2018 Releases

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