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NVCC Hosts Eversource to Connect College to Career Opportunities in the Energy Industry
NVCC Hosts Eversource to Connect College to Career Opportunities in the Energy Industry

NVCC Hosts Eversource to Connect...

NVCC Hosts Eversource to Connect College to Career Opportunities in the Energy Industry

NVCC Hosts Eversource to Connect College to Career Opportunities in the Energy Industry

Naugatuck Valley Community College President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D., students...
NVCC Hosts Annual Leadership Breakfast
NVCC Hosts Annual Leadership Breakfast

NVCC Hosts Annual Leadership...

NVCC Hosts Annual Leadership Breakfast

NVCC Hosts Annual Leadership Breakfast

Nearly 50 state, municipal, and community leaders met at Naugatuck Valley Community College on January 11 for the college’s annual Leadership...
NVCC Hosts Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal at HOSA
NVCC Hosts Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal at HOSA

NVCC Hosts Connecticut Senator...

NVCC Hosts Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal at HOSA

NVCC Hosts Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal at HOSA

Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal spoke at the Tobacco Free Leadership Summit hosted in NVCC’s Founders Hall on January 4.
Family Ties: Six Waterbury Siblings Choose NVCC as a Place to Launch Their Futures
Family Ties: Six Waterbury Siblings Choose NVCC as a Place to Launch Their Futures

Family Ties: Six Waterbury Siblings...

Family Ties: Six Waterbury Siblings Choose NVCC as a Place to Launch Their Futures

Family Ties: Six Waterbury Siblings Choose NVCC as a Place to Launch Their Futures

Miguel, Joel, Josue, Jerusalen, Debora, and Ana Cruz have many things in common. The six siblings are all motivated, hard-working, and all of...
All-College Meeting Wraps Up Fall Semester, Offers Time to Reflect on 2018 Accomplishments
All-College Meeting Wraps Up Fall Semester, Offers Time to Reflect on 2018 Accomplishments

All-College Meeting Wraps Up Fall...

All-College Meeting Wraps Up Fall Semester, Offers Time to Reflect on 2018 Accomplishments

All-College Meeting Wraps Up Fall Semester, Offers Time to Reflect on 2018 Accomplishments

Naugatuck Valley Community College faculty and staff gathered on December 5 for the end-of-...
Honors Institute Showcase Features Student Projects
Honors Institute Showcase Features Student Projects

Honors Institute Showcase Features...

Honors Institute Showcase Features Student Projects

Honors Institute Showcase Features Student Projects

Students in Naugatuck Valley Community College’s Honors Institute presented their research projects for the fall semester to faculty, peers, and...
Connecticut’s Office of Higher Ed Awards NVCC Grant to Advance Success of Minority Students 7 January 2019

Connecticut’s Office of Higher Ed Awards NVCC Grant to Advance Success of Minority Students

Connecticut’s Office of Higher Education (OHE) awarded NVCC a $75,000 grant, the maximum amount possible, as part of its...

CT Association of Latinos in Higher Education Awards NVCC President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D. Lifetime Achievement Award 18 December 2018

CT Association of Latinos in Higher Education Awards NVCC President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D. Lifetime Achievement Award

The Connecticut Association of Latinos in Higher Education (CALAHE) presented NVCC President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D. a Lifetime Achievement Award at its December 7 annual meeting held at the University of Hartford.

NVCC’s Radiologic Technology Program Receives Reaccreditation Through 2026 6 December 2018

NVCC’s Radiologic Technology Program Receives Reaccreditation Through 2026

The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) awarded NVCC’s associate degree radiography program with reaccreditation for eight years, the maximum duration that may be awarded.

Leading Professionals Speak on Career Forecast in Hartford’s New Technology and Innovation Hub 15 November 2018

Leading Professionals Speak on Career Forecast in Hartford’s New Technology and Innovation Hub

at NVCC’s Careers Talk with Infosys

NVCC hosted Infosys on November 12 to talk to the College’s Computer...

NVCC’s Manufacturing Program Celebrates Six Years of Making Academic Connections to One of Connecticut’s Fastest-Growing Industries 6 November 2018

NVCC’s Manufacturing Program Celebrates Six Years of Making Academic Connections to One of Connecticut’s Fastest-Growing Industries

With 40 years of experience working for several Fortune 500 manufacturing...

NVCC’s SGA Secretary Serves as Panelist at CHERE’s Diversity Conference 3 August 2018

NVCC’s SGA Secretary Serves as Panelist at CHERE’s Diversity Conference

Abimelec Salgado, Secretary of NVCC’s Student Government Association (SGA), represented his fellow students at the Center for Higher Education Retention Excellence (CHERE) Conference at the University of Hartford on June 22.

NVCC Nursing Graduate Makes a Difference in Critical Care 2 August 2018

NVCC Nursing Graduate Makes a Difference in Critical Care

Pablo P. DeOliveira studied at Naugatuck Valley Community College for six years during which he earned 3 degrees – Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences May 25, 2012; Associate of Arts in Mathematics/Science May 28, 2015; Associate of Science in Nursing May 28, 2015; all while working a full-time job as a janitor.

Graduate Goes onto Advanced Degree While Putting her NVCC Credential to Work in Physical Therapy 2 August 2018

Graduate Goes onto Advanced Degree While Putting her NVCC Credential to Work in Physical Therapy

Chelsea Clow received two A.S. degrees while matriculating at NVCC, one in General Studies in 2015 and the second in Physical...

