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

Connecticut’s Office of Higher Ed...

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

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

Connecticut’s Office of Higher Education (OHE) awarded NVCC a $75,000 grant, the maximum amount possible, as part of its...
NVCC Presents Little Shop of Horrors 6 December 2018

NVCC Presents Little Shop of Horrors

Dance, theater, and music departments wow with tour-de-force performance

NVCC’s music, dance, and theater students performed sci-fi cult classic, Little Shop of Horrors to a packed house on the nights of November 16-17 and during a special matinee performance on November 18.

Confluencia Celebrates New Publication, New Moderator 29 November 2018

Confluencia Celebrates New Publication, New Moderator

NVCC Hosts night of multilingual poetry and open mic in Playbox Theater

There were a lot of new things to celebrate at the last Confluencia of the year which was held in the Playbox Theater on November 26.

NVCC Hosts United Way Day of Action to Tip the Scales at 26,000 Pounds of Food Staples 27 June 2018

NVCC Hosts United Way Day of Action to Tip the Scales at 26,000 Pounds of Food Staples

NVCC faculty and staff make a difference in the community

Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) hosted the United Way’s annual Stock the Pantry weigh-in at the Founders...

NVCC Hosts Night of Multilingual Poetry on Waterbury Campus 8 May 2018

NVCC Hosts Night of Multilingual Poetry on Waterbury Campus

Naugatuck Valley Community College hosted a special evening of poetry featuring three local writers and poets at Confluencia on April 18 at the College’s Waterbury Campus. The evening kicked off with live music and refreshments and continued with an “open mic” featuring NVCC students who offered readings of original works as well as poetry and prose by noted writers.

Naugatuck Valley Community College Celebrates Sixth Annual Open House 7 May 2018

Naugatuck Valley Community College Celebrates Sixth Annual Open House

Naugatuck Valley Community College hosted its sixth annual Spring Open House on Sunday, April 29 from 1 to 4 p.m. at its Waterbury Campus where prospective students and their families were able to see all that the college has to offer. Faculty, staff, and student leaders were on hand to talk one-on-one with prospective students and visitors about applying to and attending NVCC.

Mark Your Calendar for NVCC’s Spring Open House 2 April 2018

Mark Your Calendar for NVCC’s Spring Open House

A chance to explore affordable degree programs, tour campus, start application process

If you’re graduating high school, thinking of going back to school, or are ready for a career change, mark your calendar for Sunday, April 29 when Naugatuck Valley Community College hosts its free Spring Open House.

Free Tax Preparation Available in Your Neighborhood 20 February 2018

Free Tax Preparation Available in Your Neighborhood

NVCC’s Waterbury Campus Will Host VITA Site

For individuals who earn $54,000 or less, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program will help those who need assistance preparing their tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers will provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing of Federal and State returns.

How to Assist Professionals Relocating from Puerto Rico & U.S. Virgin Islands 30 November 2017

How to Assist Professionals Relocating from Puerto Rico & U.S. Virgin Islands

NVCC hosts “Campus Conversation” providing information and resources for community

For the hundreds of individuals and families who will be relocating to Connecticut following the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, many will be challenged to find new jobs, bridge the gap to transfer existing skills to continue their careers, and acquire English as a second language or improve their proficiency in English.

Naugatuck Valley Community College Preparing Festivities to Celebrate 50 Year Anniversary and Ribbon Cutting of the New Center for Health Sciences 1 September 2017

Naugatuck Valley Community College Preparing Festivities to Celebrate 50 Year Anniversary and Ribbon Cutting of the New Center for Health Sciences

Save the Date!

NVCC has multiple reasons to celebrate. This fall marks 50 years of higher education and community service as well as the formal opening of its newest building- the Founders Hall Center for Health Sciences.  The ceremonies begin on Thursday, October 12, when the traditional NVCC Confluencia poetry reading will feature the presentation of the anniversary volume published by the College to honor this milestone. The Confluencia program also includes an open mic and readings from faculty and staff poets. It will open with a reception hosted by President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D., who initiated the tradition of Confluencia nine years ago, when she first came to NVCC. The event is free and open to the public.

2 June 2017

NVCC Dancers Donate Performances to the Art of Mental Health Celebration at the Mattatuck Museum

On May 20, a group of dance program students from Naugatuck Valley Community College performed as part of the “Art of Mental Health” celebration held at the Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury. Under the advising of Professor Megan Boyd, the NVCC Dance Program donated two dance performances to the Mattatuck Museum’s sponsorship of We Stand Youth Empowerment and Advocacy Group. 

NVCC Inducts 146 Students into National Honor Society Phi Theta Kappa 25 April 2017

NVCC Inducts 146 Students into National Honor Society Phi Theta Kappa

Naugatuck Valley Community College held the 36th annual induction ceremony for the National Honor Society Phi Theta Kappa on Monday, April 10.  Faculty, staff, friends, and family celebrated the achievements of 146 student inductees. The event opened with a welcome by Professor Lisa Kaufman, an advisor for the organization. NVCC President Daisy Cocco DeFilippis, Ph.D. delivered the opening remarks commending the academic achievements of the students, Dean of Academic Affairs Irene Rios-Knauf, Ph.D., congratulated the recipients, and NVCC Professor of English Steve Parlato delivered the keynote address.

