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No or Low Cost Textbook Options Available for Connecticut Community College Students
Community college students within the CSCU system will now be able to easily search for No or Low Cost (NoLo) text-based course materials during course registration, offering significant potential savings for students
Jan 31, 2019

Pres. Ojakian Raises Concerns with Sec. Devos’s Proposed Title IX Changes
In a public comment submitted today, President Ojakian outlined specific issues with Secretary DeVos’s amendments to Obama-era regulations aimed at preventing assaults and protecting victims
Jan 29, 2019

Pres. Ojakian Statement on CCSU Theatre Department Organizational and Personnel Changes
I applaud President Toro for taking prompt and decisive action to make CCSU – and the theatre department in particular – a better, more welcoming learning environment.
Jan 23, 2019

Pres. Ojakian Announces Support for those Impacted by Federal Government Shutdown
In a letter to campus chief executives, President Ojakian directed colleges and universities to temporarily suspend tuition payments until the conclusion of the shutdown.
Jan 16, 2019

BOR Names CCSU Academic Building after its First African American Graduate
The BOR voted to name the Social Sciences Hall at CCSU in New Britain the “Ebenezer Don Carlos Bassett Social Sciences Hall” after the institution’s first African American graduate.
Dec 13, 2018

CSCU Releases First Ever Statewide Economic Impact Study
For the first time ever, CSCU commissioned a study to thoroughly examine the overall economic impact of all 17 institutions on the state of Connecticut.
Dec 05, 2018

CSCU Institutions Join Nationwide Initiative to End Sexual Violence on College Campuses
Four institutions of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system have joined more than 60 institutions across the country in an initiative to end sexual violence on college campuses
Dec 04, 2018

CSCU and Senator Murphy Announce New Advanced Manufacturing Scholarship
The Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) has seeded the PMA Scholarship with an initial $30,000 donation — with $10,000 each allocated to TCC, MxCC and NVCC — for the annual scholarship fund.
Oct 18, 2018

FAC Conference 2017

Friday, April 7, 2017, Central Connecticut State University
The 2017 Faculty Advisory Committee Conference on Student Success & Shared Governance will be held at Central Connecticut State University on Friday, April 7, 2017. Save the date! More details will be available soon.

Student Learning Outcomes Assessment Summit

May 6, 2016, Manchester Community College
Should the institutions of the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities System be concerned about calls for greater accountability? When asked, how do CSCU institutions document the value of the education provided to their students, what is the response? Are CSCU faculty members sufficiently engaged in determining the degree to which their students acquire the skills and knowledge purported in their syllabus? Are assessment results meticulously analyzed and purposefully utilized to bring about improvements in student learning, continuously? This colloquy continues at the SLO Assessment Summit.
Register to attend the Summit View Itinerary (pdf)

Student Success & Shared Governance

Friday, April 8, 2016, Housatonic Community College
The Faculty Advisory Committee held its Second Annual Conference on Friday, April 8, 2016 at Housatonic Community College. Videos & Media