Foundation Partners with Brookfield Property Partners to Support Future Retail Workforce

As stores hire up, retailers rise up for future workforce challenges: In an effort to create an employment feeder for the SoNo Collection’s stores and others with near-term needs, Brookfield Property Partners (formerly GGP) is investing $250,000, through the NCC Foundation, to create a retail customer service certificate program at Norwalk Community College, with this […]

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Building One Community & NCC to Train Immigrant Home Health Aides

B1C, NCC, and NCC Foundation partnership welcomes 25 students to the program’s 5th cohort. Building One Community (B1C) welcomes its 5th Home Health Aide cohort in partnership with Norwalk Community College, and with funding from the NCC Foundation. The program consists of immigrants from multiple countries including Zimbabwe, Eritrea, Colombia, Peru, Guatemala, Ecuador, Spain, Mexico […]

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Carrie Bernier Joins NCC Foundation

NCC Foundation Appoints Carrie Bernier Executive Director On June 4, 2018, Carrie L. Bernier of Darien, Conn. assumed the position of Executive Director, Norwalk Community College Foundation. Bernier has served as the Executive Director of The Community Fund of Darien for the past five years. She has worked in the non-profit area since 1994 as […]

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Summer Entrepreneurs Institute

For the past three summers, the NCC Foundation has funded a Summer Entrepreneurs Institute to help NCC students grow their businesses. Students completing this business planning course will receive a certificate from the Kauffman Foundation’s nationally recognized Fasttrac program. This year’s Summer Institute runs from May 15 – June 28, Tuesdays/Thursdays 6-9 p.m. Current NCC […]

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Help NCC Students – Thursday, March 1st

This Thursday, March 1st, the NCC Foundation will take part in our region’s biggest charitable event of the year – Fairfield County’s Giving Day. It’s 24 hours to give where you live! All donations received through FCGives.org on March 1st will benefit our Student Emergency Fund. Each donation adds up, plus your gift can help […]

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Vet Tech Students Visit Fairfield Equine

Students in NCC’s Veterinary Technology Program visited Fairfield Equine on February 12th as part of their Large Animal Veterinary Technology class. The NCC Foundation is proud to support the growing Vet Tech Program. The May 2017 graduating class was 100% employed before graduation. The May 2018 class continues this success with 100% already employed as […]

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Scholarship Established for African-American STEM Students

A new scholarship will be awarded for the first time this spring to 10 African-American male students majoring in STEM-related fields. The scholarships — created by Kenton Clarke, the founder and CEO of OMNIKAL — addresses the lack of opportunities for African-American males to enter fields in technology, according to the NCC Foundation. “There is a […]

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Donation Funds Architectural Scholarship at NCC

The Norwalk Community College Foundation has received $30,000 from CPG Architects of Stamford to establish the Carl Mirbach Memorial Scholarship at Norwalk Community College to be awarded to NCC students majoring in architecture or interior design. “The NCC Foundation manages over 120 scholarships funds that allow eligible NCC students to graduate debt free,” said NCC […]

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NCCF Receives Grant to Fund Retail Certificate Program

The SoNo Collection, Norwalk Community College (NCC) and the Norwalk Community College Foundation will launch the first certificate program for students this fall in Retail Customer Service and Sales. The program will provide sales and service training to NCC Students for work in the retail industry and other fields that value customer service and sales […]

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Thrive by 25 Career Connections – Now Accepting Applications

In an effort to help address the number of unemployed high school graduates in Fairfield County who are not attending college, Norwalk Community College’s Thrive by 25 Career Connections program is offering full scholarships for a variety of non-credit Allied Health workforce certificate training programs. The NCC program, offered in partnership with Fairfield County’s Community […]

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