The New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) is the regional accreditation agency for colleges and universities in the six New England states, three institutions in Greece, three in Switzerland, two in Lebanon, and one in Bulgaria, Bermuda, and Morocco, respectively. The Commission consists of faculty and administrators from affiliated institutions and public members.
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Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) released the following statement following the passage of H.R. 1327, the Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act.
A valedictorian who was born in Italy, a Hurricane Michael survivor who took online classes from a hotel room when she lost her home, and a German transplant pursuing a Master of Business Administration. What do they each have in common? They will all be recognized on May 9th as the inaugural class of Baldrige Scholars, representing the top 5% of graduates from Post University’s Malcolm Baldrige School of Business, named in honor of the late former U.S. Secretary of Commerce and Waterbury native.
The Palace Theater in Waterbury hosts monthly tours and the next one is Saturday June 1, from 11:00 am – 12:30pm. If you’ve ever wondered what’s behind the scenes of a theater or what the symbolism of a ghost light is, then this tour will answer those questions and more, as well-versed tour guides take you through almost one hundred years of the theater’s history. Get an insider’s view and learn about the magic behind the curtain along with the history and lore of this much-loved entertainment venue and community gathering place. Admission to the tour is $5.00 per person and can be purchased online atwww.palacetheaterct.org, by phone at 203-346-2000, or in person at the Box Office, 100 East Main St. in Waterbury. Groups of ten or more are asked to contact the Box Office in advance to register their group.
The 2019 edition of Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business ranks two Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey LLP practice areas and eight attorneys, from our Real Estate, Environment, Litigation and Labor & Employment practices, in the top tiers in Connecticut. Chambers USA is a publication by Chambers and Partners, a third-party research and publishing company, that ranks U.S. Law firms and attorneys based on extensive interviews with clients and members of the legal community.
During Acts 4 Ministry’s annual fundraising reception, “Inspiration: Inspiring acts of love”, May 15th at the Palace Theater in Waterbury, the global Osterman Community Foundation (OCF) in Cheshire will be honored as a community partner, and Dave and Ellen Rogers of Cheshire will be honored as volunteer partners.
The non-denominational non-profit Acts 4 Ministry will honor the Osterman Community Foundation (OCF) of Cheshire as a community partner, and David and Ellen Rogers of Cheshire as volunteer partners during their annual "Inspiration: Inspiring acts of love" fundraiser on Wednesday, May 15, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Palace Theater in Waterbury. The fundraiser will feature the acclaimed classic folk, rock, and pop duo, The Kennedys.
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TEAM Inc. celebrated the grand opening and unveiling of the renovated Slocum School in Waterbury with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, April 24, 2019.
Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC) today announced it has been awarded $243,072 in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency responsible for AmeriCorps and other national service programs. This award will leverage an additional $514,765 from the private sector, foundations, and other sources, in accordance with the unique AmeriCorps model.
Carol Heller (Southern CT Market Manager, Bank of America), Joseph McGrath (City of Waterbury) Lynn Ward (Greater Waterbury Chamber), Lori DosSantos (Merrill), Frank Tavera (Palace Theater), Cyndi Tolosa (Mattatuck Museum), Bob Burns (Mattatuck Museum), Jasmin Fernandez (Chase & Cooke Financial Center Manager), Brian Kimmey, Palace Theatre, Eugene Stovall (Consumer Banking Market Leader), Dalila Borges (Consumer Banking Regional Executive), Joann Reynolds Balanda, United Way of Greater Waterbury, Karen Mello, United Way of Greater Waterbury, Sandy Senich (Bank of America Private Bank)
State Representative Stephanie Cummings (R-74) and community partner FD Community Federal Credit Union are co-sponsoring an upcoming, free“shred day” on Saturday, June 8, 2019, between 8:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. in the FD Community Federal Credit Union parking lot located at 281 Meriden Rd. in Waterbury.
Waterbury native Krysta Scriven had never traveled beyond the eastern United States before attending Western Connecticut State University as a freshman in 2015. Currently a senior preparing to graduate in May with a Bachelor of Arts in Professional Writing and a minor in Linguistics, Scriven has racked up plenty of frequent flier miles during her four years at WCSU with educational experiences that have included stops in Bulgaria, England, France, Spain, Portugal, the Netherlands, Greece and Ireland.
Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills, an online giving event hosted by Connecticut Community Foundation for the seventh year, concluded a 36-hour flurry of giving at 7 p.m. on April 24 with donations from 4,494 people topping $1.36 million.
Clothing Drive to benefit Boy Scout Troop 115 of Naugatuck
Naugatuck Town Green
Saturday, May 11, 10:00- 3:00
Justin B. Weaver, passed away at age 19, in June 2018, from an accidental overdose. A True Colors Trade 5K run to fund a $1,500 scholarship benefiting a Waterbury or Thomaston resident/student who seeks certification in a trades program.
Thomaston Savings Bank received the Gold Award in their asset size category and was named “Best in Show” for community banks during the American Business Media’s Community Bank Heroes Awards Gala. American Business Media, publisher of Banking New England and Centerpoint magazines, has selected 18 community banks and credit unions from across New England to honor as Credit Union Heroes and Community Bank Heroes for their creation of unique community partnerships and going beyond the call to aid their communities in a special time of need.
Naugatuck Valley Community College’s Center for Job Placement and College Opportunities (CJPCO) will be hosting its annual student and alumni Job and Career Fair on Thursday April, 11 2019. The Job and Career Fair will be held in Café West on NVCC’s Waterbury campus from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. A total of 40 area employers will be attending the fair this year. Employers will be searching for students and alumni for both job and internship opportunities.
Freshmen legislator Representative Ron Napoli (D-Waterbury) co-sponsored legislation was passed by the Joint Committee on Labor and Public Employees Committee. H.B. 6508, An Act Concerning Investment in the Construction Job Workforce for Low-Income Residents, will be voted by the House this session.
David Robillard, son of Ms. Lea Robillard of Waterbury, and a junior at Sacred Heart High School, earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36.
Approximately two-tenths of 1 percent of students who take the ACT earn a top score. In the U.S. high school graduating class of 2018, only 2,760 out of more than 2 million graduates who took the ACT earned a top composite score of 36.