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CCSU Alumni E-News, December 2010

The CCSU Alumni ENews is designed to keep alumni and friends up-to-date with news from the University, including important announcements, student and alumni achievements, athletic news and upcoming events.

CCSU & Travelers Partner for Student Success

The University recently announced a new education partnership with The Travelers Companies, Inc. Through the Travelers EDGE (Empowering Dreams for Graduation and Employment) program, CCSU is receiving a $130,000 grant to benefit underrepresented students in the Greater Hartford area who are interested in pursuing careers in the insurance and financial services industries.

CCSU Professor of Management and Organization David Fearon

Program resources will be used to mentor under-graduates, as well as increase awareness of future career opportunities. For more of the story, click here. To read the New Britain Herald story and see a video clip of CCSU President Jack Miller's presentation, click here.

We are also proud to announce that The Travelers is sponsoring this issue of the newsletter.

CCSU Launches New Planned Giving Site

CCSU alumni now have the power to make a lasting impact on students through a planned gift. These types of charitable arrangements let you support CCSU programs far into the future while also providing tax and other benefits to you. To learn more:  www.ccsu.edu/plannedgiving

CCSU Blue Devils NEC Co-Champs

The Blue Devil football team became co-champions of the Northeast Conference title with a 23-13 home victory over St. Francis (PA). The win is the 14th straight at home for CCSU, the third-longest home win streak in the country. The Blue Devils finished the year 8-3 overall and 7-1 in league play.  The title is the fourth for the Blue Devils since the 2004 season, the most of any team in the NEC. For more, click here.

CCSU Students Win Travelers IT Case Competition

A team of CCSU students--Christopher Albert, Andrew Brucker, Derrick Karle and Kristina Larsen--placed first in the annual Travelers IT Case Competition, on November 17, 2010. The CCSU team bested second-place UConn and third- place Worcester Polytechnic Institute. The CCSU team won $1000. Other teams that competed represented the University of Minnesota (Carlson School of Management), and Quinnipiac University.

National Accreditation News

The School of Education and Professional Studies at Central has earned accreditation for another five years from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). This stamp of approval signifies that CCSU’s undergraduate- and graduate-level teacher preparation programs have met all standards required by NCATE, which serves as the national accrediting body for academic programs that prepare professionals for P-12 jobs in education settings. For more on this, please click here.

In the School of Engineering & Technology, four undergraduate programs have received the highest recognition of quality assurance. The BS in Mechanical Engineering programs as been awarded professional accreditation, for the first time, by the Accreditation Board for Engineering & Technology (ABET). The Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET accredited the School's programs in civil engineering technology, manufacturing engineering technology, and mechanical engineering technology. For more information, please click here.

Cruise Alaska! Alumni Association Offers Exciting Cruise with Bargains

The CCSU Alumni Association is sponsoring a vista-filled cruise along the coastline of Alaska. Waypoints include: Vancouver, Inside Passage, Ketchikan, Icy Strait Point, Hubbard Glacier, Kodiak, Sitka, and Wrangell. Plus, "double bonus savings" if booked by December 15. More information here.

Mark Your Calendar: Classic Fridays Films, Basketball Reunion, More

Blue Devil Fans: After Game Party, Jan. 6: information here;
Fan Appreciation Double Header, Jan. 22; information here
Men's & Women's Basketball Alumni Reunion, Jan. 29; information here.

Classic Films Fridays: "Women in Focus," February 11; information here

CCSUCCESS Campaign for Annual Giving


Your support of Annual Giving helps ensure that current and future students have access to the educational excellence that defines CCSU. To make a secure online gift, please click here.

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Make your gift using AMEX, Visa, MasterCard, Discover online or check. Contact the Development Office at 860-832-1740 or development@ccsu.edu with questions.    Give Online

This issue of CCSU Alumni E-News brought to you through the generosity of The Travelers.

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