23 June 2021
The 2022 National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA) Club at NVCC completed a campaign to collect donations for two local women's shelters.
9 June 2021
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
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.
8 June 2021
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.
3 June 2021
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.
1 June 2021
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.
29 April 2021
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.
28 April 2021
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.
28 April 2021
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.
27 April 2021
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.
26 April 2021
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.
22 April 2021
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).
8 April 2021
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.
7 April 2021
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.
7 April 2021
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).
5 April 2021
Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) announced two nominees this year for the transfer track of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) All-USA Academic Team award: Irving Amaral and Lisa Marschall. Both students were inducted to the All-Connecticut Academic Team for 2021.
30 March 2021
The Board of Regents for Higher Education (BOR) selected Lisa Dresdner, Ph.D., as Chief Executive Officer of Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC).
25 March 2021
NVCC CEO Lisa Dresdner, Ph.D. participated in the education panel of the Leadership Greater Waterbury, Education Class Day. In response to questions about how NVCC managed the changes with COVID, Dr. Dresdner spoke about how the entire college came together quickly to shift to a “virtual campus” with instructional methods and support services that met the students’ needs and academic requirements.
24 March 2021
Fourth Annual 5K Benefits Student Food Pantry Danbury Campus Pantry Providing Snacks and Take-home Chili
Community members, students, faculty, and staff were invited to lace up their sneakers on Sunday, March 28 to run and walk in support of the NVCC Student Food Pantry. The 4th annual Run/Walk was a virtual event. Supporters ran or walked on their own to support the cause.
23 March 2021
Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) is hosting a virtual Community College Showcase on Thursday, April 1, 2021.