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Board of Regents Appoints Terrence Cheng as CSCU System President

Cheng will assume a role that oversees 17 higher education institutions – including 12 community colleges, four state universities, and Charter Oak State College – and serves more than 72,000 students

12 Students from CSU Receive Henry Barnard Distinguished Student Awards

The students received the award for their outstanding academic achievement, on-campus involvement, and dedication to community service.

Board of Regents Names 2020-21 Faculty Award Recipients

CSCU Faculty Recognized for Excellence in Teaching and Research

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Phi Theta Kappa Community College Students Named to All-Connecticut Academic Team

29 high-achieving students from the 12 community colleges were named to the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) All-Connecticut Academic Team.

Apr 19, 2021

Board of Regents Holds 2021-22 Tuition and Fees Flat

Under the approved structure, tuition and most mandatory fees will remain flat at all institutions.

Mar 25, 2021

Board of Regents Appoints Five Campus Chief Executive Officers

Campus chief executive officers will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of Asnuntuck, Naugatuck Valley, Norwalk, Quinebaug Valley, and Tunxis

Mar 25, 2021

Five Community Colleges Receive $3.4 Million in Federal Funding for Health Care Career Training

The project aims to expand the colleges’ capacity to deliver accelerated training in high-demand health care career pathways.

Feb 03, 2021

Pres Ojakian on Congressional Action to End Prohibition on Pell Funding for Incarcerated Individuals

"It is common sense that those in prison should be afforded the opportunity to improve their lives and pursue a college education."

Dec 22, 2020

Board of Regents Appoints Dr. Jane Gates as Interim CSCU President

Since 2016, Dr. Gates has served as CSCU’s provost and senior vice president for academic and student affairs – a role she will continue as she serves as interim president

Nov 19, 2020

UConn and CSCU Libraries Partner to Acquire eBooks

Access to these approximately 4,800 books is through the De Gruyter platform, which allows chapter-by-chapter downloads in PDF format without restrictions on simultaneous users.

Sep 14, 2020

President Ojakian Announces Intention to Retire

CSCU President Mark Ojakian today announced his intention to retire effective January 1, 2021, after more than 40 years of public service in Connecticut

Aug 12, 2020

2200 Students Eligible for PACT at Priority Deadline; Funding Remains on a First Come, First Served

Connecticut’s tuition and fee free community college program, has been strong, with more than 2,200 students receiving $2.5 million in grant awards through the July 15 deadline for priority consideration

Jul 27, 2020

Following PACT Priority Deadline, Potential Students Can Still Apply for Free Community College

Despite the July 15 priority deadline, it is not too late to apply for tuition and fee-free community college

Jul 16, 2020

Dean Lisa Dresdner Taking on Leadership Role at Naugatuck Valley Community College

On August 1, President Daisy Cocco De Filippis will be retiring as president of Naugatuck Community College after 12 years at the helm.

Jul 06, 2020

Board of Regents Funds Free Community College Programs for Fall 2020 Semester

The Board of Regents for Higher Education (BOR) today allocated $3 million in one-time funding to launch the Pledge to Advance Connecticut (PACT).

Jun 18, 2020

CSCU Embarks on Path to Ensure Employability of its Graduates

The QA Commons assessment will help Connecticut State Colleges & Universities restructure academic program review to help students succeed in their careers

Jun 10, 2020

CSCU Names Regional Workforce Development and Fiscal Officers

Will be responsible for the creation and administration of comprehensive workforce development strategies and initiatives that serve the needs of students/job seeker and the region’s business community

Jun 01, 2020

News Archive

Message from CSCU President Mark Ojakian: CSCU Campuses Plan to Open this Fall

I am excited to announce that we are planning to return to our campuses in fall 2020 with significant measures in place to make our institutions as safe as possible.

May 29, 2020

12 Students from the Connecticut State Universities Receive Henry Barnard Awards

Twelve outstanding students from the four Connecticut State Universities were awarded the prestigious Henry Barnard Distinguished Student Award by the CSCU Foundation

May 22, 2020

Phi Theta Kappa Recognizes Connecticut Community College Chapters with Top Awards

PTK is the international honor society for two-year colleges, and the PTK Catalyst event celebrates chapter excellence and student leadership among more than 1,300 chapters in 11 nations

May 22, 2020

2019–20 Board of Regents Faculty Awards

CSCU Faculty Recognized for Excellence in Teaching and Research

May 20, 2020

BOR Appoints Interim College Leadership Team, Takes Significant Steps in Student First Plan

The new interim team has already begun work to prepare the future college for opening

May 14, 2020

Board of Regents Appoints Five Campus Chief Executive Officers

The BOR selected five campus chief executive officers who will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of Capital, Gateway, Housatonic, Manchester, and Middlesex

May 14, 2020

Phi Theta Kappa Community College Students Named to All-Connecticut Academic Team

Thirty-one high-achieving students from Connecticut’s 12 community colleges have been named to the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) All-Connecticut Academic Team

May 01, 2020

College and University Foundations Support CSCU Students Affected by COVID-19

The foundations are providing emergency aid and other support to make sure CSCU students have access to the food, housing, and technology necessary to continue their education throughout this public health crisis

Apr 20, 2020

CSCU Institutions Partner to Create Face Shields & Devices for CT Health Care Providers

CSCU institutions have repurposed advanced manufacturing technology centers to help meet the state’s need for personal protective equipment (PPE)

Apr 09, 2020

Connecticut Colleges and Universities Honor College Credit for 2020 AP Exams

UConn, CSCU, and CCIC support College Board AP Exam changes in response to coronavirus, and promote acceptance of AP credit at Connecticut colleges and universities