NVCC Hosts Night of Multilingual Poetry in New Community Room 25 April 2017

NVCC Hosts Night of Multilingual Poetry in New Community Room

Naugatuck Valley Community College hosted a special evening of music and poetry featuring three award-winning writers and poets at Confluencia on April 19 at the College’s Waterbury Campus. The evening kicked off with the music of a student jazz trio and continued with an “open mike” featuring NVCC students who offered readings of original works as well as poetry and prose by noted writers.

Naugatuck Valley Community College Celebrates Fifth Annual Open House and Greater Waterbury Educational Leadership Breakfast 25 April 2017

Naugatuck Valley Community College Celebrates Fifth Annual Open House and Greater Waterbury Educational Leadership Breakfast

Naugatuck Valley Community College hosted its fifth annual Spring Open House on Sunday, April 23 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Technology Hall Atrium where prospective students and their families visited NVCC’s Waterbury Campus. Faculty, staff, and student leaders were on hand to talk one-on-one with prospective students and visitors about applying to and attending NVCC. Campus tours were conducted throughout the day with stops at the Library, Academic Center for Excellence, Student Center, Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center, Hospitality Management Program, allied health labs, and other popular locations.

Debut of International Arts Festival Big Success 25 April 2017

Debut of International Arts Festival Big Success

NVCC’s celebration of artistic multiculturalism launched college as “International Center for the Arts”

On a bright spring afternoon, Naugatuck Valley Community College students, faculty and staff, and Fulbright scholar-in-residence Felipe Karam gathered around a dozen colorful djembes and dunduns arranged in the College’s Leever Atrium. The African-inspired drum circle was the first of many interactive events at the debut of the College’s International Arts Festival on April 17. The festival also launched the College as an International Center for the Arts (ICA) for the greater-Waterbury community.

 

NVCC Hosts Health Sciences Alumni Reunion & Open House 25 April 2017

NVCC Hosts Health Sciences Alumni Reunion & Open House

A chance for alumni to network and share their stories

NVCC President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D., the students, faculty and staff invite health sciences alumni to tour the new Center for Health Sciences. Come see the state-of-the-art Center for Health Sciences, smart classrooms, and simulation laboratories. Reunite with classmates, meet colleagues and health care professionals, enjoy tours and refreshments, and share your story.

Call for Entries for Naugatuck Valley Community College’s 50th Anniversary Commemorative Book 8 March 2017

Call for Entries for Naugatuck Valley Community College’s 50th Anniversary Commemorative Book

Deadline for Intent to Submit is April 10, 2017

Naugatuck Valley Community College invites individuals to submit original work for possible inclusion in its 50th Anniversary Commemorative Book, which will be published in the fall of 2017.  This book will honor the history of the College's beautiful campus and submissions from students, faculty, staff, alumni and the community are highly encouraged.

 

NVCC Faculty and Students Selected to Show Work at Hartford Gallery 7 March 2017

NVCC Faculty and Students Selected to Show Work at Hartford Gallery

“Community” Art Show at University of Hartford Free and Open to the Public

Naugatuck Valley Community College Art Instructor Amanda Lebel and two of her students are showing their work at “Community,” a collaboration between the Hartford Art School and the Connecticut Community Colleges. The show highlights selected work from one faculty member and two students from each of the nine participating Connecticut Community colleges.  The show, which will be on view from February 18-March 7, hosted an opening reception on Thursday, February 23 starting at 6 p.m. in the Donald and Linda Slipe Gallery at the University of Hartford’s Art School. The show is open to the public and admission is free.


Color Guard Procession, Patriotic Sing-Along among Highlights of  All College Meeting 10 February 2017

Color Guard Procession, Patriotic Sing-Along among Highlights of All College Meeting

First Meeting of Semester Held in NVCC’s New Community Room in the Center for Health Sciences

Naugatuck Valley Community College’s president, faculty, staff, and students held their All College meeting in the new Community Room located in the Center for Health Sciences for the first of what will be many community gatherings in the new space.

 

English Language Learners from Waterbury High Schools Get a Glimpse of College Life 8 February 2017

English Language Learners from Waterbury High Schools Get a Glimpse of College Life

Agenda Includes General Info Sessions, Campus Tours, and Financial Aid Workshops in Spanish

More than 85 Spanish-speaking juniors and seniors representing area schools like Crosby, Kennedy, Waterbury Career Academy, and Wilby gathered in Naugatuck Valley Community College’s Technology Hall Friday, January 27 in a special College-hosted visit aimed at accommodating and addressing the needs of English Language Learners. These local students spent the morning learning about some of the things to anticipate as they transition into the next chapter of their educations.

 

NVCC Hosts Leadership Breakfast 8 February 2017

NVCC Hosts Leadership Breakfast

Community Leaders including Danbury and Waterbury Mayors Reflect on Shared Goals for Coming Year

More than 100 community partners and NVCC academic leaders met at a leadership breakfast held at Naugatuck Valley Community College’s Waterbury campus today. The annual Leadership Breakfast “Responding to Our Mission” reflected the individual and shared goals of legislative, municipal, and community leaders in the 22-town NVCC service region. 

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