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American Rose Trials Bloom at Naugatuck Valley Community College
American Rose Trials Bloom at Naugatuck Valley Community College

American Rose Trials Bloom at...

American Rose Trials Bloom at Naugatuck Valley Community College

American Rose Trials Bloom at Naugatuck Valley Community College

“There is something about a garden” many a phrase would begin, and so there is.
Naugatuck Valley Community College Joins Local Community Partners to Produce and...
Naugatuck Valley Community College Joins Local Community Partners to Produce and...

Naugatuck Valley Community College...

Naugatuck Valley Community College Joins Local Community Partners to Produce and...

Naugatuck Valley Community College Joins Local Community Partners to Produce and...

The City of Waterbury has been especially hard hit by the corona virus, which has created a desperate need for face masks. 
The Virtual Campus of Naugatuck Valley Community College Supports Students, Builds...
The Virtual Campus of Naugatuck Valley Community College Supports Students, Builds...

The Virtual Campus of Naugatuck...

The Virtual Campus of Naugatuck Valley Community College Supports Students, Builds...

The Virtual Campus of Naugatuck Valley Community College Supports Students, Builds...

President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D., in collaboration with the deans, administration, faculty and staff collaborated to transition the remaining...
Naugatuck Valley Community College Students and Faculty Bond through Theater Production to...
Naugatuck Valley Community College Students and Faculty Bond through Theater Production to...

Naugatuck Valley Community College...

Naugatuck Valley Community College Students and Faculty Bond through Theater Production to...

Naugatuck Valley Community College Students and Faculty Bond through Theater Production to...

During this unusual time of global uncertainty and disruption, Naugatuck Valley Community College students and faculty have adapted to flourish...
Naugatuck Valley Community College Presents Inaugural Professional Development...
Naugatuck Valley Community College Presents Inaugural Professional Development...

Naugatuck Valley Community College...

Naugatuck Valley Community College Presents Inaugural Professional Development...

Naugatuck Valley Community College Presents Inaugural Professional Development...

NVCC President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D., the administration, faculty and staff hosted the College’s inaugural professional development...
Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Join State Community Colleges in Testimonies...
Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Join State Community Colleges in Testimonies...

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Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Join State Community Colleges in Testimonies...

Naugatuck Valley Community College Students Join State Community Colleges in Testimonies...

Two students from the Advanced Manufacturing Technology program at NVCC shared their stories at the Appropriations Committee Public Hearing on the...
Naugatuck Valley Community College Planning for Fall Semester with Registration and Orientation 3 August 2020

Naugatuck Valley Community College Planning for Fall Semester with Registration and Orientation

Naugatuck Valley Community College is preparing to welcome students, faculty, and staff back to campus for the fall semester beginning August 26, 2020.

Naugatuck Valley Community College President Daisy Cocco De Filippis Releases Final Strategic Plan Progress Report 20 July 2020

Naugatuck Valley Community College President Daisy Cocco De Filippis Releases Final Strategic Plan Progress Report

In September 2016, NVCC President De Filippis introduced the College’s 10-year Strategic Plan, Toward A Splendid College. In her introduction, President De Filippis reaffirmed the 5 goals on which the plan is built.

NVCC President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D. Presents Final Community Report Bidding Farewell to the College 20 July 2020

NVCC President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D. Presents Final Community Report Bidding Farewell to the College

Having served Naugatuck Valley Community College since 2008, President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D. issued her final report to the community. Traditionally the annual community report is presented at a community gathering attended by students, faculty, staff and of course NVCC’s community partners. This year, due to the restrictions imposed by the COVID pandemic, NVCC’s community report will be distributed online.

NVCC Upward Bound Program Celebrates Waterbury Public School Graduates and Begins Summer Program 20 July 2020

NVCC Upward Bound Program Celebrates Waterbury Public School Graduates and Begins Summer Program

In October 2019, Connecticut was awarded a seven-year, $25.8 million Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Naugatuck Valley Community College was named one of three Connecticut community colleges to collaborate with local public schools to implement the program. 

Naugatuck Valley Community College Stages Virtual Commencement to Honor Class of 2020 20 July 2020

Naugatuck Valley Community College Stages Virtual Commencement to Honor Class of 2020

Graduation for the NVCC Class of 2020 was celebrated through a virtual commencement ceremony with a video that premiered on YouTube and Facebook Live Tuesday, July 14, 2020. More than 300 students, families, faculty and staff watched the premiere.

Dean of Academic Affairs, Lisa Dresdner, Ph.D., Appointed CEO at Naugatuck Valley Community College 20 July 2020

Dean of Academic Affairs, Lisa Dresdner, Ph.D., Appointed CEO at Naugatuck Valley Community College

Effective July 17, 2020, Mark Ojakian, President of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) has selected Dr. Lisa Dresdner, Dean of the Academic Affairs at NVCC to serve as the Interim Campus Chief Executive Officer with responsibility for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the campus. 