Apr 06, 2020

SCSU, WCSU Athletic Facilities Converted into Mobile Hospitals; CSCU Institutions Donate PPE

Southern Connecticut State University’s Moore Fieldhouse and Western Connecticut State University’s O’Neill Center are being transformed today into mobile hospitals to assist with the anticipated surge of patients affected with COVID-19

Apr 01, 2020

State Universities to Credit Students for Unused Room and Board

CSCU President Mark Ojakian has directed the four Connecticut State Universities to credit student accounts for unused room and board

Mar 25, 2020

CSCU Receives Lumina Foundation Grant to Support Program Quality and Equitable Student Success

CSCU announced the approval of a $350,000 Lumina Foundation grant to support quality program evaluation and the improvement of teaching and learning for equitable student success

Feb 07, 2020

Board of Regents Sets 2020-21 Tuition Rates

Under the approved structure, community college tuition and fees will remain flat.

Feb 06, 2020

CSCU Officially Launches Pledge to Advance Connecticut

PACT allows Connecticut residents who meet certain eligibility criteria to attend any of Connecticut’s Community Colleges for up to three years free of mandatory tuition and fees

Dec 19, 2019

Gov Lamont Announces $26 Million in Federal Funding to Assist Low-Income Students Succeed in College

Funding to be Utilized by Manchester Community College, Middlesex Community College, and Naugatuck Valley Community College

Oct 30, 2019

NAACP Statewide Convention Endorses Students First

The resolution notes that Students First takes important steps toward closing the equity gap at the state’s community colleges while maintaining access

Oct 27, 2019

President Ojakian, Mayor Stewart Unveil Historic Marker

In 1849, New Britain was selected to host the Connecticut State Normal School, now CCSU, because of residents’ overwhelming support for the school

Sep 13, 2019

President Ojakian State of the System Address

On Tuesday, September 10, 2019, CSCU President Mark Ojakian delivered his State of the System address live from Middlesex Community College’s Center for New Media.

Sep 10, 2019

Governor Lamont Re-Appoints Matt Fleury as Board of Regents Chair

Fleury has served as BOR chair since 2016 and has been a member of the board since 2011.

Sep 06, 2019

CSCU: SNAP Changes Will Hurt Students

Pres. Ojakian urges Sec. Perdue to scrap proposed rule that would disqualify more than 3 million low-income individuals across the nation from receiving food assistance

Jul 26, 2019

NECHE Issues Response to CSCU Update

Momentum continues in community college unification

Jul 23, 2019

Six CSCU Institutions Rank in Top 10 Computer Training Schools in Connecticut

QVCC, MCC, NCC, CCSU, NVCC, and GCC were recognized for providing top quality education in the field of technology

Jul 23, 2019

CSCU Receives $8 million Federal Grant to Develop Advanced Manufacturing Apprenticeships

The grant will build upon successful programs, including the pre-apprenticeship pipeline under the leadership of the Eastern Workforce Development Board, and create new models that can be replicated throughout Connecticut and nationwide

Jul 23, 2019

CSCU Selected to Receive Training & Assistance in PFS in Higher Education National Cohort

Third Sector will help communities explore leverage innovative financing to fund wraparound support services to improve matriculation, persistence, and graduation outcomes for underserved students.

Jun 28, 2019

CSCU Received Grant to Support Adult Learners

CSCU today announced the approval of a $291,300 Lumina Foundation grant to fund an adult learner policy audit and build infrastructure to address costs beyond tuition for adult students

Jun 26, 2019

Connecticut Board of Regents Approves 2019-20 Operating Budget

puts community colleges on a path to long-term sustainability

Jun 20, 2019

CSCU, SDE Partner to Encourage Community College Enrollment

First of several “Aspire” events to be held throughout the summer

Jun 18, 2019

New Report Shows Progress in Increasing College Readiness for Developmental Students

Since PA 12-40 was fully implemented across all 12 campuses in 2014, gateway course progression rates in both math and English have increased, while progression times have decreased.

Jun 13, 2019

CSCU Names Interim Campus Chief Executive Officers

President Mark Ojakian today announced the selection of four interim campus CEOs, with responsibility for overseeing the day-to-day operations of ACC, NCC, QVCC, and TCC

May 14, 2019

2018–19 Board of Regents Faculty Awards

The annual Board of Regents Faculty Awards are campus-wide recognitions of excellence in teaching or research, as well as creative and scholarly work by CSCU adjunct faculty and assistant and associate professors in tenure-track or tenured positions.

May 09, 2019

BOR Congratulates Charter Oak State College on 45th Anniversary

In 1973, the Connecticut General Assembly established COSC to help busy adults complete their higher education coursework. On December 27, 1974, the first four individuals graduated from COSC.

May 09, 2019

CT Community Colleges Join Achieving the Dream to Improve Student Success

The colleges will work collaboratively to implement, align and scale cutting edge reforms, work with ATD coaches to build institutional capacity, and connect with peers to foster learning and share information.

May 08, 2019

CSCU Announces Successful CHEFA Bond Pricing

The system has successfully priced $101.4 million of revenue bonds through the Connecticut Health and Education Facilities Authority

May 02, 2019

Board of Regents Sets 2019-20 Community College Tuition Rates

Under the adopted structure, tuition and mandatory fees will increase by 2.1 percent, or approximately $92 per year for full-time students.

Apr 18, 2019

Board of Regents Appoints Regional Presidents

The Board of Regents voted unanimously to name Dr. Rob Steinmetz, Dr. James P. Lombella, and Dr. Thomas G. Coley as the three regional community college presidents

Apr 18, 2019

Community College Students Honored by All-Connecticut Academic Team

Twenty-five outstanding students from 11 community colleges of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) were honored Friday, April 12, at the State Capitol during the annual All-Connecticut Academic Team awards ceremony.

