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23 February, 2023

Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center Info Session

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27 April, 2023

16th Annual Julius Sokenu Poetry Awards Night at QvCC with Honored Guest, Edgar Kunz

DANIELSON, CT — Quinebaug Valley Community College will hold its 16th Annual…

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QvCC Announces Fall Semester Dean’s List

A total of 187 students from 55 CT towns received the recognition.   DANIELSON—Quinebaug Valley Community College has announced the names of those students who qualified for the Dean’s List for […]

CT State Swears In First Chief of Police 

CT State Community College’s first chief of police Chris Chute (center) is sworn in by Chris Watson, state’s attorney as his mother Norma Chute (left) looks on. Connecticut native Christopher […]

QVCC receives grant to support and expand Certified Nurse Aide and Medical Assisting

Efforts to grow and diversify Connecticut’s healthcare workforce received a major boost when the Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA) made several significant grant commitments to support recruitment, retention, […]

16th Annual Julius Sokenu Poetry Awards Night at QvCC with Honored Guest, Edgar Kunz

DANIELSON, CT — Quinebaug Valley Community College will hold its 16th Annual Julius Sokenu Poetry Prize Celebration beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday April 27th in the Robert E. Miller […]

Don’t Wait! Tuition Due Now

Tuition and fees for spring semester classes are due now. It is not too late to apply for financial aid; visit fafsa.gov. In addition to direct payment, tuition can be [...]

Registration Open for Spring Semester at CT’s Community Colleges

Credit registration for the Spring 2023 semester is in progress at Connecticut’s 12 community colleges. Credit classes start on January 20 with a mix of on-campus, online, and hybrid course options. Students intending […]

The 30th Annual QVCC Foundation Golf Tournament

THANK YOU to everyone who made The QVCC Foundation’s 30th Annual Golf Tournament a HUGE success! On September 21, 2022, the QVCC Foundation hosted its 30th Annual Golf Tournament at […]

Tackle the Trail Returns to Northeast CT on October 15th

On Saturday, October 15th, runners from twenty-one states and two countries will take part in Tackle the Trail™, a trail race along the scenic Airline Trail in Northeast Connecticut. Tackle […]

Hispanic Heritage Month at QVCC: Bomba Workshop and Performance with the Sonia Plumb Dance Company and Movimiento Cultural 

WILLIMANTIC AND DANIELSON, CT — Quinebaug Valley Community College is pleased to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, which is annually celebrated from September 15 to October 15, with two Bomba workshops […]

Connecticut Has Best Community College System in U.S.

Connecticut’s community college system, was ranked No. 1 in the nation by WalletHub this week, and several of the community colleges ranked among the top 15 in the country in […]

QVCC Foundation Awards $142,000 in Scholarships to Current and Future Students

The Richard C. Berry Amphitheater green at Quinebaug Valley Community College in Danielson was full of smiling faces on Thursday, May 5th as 96 local students were awarded over $142,000 […]

QVCC @ Willimantic Temporarily Moving to ECSU Campus

Until further notice, our Willimantic site will be temporarily located in Winthrop Hall at ECSU during the renovation of 729 Main Street. Parking is available in Lots F, H, and [...]

Congratulations to Spring 2022 Dean’s List

Quinebaug Valley Community College has announced the names of 169 students named to the Spring 2022 Dean’s List. Ashford Teagan Lynch, Eco Manso – Rich, Rachel Vertefeuille Baltic Adam Ritchotte […]

200 Students Graduate in QVCC’S 50th Commencement Ceremony

After two years of virtual and drive-through graduation ceremonies, Quinebaug Valley Community College was pleased to recognize the Class of 2022 with an in-person commencement on the evening of May […]

QVCC’s 50th Commencement will be held May 26

Quinebaug Valley Community College will hold its 50th Commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 26, 2022, at 6 pm at the Richard C. Berry Amphitheater, located on the grounds of the […]

15th Annual Julius Sokenu Poetry Awards Night, April 28th at QVCC with Honored Guest Bruce Cohen

Quinebaug Valley Community College will hold its 15th Annual Julius Sokenu Poetry Prize Celebration at 6:00 pm on Thursday, April 28th in the Robert E. Miller Auditorium at 742 Upper [...]

Women in Manufacturing Day at QVCC

Quinebaug Valley Community College’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center (AMTC) will host a Women in Manufacturing Day, in celebration of Women’s History Month. On Friday, March 25 from 8:30am – 1:00pm, […]

QVCC Spring Open House, March 30 at 6pm

Have you always wanted to go to college? Are you looking for a new career or the right career for you? Do you need help figuring out your next steps? […]

CSCU COVID Protocol Changes Effective April 4

The following is a message from Terrence Cheng, CSCU President: Today marks two years since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. I want to thank all […]

International Women’s Day at QVCC: #BreakTheBias Panel Discussion on March 8, 2022

Quinebaug Valley Community College will host a panel discussion, “International Women’s Day 2022: #BreaktheBias” from 5:00 to 6:20 pm on Tuesday, March 8, 2022, in the Fireside Lounge on QVCC’s […]

Waiting for Yoko Series: Celebrating Women’s History with Poet Rhonda M. Ward

When: Thursday, March 10 @ 6:00-9:00 pm Where: SPIROL Gallery, Danielson Campus Admission: Free and open to the public. Refreshments served. Sponsors: Cultural Programming Committee; Fine Arts Department; English Department Please note: [...]