NVCC Commencement Celebrates Major Milestone 29 May 2018

NVCC Commencement Celebrates Major Milestone

NVCC Grants 10,000th Conferral in Ten Years

Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) celebrated a year of student success as well as many accolades the College has received over the last year at its commencement which took place at Waterbury’s Palace Theatre on May 24.

Naugatuck Valley Community College Student Newspaper, the Tamarack Honored for Excellence in Journalism 29 May 2018

Naugatuck Valley Community College Student Newspaper, the Tamarack Honored for Excellence in Journalism

The Tamarack, NVCC's student newspaper was honored by six awards for Excellence in...

NVCC Alums Are Making a Difference in Connecticut’s Energy Industry 16 May 2018

NVCC Alums Are Making a Difference in Connecticut’s Energy Industry

Skills, education, and future outlook in energy industry are discussed at joint Energy Summit

Naugatuck Valley Community College and Eversource Energy partnered to host an energy summit on May 11 at Eversource’s Berlin, CT campus. The required skills, education, and future outlook in the field of energy anchored the discussion.

Honors Institute Showcase Features Student Projects 8 May 2018

Honors Institute Showcase Features Student Projects

Students in Naugatuck Valley Community College’s Honors Institute presented their research projects for the spring semester to faculty, peers and other members of the NVCC community at the Honors Institute Showcase on April 30. Research topics ranged from business communication for ESL Professionals and end of life nursing care to looking at how psychological incentives can yield different behaviors when it comes to environmental protection.

NVCC Professor and Author Steve Parlato Discusses Second YA Novel 2 April 2018

NVCC Professor and Author Steve Parlato Discusses Second YA Novel

With a panel at NVCC including faculty, staff, and students

Local author and Associate Professor of English Steve Parlato celebrated the publication of his latest young adult novel, The Precious Dreadful Tuesday with an NVCC-hosted panel discussion including NVCC students, faculty, and staff. Four of Parlato’s advanced readers, professors Patti Pallis, Julia Petitfrere, Kate Pelletier, and Center for Academic Planning & Student Success Director Bonnie Goulet read excerpts from his book and led a discussion on elements of the novel such as characterization, plot, themes, and artistic inspiration.

Leading Cybersecurity Professionals Speak on Career Forecast 28 February 2018

Leading Cybersecurity Professionals Speak on Career Forecast

At NVCC’s Careers in Cybersecurity Talk

What’s it like to work in cybersecurity? What are the job prospects in the field, and how are organizations preparing their enterprises from being compromised? Those questions were the anchors for Naugatuck Valley Community College’s “Careers in Cybersecurity,” talk hosted on its Waterbury Campus with live feed to the Danbury campus on February 26.

NVCC Professor and Author Steve Parlato Publishes Second YA Novel 20 February 2018

NVCC Professor and Author Steve Parlato Publishes Second YA Novel

Celebrates sophomore novel with readings and launch

Local author and Associate Professor of English Steve Parlato celebrated the publication of his latest young adult novel, The Precious Dreadful Tuesday night with a meet and greet and book signing at the Barnes and Noble located at 235 Union Street in Waterbury.

Child Development Center Surpasses Accreditation Pass Rate Standards 30 January 2018

Child Development Center Surpasses Accreditation Pass Rate Standards

According to National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Report

During its renewal for accreditation by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) the Child Development Center at Naugatuck Valley Community College learned it received pass rates of 100% in all categories and exceeded the 100% pass rate in five areas. To achieve NAEYC accreditation, a program needs to meet at least 80% of assessed criteria for each program standard and meet at least 70% of assessed criteria for each class selected for assessment.

NVCC Hosts Annual Leadership Breakfast 12 January 2018

NVCC Hosts Annual Leadership Breakfast

State and Local Elected Officials Reflect on Coming Session

More than 100 state, municipal, and community leaders met at Naugatuck Valley Community College on January 11 for the college’s annual Leadership Breakfast. The event focused upon state and local issues for the upcoming 2018 Connecticut General Assembly session.

Presidential Awards Ceremony Recognizes Achievements of Advanced Manufacturing Technology Students in Graduating Class of 2017 27 December 2017

Presidential Awards Ceremony Recognizes Achievements of Advanced Manufacturing Technology Students in Graduating Class of 2017

Thomaston Savings Bank Scholarship Awarded to High-Performing Student Along with Presidential Awards Presented to Other Top Performing Students

Sixteen Naugatuck Valley Community College students who will graduate in January and May with certificates in Advanced Manufacturing were recognized Wednesday at the Sixth Annual Presidential Awards Ceremony

Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center at Naugatuck Valley Community College Awards Increasing Numbers of NIMS Certifications 30 November 2017

Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center at Naugatuck Valley Community College Awards Increasing Numbers of NIMS Certifications

NVCC is addressing the skills gap in manufacturing.

Naugatuck Valley Community College’s Upward Bound Grant Coordinators Attended DOE Conference in Washington, D.C. 30 November 2017

Naugatuck Valley Community College’s Upward Bound Grant Coordinators Attended DOE Conference in Washington, D.C.

Through the U.S. Department of Education’s Upward Bound (UBMS) grant, two of NVCC’s grant coordinators, Yovany Cruz and Darrion Sprueill attended the third national convening of minority serving community colleges (MSCCs) held on November 14 and 15, 2017 in Washington, DC.

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