175 Anniversary

Central Connecticut State University’s 175th anniversary marks a significant milestone in the university’s and the state’s history. For nearly one and three-quarters of a century, Central has served as the state’s oldest and largest publicly funded institution of higher education, providing students with the knowledge and tools to succeed personally and professionally.

In marking Central’s 175th anniversary, the university celebrates its history, growth, achievements, and innovations while looking toward the future.

175 Years: Central to a Legacy of Excellence