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NVCC Hosts United Way Day of Action to Tip the Scales at 18,000 Pounds of Food Staples
NVCC Hosts United Way Day of Action to Tip the Scales at 18,000 Pounds of Food Staples

NVCC Hosts United Way Day of Action...

NVCC Hosts United Way Day of Action to Tip the Scales at 18,000 Pounds of Food Staples

NVCC Hosts United Way Day of Action to Tip the Scales at 18,000 Pounds of Food Staples

Naugatuck Valley Community College hosted the United Way’s annual Stock the Pantry weigh-in at the Founders Hall Parking lot on June 21 where...
NVCC Manufacturing Student Receives Department of Labor Apprenticeship, Commitment to a...
NVCC Manufacturing Student Receives Department of Labor Apprenticeship, Commitment to a...

NVCC Manufacturing Student Receives...

NVCC Manufacturing Student Receives Department of Labor Apprenticeship, Commitment to a...

NVCC Manufacturing Student Receives Department of Labor Apprenticeship, Commitment to a...

NVCC student Richard-Rhett Blair earned a certificate in Advanced Manufacturing Machine Technology this May after a challenging year of balancing...
NVCC Travels to See Broadway's
NVCC Travels to See Broadway's

NVCC Travels to See Broadway's...

NVCC Travels to See Broadway's "Mean Girls"

NVCC Travels to See Broadway's "Mean Girls"

Almost 60 NVCC students, faculty and staff attended the Broadway production of Mean Girls on May 30. Mean Girls is a musical based on the 2004 film of...
NVCC’s Hosts Upward Bound Students for Summer Bridge Program
NVCC’s Hosts Upward Bound Students for Summer Bridge Program

NVCC’s Hosts Upward Bound Students...

NVCC’s Hosts Upward Bound Students for Summer Bridge Program

NVCC’s Hosts Upward Bound Students for Summer Bridge Program

Thanks to four federal Department of Education Upward Bound grants, NVCC is hosting 60 students from Crosby, Kennedy, and Wilby High Schools in a...
NVCC President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D., Elected NECHE Commissioner
NVCC President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D., Elected NECHE Commissioner

NVCC President Daisy Cocco De...

NVCC President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D., Elected NECHE Commissioner

NVCC President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D., Elected NECHE Commissioner

The New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) is the regional accreditation agency for colleges and universities in the six New England...
NVCC’s President Daisy Cocco De Filippis Panelist at CT Chapter of ALPFA
NVCC’s President Daisy Cocco De Filippis Panelist at CT Chapter of ALPFA

NVCC’s President Daisy Cocco De...

NVCC’s President Daisy Cocco De Filippis Panelist at CT Chapter of ALPFA

NVCC’s President Daisy Cocco De Filippis Panelist at CT Chapter of ALPFA

The Connecticut chapter of the Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) invited NVCC President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D. to...
NVCC Hosts United Way Day of Action to Tip the Scales at 18,000 Pounds of Food Staples 12 July 2019

NVCC Hosts United Way Day of Action to Tip the Scales at 18,000 Pounds of Food Staples

NVCC faculty and staff make a difference in the community

Naugatuck Valley Community College hosted the United Way’s annual Stock the Pantry weigh-in at the Founders Hall Parking lot on June 21 where more than 18,000 pounds of food was donated. In addition, the dollars donated to Stock the Pantry will be used to purchase food, adding to the overall total. NVCC’s Development Office led the initiative with support from facilities and the entire college community.

NVCC Manufacturing Student Receives Department of Labor Apprenticeship, Commitment to a Bright Future 12 July 2019

NVCC Manufacturing Student Receives Department of Labor Apprenticeship, Commitment to a Bright Future

NVCC student Richard-Rhett Blair earned a certificate in Advanced Manufacturing Machine Technology this May after a challenging year of balancing school and a full-time job. Prior to coming to NVCC, the Terryville resident worked a series of jobs with long hours, minimal pay, and no path to growth.

NVCC Travels to See Broadway's "Mean Girls" 12 July 2019

NVCC Travels to See Broadway's "Mean Girls"

Almost 60 NVCC students, faculty and staff attended the Broadway production of Mean Girls on May 30. Mean Girls is a musical based on the 2004 film of the same name written by actress, comedian, writer and producer Tina Fey.

NVCC’s Hosts Upward Bound Students for Summer Bridge Program 11 July 2019

NVCC’s Hosts Upward Bound Students for Summer Bridge Program

Thanks to four federal Department of Education Upward Bound grants, NVCC is hosting 60 students from Crosby, Kennedy, and Wilby High Schools in a Summer Bridge Program that runs from June 24-Aug 2. The program provides first generation, low-income students exposure to engaging, project-based learning in a collegiate environment with a focus on teaching students the skills to become better learners.

NVCC President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D., Elected NECHE Commissioner 11 July 2019

NVCC President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D., Elected NECHE Commissioner

The New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) is the regional accreditation agency for colleges and universities in the six New England states, three institutions in Greece, three in Switzerland, two in Lebanon, and one in Bulgaria, Bermuda, and Morocco, respectively.

NVCC’s President Daisy Cocco De Filippis Panelist at CT Chapter of ALPFA 9 July 2019

NVCC’s President Daisy Cocco De Filippis Panelist at CT Chapter of ALPFA

The Connecticut chapter of the Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) invited NVCC President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D. to participate as one of four panelists at its “Woman of ALPFA” June 13 meeting held at the Holiday Inn in East Hartford.