Apr 13, 2019

CSCU Foundation Names New President

Helen G. Sneed has been named president of the CSCU Foundation. She succeeds Robert Bourne who will retire after more than 20 years at the foundation.

Apr 10, 2019

Board of Regents Sets 2019-20 Tuition Rates

Under the adopted structure, tuition for CSU students will increase by 5 percent while mandatory university fees will be held flat and room fee increases will be capped at 2.5 percent

Mar 28, 2019

CSCU Announced Dual Admission Between Community College Nursing Program & Charter Oak State College

Community College Nursing Students Guaranteed Admission and Seamless Transfer to Charter Oak’s online RN to BSN

Mar 13, 2019

CSCU Makes Institutional Aid Application Available for Undocumented Students

To receive financial aid, students must meet certain age, residency, and criminal history requirements along with an affidavit with the institution they are attending about their intent to legalize their immigration status

Feb 26, 2019

CSCU Announces “Team Works” Advanced Manufacturing Workforce Development Plan

Plan designed to train 35,000 skilled workers needed for state’s 4,100 manufacturers

Feb 25, 2019

Sen. Blumenthal, Pres. Ojakian Call for End to Federal Ban on Pell Grants for Incarcerated

President Mark Ojakian and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal today called for Congressional action to repeal the quarter-century-old ban on inmates from receiving federal Pell Grants

Feb 08, 2019

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

CSCU: Follett Agreement Saves Students $4 Million on Text Books in One Year

Today, Mark Ojakian, President of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) announced that because a new agreement with Follett Higher Education Group CSCU students saved over $4MM in textbooks in the 2017-2018 academic year.

Sep 25, 2018

Mark Ojakian – State of the System Address Board of Regents Meeting – September 20, 2018

It’s been three years since I became President of CSCU, and in that time, we have witnessed a sea of changes in our institutions, our state, and our country.

Sep 24, 2018

Stanley Black & Decker CEO to Speak at Tunxis Foundation Networking Breakfast

Tunxis Community College Foundation invites the public to a talk on manufacturing with Jim Loree, President and CEO of Stanley Black & Decker on October 2, at 7:30 a.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Bristol

Sep 20, 2018

White Paper for the New Administration

Over the next few months, CSCU will develop a white paper for the next administration. It is important that all voices are represented in this process.

Aug 29, 2018

Letter from President Ojakian to Secretary DeVos re Second Chance Pell

Letter from President Ojakian to Secretary DeVos re Second Chance Pell

Aug 24, 2018

CSCU and Senator Blumenthal Announce Advanced Manufacturing Learning Center Expansion at Tunxis

Tunxis joins Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centers at Asnuntuck, Housatonic, Naugatuck Valley, Quinebaug Valley, Manchester, Middlesex, and Three Rivers

Aug 14, 2018

CSCU Announces Partnership with Social Venture Partners CT to Support Guided Pathways

The grant will support three teams of CSCU faculty, staff, and administrators working throughout the summer on redesigning students’ first year experience, general education core, and academic and career planning.

Jun 27, 2018

Connecticut Sees Progress in Higher Education Degree Attainment Among Black and Latino Students

Today, Ed Trust released two reports highlighting National and State trends in degree attainment for African American and Latino adults in states that had set goals to increase the amount of adults with college credentials and degrees.

Jun 15, 2018

Dr. Tanya Millner-Harlee Taking on Interim Leadership Role at Manchester Community College

President Mark Ojakian has selected Dr. Tanya Millner-Harlee,, Interim Dean of the Academic Affairs and Professor of English at Manchester Community College (MCC), to serve as the Interim Campus Chief Executive Officer

Jun 12, 2018

CCSU Provides Over 800 Beds to Eversource During Storm Clean Up

Crews spent the last week, clearing more than 425 roads blocked by trees tangled with electric lines, addressing more than 1,800 broken poles and installing more than 300 miles of downed electric lines

May 23, 2018

2018 Board of Regents Teaching and Research Awards

The Board of Regents Faculty Awards recognize excellence in teaching or research/creative/scholarly work by full-time, junior faculty members of the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities.

May 22, 2018

Dr. Duncan Harris Taking on Leadership Role at Capital Community College

President Mark Ojakian has selected Dr. Duncan Harris, Dean of the Student Affairs Division at Manchester Community College to serve as the Interim Campus Chief Executive Officer with responsibility for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the campus.

May 21, 2018

Today: CSCU Wears Jeans on Denim Day to Raise Awareness about Sexual Violence

In honor of Sexual Violence Awareness month, staff and students of the CSCU System Office in Hartford and Tunxis Community College in Farmington will participate in national Denim Day.

Apr 25, 2018

12 Students from the Connecticut State Universities Receive Henry Barnard Awards

The 12 students — from Central, Eastern, Southern and Western Connecticut State universities — were honored for academic excellence and community service at the 30th annual Henry Barnard Distinguished Student Awards banquet

Apr 25, 2018

Community College Students Honored by All-Connecticut Academic Team

Students from Nine community colleges of CSCU were honored Friday, April 6, at the State Capitol during the annual All-Connecticut Academic Team awards ceremony

Apr 25, 2018

Fourth Annual CSCU Conference on Student Success and Shared Governance

Gold Star Parent Khizr Kahn is keynote speaker and CSCU Board of Regents Teaching and Research Awards will be presented

Apr 11, 2018

CSCU and CPTV Partner on Documentary; Free Screening at Connecticut Science Center

CSCU has partnered with CPTV to produce College Bound: A Look into Connecticut State Colleges & Universities, a new and original documentary about the CSCU system and public higher education in the state

Feb 27, 2018

Open Letter to Congress re DACA from President Ojakian

Once again, we here in higher education are watching as the lives and futures of some of our hardest working students are put on hold in a partisan political fight.

