earn their degree on time. The truth of the matter is that the majority of full-time students at public universities do not graduate with a bachelor’s degree in four years, and the number of these students is even larger at community colleges. The system is costing students thousands of extra dollars in tuition and is not graduating enough of them.
Tuesday, February 03, 2015/Author: Morales, Felicia/Number of views (153)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating

CCs Welcome All Students

Students of many ages make up our student body, and they are taking advantage of the wealth of opportunities that NVCC provides. 

Tuesday, December 02, 2014/Author: TamarackMorales/Number of views (1307)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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