The QVCC Foundation Kicks-Off $130,000 Scholarship Application Period

Current and Future Students Can Apply February 1 – March 11, 2022 The Quinebaug Valley Community College Foundation is pleased to kick off the annual scholarship application period.  $130,000 will […]

QVCC’S SPIROL Art Gallery to Exhibit Flypaper by Douglas Degges and Sarah Phyllis Smith Until February 25

FLYPAPER – DOUGLAS DEGGES | SARAH PHYLLIS SMITH On view from January 31st – February 25th Closing reception February 22n from 6-7:30pm Flypaper is an ongoing collaborative project by artists […]

Tackle the Trail™ Unveils Permanent Commemoration in Putnam, CT

On Thursday, January 6, 2022, a group of local dignitaries gathered at the Henry Breault Bridge, Kennedy Drive, Putnam, CT to commemorate the addition of a permanent bronze plaque for […]

QVCC Workforce Development and Continuing Ed: Spring Open House, Programs, and LiR Continuing Ed Scholarship Fund Exceeds $50,000

The Quinebaug Valley Community College Workforce Development and Continuing Education Department has expanded in staff, programs, and funding.  With the recent growth of tuition assistance funds, more community members will […]

Virtual Enrollment Day and Campus Preview Day – Saturday, January 8

On Saturday, January 8, QVCC will host two virtual events: Enrollment Day for students who need to register for the spring semester and Campus Preview Day for prospective students. Enrollment […]

QVCC Announces Fall 2021 Dean’s List

Quinebaug Valley Community College has announced the names of 178 students named to the Fall 2021 semester dean’s list. Ashford Laurie Hipsky, Eco Manso-Rich, Katie Renaud Baltic Adam Ritchotte Brooklyn […]

QVCC Coming Events

Quinebaug Valley Community College has several coming events in November and December, which are open to the public: Covid Vaccinations – Receive your 1st and 2nd doses, as well as boosters […]

QVCC Observes Veterans Day with Outdoor Celebration and Veterans Connection Photo Exhibit

DANIELSON – On Thursday, November 11, Quinebaug Valley Community College was graced with a beautiful November afternoon to host the annual Veterans Day Celebration outdoors in the Veterans Garden, located […]

QVCC Coming Events

Quinebaug Valley Community College has a number of coming events in November and December. Tuesday, November 2: Job Fair: Early Childhood Programs 11 – 1 pm –– Childcare Employers are Ready […]

QVCC Celebrates 50 Years On October 21, 2021

Five Champions of QVCC Celebrated Quinebaug Valley Community College celebrated fifty years of serving the communities of Northeast Connecticut on Thursday, October 21, 2021. Following campus COVID-19 protocols, more than […]

QVCC is excited to share that the Connecticut State Community Colleges TimelyCare services are now LIVE and ready to use! What is TimelyCare? It provides access to 24/7 medical and […]

Tackle the Trail™ announce New Inaugural Race Event – TackleJR

The QVCC Foundation, The Hale Foundation, The Hale YMCA Youth and Family Center, and NOW announce TackleJR The QVCC Foundation is pleased to announce TackleJR, a race for youth, aged […]

Care 4 Kids Expansion

Earlier this year, Governor Lamont announced a major expansion of the Care 4 Kids program, which, among other actions, made financial assistance available to help with the cost of child […]

QVCC Foundation Raises $62,000 at the 29th Annual Golf Tournament

$62,000 Raised to Support Low-Cost Education The QVCC Foundation hosted its 29th annual Golf Tournament on September 15, 2021 at Connecticut National Country Club in Putnam, CT. The Foundation puts […]

QVCC’s 50th Anniversary to be Celebrated on October 21, 2021

On September 27th, 1971, Quinebaug Valley Community College began offering classes at Harvard H. Ellis Technical School and Killingly High School prior to the construction of a campus at the […]

Constitution Day

September 17th is Constitution Day At 233 years old, the United States Constitution is the world's longest-surviving written charter of government. In honor of the day delegates to the Constitutional [...]

UCONN’s Joule Fellows Explore QVCC’s Manufacturing and Engineering Programs

The Joule Fellows Program at the University of Connecticut (UCONN) gives middle school, high school, and community college instructors a chance to participate in current research and develop lessons and […]

Vaccine Clinic for Faculty, Staff, and Students Weekly

QVCC is offering a vaccine clinic in September and October for faculty, staff, and students at the Danielson campus. Griffin Health is providing all three vaccines, free of charge. No […]

QVCC’s Willimantic campus looks to grow its enrollment  

Republished from The Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn. Michelle Warren, The Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn. Sat, August 21, 2021, 11:59 PM·3 min read WILLIMANTIC — In an era when community college enrollments are […]

Student Services Staff Available In-Person and Virtually

The fall semester begins on Thursday, August 26 and if you need assistance, we are here to help. Schedule an appointment today with admissions, advising, financial aid, Willimantic staff, and […]

QVCC Welcomes Dr. Karen Hynick, New Campus CEO

Quinebaug Valley Community College is pleased to welcome Dr. Karen Hynick as QVCC’s Chief Executive Officer. Appointed July 1, Dr. Hynick succeeds QVCC’s fifth CEO (formerly referred to as President), […]

Spring 2021 Dean’s List

Quinebaug Valley Community College has announced the names of 187 students named to the Spring 2021 Dean’s List: Ashford Diana Cone, Adam Gruszczynski, Daniel Xavier Baltic Erin Spitale Bozrah Hannah […]

DECD Commissioner Visits the QVCC Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center

Visit to the Quiet Corner Included stop by Commissioner Lehman and Local Officials A visit to The Quinebaug Valley Community College Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center (AMTC) was part of the […]

Visit Us Virtually and On Campus

DANIELSON — The following events at Quinebaug Valley Community College are free and open to the public: INFORMATION SESSIONS: MEET WITH ADMISSIONS Tuesdays, June 15, 22, or 29 at 5:30 pm | […]

