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Naugatuck Valley Community College Celebrates 56th Commencement
Naugatuck Valley Community College Celebrates 56th Commencement

Naugatuck Valley Community...

Naugatuck Valley Community College Celebrates 56th Commencement

Naugatuck Valley Community College Celebrates 56th Commencement

NVCC celebrated commencement for the Class of 2021 with a live presentation of degrees and certificates in the Mainstage Theater on the...
Naugatuck Valley Community College Hosts Annual Honors Night
Naugatuck Valley Community College Hosts Annual Honors Night

Naugatuck Valley Community College...

Naugatuck Valley Community College Hosts Annual Honors Night

Naugatuck Valley Community College Hosts Annual Honors Night

Honors Night, an annual tradition at NVCC, celebrates graduation and the end of the semester by recognizing students for their leadership, academic...
Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Present at National Student Nurses'...
Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Present at National Student Nurses'...

Naugatuck Valley Community College...

Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Present at National Student Nurses'...

Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Present at National Student Nurses'...

Four NVCC freshman nursing students, Jael Aboagye, Tara East, Annastasia Mkhize, and Kerry Rowan attended...
Naugatuck Valley Community College Food Pantries Support Students in Both Waterbury and...
Naugatuck Valley Community College Food Pantries Support Students in Both Waterbury and...

Naugatuck Valley Community College...

Naugatuck Valley Community College Food Pantries Support Students in Both Waterbury and...

Naugatuck Valley Community College Food Pantries Support Students in Both Waterbury and...

 Community members, students, faculty, and staff were invited to lace up their sneakers on Sunday, March 28 to run and walk in support of...
Naugatuck Valley Community College Opens Spring Semester with Traditional All-College...
Naugatuck Valley Community College Opens Spring Semester with Traditional All-College...

Naugatuck Valley Community...

Naugatuck Valley Community College Opens Spring Semester with Traditional All-College...

Naugatuck Valley Community College Opens Spring Semester with Traditional All-College...

NVCC CEO, Lisa Dresdner, Ph.D., students, deans, faculty, and staff opened the spring semester with the traditional All-College meeting...
NVCC Welcomes Evening Cohort of Manufacturing Students
NVCC Welcomes Evening Cohort of Manufacturing Students

NVCC Welcomes Evening Cohort of...

NVCC Welcomes Evening Cohort of Manufacturing Students

NVCC Welcomes Evening Cohort of Manufacturing Students

Naugatuck Valley Community College CEO, Lisa Dresdner, Ph.D., faculty, and staff welcomed the evening cohort of Advanced Manufacturing Technology...
Naugatuck Valley Community College Hosting Manufacturing Technology Information Sessions and Tours 19 July 2021

Naugatuck Valley Community College Hosting Manufacturing Technology Information Sessions and Tours

Naugatuck Valley Community College is hosting on-campus manufacturing information sessions and tours on Monday, August 2 at 11:00 AM and Wednesday, August 4 at 5:30 PM in Technology Hall Room T509 at the Waterbury campus. 

12 July 2021

Naugatuck Valley Community College Foundation Awarded Grant to Support New Women of Color Empowerment Collective

The Naugatuck Valley Community College Foundation was awarded a $5,000 grant from the Women’s Giving Circle at the Connecticut Community Foundation in support of the Women of Color Empowerment Collective (WCEC).

Naugatuck Valley Community College Launches Summer Upward Bound Program 7 July 2021

Naugatuck Valley Community College Launches Summer Upward Bound Program

Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) launched its Upward Bound (UB) summer program for Upward Bound students from Wilby, Crosby, and Kennedy High Schools. This highly engaging, six-week hybrid summer program will serve 45 students in grades 9-12.

Naugatuck Valley Community College Hosting Fall Enrollment Event on July 10 6 July 2021

Naugatuck Valley Community College Hosting Fall Enrollment Event on July 10

Fall classes at Naugatuck Valley Community College begin on Thursday, August 26, 2021.  To support students in preparing for their semester, NVCC is hosting an Enrollment Event on Saturday, July 10, from 9 am – 1 pm on both the Waterbury and Danbury campuses.

Debt-Free Community College at NVCC- Deadline to Apply is July 15! 25 June 2021

Debt-Free Community College at NVCC- Deadline to Apply is July 15!

 Pledge to Advance Connecticut (PACT) supports Connecticut residents who are first-time college students and who enroll in community college this fall 2021 semester full-time. The program allows students who qualify to earn a degree or qualifying certificate without taking on debt.

Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Give Back to Community 23 June 2021

Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Give Back to Community

The 2022 National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA) Club at NVCC completed a campaign to collect donations for two local women's shelters. 

Smaller Manufacturers Association of Connecticut Honors NVCC Student of the Year 9 June 2021

Smaller Manufacturers Association of Connecticut Honors NVCC Student of the Year

Each year the Smaller Manufacturers Association (SMA) awards the NVCC student of the year, based on the recommendation of instructors from the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center (AMTC). 

