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Quinebaug Valley Community College

Quinebaug Valley Community College
Motto Learners, Leaders, Partners
Established 1971
Type Public Community college
President Dr. Carlee Drummer
Location Danielson, Connecticut, United States
Website www.qvcc.commnet.edu

Quinebaug Valley Community College (also known as QVCC) is a community college in northeastern Connecticut. Recipient of numerous state and national awards, the college is located in the town of Danielson, Connecticut.

History

Opened in September 1971,[1] the college has an open admissions policy with 17 programs leading to 2-year Associate's degrees and 24 certificate programs ranging from Allied Health to Plastics technology. The main campus is at 742 Upper Maple Street in Danielson. In 1986, the Willimantic Center opened to offer residents in the southwestern corner of QVCC's service region access to the educational offerings of QVCC. The Willimantic Center was expanded and moved to its current location at 729 Main Street, Willimantic, CT in 2005. An 30,000-square-foot (2,800 m2) addition to the main campus was completed in the fall of 2006.

Presidents

The first president of QVCC was Dr. Robert E. Miller. He was succeeded in May 1992 by President Dianne E. Williams, who announced her retirement in the summer of 2009. On January 12, 2010, the Board of Trustees for the Connecticut Community Colleges selected Dr. Ross Tomlin to serve as the next president. Dr. Carlee Drummer became the fourth president of Quinebaug Community College on July 1, 2014.

References

  1. ^ QVCC History QVCC History
  • QVCC History

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