Central family celebrates new Willard-DiLoreto complex

(Photo by Stan Godlewski)

University officials, state and local dignitaries, and members of the campus community celebrated the completion of the new Willard-DiLoreto complex with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Feb. 20. Among the guests was Carol A. Ammon '73 after whom the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is named. The two-year, $63 million project gutted...

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...

Student News

Student named to Central Regional Tourism District

Jamie Bonito, a junior majoring in marketing and management, recently earned some extra credit of sorts for smart networking. When the Windsor Locks Board of Selectmen issued a call on Facebook for representatives to the state’s Central Regional Tourism District, Bonito, a longtime Windsor Locks resident, quickly responded. As...

Nursing exam pass rate surpasses national averageCentral Connecticut State University’s Nursing program is in great health and, in at least one case, is better than the national average. The percentage...

Chef Jay’s recipe for successWhen it came time to select a caterer for the recent celebration of the life of the President Emeritus Jack Miller, event organizers didn’t have to go...

Faculty News

Small explores transnational gift giving in new book

If 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, “Currencies of Imagination” (Cornell University Press) Small looks deeply at gift giving, or remittances, as a cause of mobility in Vietnamese migrants and the...

By Kate Callahan ’14

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...

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