Naugatuck Valley Community College Respiratory Care Program Honored by Distinguished Award 7 July 2020

Naugatuck Valley Community College Respiratory Care Program Honored by Distinguished Award

The Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) has honored the Respiratory Care Program at Naugatuck Valley Community College with the Distinguished RRT Credentialing Success Award.

Naugatuck Valley Community College Planning Virtual Commencement to Honor the Class of 2020 22 June 2020

Naugatuck Valley Community College Planning Virtual Commencement to Honor the Class of 2020

Graduation for the NVCC Class of 2020 will be celebrated through a virtual commencement ceremony with a video set to premiere on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 6:30 in the evening.

Education is a Family Affair at Naugatuck Valley Community College 16 June 2020

Education is a Family Affair at Naugatuck Valley Community College

Shakera Jones is a 2020 graduate of Naugatuck Valley Community College. Recently she reached out to the marketing team at NVCC to share some good news.

CT Society of Professional Journalists Awards NVCC’s Tamarack Newspaper Six Excellence in Journalism Awards 15 June 2020

CT Society of Professional Journalists Awards NVCC’s Tamarack Newspaper Six Excellence in Journalism Awards

The Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists honored NVCC's student newspaper, The Tamarack, with six Excellence in Journalism awards in the Collegiate Division of its 2020 contest.

American Rose Trials Bloom at Naugatuck Valley Community College 15 June 2020

American Rose Trials Bloom at Naugatuck Valley Community College

There is something about a garden” many a phrase would begin, and so there is.

Naugatuck Valley Community College Faculty Honored by Connecticut State Colleges and Universities Board of Regents 22 May 2020

Naugatuck Valley Community College Faculty Honored by Connecticut State Colleges and Universities Board of Regents

The Board of Regents for the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) has announced their annual selection of faculty recognition for Excellence in Teaching and Research. The 2019–20 Board of Regents Faculty Awards recognize faculty for excellence in teaching or research.

Naugatuck Valley Community College Celebrates the Publication of 51st Annual Art & Literature Journal 18 May 2020

Naugatuck Valley Community College Celebrates the Publication of 51st Annual Art & Literature Journal

Spring marks the annual publication of NVCC’s Fresh Ink, a journal of art and literature. This year the 51st publication has much to celebrate ​since publishing the journal this spring was challenged by the coronavirus quarantine, but it was worth the effort. ​

Naugatuck Valley Community College Foundation, Vice Chair, Charles Pagano Honored with Presidential Medal of Honor and Naming of Respiratory Lab 13 May 2020

Naugatuck Valley Community College Foundation, Vice Chair, Charles Pagano Honored with Presidential Medal of Honor and Naming of Respiratory Lab

Commencement is the time for honoring not only graduates but also community members who have made a difference for Naugatuck Valley Community College and its students.

Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center at NVCC Working to Keep Healthcare Workers Safe 6 May 2020

Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center at NVCC Working to Keep Healthcare Workers Safe

With courses moved online as a result of COVID-19, Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) institutions have repurposed advanced manufacturing technology centers to help meet the state’s need for personal protective equipment (PPE). 

Nursing and Health Sciences Faculty at Naugatuck Valley Community College Respond to Pandemic 6 May 2020

Nursing and Health Sciences Faculty at Naugatuck Valley Community College Respond to Pandemic

Margaret Guerrera, RRT, MS; Program Director Respiratory Care at Naugatuck Valley Community College and President of the Connecticut Society for Respiratory Care spoke with WFSB Channel 3.  Guerrera explained the importance of respiratory care therapists, especially during the corona virus crisis. They operate respirators and support patients in ICU who are on ventilators.

Quarantined in a Pandemic Requires Focus and Inspiration 6 May 2020

Quarantined in a Pandemic Requires Focus and Inspiration

“We are quarantined in a pandemic after which our community will need to grieve and have a catharsis. As we make our way through this challenging time; I hope the arts can help facilitate that process.” Megan Boyd, Assistant Professor of Dance, Naugatuck Valley Community College.

Naugatuck Valley Community College Joins Local Community Partners to Produce and Distribute Masks for Connecticut 6 May 2020

Naugatuck Valley Community College Joins Local Community Partners to Produce and Distribute Masks for Connecticut

The City of Waterbury has been especially hard hit by the corona virus, which has created a desperate need for face masks. 

The Spirit and Power of Poetry are Alive at NVCC 14 April 2020

The Spirit and Power of Poetry are Alive at NVCC

During this unusual time of global uncertainty and disruption, Naugatuck Valley Community College, like the rest of the world, has adapted to flourish through online media and virtual interactions. Campus events have been restructured, cancelled or postponed. 

Connecticut Office of Higher Education Awards NVCC Grant to Support Minority Student Success 14 April 2020

Connecticut Office of Higher Education Awards NVCC Grant to Support Minority Student Success

Naugatuck Valley Community College has been awarded a grant in the amount of $150,000 by the Connecticut Office of Higher Education for the Promoting Academically Successful Students (PASS) program.

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