Jan 25, 2018

Message From President Ojakian on LGBT Month

October is LGBT History Month, and a number of our campuses held events from community dialogues and awareness campaigns, to award ceremonies recognizing the hard work of those who serve our community.

Oct 17, 2017

CSCU Introduces Proposal to Accept Students from Puerto Rico & U.S. Virgin Islands

Displaced full-time and part-time students from the University of Puerto Rico and the University of the Virgin Islands can attend CSCU, paying in-state tuition rates.

Oct 05, 2017

Letter from President Ojakian to CT General Assembly

Having spent my career in public service, I am well aware of the difficult choices you face in closing the state budget deficit, and I don’t envy the decisions you have to make.

Sep 21, 2017

Narcan Now Available to First Responders on all CSCU Campuses

First responders will have Narcan available and ready for use on campuses in case an overdose emergency presents itself.

Sep 20, 2017

The Connecticut State Colleges and Universities Foundation Awards 10 Scholarships

The Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) Foundation awarded 10 scholarships to students who are attending CSCU institutions for their academic achievements, leadership and community service.

Sep 18, 2017

Message from CSCU President Ojakian re State Budget

Sep 18, 2017

CSCU, CTDOT & UConn Partner to Offer Discounted Unlimited Transportation Pass for Students

For the first time, students with a valid school ID can ride all local CT buses, Metro North and CTFastrak for a $20 fee per semester that is included in their tuition.

Sep 11, 2017

CSCU Partners with GE, Sunlight Solar Energy & CT Green Bank to Install 3 Campus Solar Systems

Construction is scheduled to begin at Manchester and Middlesex Community Colleges as well as Southern CT State University in late fall.

Sep 08, 2017

Message from CSCU President Mark Ojakian

Welcome to a new and exciting academic year! It is wonderful to see all of our campuses come alive with the optimism and energy of new and returning students, faculty and staff coming through our doors.

Sep 06, 2017

President Ojakian: Eliminating DACA is Heartbreaking and has a Devastating Impact on Students

There are some 800,000 young men and women protected by DACA nationwide, many of them here in Connecticut.

Sep 05, 2017

CSCU Wins Federal & State Approval of a Multi-Campus Hazard Mitigation Plan

The plan will assist the CSCU campuses in identifying and reducing risks from natural hazards, identify actions that can be taken to prevent damage to property and loss of life, and prioritize state and federal funding for mitigation efforts and projects.

Aug 04, 2017

CSCU and Governor Dannel P. Malloy Announce State Surpasses Manufacturing Jobs Challenge

Governor Dannel P. Malloy joined CSCU and several manufacturers - including Pratt & Whitney and Electric Boat - to announce that the state has surpassed its “300 Days, 300 Jobs” advanced manufacturing challenge.

Jun 08, 2017

Message from President Ojakian on Current State Budget Proposals

Over the last few days, while you have been preparing for the end of the semester and the many other responsibilities before you, we have received some concerning news from our state capitol.

May 18, 2017

CSCU and the Jackson Laboratory Establish Partnership to Prepare Students for Careers

The partnership establishes the “Genomics Workforce Institute” with the goal of promoting professional development, faculty collaboration, hands-on training for students, curriculum development and direct access to potential employers.

May 05, 2017

Board of Regents Recognizes 21 CSCU Faculty with Teaching, Research & Scholarly Excellence Awards

The awards were presented at the Third Annual Conference on Shared Governance and Student Success at Central Connecticut State University.

May 05, 2017

Letter from President Ojakian and all CSCU Presidents to White House Requesting Support for DACA

As the leaders of the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities, Connecticut’s public higher education system comprised of 17 institutions, we are dedicated to providing students with opportunities to achieve their personal and professional goals

Apr 17, 2017

12 Students from Four CSCU Universities Receive Henry Barnard Awards

Twelve outstanding students from the four Connecticut State Universities were honored by the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) Foundation with the prestigious Henry Barnard Distinguished Student Award

Apr 13, 2017

CSCU Officially Launches Transfer Tickets Program

Pathways to help students seamlessly transfer from a community college to a state university

Apr 13, 2017

Third Annual CCSU Conference on Shared Governance and Student Success

CSCU Board of Regents Teaching and Research Awards to be Presented; Bestselling Author Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab is keynote speaker

Apr 06, 2017

A Message from President Ojakian Regarding CSCU Administrative Consolidation

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Apr 03, 2017

Siemens Provides CSCU $315 Million Worth of Advanced Manufacturing and Design Software

The software is being incorporated into day-to-day student coursework and projects related to computer-aided-design, engineering simulation, industrial design, digital manufacturing and manufacturing management

Mar 27, 2017

Message on Tuition

We are working hard every day to put our students first. That is why, like last year, I want you to hear this news directly from me.

Mar 24, 2017

Board of Regents Announces Interim Presidents for Gateway and Tunxis Community Colleges

Housatonic’s Paul Broadie II appointed interim president of Gateway Community College; Asnuntuck’s James P. Lombella appointed interim president of Tunxis Community College

Mar 23, 2017

CSCU President Ojakian Response to White House Rescission of Guidance for Transgender Students

Yesterday, the White House rescinded the Obama-era guideline that Title IX protections apply to transgender students attending schools receiving federal funding.

