Student Success Is Our Expectation!

But don’t take our word for it...

see what our students & alumni have to say:

Anderson Boiteux

NVCC Graduate May 2014
Liberal Arts Associate of Arts degree
Attending Southern CT State University

" I graduated from NVCC debt-free and thanks to CT’s Dual Admissions program, I’m attending Southern CT State University in the fall to pursue my bachelor’s degree. I tell everyone to start at NVCC and save thousands in tuition!"

Amber Pethigal

NVCC student enrolled in General Studies Associate of Science degree program

"What drew me to NVCC was its wide variety of degree programs and its affordability. What keeps me here is the phenomenal faculty and staff. They treat you like an adult, advising you on the steps you need to succeed. I highly recommend NVCC!"

Jason Honyotski

Dual-enrolled NVCC and CCSU student
enrolled in NVCC's Computer Information Systems Technology Associate of Science degree program

"I started out at a four-year college before coming to NVCC. At the time I needed to mature a little more, and now I wish I had just started here! I have one class left before I earn a degree in Computer Information Systems Technology. My passion is photography and thanks to the connections I made this year, I recently had my first photograph professionally published by a newspaper! "

Rashaya Johnson

NVCC Graduate 2014
Human Services Associate of Science degree
Working in NVCC's Admissions Department

“I love the Job Placement Center at NVCC. It’s such a great resource!  They helped me to  get my internship so I could have real-world experience in my major. Plus, they showed me how to create an effective resume and cover letter.   I recommend people come to NVCC all the time! I say, don’t waste two years of your life…come to NVCC and make them worth it!”

Alejandro Ortega

 NVCC Graduate May 2014
Chemistry Associate of Science degree
Attending University of South Carolina

"NVCC has truly blessed me. The financial aid office made sure I received as much financial assistance as possible, and the tutoring center was always there when I needed extra help. Because of NVCC, I'm proud to say I'm the first person in my family to earn a college degree! You can do it, too!"

Lidia Tchir

NVCC Graduate May 2014
Advanced Manufacturing
Certificate I & II
Working at Ashcroft, Inc.

“The Advanced Manufacturing Program teaches you so many skills that it gave me the edge to get my new job just a few weeks after graduating! Expert instructors and state-of-the-art machines really make the difference!”

Shaneil Burke

NVCC Student, Computer Information Systems
Technology Associate of Science degree program

“I’m so glad I came to NVCC! My professors help me to be my best - encouraging me to strive for more. The quality of education I receive from them is outstanding. I'm the first of my ten siblings to go to college. I'm proud to be an example to them and others!”

Yovany Cruz

2014 NVCC Graduate and Valedictorian,
Human Services Associate of Science degree
Attending University of Saint Joseph

"I came to NVCC three years ago as a first-generation college student. Having my own family to care for, I wasn’t sure how I would manage my time. There are students of all different ages, cultures, and walks of life at NVCC. That's what is so wonderful! This year, I graduated as the class valedictorian and gave a speech at graduation inspiring others to follow their dreams."

Shantia Burke

NVCC Graduate May 2014
Math & Science Associate of Science degree
Attending Quinnipiac University

"NVCC has so many opportunities to really connect with other students on campus from student clubs, campus events and study groups.  I've made life-long friends who are like a second family to me. The faculty is so supportive - challenging me and encouraging me to grow both academically and personally. They say it takes a village - well, NVCC is my village!"

Jamil Perez

NVCC Student enrolled in Human Services Associate of Science degree program

"At NVCC, I’ve received an amazing education from passionate professors who are serious about the success of their students. It’s such a friendly place and the college offers several opportunities to expand your horizons through clubs and organizations. As Vice President of the Student Government Association I learned how to work with others to get a job done and it was a huge help in teaching me how to structure my own goals. Naugatuck Valley is a great place to begin pursuing an education!"