CT Society of Professional Journalists Awards NVCC’s Tamarack Newspaper Five Excellence in Journalism Awards 25 June 2019

CT Society of Professional Journalists Awards NVCC’s Tamarack Newspaper Five Excellence in Journalism Awards

The Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists honored NVCC's student newspaper, The Tamarack, with five Excellence in...

Leaders Come Together for NVCC’s Tenth Community Meeting 20 June 2019

Leaders Come Together for NVCC’s Tenth Community Meeting

NVCC President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D., administrators, students, faculty and staff hosted community leaders and partners from the College’s 22-town service area at the College’s tenth annual Community Meeting. The meeting traditionally focuses on NVCC’s progress “Toward a Splendid College,” as outlined in its 2016-2026 strategic plan.

NVCC Hosts Connecticut’s Technical Education and Career System High School System Leaders 19 June 2019

NVCC Hosts Connecticut’s Technical Education and Career System High School System Leaders

Naugatuck Valley Community College hosted the Board of the Connecticut Technical Education and Career System (CTECS) for its June 18 meeting which began with two subcommittee meetings focused on quality and policy and outreach and finance. Agenda items discussed in the general meeting included strategic planning and a progress report by CTECS Superintendent, Mr. Jeffrey Wihbey.

 

Annual Student Leadership Banquet Highlights Vibrant Campus Life 10 June 2019

Annual Student Leadership Banquet Highlights Vibrant Campus Life

Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) students, faculty and staff celebrated the accomplishments of the College’s clubs and activities during its annual Student Leadership and Recognition Banquet...

NVCC’s Nursing & Respiratory Therapists Classes of 2019: More than 100 Strong 10 June 2019

NVCC’s Nursing & Respiratory Therapists Classes of 2019: More than 100 Strong

More than 100 soon-to-be graduates of two of NVCC’s Allied Health programs participated in the time-honored pinning ceremony tradition. Both ceremonies... 

Annual Honors Night Celebrates Exceptional Students and Achievements 10 June 2019

Annual Honors Night Celebrates Exceptional Students and Achievements

NVCC’s Honors Night recognized students for their leadership, academic excellence, and other achievements through...

NVCC Commencement Celebrates the Difference Community College Makes 10 June 2019

NVCC Commencement Celebrates the Difference Community College Makes

First cohort of Danbury Early College Opportunity program graduate with class of 2019

Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) celebrated a year of student success and the College’s...

NVCC’s Center for Racial Dialogue and Communal Transformation Hosts Community Forum 10 June 2019

NVCC’s Center for Racial Dialogue and Communal Transformation Hosts Community Forum

on Adichie’s “The Danger of a Single Story” and How It Impacts Dialogue about Patriotism

Using author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s famous TedTalk as a an anchor, NVCC’s Center for Racial...

Next Stop: Law School, Director of Human Resources and Labor Relations Accepts Offer to Attend Quinnipiac University School of Law 10 June 2019

Next Stop: Law School, Director of Human Resources and Labor Relations Accepts Offer to Attend Quinnipiac University School of Law

Kim Carolina, NVCC’s Director of Human Resources and Labor Relations, received a very pleasant surprise in her mailbox recently: an acceptance letter into Quinnipiac University’s School of Law and notification that she received a “Distinguished Scholar Award” for a yearly scholarship that can be renewed while she pursuers her JD.

NVCC Horticulture Program Contributes to Nation-Wide Research on Best Performing, “Sustainable” Roses 7 June 2019

NVCC Horticulture Program Contributes to Nation-Wide Research on Best Performing, “Sustainable” Roses

NVCC’s Waterbury campus is one of only 17 trial sites nationwide where critical data is collected that will help identify the most disease and pest resistant, hardiest and most garden-worthy rose cultivars while providing objective, accurate, and reliable information about the cultivars tested for each climate region across the U.S. This research, led by the American Rose Trials for Sustainability® (A.R.T.S. ®)...

Naugatuck Valley Community College Hosts Greater Waterbury Educational Leadership Breakfast 4 June 2019

Naugatuck Valley Community College Hosts Greater Waterbury Educational Leadership Breakfast

President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D, deans, directors, faculty and staff of Naugatuck Valley...  

NVCC’s Respiratory Therapy Program Surpasses National Averages for Accreditation Thresholds 3 June 2019

NVCC’s Respiratory Therapy Program Surpasses National Averages for Accreditation Thresholds

The Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) ranked NVCC's Respiratory Therapy program as meeting and exceeding certain national thresholds for 2018. Next year, the College will begin the process of submitting for reaccreditation, which occurs every 10 years...

First Annual Hospitality Management Alumni BBQ and Reunion a Sweeping Success 9 May 2019

First Annual Hospitality Management Alumni BBQ and Reunion a Sweeping Success

The Hospitality Management Department held its first-ever Alumni Reunion on April 4th, at the suggestion of its Service Management...

NVCC’s Foundation Hosts Second Annual Scholarship Breakfast 8 May 2019

NVCC’s Foundation Hosts Second Annual Scholarship Breakfast

NVCC’s Foundation hosted its Second Annual Leadership Breakfast supporting Education on Thursday, April 25, 2019 from 8-10 am at La Bella Vista, Waterbury.

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