Seven students earn President's Citation Award

(Photo by Johnathon Henninger)

The University recognized the winners of the 2019 President’s Citation Awards on April 29 at a ceremony in Founders Hall. Shown here at the ceremony are (from left) Candis M. Nunez, B.A. Sociology; Demesis Negron-Figueroa, B.A. Social Work; Maricelis Abreu, B.A. Social Work; Taia M. Lionetti, B.S. Hospitality and Tourism;...

Student News

Chef Jay adds some spice to his studies

Chef Jay Lewis, known to some as “The Singing Chef,” is a master at blending — blending herbs and spices for his new seasoning line; blending philosophy and ingredients for his new cookbook; and blending music with mouthwatering dishes during his live cooking shows.   He has spent the last five years...

By Kate Callahan ’14

Student named to Central Regional Tourism DistrictJamie Bonito, a junior majoring in marketing and management, recently earned some extra credit of sorts for smart networking. When the Windsor Locks Board of...


Central family celebrates new Willard-DiLoreto complexUniversity officials, state and local dignitaries, and members of the campus community celebrated the completion of the new Willard-DiLoreto complex with a...

Behind the scenes with Technology, Design & Production studentsWhen people think of a theatre production, they tend to think first of the actors. But there’s a bigger story to tell behind the scenes. Students in the...

Faculty News

Faculty honored for excellence

The university announced the winners of the Excellence in Teaching Awards on April 26 as part of its annual Faculty Day celebration. Nghi Thai, Psychological Science, earned the full-time faculty award, and Robert Kagan, Communication, won the part-time faculty award. Kate McGrath, History, and John Rasimas, Accounting were selected...

Small explores transnational gift giving in new bookIf you’ve ever sent a gift to someone hoping it would improve their life, Assistant Professor of Anthropology Ivan V. Small can relate. In his new book,...

A literacy center for the 21st centuryThe Literacy Center at CCSU has a distinct personality. Color cut-outs, festive decorations, and books spill out of the doors and into the hallway in Henry...

Feder debunks ‘fake news’ of ancient past in new bookSince he was a college undergraduate in the late 1960s, Kenneth L. Feder, professor of Anthropology at CCSU, has been quite publicly debunking theories from...

Campus News

Another first for Ebenezer Bassett

In 1853, Ebenezer Don Carlos Bassett became the first African American student to graduate from CCSU, then known as the New Britain Normal School. He went on to become a well-respected educator, a prominent leader in the abolitionist movement, and the country’s first African American Diplomatic Minister/Ambassador to...

By Amy J. Barry

Announcing Project Blue Devil DirectCCSU leadership welcomed the first cohort of Project Blue Devil Direct students at a reception at Alumni Hall on Dec. 5. The project is a collaboration between...

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