Jewett City Savings Bank Secures Grant Funding for QVCC Foundation

The Jobs for New England Recovery Grant Program, offered by the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston to member financial institutions, is intended to assist small businesses and non-profit organizations […]

Congratulations QVCC Class of 2021

PRESIDENT’S AWARD Award given to the degree graduate with the highest academic average with at least 45 credits earned at QVCC. Taylor Copeland (Liberal Arts and Sciences, 74 credits) GRADUATES […]

QVCC Student Dan Xavier Uses Capstone Project to Help Restore Local Sawmill to Use As Educational Asset for the Community

Nestled in the valley of Woodstock, Connecticut lies the Chamberlin Mill, a rare example of a water-powered circular sawmill originating back to the early 1800s. The two-story post-and-beam structure still […]

The QVCC Foundation Awards Over $125,000 in Scholarships to Current and Future Students

The Quinebaug Valley Community College Foundation is pleased to announce that 102 scholarships, totaling over $125,000, have been awarded to current and future QVCC students in support of a debt-free […]

DRIVE-THROUGH DIPLOMA CEREMONY WEDNESDAY, MAY 26

QVCC will proudly celebrate our 270 degree and certificate recipients in the 49th commencement on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, from 3 – 7 p.m.. The college is hosting a drive-through […]

QVCC Foundation Announces Funding for Summer College $25,000

Generous Donation from Steve and Marge Townsend, the Buttner Family, and LiR members **As of May 27, 2021 all funds have been expended** DANIELSON – The Quinebaug Valley Community College […]

QVCC and FCC Helping Households Connect During Pandemic

Quinebaug Valley Community College announced it is working to help build consumer awareness about the Emergency Broadband Benefit, a new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program.  The temporary benefit will help […]

Register Now for Spring and Fall 2021

Registration is open for Summer and Fall 2021! Summer College at QVCC is the perfect way to catch up or get ahead with three sessions designed to fit into your […]

Join Us Virtually for Spring Open House | Wednesday, April 14 @ 6pm

Have you always wanted to go to college? Are you looking for a new career or the right career for you? Do you need help figuring out your next steps? […]

14th Annual Julius Sokenu Poetry Awards Night Features Student Poets and the Cornelius Eady Trio

Quinebaug Valley Community College will hold its 14th Annual Julius Sokenu Poetry Prize Celebration from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday April 29th, 2021 livestreamed on QVCC’s YouTube channel. The […]

QVCC Hits the Lights for Earth Hour 2021

Each year, Earth Hour and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) ask people, businesses, and government agencies all over the globe to shut off their lights for one hour as a way to promote awareness […]

The QVCC Foundation announces $20,000 endowed scholarship

The Robert and Mary Heneault Memorial Scholarship Second for the Family  The Quinebaug Valley Community College Foundation graciously announces the creation of The Robert and Mary Heneault Memorial Fund, which […]

QVCC Awarded Gold Status as a Military Friendly College

Quinebaug Valley Community College has earned the designation of Gold status as a 2021-2022 Military Friendly® School.  Gold status is the highest designation given to any of the community colleges […]

QVCC Student Phillip Michel Selected for Poetry Reading by The Connecticut Student Poets of 2021

The QVCC English Department and the QVCC Cultural Programming Committee present a poetry reading by the Connecticut Student Poets of 2021. The event takes place on WebEx from 7:00pm to […]

QVCC Partners with United Services Inc. to Provide Paid Internships for Human Services Majors

Quinebaug Valley Community College has announced its partnership with United Services, Inc. to provide up to 20 Human Services majors with paid internships for the Spring and Fall 2021 semesters. Funding […]

QVCC AMTC $15,000 Grant from the Gene Haas Foundation

Students can receive up to $650 dollars of support toward their success The Quinebaug Valley Community College Advanced Manufacturing Center has received a $15,000 grant from the Gene Haas Foundation.  […]

QVCC Announces Fall 2020 Dean’s List

Quinebaug Valley Community College is pleased to announce the names of 175 students named to the Fall 2020 Dean’s List. Ashford Nikki Burnett, Ashlyn Chebro, Diana Cone, Erin Lannon, Daniel […]

On-Ground and Hybrid Courses Meet Remotely Until February 5

Per the direction of the State Department of Health, QVCC’s on-ground and hybrid courses will not be permitted to meet on campus until February 5. All classes, including on-ground and […]

QVCC Alumna Sarah Wolfburg ’02 Joins Foundation Staff as Director of Alumni Relations

Quinebaug Valley Community College is very excited to welcome Sarah Wolfburg back to campus. On Monday, December 14, she joined the QVCC Foundation as the Director of Alumni Relations. Raised […]

QVCC Alumna and Professor Participates in Connecticut Public’s “Blood Sugar Rising” Film

Dr. Ashley Bissonnette, PhD, MPH, CHES, is a 2007 graduate of Quinebaug Valley Community College and is now a professor of public health, teaching at QVCC and Eastern Connecticut State […]

Get to Know QVCC: Register for Upcoming Virtual Information Sessions

Get to know Quinebaug Valley Community College! Learn about the great things happening at QVCC with our upcoming virtual information sessions. These virtual information sessions are designed to give prospective […]

Register for Spring 2021 Late Start Courses

The Spring 2021 semester will begin on January 22; however, Quinebaug Valley Community College will offer a variety of accelerated late start courses, beginning in February and March in addition […]

The QVCC Foundation Supports Northeast Connecticut Despite COVID-19 Climate

Safe and successful in-person events raise close to $100,000 this fall for QVCC students The Quinebaug Valley Community College Foundation successfully ran two in-person fundraising events this fall to ensure […]