Feb 23, 2017

CSCU President Mark Ojakian Implements Hiring Freeze

Beginning today, Mark E. Ojakian, President of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU), has implemented a hiring freeze across all 17 campuses and the system office.

Feb 14, 2017

CSCU and UConn: More Options Available for Community College Students Transferring

Today the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU), along with the University of Connecticut (UConn), presented to state legislators on-going efforts to improve community college transfer

Feb 10, 2017

CSCU Statement on Governor Malloy’s Proposed 2018 Budget

Today, the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) learned that a 4.4% cut to the system is being proposed in the 2018 biennium budget by Governor Malloy.

Feb 08, 2017

A Message on Peaceful Protests

Many of you will have heard about the recent protest at University of California at Berkeley that unfortunately turned violent.

Feb 02, 2017

Statement From CSCU President Ojakian Regarding Recent Executive Orders

As a public higher education system, we are focused on the education and success of our students in a global society.

Jan 30, 2017

Statement in Support of Undocumented Students and CT Students for a Dream

Statement from CSCU President Mark E. Ojakian

Jan 26, 2017

Gateway Community College President to Retire

Mark E. Ojakian, president of CSCU, announced that Dr. Dorsey L. Kendrick will retire as president of Gateway Community College in New Haven effective June 1, 2017.

Jan 20, 2017

Update on Armed Police for CSCU Community Colleges

Today, Manchester Community College (MCC) was approved by the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities to have their on-campus Police Officers Standards Training (POST) certified officers carry firearms.

Jan 19, 2017

Update on CSCU Support of Undocumented Students

Below is a letter by President Ojakian and all 17 CSCU Presidents sent to the entire CT Delegation requesting support of this legislation that would help protect our undocumented students currently pursuing an education in our CSCU system

Jan 13, 2017

Message from President Ojakian - DACA and Undocumented Students at CSCU (English & Spanish)

As I stated in early November, I am deeply concerned about the anxiety and unrest across our nation, in our state and about its impact on our campus life and especially our students.

Dec 12, 2016

BOR Extends Contract for Mark E. Ojakian as President of CSCU

The BOR voted today to extend Mark E. Ojakian’s employment contract as President of CSCU for an additional 3 years, and to remove the “Interim” designation from his title.

Dec 08, 2016

Important Message from President Ojakian

Like many of you, I have been deeply troubled by the unrest across our nation and state as a result of last week’s elections. I continue to look to our campus communities as a source of optimism and confidence.

Nov 15, 2016

CSCU Announces Coordinated Efforts to Prevent and Address Sexual Assault on College Campuses

The efforts include an online tool to educate students on bystander intervention, consent, and sexual assault.

Nov 02, 2016

President Ojakian Joined Gov. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Wyman for Historic Bill Signing at Housatonic

This bill helps retain Sikorsky’s headquarters and jobs in Connecticut and increase investment with in-state suppliers.

Oct 31, 2016

BOR Names New President for Central Connecticut State University

Today, the Board of Regents for Higher Education unanimously voted to select Dr. Zulma R. Toro as the thirteenth President of Central Connecticut State University.

Oct 20, 2016

BOR Establishes Formal Approval Process for Armed Police Forces on Community College Campuses

Today, the Connecticut Board of Regents established a formal approval process for community colleges wishing to have armed police forces on their campuses.

Oct 20, 2016

BOR Passes New Student Health Insurance Proposal

Today, the Board of Regents approved a proposal that will eliminate the mandatory insurance plan currently offered at Connecticut State Universities.

Oct 20, 2016

Statement from President Ojakian on Student Health Insurance Proposal

Today, the Board of Regents Finance and Infrastructure Committee approved a proposal that will eliminate the mandatory insurance plan currently offered at Connecticut State Universities

Oct 13, 2016

Three Finalists Named in CCSU President Search

All three candidates will be visiting the Central Connecticut State University campus during the week of September 26.

Sep 20, 2016

Two CT Community Colleges Among Top in Nation to Advance Opportunities for Low-Income Students

Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) and Three Rivers Community College (TRCC) are among the top 25 community colleges nationwide that advance opportunities for low-income students.

Sep 16, 2016

#IHEARYOU Message From CSCU President Mark Ojakian

Sep 06, 2016

Connecticut Community Colleges Ranked 9th Best System for 2016

The data analyzed over 821 institutions across the country and took into account student enrollment, tuition costs and programs offered such as workforce development.

Aug 23, 2016

CSCU and CTDOL Launch Next Phase of College Enrollment Program for Connecticut Veterans

Unemployed State Veterans are Encouraged to Enroll in CSCU’s Advanced Manufacturing Certificate Program

Aug 02, 2016

President Ojakian Announces Next Phase of College Enrollment Program for Veterans

Unemployed Connecticut Veterans are Encouraged to Enroll in CSCU’s Advanced Manufacturing Certificate Program

Aug 02, 2016

Community Colleges Host Super Saturday Registration Blitz

12 Community Colleges Hold Registration Event on Aug. 6

Jul 28, 2016

Board of Regents Names New President for Southern

Today, the Board of Regents for Higher Education voted to select Dr. Joe Bertolino as the 12th President of Southern Connecticut State University.

Jul 07, 2016

46 Undocumented Students Scheduled to Attend Eastern in the Fall with Opportunity Scholarship

Students are primarily from Georgia or other “locked out” states where they are required to pay out-of-state tuition or prohibited from enrolling in their state’s colleges and universities altogether.

Jul 05, 2016

President Ojakian Names Provost/Senior Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs

Dr. Jane McBride Gates to join system office in August 2016.

