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    Here you'll work with extraordinary professors in exciting courses that expand your vision, transform you, and prepare you for rewarding careers or help you advance.

    You'll live in a vibrant, welcoming campus community where new and enduring friendships are formed.

    You'll engage our communities and learn-by-doing in local schools, businesses, and clinics; create art; innovate business; inspire others; and have fun with friends and our neighbors.

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    Welcome to Maria's Place

    Maria's Place, the CCSU community food pantry, opened in its new location at the Vance Academic Center on Sept. 14. The food pantry is named after longtime CCSU employee Maria Alvarez, who passed away in 2015. President Zulma R. Toro (center) and Alvarez's daughter, Melina Lopez (right), gave remarks at the ribbon-cutting ceremony. Watch a video of the ceremony here.

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    Beyond the Classroom

    Ever wonder what it's like to work on an archeological dig? Want to kick-start your journalism career with an internship at ESPN? Or maybe you want to see your work in an ad campaign. Our academic programs go beyond the classroom—way beyond, from neighboring communities to cities around the globe.

    Engaging the Community

    At Central you'll find an abundance of opportunities to engage our communities and to learn-by-doing in local schools, businesses, and clinics; to create art; to innovate business; to inspire others; and to enjoy a place to relax and have fun with each other and our neighbors.

    In 2010, the Carnegie Foundation designated CCSU a Community Engaged Institution.

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    Our beautiful campus in metropolitan New Britain offers state-of-the-art academic buildings, abundant green spaces, safe, accessible walkways, and more, creating a welcoming environment that instills pride in our students, faculty, and alumni.