QVCC to Host Virtual Veterans Day Ceremony

Quinebaug Valley Community College will celebrate Veterans Day on Wednesday, November 11 with a virtual ceremony, highlighting the addition and dedication of 19 new bricks to the Veterans Garden. The […]

QVCC Reflects on Start of Fall 2020 Semester

A Word from First-Year Students and Dean of Academic Affairs and Student Services It’s been just over a month since QVCC students have returned to the fall semester after a […]

Get Ready for the Winter and Spring Terms

Registration for Winter and Spring Begins October 15 The fall semester is in full swing, but it is the right time to lock down your schedule for winter and spring. […]

Determination and Drive Leads to Success for Joint Endeavor in Manufacturing

Windham High School ECO students graduating with College Certificates In 2016 Quinebaug Valley Community College teamed with Windham High School, creating the Windham Early College Opportunity (ECO) program, to provide students a […]

Eighteen Students Complete QVCC’s CNA Program and Receive Jobs

Despite the impediments presented by the Covid-19 outbreak earlier this spring, 18 students have successfully completed Quinebaug Valley Community College’s Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program and received jobs in the […]

QVCC Offers Selection of Fall 2020 Late Start Courses

Quinebaug Valley Community College has announced a fall 2020 late start schedule designed in an accelerated format, allowing students to take 11-week or 7-week courses as an alternative to the […]

Tackle the Trail is ON!

Tackle the Trail: A Unique Race in a Unique Place (Even More Unique This Year!) We are RUNNING! Tackle the Trail will be held on-ground and virtually on Saturday, October 17, […]

Purchase Books Online

Update: QVCC Bookstore & Buying Textbooks QVCC students who are looking to purchase textbooks and materials for the fall 2020 semester can only do so through our online shop at […]

2,200 Students eligible for PACT at priority deadline; funding remains on a first come, first served basis

(HARTFORD, CT) – Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) President Mark Ojakian announced that interest in the Pledge to Advance Connecticut (PACT), Connecticut’s tuition and fee free community college program, […]

QVCC Offers New Online Performing Arts Courses this Fall

This fall, Quinebaug Valley Community College is pleased to offer several new and exciting Performing Arts courses—all live online experiences from the comfort of your living room. Students can now […]

QVCC Announces Spring 2020 Dean’s List

Quinebaug Valley Community College has announced the names of 201 students named to the spring semester dean’s list. Ashford Ashlyn Chebro, Diana Cone, Jared Green, Erin Lannon Baltic Trish Piekarski […]

Advanced Manufacturing Program is Up and Running

Introduction to Machine Operator Program and Spring Credit Courses Resume On-Campus Quinebaug Valley Community College closed campus on March 12th in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Most QVCC classes were […]

QVCC Celebrates Julius Sokenu Poetry Award Winners

Congratulations to the eleven Quinebaug Valley Community College students and five Quinebaug Middle College students who were recipients of this year’s Julius Sokenu Poetry Awards. Sokenu, a longtime English professor […]

QVCC Foundation Recognizes 2020 Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to all 2020 QVCC Foundation Scholarship recipients! The QVCC Foundation is pleased to award over $140,000 in scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic school year. Thank you to our all […]

Congratulations QVCC Class of 2020

Nearly 150 Quinebaug Valley Community College students will receive degrees and certificates in QVCC’s 48th commencement, which will be virtually celebrated on QVCC’s Facebook and Instagram pages. Congratulations to the […]

CARES Act Distributions for Students

May 22, 2020 Questions: please contact the Bursar’s office, Jen Hyatt QVCC Students: The recently enacted federal CARES Act includes a distribution of funds to institutions of higher education, including […]

QVCC Launches Free Virtual Workshops

As a service to our business community, Quinebaug Valley Community College is proud to offer a series of free virtual workshops for the duration of our COVID-19 mitigation efforts. These […]

Early Childhood Education (ECE) Program Earns NAEYC Accreditation

Quinebaug Valley Community College is proud to announce that the Early Childhood Education (ECE) program has earned its accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). […]

QVCC Launches Cannabis Studies Certificate Program

Start June 2020, earn certificate by May 2021 Quinebaug Valley Community College is launching Connecticut’s first Cannabis Studies program this summer, following approval from the CSCU Board of Regents. QVCC’s […]

Tackle the Trail – Six Month Countdown to Race Day

April 17th is the six-month mark until Tackle the Trail 2020! Are you ready to Tackle? Mark your calendars! Saturday, October 17, 2020. This year, the race has grown to […]

Virtual Campus Keeps Students and Community Connected at QVCC: We Are in This Together

Quinebaug Valley Community College is here to support our current students, future students, and the community through a number of college-wide initiatives to create a virtual campus. QVCC wants northeast Connecticut […]

QVCC’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Earns Five Star Distinction

Quinebaug Valley Community College is proud to announce that the Beta Beta Pi Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK) at QVCC is now recognized as a Five […]

QVCC Implements New Booking Tool for Remote Advising

Without the ability to hold in-person advising sessions, Quinebaug Valley Community College has implemented Microsoft Bookings to facilitate remote advising sessions for students. While there won’t ever be a proper […]

QVCC Cares with Support for Students and the Community

Thursday, April 2, 2020 The QVCC Foundation to Support Summer Classes for Students Free Professional Development for Local Businesses QVCC  and The Quinebaug Valley Community College Foundation are here for […]

Course Withdrawal Deadline Extended to April 30

We at QVCC realize that this is a stressful and uncertain time that we are all experiencing; however, please know that the QVCC Community and CSCU system are committed to […]

QVCC Donates Supplies to Day Kimball Healthcare

March 27, 2020 Quinebaug Valley Community College is donating personal protective equipment and supplies to help front-line workers at Day Kimball Healthcare in their response to the surge of patients […]

Apply for Summer or Fall Semester – Get accepted this week!

