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Naugatuck Valley Community College wins multiple regional awards
Naugatuck Valley Community College wins multiple regional awards

Naugatuck Valley Community College...

Naugatuck Valley Community College wins multiple regional awards

Naugatuck Valley Community College wins multiple regional awards

Naugatuck Valley Community College’s (NVCC)Alpha Theta Epsilon (ATE) chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society were recognized for leadership...
NVCC To Host 2nd Annual STEM Festival at Waterbury Campus
NVCC To Host 2nd Annual STEM Festival at Waterbury Campus

NVCC To Host 2nd Annual STEM...

NVCC To Host 2nd Annual STEM Festival at Waterbury Campus

NVCC To Host 2nd Annual STEM Festival at Waterbury Campus

Naugatuck Valley Community College invites STEM enthusiasts of all ages to its 2nd Annual STEM Festival on Saturday, April 30 from 1 – 4 pm at...
Naugatuck Valley Community College Holding Spring Open House
Naugatuck Valley Community College Holding Spring Open House

Naugatuck Valley Community College...

Naugatuck Valley Community College Holding Spring Open House

Naugatuck Valley Community College Holding Spring Open House

WATERBURY- Naugatuck Valley Community College is hosting a Spring Open House on Saturday, April 2, 2022 from 10 am – 1pm in Technology Hall on...
Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Awarded NASA Community College Quadcopter...
Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Awarded NASA Community College Quadcopter...

Naugatuck Valley Community College...

Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Awarded NASA Community College Quadcopter...

Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Awarded NASA Community College Quadcopter...

The Naugatuck Valley Community College NASA grant students are in full swing, building a drone quadcopter for the upcoming flight challenge taking...
AARP-CT Offering Scholarships for Manufacturing Students Age 50+ at Connecticut Community...
AARP-CT Offering Scholarships for Manufacturing Students Age 50+ at Connecticut Community...

AARP-CT Offering Scholarships for...

AARP-CT Offering Scholarships for Manufacturing Students Age 50+ at Connecticut Community...

AARP-CT Offering Scholarships for Manufacturing Students Age 50+ at Connecticut Community...

WATERBURY- AARP-CT has funding for scholarships for students age 50+ who want to pursue careers in manufacturing at one...
Naugatuck Valley Community College Presents Annual Scholarship and Manufacturing Awards
Naugatuck Valley Community College Presents Annual Scholarship and Manufacturing Awards

Naugatuck Valley Community College...

Naugatuck Valley Community College Presents Annual Scholarship and Manufacturing Awards

Naugatuck Valley Community College Presents Annual Scholarship and Manufacturing Awards

NVCC CEO, Lisa Dresdner, Ph.D. joined Thomaston Savings Bank (TSB) to present the annual Manufacturing Incentive Awards and the Thomaston Savings Bank...
29 August 2022

Connecticut Has Best Community College System in U.S.

Connecticut’s community college system, was ranked No. 1 in the nation by WalletHub

Connecticut’s community college system, was ranked No. 1 in the nation by WalletHub this week, and several of the community colleges ranked among the top 15 in the country in the financial website’s reports on community colleges and state-by-state community college system rankings.
28 July 2022

Naugatuck Valley Community College Holds Advanced Manufacturing Information Session

Naugatuck Valley Community College will hold an Advanced Manufacturing Information Session on August 3 at 5:30 p.m. on its Waterbury campus, in Technology Hall Lobby.  

Naugatuck Valley Community College wins multiple regional awards 14 April 2022

Naugatuck Valley Community College wins multiple regional awards

2022 Spring Conference of New England Region of Phi Theta Kappa sees NVCC win awards for Honors in Action, Distinguished Chapter and Advisor

Naugatuck Valley Community College’s (NVCC)Alpha Theta Epsilon (ATE) chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society were recognized for leadership and achievement at the New England Regional PTK Spring 2022 conference at Asnuntuck Community College on March 26, 2022. These accolades are a direct result of the unwavering determination of our team members and faculty advisors John Harding and Alan Teitleman.

NVCC To Host 2nd Annual STEM Festival at Waterbury Campus 12 April 2022

NVCC To Host 2nd Annual STEM Festival at Waterbury Campus

This April 30th STEM educational event is free and open to the public.

