Form and Function: Professor Vicente Garcia Reflects on the Art of Teaching

Vicente Garcia is as prolific a teacher as he is an artist. A professor at CCSU since 1997, where he teaches both undergraduate and graduate ceramics classes, Garcia has been working in clay and metals for more than three decades, exhibiting and selling his work at art fairs and festivals throughout New England and New...

By Amy J. Barry

Summer Scene at CCSU

Taking Time to Tech it Out

Like technology itself, the Office of Continuing Education’s Tech it Out summer program has grown and changed since its early days. The program launched in 2014 with 49 participants; the next year, 179 students reported to campus. This summer, 350 students took part in the program, which offers a series of technology-focused day...

By Marisa Nadolny

EOP Students Meet With Mentors for LunchThe CCSU Educational Opportunity Program invited its largest class to date to experience “the summer that will...

SEPS Convenes Inaugural SEL ConferenceThe School of Education & Professional Studies sponsored its first Fostering Social & Emotional Learning in...

The Report from FlorenceTwenty CCSU students helped to kick off CCSU’s Summer Institute in Florence, Italy, this June. The institute...

Campus News

School of Education to Offer Doctoral Program in Jamaica

Since 1998, CCSU has been offering teaching professionals in Jamaica the opportunity to earn a master’s degree through its Department of Educational Leadership, Policy and Instructional Technology and Department of Literacy, Elementary and Early Childhood Education. In the nearly 20 years since, more than 1,000 master’s...

By Loretta Waldman

New Outdoor Features Sprout up on CampusThe wall of windows is one of the first things you notice about Matt Warshauer’s second-floor office in Social...

President Toro Kicks Off a New Academic YearPresident Zulma R. Toro convened her first opening meeting of university faculty and staff in Alumni Hall on Sept. 12....

WISE Move: CCSU Becomes Age-Friendly UniversityCCSU has added another distinction to its long list of accolades: it is the state’s first and only Age-Friendly...

Faculty and Research

NASA, NSF Grants Will Fund Origins of Life Research at CCSU

The bang was big, but life on earth emerged on the microscopic level — eventually.

From non-living material — meteorites, among other sources — simple organic compounds formed, setting in motion the long history of life on Earth.

Astrobiologists like Dr. Sarah Maurer, though, are taking a deeper look...

By Marisa Nadolny

Hoffman Lauded for Distinguished Service to CCSUDr. Nancy Hoffman, a professor of Educational Leadership, Policy & Instructional Technology at CCSU, was presented...

IMRP Releases 2016 Taser-Use ReportThe Institute for Municipal & Regional Policy at CCSU released its latest Electronic Defense Weapon Analysis and...

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CCSU Psychology Honor Society Wins Top Award

It’s been a busy few years for the CCSU chapter of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology.

Not only has its membership earned an unprecedented amount of research awards in recent years, but it has won four additional achievement awards.

The most recent accolade, the 2017 Ruth Hubbard Cousins...

By Kate Callahan ’14

Amistad Lecture Considers Reparatory Justice MovementCCSU’s Amistad Committee and Center for Africana Studies hosted the 14th annual Amistad Lecture on Feb. 28 in...

Alumni Association Celebrates Peers and FriendsThe CCSU Alumni Association celebrated six alumni and friends of the University on June 8 during the...

Get Social with the Blue DevilsThe world of college athletics just keeps getting faster and faster. And it’s not only the student-athletes that...


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