March 18, 2020 QVCC Admissions is Here for You Although the QVCC campus is closed, QVCC is actively processing applications for summer college and the fall semester.  If you have […]

Extension for The QVCC Foundation Scholarship Applicaton

Update Friday, March 20, 2020 The QVCC Foundation has temporarily extended its Scholarship deadline (was March 13) . QVCC Scholarship Information

Three QVCC Students Chosen for Art Exhibition at Hartford Art School

Quinebaug Valley Community College is proud to announce that three of our student artists, Kaylah Brace of Webster, MA, Jaimie Lohman of Dayville, CT, and Kristi Luchi of Plainfield, CT […]

QVCC Earns 2020-2021 Military Friendly® School Designation

Quinebaug Valley Community College announced that it has earned the 2020-2021 Military Friendly® School designation, maintaining Gold status distinction. Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public […]

QVCC Announces Spring Corporate Training Workshops

Quinebaug Valley Community College has announced the spring schedule of training programs for local business professionals. From March through June 2020, the QVCC Danielson campus will host several corporate-training workshops […]

QVCC Celebrates Black History Month: “African Americans and the Vote” with Dr. Stacey Close

February is Black History Month. Quinebaug Valley Community College invites you to join us on February 12 at 10am-2pm in the Robert E. Miller Auditorium as we celebrate Black History […]

The QVCC Foundation’s Ongoing Commitment to a Debt-Free Education

The Quinebaug Valley Community College Foundation is offering $140,000 in scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year. QVCC is proud that the last nine graduating classes left QVCC with zero federal student loan debt. Thanks to state grants, excellent financial […]

Upcoming Spring Events

DANIELSON, CT — Quinebaug Valley Community College has a number of upcoming spring events. The following events are free and open to the public: January 30 – Chinese New Year […]

Fall 2019 Dean’s List

Quinebaug Valley Community College has announced the names of 202 students named to the fall semester dean’s list: Andover Estela Hernandez Ashford Nikki Burnett, Diana Cone, Sarah Gamache, Jared Green, […]

Free Naloxone (Narcan) Training at QVCC Through Healthy Campus Grant

Quinebaug Valley Community College was approved for a continuation of the Connecticut Healthy Campus Initiative (CHCI) grant in the amount of $20,000 for a Campus Opioid Education and Awareness Program; […]

December Coming Events

Quinebaug Valley Community College is hosting a number of events in December. These events are free and open to the public. December 3 & 10 – Tour Tuesdays – Come […]

Winter Session Begins January 2

Apply now and register starting November 4. The College is offering an accelerated selection of online courses during winter break running January 2 – 15th. If you are not currently […]

SPIROL Art Gallery to Host Art from Four Connecticut Community College Manufacturing Centers

In honor of Manufacturing Month, Quinebaug Valley Community College is bringing the state’s first four Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centers together for an art show at the SPIROL Art Gallery, located […]

QVCC Celebrates Manufacturing Month

October is Manufacturing Month. In observance, Quinebaug Valley Community College will host the following events: October 17 – AMTC Art Show – “The Art of Manufacturing” show, featuring art from […]

QVCC October Coming Events

Quinebaug Valley Community College has a number of coming events in October. The following events are free and open to the public: October 1 – Tour Tuesdays – Come take […]

QVCC September Coming Events

Quinebaug Valley Community College has a robust event calendar through the end of the month. September 18 – The QVCC Foundation Annual Golf Tournament – Join the QVCC Foundation for […]

QVCC Welcomes Dr. Rose R. Ellis, New Campus CEO

Quinebaug Valley Community College is pleased to welcome Dr. Rose R. Ellis as QVCC’s Interim Chief Executive Officer. While Dr. Ellis is only six-weeks into her tenure, she sees the potential […]

Register for Fall on Saturday August 10, 9 – 2 p.m.

Current and future students are encouraged to finalize their schedule for the fall semester.  The Danielson campus and our Windham Technical High School location have walk-in hours daily to assist […]

QVCC Offers Manufacturing Career Opportunities Through Collaboration with Windham High School

As the demand rises for skilled manufacturers in Connecticut, so does the initiative of Quinebaug Valley Community College’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center. As a result of the Windham High School […]

QVCC Collaborates with KPRD to Offer Four-Week Kids Camp

Quinebaug Valley Community College has partnered with the Killingly Parks and Recreation Department (KPRD) to offer an interactive four-week day camp for local students in grades 5-8. Every Wednesday, students […]

QVCC Foundation Announces Helena B. Witkowski Scholarship

The Quinebaug Valley Community College Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the Helena B. Witkowski Scholarship. This fund comes from Ms. Witkowski’s trust and reflects the largest bequest […]

QVCC Announces Spring Dean’s List

DANIELSON, CT — Quinebaug Valley Community College has announced the names of 210 students named to the spring semester dean’s list.For a printable PDF of the dean’s list, click here. Andover: […]

Fourth Annual Veterans’ Stand Down

Saturday, June 8, 9 a.m. – 2 p.,m. Quinebaug Valley Community College, in partnership with the Danielson Veterans Coffeehouse, will host its annual Veterans’ Stand Down, an event designed to […]

Graduation to Take Place at Woodstock Academcy

The Quinebaug Valley Community College Forty-seventh Commencement will take place on Wednesday, May 29, 2109, 6 p.m. at the Woodstock Academy Alumni Fieldhouse, 57 Academy Road, Woodstock, CT 06281.  Graduates […]

