News from CSCU
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The Charter Oak State College Foundation and the Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education have partnered to honor retiring Regent and Charter Oak Alum, Naomi K. Cohen, a resident of Bloomfield
Connecticut Is the First State in the U.S. to Offer the Full Suite of Google Career Certificates to Their Entire Community College and State University System
Through this initiative, all CSCU community colleges and universities will be able to offer courses and certificates that align with skills needed to pursue in-demand careers in technical fields.
Oct 18, 2021
CSCU Institutions to Assess and Enhance Mental Health Services, and Substance Use and Suicide Prevention Efforts in Partnership with Jed Foundation
Oct 06, 2021
Through a partnership with the telehealth company TimelyMD, students will have the opportunity to connect, any time, from anywhere, with clinicians and providers specifically trained to meet the needs of the community college population.
Aug 23, 2021
An initiative aimed at providing sustained payments to community college students throughout the academic year
Aug 16, 2021
CSCU President Terrence Cheng today announced that debt which community college students took on or could not repay because of the pandemic will be forgiven.
Jul 21, 2021
Jul 15, 2021
In order to qualify, eligible students must enroll in classes at any of Connecticut’s 12 community colleges before the deadline.
Jul 13, 2021
The report seeks to identify areas in which CSCU institutions can improve career readiness for the students they serve
Jun 30, 2021
The BOR voted to require all students who participate in on-campus activities at CSCU institutions during the fall 2021 semester be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Jun 24, 2021
Gov. Lamont announced that Tunxis Community College has received a $7.5 million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to lead the nation’s only NSF National Center for Next Generation Manufacturing.
Jun 16, 2021
Based on national best practices, ACME removes enrollment and completion barriers, bolsters just-in-time supports, and affords all students a clearer path to success at Connecticut State Community College.
May 20, 2021
The Students First Scholarship is designed to meet the needs of each student that may be unique to them. The scholarship award can be applied to tuition, fees, tutoring services, textbooks, or laptops.
May 20, 2021
The students — enrolled in Central, Eastern, Southern and Western Connecticut State Universities — received the award for their outstanding academic achievement.
May 17, 2021
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
May 07, 2021
CSCU Faculty Recognized for Excellence in Teaching and Research
Apr 22, 2021
29 high-achieving students from the 12 community colleges were named to the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) All-Connecticut Academic Team.
Apr 19, 2021
Under the approved structure, tuition and most mandatory fees will remain flat at all institutions.
Mar 25, 2021
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
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
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
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
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
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
Despite the July 15 priority deadline, it is not too late to apply for tuition and fee-free community college
Jul 16, 2020
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
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
The QA Commons assessment will help Connecticut State Colleges & Universities restructure academic program review to help students succeed in their careers
Jun 10, 2020
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
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
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
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
CSCU Faculty Recognized for Excellence in Teaching and Research
May 20, 2020
The new interim team has already begun work to prepare the future college for opening
May 14, 2020
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
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
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 have repurposed advanced manufacturing technology centers to help meet the state’s need for personal protective equipment (PPE)
Apr 09, 2020
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
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
CSCU President Mark Ojakian has directed the four Connecticut State Universities to credit student accounts for unused room and board
Mar 25, 2020
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
Under the approved structure, community college tuition and fees will remain flat.
Feb 06, 2020
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
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
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
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
Fleury has served as BOR chair since 2016 and has been a member of the board since 2011.
Sep 06, 2019
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
Momentum continues in community college unification
Jul 23, 2019
QVCC, MCC, NCC, CCSU, NVCC, and GCC were recognized for providing top quality education in the field of technology
Jul 23, 2019
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
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 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
puts community colleges on a path to long-term sustainability
Jun 20, 2019
First of several “Aspire” events to be held throughout the summer
Jun 18, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
The system has successfully priced $101.4 million of revenue bonds through the Connecticut Health and Education Facilities Authority
May 02, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
Community College Nursing Students Guaranteed Admission and Seamless Transfer to Charter Oak’s online RN to BSN
Mar 13, 2019
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
Plan designed to train 35,000 skilled workers needed for state’s 4,100 manufacturers
Feb 25, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Aug 24, 2018
Tunxis joins Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centers at Asnuntuck, Housatonic, Naugatuck Valley, Quinebaug Valley, Manchester, Middlesex, and Three Rivers
Aug 14, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Gold Star Parent Khizr Kahn is keynote speaker and CSCU Board of Regents Teaching and Research Awards will be presented
Apr 11, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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 (CSCU) Foundation awarded 10 scholarships to students who are attending CSCU institutions for their academic achievements, leadership and community service.
Sep 18, 2017
Sep 18, 2017
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
Construction is scheduled to begin at Manchester and Middlesex Community Colleges as well as Southern CT State University in late fall.
Sep 08, 2017
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
There are some 800,000 young men and women protected by DACA nationwide, many of them here in Connecticut.
Sep 05, 2017
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
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
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
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
The awards were presented at the Third Annual Conference on Shared Governance and Student Success at Central Connecticut State University.