Naugatuck Valley Community College invites STEM enthusiasts of all ages to its 2nd Annual STEM Festival on Saturday, April 30 from 1 – 4 pm at their Waterbury Campus located at 750 Chase Parkway. The festival, organized by the college’s NViSION scholar program and NVCC STEM Club, will feature live STEM demonstrations by students and faculty, family-friendly STEM activities, music, food, a reptile experience, a bounce obstacle course, tours of the campus grounds, exploration of various species of plants on campus, and lots more fun! 

Naugatuck Valley Community College Holding Spring Open House 23 March 2022

Naugatuck Valley Community College Holding Spring Open House

April 2, 2022 10 am - 1 pm

WATERBURY- Naugatuck Valley Community College is hosting a Spring Open House on Saturday, April 2, 2022 from 10 am – 1pm in Technology Hall on the Waterbury campus. Prospective students and their families will have an opportunity to see all the College has to offer. Faculty, staff, and student leaders will be on hand to talk one-on-one with students and visitors about applying to and attending NVCC.  

The event will feature information on topics including the admissions process and financial aid as well as PACT – Connecticut’s free community college program. NVCC’s Technology Hall will be the entry to the Open House with representatives from the College’s student service offices, academic divisions, Danbury campus, and non-credit programs on hand to meet and greet students and their families. 

Campus tours will be conducted throughout the event with stops at the Library, Academic Center for Excellence (ACE), Student Center, Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center (AMTC), Hospitality Management Program, the greenhouse, allied health labs, and other popular locations. 

The College recommends arriving at 10:00 am to take full advantage of the information sessions and tours. 

NVCC is excited to once again host this in-person event for prospective students who are interested in learning more about NVCC.  Blayre Millo, Associate Director of Admissions, encourages students of all ages to attend. “NVCC offers a wide variety of academic degrees and certificates on our campuses. Whether you’re just graduating from high school, thinking of going back to school, or are ready for a career change, come check out the opportunities available to you at NVCC!” 

Registration is not required.  For more information visit nv.edu/openhouse

Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Awarded NASA Community College Quadcopter Challenge Grant 28 February 2022

Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Awarded NASA Community College Quadcopter Challenge Grant

The Naugatuck Valley Community College NASA grant students are in full swing, building a drone quadcopter for the upcoming flight challenge taking place in later April.

In early January, NVCC students Jonathan Escobar, Albert Lagerman, Anthony Lane, and James Petkin were awarded the NASA Community College Quadcopter challenge grant.

The purpose of the Community College Quadcopter Challenge grant is to "inspire the pursuit of careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), especially within groups who have traditionally been underrepresented within the STEM disciplines." 

28 January 2022

Naugatuck Valley Community College Literary Journal Publishes Call for Entries

WATERBURY, Conn - Naugatuck Valley Community College’s art and literature journal, Fresh Ink, is inviting writers and graphic/photo artists to submit their work for consideration in 2021 – 2022 issue. This edition is intended to honor the indominable creativity of our Waterbury and Danbury communities despite the obstacles presented by the pandemic. The Journal is accepting previously unpublished works in the three categories of poetry, short fiction, and 2-D art. Deadline for submissions is March 15, 2022. 

AARP-CT Offering Scholarships for Manufacturing Students Age 50+ at Connecticut Community Colleges 28 January 2022

AARP-CT Offering Scholarships for Manufacturing Students Age 50+ at Connecticut Community Colleges

WATERBURY- AARP-CT has funding for scholarships for students age 50+ who want to pursue careers in manufacturing at one of Connecticut’s community colleges, including Naugatuck Valley Community College.  Through a partnership with the American Manufacturing Hall of Fame and the College of Technology, AARP-CT is offering this opportunity for scholarships in the amount of $1,250 per student, while funds last. 

Naugatuck Valley Community College Offering Virtual Spring Enrollment Event This Saturday, January 8 28 January 2022

Naugatuck Valley Community College Offering Virtual Spring Enrollment Event This Saturday, January 8

WATERBURY, Conn. &ndash Spring classes at Naugatuck Valley Community College begin on Friday, January 21, 2022. To assist students in preparing for the spring semester, NVCC is offering a virtual enrollment event this Saturday, January 8, from 9 am – 1 pm.