One Hundred-Nineteen Students Awarded Scholarships

A full scholarship awarded to Putnam High School student Jeffrey Reed The Quinebaug Valley Community College Foundation has awarded $140,000 in scholarships to current and future QVCC students in support […]

QVCC to Host NASA’s CT Space Grant Consortium’s Spring Robotics Competition

DANIELSON, CT —The Robotics Team from Quinebaug Valley Community College, winner of last year’s NASA Connecticut Space Grant Consortium Community College Quadcopter Challenge, will host NASA’s Connecticut Space Grant Consortium […]

Voices from the Immigrant Rights Movement

A Discussion Featuring Vania Galicia, Sister Mary Jude Lazarus and Erin O-Neil Baker Quinebaug Valley Community College will host Voices from the Immigrant Rights Movement, A Discussion Featuring Vania Galicia, […]

QVCC Presents at National NASA Student Poster Session

The Robotics Team from Quinebaug Valley Community College, winner of the last three NASA Connecticut Space Grant Consortium Community College Quadcopter Challenges, presented at the Student Poster Session of the […]

QVCC’S Commitment to a Debt-Free Education for Eastern Connecticut

QVCC’S COMMITMENT TO A DEBT-FREE EDUCATION FOR EASTERN CONNECTICUT $140,000 in Foundation Scholarships, Full Scholarship Award and Recent Open House Scholarship Winners DANIELSON, CT —The Quinebaug Valley Community College Foundation […]

Access to Financial Aid for Undocumented Students

The Connecticut General Assembly enacted a state law that allows undocumented students to apply for institutional financial aid.  You must meet certain age, residency, and criminal history requirements along with […]

QVCC Announces Fall Dean’s List

Quinebaug Valley Community College has announced the names of 200 students named to the fall semester dean’s list. For a printable PDF of the dean’s list, click here. Andover: Estela […]

QVCC hosts first annual Women in Manufacturing Day

Quinebaug Valley Community College welcomed 28 ninth and tenth grade girls from Killingly, Plainfield, Putnam, and Tourtellotte Memorial High Schools to the College’s first annual Women in Manufacturing Day. During […]

QVCC exceeds last years rank for military friendly colleges

Quinebaug Valley Community College has earned the 2019-2020 Military Friendly® Schools Designation.  In addition to Gold status, The College has been recognized as a Top 10 Military Friendly® School, ranking […]

Celebrating Dr. Robert E. Miller: The QVCC Foundation Announces the Creation of the Dr. Robert E. Miller Educational Endowment

More than 125 people turned out last evening to Celebrate a Legend, Roast and Reminisce, Dr. Robert E. Miller, QVCC Founding President and QVCC Foundation Member Emeritus.  In a heartfelt […]

Community Commitment Shines on #GIVINGTUESDAY

More than $10,000 Raised by Students, Staff, Faculty and Community Northeast Connecticut, once again, showed their outpouring of support for students at Quinebaug Valley Community College on #GIVINGTUESDAY.  As of […]

QVCC Awarded Healthy Campus Grant Addressing Opiod Education and Awareness

Quinebaug Valley Community College has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Connecticut Healthy Campus Initiative (CHCI); funded by the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS), with […]

QVCC Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center Recognized Nationally for Excellence

October is Manufacturing Month and QVCC has reason to celebrate. The Quinebaug Valley Community College Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center is now one of the selected few educational training facilities in […]

THE QVCC FOUNDATION DELIVERS ON FUNDRAISING GOALS

  DANIELSON, CT —  The Quinebaug Valley Community College Foundation, once again, has raised the bar in their fundraising efforts to ensure that the residents of Northeast Connecticut have access […]

QVCC Hosts World Mental Health Day Activities on October 10, 2018

The College will be hosting a full day of training and events on World Mental Health Day, Wednesday, October 10. The World Federation for Mental Health is focusing the 2018 […]

QVCC Acapella Group to Sing National Anthem

The Quinebaug Valley Community College acapella group will have their first performance of the academic year singing the National Anthem at the QVCC Foundation Annual Golf Tournament, Wednesday, September 19, […]

Disabled American Veterans Mobile Service Van on Campus September 11

On-site Compensation Benefit Review The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) will be providing a Mobile Service Office outreach van to assist students at Quinebaug Valley Community College on Tuesday, September 11, […]

Faculty Sabbatical Leads to Publication of Novel

Professor Cindi Brassington’s Fictional Story with Real-World Issues QVCC Professor of Allied Health, Cindi Brassington, has taught for 20 years and during the spring of 2018 Brassington ventured into a […]

Second Chance Pell Program Creates Stories of Hope

Stories of hope and redemption are very powerful. The Second Chance Pell Program is giving incarcerated individuals at the Brooklyn Correctional Institution the opportunity to create their own stories through […]

QVCC to Offer Associate’s Degree in Cybersecurity

With organizations and companies regularly facing cyberthreats and potential data breaches, the demand for cybersecurity experts is rapidly growing. Quinebaug Valley Community College’s new Associate’s Degree in Cybersecurity provides the […]

QVCC Announces Spring Dean’s List

Quinebaug Valley Community College has announced 215 students have been named to the spring semester dean’s list in recognition of high academic achievement. These students attained a grade point average […]

QVCC Schedules Special Registration Days in June

Quinebaug Valley Community College is holding several special registration days during the month of June for students planning to enroll for the fall semester. The college will be open Saturday, […]

Veterans Stand Down Returns to QVCC June 9

Quinebaug Valley Community College will host its third annual Veterans’ Stand Down, an event designed to give former service members assistance with benefits information, on Saturday, June 9, at the […]