Jun 28, 2016

Four CT Community Colleges Selected by White House to Receive Second Chance Pell Grants

The pilot program allows eligible incarcerated Americans to receive Pell Grants to pursue postsecondary education with the goal of helping them get jobs.

Jun 24, 2016

CSCU and Department of Labor Announce Enrollment Program for Unemployed CT Residents

Dedicated financial aid, scholarships, tuition reimbursement and CTDOL training-related funding are readily available for those who apply.

Jun 22, 2016

Three Finalists Named in Southern Connecticut State University President Search

A nationwide, months-long search for a new president of Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven has been narrowed to three finalists.

Jun 10, 2016

President Ojakian and Governor Malloy Announce Manufacturing Jobs Challenge

Governor Malloy and President Ojakian launched a “300 Jobs, 300 Days” campaign to enroll and graduate a minimum of 300 students beginning in the upcoming fall 2016 semester.

May 25, 2016

CSCU Colleges Chosen for Dual Enrollment Experiment

The U.S. Department of Education announced the “Dual Enrollment Pell Experiment” which allocates approximately $20 million for 44 higher education institutions across the country to support students taking college courses while in high school.

May 17, 2016

Statement from President Ojakian on Guidance for Transgender Students

The U.S. Departments of Education and Justice released a letter with joint guidance for schools receiving federal funding to ensure that all students, including transgender students, are free from discrimination.

May 13, 2016

Statement from President Ojakian on New Scholarship Program for Undocumented Students

Undocumented students can apply for scholarships of up to $20,000 per year for out-of- state and $7,250 per year for in-state to earn a bachelor’s degree from Eastern Connecticut State University.

May 10, 2016

Statement from President Ojakian Regarding Passage of Affirmative Consent Bill

President Mark E. Ojakian released the following statement regarding passage of House Bill 5376, a bill which brings a standard definition of Affirmative Consent to all state higher educatio institutions.

May 05, 2016

TECH Careers Act to Help More Americans Break into High-Paying Fields

Legislation Supports Job-Training Programs at Technical and Community Colleges

Apr 28, 2016

President Ojakian Encourages Cost Saving Measures to Address Budget Cuts

President Ojakian is encouraging cost saving measures by reminding employees that they may apply for unpaid leaves of absences through reduced weekly work schedules or volunteer furlough days.

Apr 14, 2016

12 Students from the Connecticut State Universities Receive Henry Barnard Awards

The 12 students — from Central, Eastern, Southern and Western Connecticut State universities — were honored for academic excellence and community service at the 28th annual Henry Barnard Distinguished Student Awards banquet.

Apr 12, 2016

BOR Recognizes Faculty with Teaching, Research & Scholarly Excellence Awards

The awards are campus and system-wide recognitions of excellence in teaching or research, as well as creative and scholarly work by CSCU full-time, junior faculty and part-time faculty members.

Apr 12, 2016

Statement from President Ojakian on Proposed Tuition Increase

Today, President Mark E. Ojakian recommended a tuition increase to the Board of Regents for the four state universities, twelve community colleges and Charter Oak State College for the coming year.

Mar 23, 2016

Statement from President Ojakian on Raised Bills

President Ojakian testified before the Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee in support of all three bills.

Mar 03, 2016

Statement from President Ojakian Regarding Affirmative Consent

President Ojakian released the following statement regarding a proposed bill that would define Affirmative Consent as it relates to sexual assault on college campuses

Mar 01, 2016

President Ojakian Announces Executive Searches for SCSU and CCSU

The selection process includes the establishment of a Board of Regents search committee, and a University Advisory Committee with members representing various constituency groups

Feb 25, 2016

Statement from President Ojakian on Special Police Forces on Community College Campuses

President Ojakian released the following statement regarding a proposed bill that would allow special police forces on the twelve state community colleges

Feb 18, 2016

Bond Commission Approves $38.7 Million for CSCU Capital Improvement Projects

The State Bond Commission today approved $38.7 million in capital improvement projects for the 17 institutions of CSCU.

Jan 29, 2016

Southern Connecticut State University President Leaving to Lead San José State University

Mary A. Papazian will resign as President of Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU) effective July 1, 2016, and will become the 29th president of San José State University.

Jan 27, 2016

Central Connecticut State University President to Retire

Mark Ojakian, president of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities, announced that John W. Miller will retire as president of Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) effective Sept. 15, 2016.

Jan 26, 2016

CSCU Prohibits Use of Hoverboards on Campuses

Due to safety concerns about fire and rider safety, hoverboards shall not be allowed to be either charged, operated or stored on CSCU campuses.

Jan 26, 2016

Public Forums on Multi-Campus Hazard Mitigation Plan

CSCU is seeking public input on its Multi-Campus Hazard Mitigation Plan, developed to deal with natural disasters.

Jan 22, 2016

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

Dr. Paul Broadie II Selected as President of Housatonic Community College

President Gregory Gray of the Board of Regents for Higher Education announced today that Dr. Paul Broadie II was selected the next President of Housatonic Community College effective April 3, 2015

Dec 18, 2014

Low-Cost Agriculture Courses Through Partnership

Three low-cost, non-credit agricultural training courses designed to help farmers sharpen their production and operational skills are being offered this winter.

Dec 05, 2014

Three Finalists Named in Housatonic Community College President Search

A nationwide, months-long search for a new president at Housatonic Community College, one of the 17 institutions of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities System, has been narrowed to three finalists.

Nov 24, 2014

Board of Regents to Provide Training for Ready to Work Partnership Grant

Board of Regents Collaborates with Capital Workforce Partners on U.S. Department of Labor Grant for Healthcare and Health IT Careers

Nov 10, 2014

Governor Malloy Appoints William J. McGurk to the Board of Regents

Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced the appointment of William J. McGurk of Somers to serve as a member of the state Board of Regents for Higher Education.

