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6 January 2020

NVCC Planning Orientation Welcome to Kick off the New Academic Year on Waterbury and Danbury Campuses

NVCC Planning Orientation Welcome to Kick off the New Academic Year on Waterbury and Danbury Campuses

President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D., students, faculty and staff of Naugatuck Valley Community College are planning the details for two campus-wide orientation programs to welcome new students and their families on both the Waterbury and Danbury campuses. The programs will open with Student Registration and refreshments for students and parents. Academic, Administrative and Student Services Deans, faculty and staff will be in attendance for student information. 

Looking forward to another year at NVCC, President De Filippis noted, “As the new academic year begins we are ready to welcome our new students to our campuses in Waterbury and Danbury. It is a joy to welcome students to our caring academic community of purpose where intelligence and kindness come together to change lives through the power of education.” President De Filippis plans to welcome new students with an introduction and a poem.

The orientation program on the Waterbury campus is scheduled for Monday, January 13, 2020 and on the Danbury campus for Tuesday, January 14.

Details for each campus are shown here:

WATERBURY CAMPUS:
Monday, January 13, 2020
Café West/Café East - Cistulli Student Center Building
4:30 - Students and Parents Registration - Refreshments - Café West

5 pm                      Open Forum and Information Tables - Café West/Café East        

5:30 pm               Program Begins in Café West    

  • Opening Remarks - Sarah Gager, Dean of Student Services
  • Welcoming Remarks - Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D., President, Naugatuck Valley Community College
  • Academic Affairs - Lisa Dresdner, Ph.D., Dean of Academic Affairs
  • Faculty Outlook - Christopher Rempfer, Assistant Professor of English
  • Public Safety - Lieutenant Jeffrey D’Alusio, Director of Public Safety
  • Break-out Sessions for Students/Parents - Sarah Gager, Dean of Student Services

5:50 pm               Student Program-Café West

  • Get Involved! - Tabitha Cruz, NVCC Student Government President
  • Giveaways to students - Student Government Association Officers
  • We Are Here for You! - Academic Center for Success (ACE), Center for Academic Planning and Student Success (CAPSS), Library, and Center for Job Placement & Career Opportunities (CJPCO) –Robert Sheftel, Bonnie Goulet, Jaime Hammond and Antony Wormack
  • Campus tours - Sarah Gager, Dean of Student Services & Student Ambassadors

5:50 pm               Parent Program- Café East

  • Parent Boot Camp - Lourdes Cruz, Registrar
  • Financial Aid - Cathy Hardy, Director of Financial Aid
  • Disability Services - Terry Latella, Counselor  
  • Veterans Affairs - Debbie DiCicco, Assistant Director of Financial Aid & Veteran Affairs (Veterans’ Oasis)

6:30 pm               Campus Tours by SGA


DANBURY CAMPUS:
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Room D 203 - 190 Main Street, Danbury CT 

4:30 pm               Students & Parents Registration - Refreshments - D203

5 pm                    Program Begins in Room D 203

  • Opening Remarks - Antonio Santiago, Dean of the Danbury Campus
  • Welcoming Remarks -Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D., NVCC President 
  • We are here for You!
    Tammy MacBrien Downs, Counselor, Danbury Campus
    Ivelisse Maldonado, Librarian, Danbury Campus
  • Danbury Campus General Information 
    Robert Chakar & Daniel O’Brien, Evening Administrators
  • Student Perspective
    Smeilyn Abreu-SGA Senator and CREAR Futuros Mentor
  • Student Activities
    Karen Blake, Director of Student Activities
  • Get Involved! -
    Tabitha Cruz, President, Student Government Association
  • Raffles and Giveaways to students –Student Government Association Offices

6:00 pm               Closing Remarks

Information Tables and Refreshments-ACE/Library D 201

Campus tours by Request

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