Class of 2018 Will Graduate Tonight

Nearly 250 Quinebaug Valley Community College students will receive degrees and certificates at the 46th commencement tonight starting at 6 pm. The ceremony will be held outside in the Richard […]

Youngest Graduate Will Speak at QVCC Commencement

At 14 years of age, she’s not old enough to drive and she’s too young to vote. She’d like to go to law school and get a PhD in psychology, […]

QVCC to Hold Commencement Thursday, May 24

Quinebaug Valley Community College will hold its 46th commencement Thursday, May 24, 2018, awarding degrees and certificates to approximately 260 students. The ceremony will be held outdoors in the Richard […]

QVCC Named a Gold Military Friendly School for 2018-2019

Quinebaug Valley Community College announced that it has been designated a 2018-2019 GOLD Military Friendly School by Victory Media, a veteran-owned business that benchmarks and rates colleges and companies to […]

Foundation Awards $110,000 in Scholarships to Current and Future Students

The auditorium at Quinebaug Valley Community College was full of smiling faces Wednesday night as 90 local students, including 27 from area high schools, were awarded a total of $110,000 […]

QVCC Student Poets Honored

Rain did not stop the Julius Sokenu Poetry Awards celebration on April 25. While the inclement weather forced the event to move from Julia deBorgos Park in Willimantic to the […]

Jane Doe No More Panel Discussion Held April 23

A panel discussion focusing on the topic of sexual assault was held Monday evening at QVCC. Jane Doe No More: Sexual Assault Survivors Fighting for Change, organized by On Cue: […]

2018 Baugstock Music Festival: May 4, 2018 Starting at 4 p.m.

The annual Baugstock Music Festival continues again this year at Quinebaug Valley Community College on Friday, May 4, 2018, starting at 4 p.m. This event will feature national and local […]

PBS/Frontline Film Digital National to be Shown at QVCC

Quinebaug Valley Community College will host a screening of the film Digital Nation: Life on the Virtual Frontier Wednesday, April 25, at 12:30 pm. This fascinating documentary created by PBS […]

QVCC’s Poetry Celebration to be Held at Julia de Burgos Park on April 25

Author and poet Joseph Bruchac will be the featured guest at the 11th annual Julius Sokenu Poetry Prize Celebration, sponsored by Quinebaug Valley Community College, on Wednesday April 25. This […]

QVCC to Host Nursing Information Session

Sarah White, nursing admissions specialist for the Connecticut Community Colleges, will host an information session at Quinebaug Valley Community College Monday, April 23, at 11 am. The session, designed for […]

QVCC Students Named to All-Connecticut Academic Team

Two Quinebaug Valley Community College students, Michaela Grimaldi of Plainfield and Stephen Jacobsen of Bolton, have been named to the All-Connecticut Academic Team and were honored at the State Capitol […]

Security Expert Will Speak at QVCC on April 19

Stephen M. Harney, president and CEO of Internal Security Associates and internationally recognized expert in the areas of physical and personnel security, will be the featured speaker for this year’s […]

Honor Societies Induct New Members

Forty-two Quinebaug Valley Community College students were inducted into one or more of the college’s academic honor societies at a ceremony held March 28. Alpha Beta Gamma is an international […]

Women in Government Panelists Have an Impact

Secretary of State Denise Merrill, State Representative Anne Dauphinais, Windham Town Councilwoman Rose Reyes, and Pomfret First Selectwoman Maureen Nicholson (left to right in photo) participated in a panel discussion […]

Jane Doe No More: Discussion on Sexual Assault

QVCC to Host Discussion on Sexual Assault with Strong Survivors Fighting for Change On April 23 at 6:00 pm, On Cue: Culture and Conversations at QV will present “JANE DOE […]

Waiting for Yoko Spoken Word Series at QVCC March 28

“Waiting for Yoko”: A Celebration of the Art of Resistance, featuring the internationally recognized poet Martín Espada, will be held Wednesday, March 28, at Quinebaug Valley Community College in Danielson. […]

Women in Government Panel Discussion

Women in Government: How they ran. How they won. is the topic of a Women’s History Month panel discussion to be held Monday, March 26, at 12:30 pm at Quinebaug […]

Artist’s Reception to be Held March 22

“The Ides of March” – plein air painting by Mona Stratos, is on exhibit at the Spirol Art Gallery at Quinebaug Valley Community College through April 6. Stratos’s landscape paintings […]

Praise from Eastern Connecticut State University

Sue Spencer and Cindy Shirshac received the following note from Jeffrey Trawcik-Smith, Phyllis Waite Endowed Chair and Professor of Early Childhood Education, at Eastern Connecticut State University: “. . . […]

New Business Workshop: Building Your Business Plan

Will be taught by John Miller, president and CEO of National Chromium If you dream of running your own business or have a business that needs to update its blueprint […]

PTK Members Earn Two Star Status for 2017

QVCC’s Beta Beta Pi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa had a very successful fall semester earning Two Star Status for 2017. Phi Theta Kappa chapters have five levels of engagement […]

Core Ensemble will Present Of Ebony Embers February 22

Quinebaug Valley Community College will host the Core Ensemble’s performance of Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance on Thursday, February 22, at 12:30 pm in the Robert E. […]

President Ojakian’s Open Letter to Congress About DACA

January 25, 2017 Dear Members of the 115th Congress, Once again, we here in higher education are watching as the lives and futures of some of our hardest working students […]

QVCC Announces Fall Dean’s List

Quinebaug Valley Community College has announced the names of 214 students named to the fall semester dean’s list. For a printable PDF of the dean’s list, click here >> Ashford: […]