May 05, 2017
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
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
Pathways to help students seamlessly transfer from a community college to a state university
Apr 13, 2017
CSCU Board of Regents Teaching and Research Awards to be Presented; Bestselling Author Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab is keynote speaker
Apr 06, 2017
View Presentation (pdf)
Apr 03, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Many of you will have heard about the recent protest at University of California at Berkeley that unfortunately turned violent.
Feb 02, 2017
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 from CSCU President Mark E. Ojakian
Jan 26, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
The efforts include an online tool to educate students on bystander intervention, consent, and sexual assault.
Nov 02, 2016
This bill helps retain Sikorsky’s headquarters and jobs in Connecticut and increase investment with in-state suppliers.
Oct 31, 2016
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
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
Today, the Board of Regents approved a proposal that will eliminate the mandatory insurance plan currently offered at Connecticut State Universities.
Oct 20, 2016
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
All three candidates will be visiting the Central Connecticut State University campus during the week of September 26.
Sep 20, 2016
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
Sep 06, 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
Unemployed State Veterans are Encouraged to Enroll in CSCU’s Advanced Manufacturing Certificate Program
Aug 02, 2016
Unemployed Connecticut Veterans are Encouraged to Enroll in CSCU’s Advanced Manufacturing Certificate Program
Aug 02, 2016
12 Community Colleges Hold Registration Event on Aug. 6
Jul 28, 2016
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
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
Dr. Jane McBride Gates to join system office in August 2016.
Jun 28, 2016
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
Dedicated financial aid, scholarships, tuition reimbursement and CTDOL training-related funding are readily available for those who apply.
Jun 22, 2016
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
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
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
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
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
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
Legislation Supports Job-Training Programs at Technical and Community Colleges
Apr 28, 2016
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
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
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
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
President Ojakian testified before the Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee in support of all three bills.
Mar 03, 2016
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
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
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
The State Bond Commission today approved $38.7 million in capital improvement projects for the 17 institutions of CSCU.
Jan 29, 2016
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
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
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
CSCU is seeking public input on its Multi-Campus Hazard Mitigation Plan, developed to deal with natural disasters.
Jan 22, 2016
Stay Near. Go Far. Register for spring classes at one of the 12 Connecticut Community Colleges
Dec 24, 2015
Dr. Alice Pritchard to Join CSCU in November
Oct 28, 2015
CSCU Is Committed to Bargaining in Good Faith with AAUP and Reaching a Fair and Balanced Agreement
Oct 16, 2015
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
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
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 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
A nationwide, months-long search for a new president of Northwestern Connecticut Community College (NCCC) has been narrowed to three finalists.
Sep 18, 2015
The Board of Regents approved the appointment of Steven R. Frazier as NCCC Interim President effective Oct. 1
Sep 17, 2015
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
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
New Manufacturing Innovation Fund Apprenticeship program will provide wage subsidies and tuition reimbursements to eligible companies.
Aug 14, 2015
Stay Near. Go Far. Register for fall classes at one of the 12 Connecticut Community Colleges
Aug 12, 2015
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
The reverse transfer program will allow community college students who transfer to CSCU universities to complete their associate degrees
Jun 25, 2015
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
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
A nationwide, months-long search for a new president of Western Connecticut State University has been narrowed to three finalists.
Apr 23, 2015
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 Collaborates with Capital Workforce Partners on U.S. Department of Labor Grant for Healthcare and Health IT Careers
Nov 10, 2014
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
The ConnSCU Advanced Manufacturing Centers Initiative was chosen as the Northeastern Economic Development Association’s Program of the Year.
Jul 24, 2014
Asnuntuck Community College has received an additional $50,000 in SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) funding for scholarships
Jul 10, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
On Thursday, May 15, Donald Williams will visit Quinebaug Community College to meet with faculty, staff, students and community members.
May 14, 2014
On Wednesday, May 14, Carlee Drummer will visit Quinebaug Valley Community College to meet with faculty, staff, students and community members.
May 12, 2014
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
On Wednesday, May 7, James Lombella will visit Asnuntuck Community College to meet with faculty, staff, students and community members.
May 05, 2014
On Wednesday, May 7, Dale Allen will visit Quinebaug Valley Community College to meet with faculty, staff, students and community members.
May 05, 2014
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
On Monday, May 5, Dale Allen will visit Three Rivers Community College to meet with faculty, staff, students and community members.
May 01, 2014
On Thursday, May 1, Dr. Michael Rooke will visit Asnuntuck Community College to meet with faculty, staff, students and community members.
Apr 29, 2014
The Regents Search Committee today announced that finalists have been selected for the positions of president at three community colleges.
Apr 29, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
Recommendation will go to finance committee for review.
Feb 19, 2014
Transform CSCU 2020 provides over $134 million in new funding.
Feb 12, 2014
Transform CSCU 2020 provides over $134 million in new funding
Feb 06, 2014
The summit examined college readiness, student success, and alignment between education and economic growth.
Jan 16, 2014
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 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 honors industry partners, staff, and students of the state's four Advanced Manufacturing Centers at the 2013 Advanced Manufacturing Awards Ceremony.
Dec 11, 2013
Governor Malloy joins Advanced Manufacturing Center students and industry partners to recognize leadership and innovation.
Dec 11, 2013
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
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
Governor’s Directive Will Help Veterans Receive Credit for Military Training and Education
Sep 23, 2013
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