Oct 17, 2014

Advanced Manufacturing Centers Initiative Named NEDA Program of the Year

The ConnSCU Advanced Manufacturing Centers Initiative was chosen as the Northeastern Economic Development Association’s Program of the Year.

Jul 24, 2014

Asnuntuck Receives SNAP Funding for Healthcare Career Programs

Asnuntuck Community College has received an additional $50,000 in SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) funding for scholarships

Jul 10, 2014

Gov. Malloy Appoints Elease Wright to the Board of Regents

Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he is appointing Elease E. Wright of Hartford to serve as a member of the state Board of Regents for Higher Education.

Jun 27, 2014

Elizabeth G. Roop Appointed Interim President of Housatonic Community College

The Board of Regents approved the appointment of Elizabeth G. Roop as Housatonic Community College’s (HCC) Interim President effective Sept. 1, 2014.

Jun 26, 2014

Mary Ellen Jukoski Selected as President of Three Rivers Community College

President Gray of the BOR announced today that Mary Ellen Jukoski, Ed. D. has been selected as the next President of Three Rivers Community College.

May 30, 2014

James P. Lombella Selected as President of Asnuntuck Community College

President Gray of the BOR announced today that James P. Lombella has been selected to be the next President of Asnuntuck Community College.

May 30, 2014

Carlee Drummer Selected as President of Quinebaug Valley Community College

President Gray of the BOR announced today that Carlee Drummer, Ph. D., has been selected to be the next President of Quinebaug Valley Community College.

May 30, 2014

Board of Regents Meets to Consider to Amend Item Adopted in May 13 Meeting

The Board of Regents of Higher Education met this morning in open session to consider the agenda item scheduled for today’s meeting.

May 19, 2014

Board of Regents Statement Regarding CCSU Associate Professor

The Board of Regents f is deeply dismayed at the recent turn of events involving the promotion of Dr. Ravi Shankar, an associate professor at Central Connecticut State University (CCSU).

May 16, 2014

Presidential Candidate Donald Williams to Visit Quinebaug Valley on May 15

On Thursday, May 15, Donald Williams will visit Quinebaug Community College to meet with faculty, staff, students and community members.

May 14, 2014

Presidential Candidate Carlee Drummer to Visit Quinebaug Valley on May 14

On Wednesday, May 14, Carlee Drummer will visit Quinebaug Valley Community College to meet with faculty, staff, students and community members.

May 12, 2014

Seven ConnSCU Institutions Join Multi-State Collaborative to Measure Student Learning

Higher education leaders and faculty from nine states and nearly 70 colleges and universities, are working together to evaluate authentic student work.

May 06, 2014

Presidential Candidate James Lombella to Visit Asnuntuck on May 7

On Wednesday, May 7, James Lombella will visit Asnuntuck Community College to meet with faculty, staff, students and community members.

May 05, 2014

Presidential Candidate Dale Allen to Visit Quinebaug on May 7

On Wednesday, May 7, Dale Allen will visit Quinebaug Valley Community College to meet with faculty, staff, students and community members.

May 05, 2014

Presidential Candidate Mary Ellen Jukoski to Visit Three Rivers on May 6

On Tuesday, May 6, Mary Ellen Jukoski will visit Three Rivers Community College to meet with faculty, staff, students and community members.

May 01, 2014

Presidential Candidate Dale Allen to Visit Three Rivers on May 5

On Monday, May 5, Dale Allen will visit Three Rivers Community College to meet with faculty, staff, students and community members.

May 01, 2014

Finalist Candidate Dr. Michael Rooke to Visit Asnuntuck Community College on May 1

On Thursday, May 1, Dr. Michael Rooke will visit Asnuntuck Community College to meet with faculty, staff, students and community members.

Apr 29, 2014

Finalists Selected in Search for Three Community College Presidents

The Regents Search Committee today announced that finalists have been selected for the positions of president at three community colleges.

Apr 29, 2014

Transform CSCU 2020 Funding Passes Committee on Bipartisan Vote

The BOR today applauds the bipartisan Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee passage of SB 30 – An Act Concerning the Board of Regents for Higher Education Infrastructure Act.

Apr 01, 2014

BOR Awarded $500,000 Kresge Foundation Grant

Grant to create a statewide “Student Success Center” to help more of Connecticut’s low-income, first-generation and underrepresented students complete college and earn degrees or certificates.

Mar 13, 2014

Newly Established U.S.-China Center Advisory Board to Host First Meeting

On Friday, March 14, the U.S.-China Center at the Board of Regents for Higher Education will host the first meeting of its newly established U.S.-China Center Advisory Board

Mar 13, 2014

Housatonic Community College President to Retire

Dr. Gregory Gray, president of the Board of Regents for Higher Education, announced that Anita Gliniecki will retire as president of Housatonic Community College (HCC) effective Sept. 4, 2014.

Mar 05, 2014

Bond Commission Approves $14.5 Million for Community Colleges

The State Bond Commission today approved $14.5 million in capital improvement projects for the 12 community colleges of the ConnSCU system.

Feb 28, 2014

President Gray Proposes Two Percent Tuition Increase

Recommendation will go to finance committee for review.

Feb 19, 2014

Gov. Malloy: Investment in CSCU Critical to Student Success and Economic Growth

Transform CSCU 2020 provides over $134 million in new funding.

Feb 12, 2014

Board of Regents Applauds Gov. Malloy’s Investment in ConnSCU

Transform CSCU 2020 provides over $134 million in new funding

Feb 06, 2014

President Gray Attends White House Summit on Expanding College Opportunity

The summit examined college readiness, student success, and alignment between education and economic growth.