New Job-Focused Training Programs Starting Soon

Two new job-focused training programs are starting this winter at Quinebaug Valley Community College. A day-long Security Officer Certification training will be held Tuesday, February 6. The state of Connecticut […]

Learn more about Kelly Cecchini – English Adjunct

English adjunct Kelly Cecchini has been actively involved and in the forefront of bridging the gap between high school readiness and college requirements. Her work in this field has been […]

QVCC Manufacturing Student Interrupts Studies to Help in Puerto Rico Relief Effort

Ke Sherman, a student at Quinebaug Valley Community College, took a break from his studies on Sept. 29 to board a Connecticut Air National Guard C-130H cargo plane and head […]

Financial Aid Night at QVCC on November 8

Evening will assist families through the intricacies of college funding Quinebaug Valley Community College will hold its annual Financial Aid Night on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 5:30 pm, at the Danielson […]

QVCC Marketing Office Wins Medallion Awards

The Office of Marketing and Communications at Quinebaug Valley Community College recently received three Medallion Awards from the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations. The awards were presented at […]

The Core Ensemble to Perform “Tres Vidas” at QVCC Oct. 23

A chamber music theater performance of Tres Vidas by The Core Ensemble will be held Monday, October 23, at Quinebaug Valley Community College, starting at 12 noon. Part of the […]

Fall Festival at QVCC on October 11

To celebrate the change of seasons, a fall festival will be held at Quinebaug Valley Community College on Wednesday, October 11, starting at 11:30 am. Organized by the Student Government […]

QVCC to Celebrate International 24-Hour Comics Day

Artists who want to test their creativity and push their artistic limits are invited to Quinebaug Valley Community College for this year’s 24-Hour Comics Day. The day of extreme cartooning […]

QVCC Adjunct Faculty Member Honored for Volunteer Work

Many adjunct faculty members at Quinebaug Valley Community College bring years of work experience and the latest expertise to the classroom, most often to specialized programs such as allied health, […]

CSCU Announces Position on DACA

The Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system has announced its formal position on DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and has added a resources page to its website. DACA, a […]

Board of Regents to Meet at QVCC

The Board of Regents of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities will hold its monthly meeting at Quinebaug Valley Community College on Tuesday, September 19. The meeting will start at […]

Dean’s Debate Series Returns to QVCC This Fall

The popular Dean’s Debate Series,  designed to promote spirited and thoughtful civil discourse, returns to Quinebaug Valley Community College on Monday, September 25. These 45-minute Lincoln-Douglas style debates feature two […]

QVCC Helps Celebrate Hispanic Heritage at 3rd Thursday in Willimantic

Hispanic Heritage Month is recognized and celebrated each year at Quinebaug Valley Community College to honor the contributions of Latinos and Hispanics to the history and development of the United […]

Free Speech and Hate Speech Topic of Panel Discussion

A topic that has been in the forefront of the news will be the subject of a panel discussion at Quinebaug Valley Community College on Wednesday, September 13. As the […]

QVCC is Offering New Personal Trainer Course

Quinebaug Valley Community College is partnering with World Instructor Training Schools (WITS) to offer a National Certified Personal Training course this fall in Willimantic.

QVCC Will Hold Special Enrollment Day for STEM Programs

Students interested in studying one of the STEM programs at QVCC are invited to attend a special enrollment day on Tuesday, July 25, from 1-6 p.m.

QVCC Offers CT Resident Tuition to Rhode Island and Massachusetts Students

Students from neighboring towns in RI and MA will now pay the same tuition rates at QVCC as Connecticut residents.

Aili Galasyn Recognized by QVCC Foundation

Longtime college supporter and Foundation member awarded emeritus status

QVCC Joins Coalition to Declare Support of Climate Action

Quinebaug Valley Community College has joined the growing number of colleges and universities, governors, mayors, businesses and investors from across the United States to declare that they will continue to support climate action…

Spring Dean’s List Announced

Two hundred twenty-nine students were recently named to the spring dean’s list at Quinebaug Valley Community College.

Commencement Moved to Woodstock Academy

Due to the forecast of inclement weather on Thursday, May 25, Quinebaug Valley Community College’s commencement has been moved to the gymnasium at The Woodstock Academy.

QVCC’s 45th Commencement will be held May 25

QVCC will hold it’s 45th commencement Thursday, May 25, at 6 p.m. at the Danielson campus.

Student Poets Honored at Julius Sokenu Poetry Night

Fourteen QVCC students, as well as another four from Quinebaug Middle College, were recipients of the 10th annual Julius Sokenu Poetry Awards…

QVCC Named a Gold Military Friendly School for 2017

Quinebaug Valley Community College has been designated a 2017 GOLD Military Friendly School by Victory Media.

QVCC Manufacturing Students Get a Head Start on New Careers

The Quinebaug Valley Community College Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center is proud to announce that the majority of students in their second and final semester have secured jobs in eastern Connecticut’s advanced manufacturing industry.

Women’s History Month: The QVCC Community and the Women’s March – Reports and Reflections

The Cultural Programming Committee of Quinebaug Valley Community College, in collaboration with the Quinebaug Middle College, will host a panel discussion, offered at two different times, in observation of Women’s History Month.

No Dakota Access Pipeline Movement is Focus of Visions in Leadership at QVCC

An emotional issue that has pitted Native Americans and environmental activists against the Federal Government and oil industry is the focus of this year’s Visions In Leadership program sponsored by the Quinebaug Valley Community College Foundation.

QVCC Robotics Team Honored

The Robotics Team from Quinebaug Valley Community College was presented a plaque last night to honor its win.