2015 Releases

Connecticut Community Colleges to Hold “Super Saturday Registration Blitz” on January 9
Stay Near. Go Far. Register for spring classes at one of the 12 Connecticut Community Colleges
Dec 24, 2015

President Mark Ojakian Appoints CSCU Chief of Staff
Dr. Alice Pritchard to Join CSCU in November
Oct 28, 2015

CSCU Announces Return to the Bargaining Table with AAUP
CSCU Is Committed to Bargaining in Good Faith with AAUP and Reaching a Fair and Balanced Agreement
Oct 16, 2015

Dr. Michael Rooke Selected as President of Northwestern Connecticut Community College
Dr. Rooke is currently Dean of Academic Affairs at Tunxis Community College where he has served as chief academic officer since 2009.
Oct 15, 2015

CSCU to Participate in a National Moment of Silence for Umpqua Community College
Students, faculty and staff at the CSCU will participate in a National Moment of Silence in honor of the shooting victims at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon.
Oct 07, 2015

Bond Commission Approves $37.5 Million for Housatonic Community College
At a special meeting on Sept. 29, the State Bond Commission approved more than $37.5 million for renovations and additions to Lafayette Hall at Housatonic Community College (HCC) in Bridgeport.
Oct 02, 2015

Asnuntuck Community College Receives Consortium Grant to Prevent Violence Against Women
Asnuntuck Community College awarded a $749,096, three-year consortium grant, as part of the government’s Grants to Reduce Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking on Campus Program.
Sep 25, 2015

Three Finalists Named in Northwestern Connecticut Community College President Search
A nationwide, months-long search for a new president of Northwestern Connecticut Community College (NCCC) has been narrowed to three finalists.
Sep 18, 2015

Steven R. Frazier Appointed Interim President of Northwestern Connecticut Community College
The Board of Regents approved the appointment of Steven R. Frazier as NCCC Interim President effective Oct. 1
Sep 17, 2015

Board of Regents Appoints Mark E. Ojakian Interim President of CSCU
The Board of Regents for Higher Education voted today to appoint Mark E. Ojakian to succeed Dr. Gregory Gray as the Interim President of the Connecticut State College and University System (CSCU).
Aug 21, 2015

Board of Regents President Submits His Resignation
Gregory Gray, President of the Board of Regents submitted his resignation to Board of Regents Chairman Nicholas Donofrio, effective December 31, 2015.
Aug 14, 2015

Six Community Colleges to Help Develop Manufacturing Workforce
New Manufacturing Innovation Fund Apprenticeship program will provide wage subsidies and tuition reimbursements to eligible companies.
Aug 14, 2015

CT Community Colleges to Hold “Super Saturday Registration Blitz” on Aug. 22
Stay Near. Go Far. Register for fall classes at one of the 12 Connecticut Community Colleges
Aug 12, 2015

Board of Regents to Host Public Forum on a Multi-Campus Hazard Mitigation Plan
The plan is being developed to proactively identify the hazards and vulnerabilities of natural disasters at any of the 17 campuses of the CSCU.
Jul 24, 2015

BOR Adopts Program to Make Transfer Students More Marketable
The reverse transfer program will allow community college students who transfer to CSCU universities to complete their associate degrees
Jun 25, 2015

Dr. John B. Clark Appointed President of WCSU
The Board of Regents for Higher Education voted today to appoint Dr. John B. Clark President of WCSU, one of the 17 institutions of the CSCU.
May 21, 2015

Community College Students Honored by All-Connecticut Academic Team
Students from 10 community colleges of CSCU were honored Friday, April 24, at the State Capitol during the annual All-Connecticut Academic Team awards ceremony.
Apr 27, 2015

Three Finalists Named in Western Connecticut State University President Search
A nationwide, months-long search for a new president of Western Connecticut State University has been narrowed to three finalists.
Apr 23, 2015

Board Recognizes Faculty with Research, Scholarly Excellence, Teaching Awards
The awards are campus and system-wide recognitions of excellence in teaching or research, creative and scholarly work by CSCU full-time, junior faculty and part-time faculty members.
Apr 16, 2015

Asnuntuck Community College Opens Welding and Fabrication Facility
The $2.7 million, state-of-the-art Welding and Fabrication Center will accommodate up to 80 students daily with the latest technology, safety and emissions system.
Mar 13, 2015

Statement from President Gray Regarding Gov. Malloy’s Proposed Budget
Gov. Malloy’s budget proposal for CSCU is a tough one, and the Board of Regents for Higher Education will be looking carefully at it in the coming days.
Feb 18, 2015

Dr. Estela R. Lopez Appointed Interim Provost of Board of Regents
President Gregory Gray appointed Dr. Estela R. Lopez Interim Provost at the Board of Regents, effective Jan. 30. She will hold that position until June 30, 2016.
Jan 20, 2015