November 2020
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NVCC Recognizes Veterans with Virtual Ceremony and Video

Naugatuck Valley Community College hosted a virtual Veterans Day ceremony with a video message from veteran students and campus leaders.

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TCC Announces Full Scholarships for Energy Management Studies

Tunxis Community College and the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection have announced a renewable scholarship to help full-time students earn energy management credentials tuition-free.
Dr. James Thorson

Interim Dean Named for SCSU’s School of Business

Dr. James Thorson, chairman of Southern Connecticut State University’s Department of Economics, was named interim dean for the School of Business, as Dean Ellen Durnin announced her retirement.

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GCC's Surgical Technology Program Receives Accreditation

The Surgical Technology program at Gateway Community College received accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, recognizing the program's compliance with nationally established accreditation standards.

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Eastern Recognized as Top Performer in 2020 Sustainable Campus Index

Eastern Connecticut State University was recognized as a top performer in the 2020 Sustainable Campus Index, achieving “Silver” STARS status for the second year in a row. Eastern and its food services partner Chartwells, also placed eighth nationally in the Food and Dining category for the second consecutive year.


CCSU Honors Student Veterans

Sergeant Kristin Marie Ellis and Sergeant Christopher T. Dabkowski received Central Connecticut State University’s Student Veteran Award for Excellence and Scholarship and the Great Elm VFW 9945 Wethersfield Veterans Scholarship during a Veterans Day event on Nov. 11. Both students served in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Sabrina Marques

Marques Named Director of WCSU Kathwari Honors Program

Sabrina Marques, assistant professor of art/MFA program at Western Connecticut State University, was named the next director of the Kathwari Honors Program. She succeeds Dr. Christopher Kukk.

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QVCC, NCC and NCCC Medical Assistant Programs Among Top Five Statewide

Medical Assistant programs at Quinebaug Valley Community College, Norwalk Community College, and Northwestern Connecticut Community College, were ranked among the top five in the state by Medical Assistant Advice, an online resource for medical assisting students and professionals. QVCC was ranked first, NCC second, and NCCC fourth.

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MxCC Magic Food Bus Wins $5,500 Donation

Stop & Shop administered a $5,500 donation to the Middlesex Community College Magic Food Bus food pantry  to provide nutritious options and basic necessities to students in need.

Sheila Rivest and Keith Madore

Rivest Foundation Donates to ACC Program

The Carol Rivest Memorial Foundation donated $3,000 to Asnuntuck Community College's Women's Leadership Institute for its Launch Your Leadership Journey program. Sheila Rivest is pictured presenting Keith Madore, ACC’s Director of Institutional Advancement, with the donation.

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