9 June 2021

Naugatuck Valley Community College NViSION Students Celebrate Success

 As the 2020-2021 academic year came to a close, Naugatuck Valley Community College celebrated student success through a robust calendar of events that highlighted achievement and excellence while promising bright futures. Students in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Division are no exception.

Naugatuck Valley Community College STEM Students Awarded Scholarships from NASA CT Space Grant Consortium 8 June 2021

Naugatuck Valley Community College STEM Students Awarded Scholarships from NASA CT Space Grant Consortium

 Each semester the NASA Connecticut Space Grant Consortium (CTSGC) offers Community College Scholarships, Community College Transfer Scholarships, and Research Fellowships to students interested in STEM fields.  

Naugatuck Valley Community College Celebrates 56th Commencement 3 June 2021

Naugatuck Valley Community College Celebrates 56th Commencement

NVCC celebrated commencement for the Class of 2021 with a live presentation of degrees and certificates in the Mainstage Theater on the Waterbury campus. To accommodate the class of 2021, the event was hosted on Wednesday, May 26 for the Liberal Arts/Behavioral & Social Sciences (LABSS) Division, and on Thursday, May 27 for Allied Health & Nursing, Business, and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Divisions. 

Naugatuck Valley Community College Hosts Annual Honors Night 1 June 2021

Naugatuck Valley Community College Hosts Annual Honors Night

Honors Night, an annual tradition at NVCC, celebrates graduation and the end of the semester by recognizing students for their leadership, academic excellence, and other achievements through the awarding of scholarships.

Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Present at National Student Nurses' Association Conference 29 April 2021

Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Present at National Student Nurses' Association Conference

Four NVCC freshman nursing students, Jael Aboagye, Tara East, Annastasia Mkhize, and Kerry Rowan attended the National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA) annual conference where they successfully submitted a resolution that advocated for nursing students to be designated as essential workers in light of the existing nursing shortage exacerbated by the COVID epidemic.

United Way of Greater Waterbury Honored Naugatuck Valley Community College Professor Kathy Taylor 28 April 2021

United Way of Greater Waterbury Honored Naugatuck Valley Community College Professor Kathy Taylor

The United Way of Greater Waterbury hosted its 34th Annual Celebration and Awards in a free virtual event on Thursday, April 29, 2021. This year the agency recognized Naugatuck Valley Community College Professor of Legal Studies, Kathy Taylor, J.D. with the United Way Organized Labor Community Service Award.   

Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Benefit from Increase in Scholarships 28 April 2021

Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Benefit from Increase in Scholarships

College Foundation Reports an Increase in Endowed Scholarships Establishes Long-Term Support for Students

The fundraising efforts of Naugatuck Valley Community College’s Associate Dean of Development, Angela Chapman, and the NVCC Foundation have resulted in an increase of scholarships and awards to students from 115 in 2019 to 203 in 2020. 

Naugatuck Valley Community College President Emerita Establishes Scholarship 27 April 2021

Naugatuck Valley Community College President Emerita Establishes Scholarship

Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D., NVCC President Emerita, established the Cocco De Filippis Family Endowed Scholarship to support students from all disciplines who are enrolled in the college, regardless of financial aid and immigration status.

Governor Lamont Holds Press Conference at Naugatuck Valley Community College to Announce Plans for American Rescue Plan Act Proposal 26 April 2021

Governor Lamont Holds Press Conference at Naugatuck Valley Community College to Announce Plans for American Rescue Plan Act Proposal

Governor Ned Lamont held a press conference at NVCC on April 23 to announce key initiatives as part of his American Rescue Plan Act Proposal. Governor Lamont outlined his proposal for how Connecticut should invest the federal COVID-19 recovery aid it is receiving from the American Rescue Plan Act.

Naugatuck Valley Community College Hosted Virtual Arts Festival 22 April 2021

Naugatuck Valley Community College Hosted Virtual Arts Festival

NVCC hosted its annual International Center for the Arts (ICA) Festival from April 27-29, 2021.  A college tradition for the last 5 years, the ICA was launched by NVCC’s CEO, Dr. Lisa Dresdner, when she was the Associate Dean of Liberal Arts & Behavioral/Social Sciences (LABSS).

Naugatuck Valley Community College Presented Second Annual Human Library 8 April 2021

Naugatuck Valley Community College Presented Second Annual Human Library

 The NVCC Human Library invited students, faculty, and staff to serve as books in the Human Library, where books are people and reading is a conversation. This unique event held virtually on April 28, 2021, was an opportunity to share our stories with others one-on-one in our community. 

Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Qualify for Community Service Opportunity through VITA Tax Preparation 7 April 2021

Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Qualify for Community Service Opportunity through VITA Tax Preparation

NVCC Students Give Back by Helping Others

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is an annual event that offers free tax help to people who generally make $57,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly, and limited English-speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns.  

Naugatuck Valley Community College Hosts Annual Women in Science Series 7 April 2021

Naugatuck Valley Community College Hosts Annual Women in Science Series

 NVCC hosted its annual Women in Science Series virtually on Monday, April 12, 2021.  The event introduced students to career options in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

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