Jan 16, 2014

President Gray Appoints Dr. Michael Gargano Provost

Dr. Gargano will lead efforts to strengthen ConnSCU's academic program development and provide leadership on curriculum and instruction, financial aid, policy and research, faculty and student affairs, and developmental education.

Jan 08, 2014

Gov. Malloy Selects Nicholas Donofrio as Regents Chairman, Appoints Joann Price to the Board

Gov. Malloy has selected Nicholas M. Donofrio of Ridgefield to serve as chairman of the Board of Regents for Higher Education. Donofrio has served as a board member since its launch on January 1, 2012.

Dec 12, 2013

ConnSCU Advanced Manufacturing Centers Training State’s Next Generation Workforce

ConnSCU honors industry partners, staff, and students of the state's four Advanced Manufacturing Centers at the 2013 Advanced Manufacturing Awards Ceremony.

Dec 11, 2013

ConnSCU Honors Advanced Manufacturing Centers

Governor Malloy joins Advanced Manufacturing Center students and industry partners to recognize leadership and innovation.

Dec 11, 2013

UConn, ConnSCU Collaboration Strengthens Pharmacy Program

Students at Eastern, Western, Southern, and Central Connecticut State Universities who are interested in attending UConn's School of Pharmacy can now take the required courses at their home schools.

Dec 09, 2013

Board of Regents, State Department of Education Convene Early College Education Task Force

The task force will examine ways of modeling early college learning with the ultimate goal of having early college programs operating in all Connecticut community colleges.

Nov 18, 2013

Board of Regents Applauds Executive Order to Improve Higher Education for Veterans

Governor’s Directive Will Help Veterans Receive Credit for Military Training and Education

Sep 23, 2013

Board of Regents Discuss a Plan for ConnSCU’s Future

At a special meeting of the Board, a discussion was held about the development of a plan for the future of the ConnSCU, and best practices regarding the merger of two or more systems of higher education in other states.

Aug 29, 2013

Lewis J. Robinson, Jr. Steps Down as Chairman of Board of Regents

Lewis J. Robinson, Jr., resigns as chairman of Board of Regents for Higher Education.

Aug 01, 2013

BOR Receives SCUP 2013 Award for Institutional Innovation and Integration

The Board of Regents was awarded The Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) 2013 Award for Institutional Innovation and Integration.

Jul 29, 2013

Dr. Carmen R. Cid Named Interim President of Quinebaug Valley Community College

Dr. Carmen R. Cid, dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Eastern Connecticut State University, was appointed interim president at Quinebaug Valley Community College, effective Aug. 1, 2013.

Jul 18, 2013

Regents’ Health-Life Science Initiative Helping Educate, Train Students for Growing Job Market

With an award of $12 million, seven of the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities have partnered to offer academic programs, training and job placement assistance to students through the Health-Life Sciences (HL-SCI) Initiative.

Jun 28, 2013

Gov. Malloy Announces Funding for Manufacturing Program Upgrades at Community Colleges

Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that state’s three new Advanced Manufacturing Centers at community colleges across Connecticut will receive $7,325,000 in funding for facility and equipment upgrades

Jun 21, 2013

Board Appoints James Lombella, as Interim President of Asnuntuck Community College

The Board of Regents today voted to appoint James Lombella the Interim President of Asnuntuck Community College following President Martha's retirement effective July 1, 2013.

Jun 20, 2013

Regents Continue to Outline Distinct Missions, Strategic Plan, Success Metrics for the System

The Board of Regents for Higher Education today continued to move forward in concretely outlining the distinct missions, vision and goals for ConnSCU, and the metrics by which success will be measured.

Jun 20, 2013

Board Recognizes Faculty with Research, Scholarly Excellence, Teaching Awards

The Board of Regents voted to recognize state university and community college faculty members with annual research, scholarly excellence and teaching awards beginning in the spring of 2014.

May 24, 2013

Board Votes to Appoint Dr. Gregory W. Gray as New President

The Board of Regents for Higher Education voted today to appoint Dr. Gregory W. Gray to be the next President of the Board of Regents, which governs the 17 Connecticut State Colleges & Universities (ConnSCU).

May 16, 2013

Board Facilitates Partnership for Two New Free Online Courses

Central's Institute of Technology and Business Development and Charter Oak State College to host new online courses free of charge.

May 09, 2013

Board of Regents’ Search Committee to Recommend Dr. Gregory W. Gray as Next President

The Search Committee of the Board of Regents agreed today to recommend Dr. Gregory W. Gray to be the next President of the Board of Regents.

May 02, 2013

Community College Students Honored by All-CT Academic Team

Sixteen outstanding students from nine community colleges, along with two students from St. Vincent's College, were honored Friday at the State Capitol during the annual All-Connecticut Academic Team awards ceremony.

Apr 29, 2013

12 Outstanding State University Students Honored

Twelve outstanding students from the Connecticut State Universities were honored by the Connecticut State University System Foundation for academic excellence and community service.

Apr 24, 2013

Second Annual ConnSCU Day at the Capitol Showcases 17 Campuses

The second annual ConnSCU Day at the Capitol featured food prepared and provided by community college culinary students, as well as an opportunity for campus presidents, students, Regents and others to speak with legislators and elected officials.

Apr 16, 2013

Guiding Principles for Strengthening Teacher Preparation Adopted by State Board of Education

Educator Preparation Advisory Council Submits Interim Report Focused on Reforming Connecticut Teacher Preparation Programs

Apr 16, 2013