Naugatuck Valley Community College Presents Annual Scholarship and Manufacturing Awards 20 December 2021

Naugatuck Valley Community College Presents Annual Scholarship and Manufacturing Awards

NVCC CEO, Lisa Dresdner, Ph.D. joined Thomaston Savings Bank (TSB) to present the annual Manufacturing Incentive Awards and the Thomaston Savings Bank Scholarship Award to the program’s highest achieving students.

NVCC Hosted Fourth Annual Alumni Speakers’ Panel 13 December 2021

NVCC Hosted Fourth Annual Alumni Speakers’ Panel

Naugatuck Valley Community College hosted its fourth annual alumni speakers’ panel featuring 3 speakers and a moderator, all graduates of NVCC.

Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Enjoy Music and Mentorship with Maria Wirries 7 December 2021

Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Enjoy Music and Mentorship with Maria Wirries

NVCC hosted Broadway singer, actress, dancer, and songwriter Maria Wirries in the Choir Room of the Music department for music and mentoring.

Naugatuck Valley Community College Theater Presented Multi-Media Production, UBU TOXiCA 7 December 2021

Naugatuck Valley Community College Theater Presented Multi-Media Production, UBU TOXiCA

The NVCC Theater Department welcomed an enthusiastic audience for their production of UBU TOXiCA in the Playbox Theater of the Fine Arts Building on NVCC’s Waterbury campus.

NVCC Nursing Program Joins Nurses Climate Challenge 22 November 2021

NVCC Nursing Program Joins Nurses Climate Challenge

The Nursing Program at Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) has joined the Nurses Climate Challenge

NVCC’s Music and Theater Departments Presented Revue Showcase 15 November 2021

NVCC’s Music and Theater Departments Presented Revue Showcase

The NVCC music and theater departments collaborated to produce their revue showcase! There were two performances in November in the mainstage theater on the Waterbury campus of NVCC.

NVCC’s Advanced Manufacturing Program is a Family Affair 15 November 2021

NVCC’s Advanced Manufacturing Program is a Family Affair

In 2015, Patricio Silva enrolled in the Manufacturing Program at Naugatuck Valley Community College. His plan was to learn about automated manufacturing so that he could take this skill back to Ecuador where his parents ran a manufacturing company.

Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Celebrated Return to Live Theater 10 November 2021

Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Celebrated Return to Live Theater

NVCC Professor of Theater, Sasha Bratt announced the triumphant return of live theater at Naugatuck Valley Community College this fall in the Mainstage Theater on the Waterbury campus.

Naugatuck Valley Community College WAVE Students Attended Northwest Region Chamber of Commerce WOW Women’s Forum 10 November 2021

Naugatuck Valley Community College WAVE Students Attended Northwest Region Chamber of Commerce WOW Women’s Forum

 Students from NVCC’s Workforce Achievers Value Education (W.A.V.E.) program attended the Northwest Region Chamber of Commerce WOW Women’s Forum.  

Naugatuck Valley Community College Music Department Presented Fall 2021 Coffeehouse Showcase 10 November 2021

Naugatuck Valley Community College Music Department Presented Fall 2021 Coffeehouse Showcase

The Fall 2021 Music Department Coffeehouse Showcase led by chorale director and Professor of Music, Gil Harel, Ph.D. opened in the Leever Atrium of the Fine Arts Center on the Waterbury campus of NVCC and by virtual streaming through the Music Department’s YouTube Channel. https://bit.ly/35h1dvB 

NVCC Hosted 2021 Annual Diversity in STEM Seminar with Zackarie Lemelle 29 October 2021

NVCC Hosted 2021 Annual Diversity in STEM Seminar with Zackarie Lemelle

For students considering an education or career in Science, Technolgy, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), NVCC hosted their Annual Diversity in STEM Seminar. Zackarie Lemelle, President & CEO of New Hope Coaching & Consulting,  spoke to students about his professional experiences during his 31 years in IT, his five years in HR, and his present work as a business owner and Executive Leadership Coach.

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