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Central Connecticut State University
Established 1849
Type Public School
President John W. Miller
Staff 416
Undergraduates 9,678
Postgraduates 2,637
Location New Britain, Conn., USA
Campus Suburban, 165 acre
Athletics 18 varsity teams
Mascot Blue Devil
Website www.ccsu.edu

Central Connecticut State University is a state university in New Britain, Connecticut. It is the oldest public university in Connecticut, having been founded in 1849. Image File history File links Ccsulogo. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... 1849 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The term public school has different (and in some cases contradictory) meanings due to regional differences. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Degree ceremony at Cambridge. ... Nickname: Hardware City Location within the state of Connecticut Coordinates: NECTA Hartford Region Central Connecticut Incorporated (town) 1850 Incorporated (city) 1870 Consolidated 1905 Government type Mayor-council Mayor Timothy T. Stewart Area    - City 34. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ... Illustration of the backyards of a surburban neighbourhood Suburbs are inhabited districts located either on the outer rim of a city or outside the official limits of a city (the term varies from country to country), or the outer elements of a conurbation. ... An acre is an English unit of area, which is also frequently used in the United States and some Commonwealth countries. ... A mascot, originally a fetish-like term for any person, animal, or thing supposed to bring luck, is now something—typically an animal or human character—used to represent a group with a common public identity, such as a school, professional sports team (the name often corresponds with the mascot... Blue Devil is a DC Comics superhero who first appeared in Fury of Firestorm #24 (1984). ... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, typically common to a particular domain name or subdomain on the World Wide Web on the Internet. ... Nickname: Hardware City Location within the state of Connecticut Coordinates: NECTA Hartford Region Central Connecticut Incorporated (town) 1850 Incorporated (city) 1870 Consolidated 1905 Government type Mayor-council Mayor Timothy T. Stewart Area    - City 34. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ... 1849 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ...

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History

Founded in 1849, Central Connecticut State University is the oldest public institution of the higher education in Connecticut. 1849 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ...


New Britain Normal School

At the beginning, the School was founded as a Normal School to train teachers. The Normal School at New Britain, Connecticut was the sixth normal school to be founded in the United States. Normal Schools had been previously established in West Newton, Bridgewater and Westfield Massachusetts. The states of New York and Pennsylvania had also established Normal Schools in Albany and Philadelphia. The School was briefly closed between 1867 and 1869 due to opposition in the Connecticut 1867 General Assembly. The School was moved to the present campus in 1922. A normal school is an institution for training teachers. ... 1867 (MDCCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar). ...


Principals

Henry Barnard (1811-1900), American educationalist, was born in Hartford, Connecticut, on the 24th of January 1811. ... 1849 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1855 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1855 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1866 (MDCCCLXVI) is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 1866 (MDCCCLXVI) is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 1867 (MDCCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Isaac Newton Carleton Isaac N. Carleton (10 June 1832 - 8 August 1902) was an educator. ... 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Year 1881 (MDCCCLXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... Year 1881 (MDCCCLXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Year 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ...

Teachers College of Connecticut

During the 1920's a number of states had started teaching four year education programs and granting regular college degrees. Principal Marcus White was quoted to say in 1920 "I hope that Connecticut will fall into line with the increasing number of progressive states which have authorized training courses four years in length and of sufficienctly exacting character to merit the regular college degree." The Connecticut State Board of Education approved the extension of normal school curriculum from two to three years in 1930. In the 1933 session of the General Assembly, a law was passed creating the Teachers College of Connecticut. The last two-year diplomas were granted in 1933. The last three-year diploma was granted in 1935. The first bachelors degrees were granted to sixty-one students in 1934. Year 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... Year 1930 (MCMXXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link is to a full 1930 calendar). ... Year 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... Year 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Central Connecticut State College

In 1959, because the curriculum had grown to include degrees in the liberal arts, the school became Central Connecticut State college. Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... In the history of education, the seven liberal arts comprise two groups of studies, the trivium and the quadrivium. ...


Central Connecticut State University

The present name and status - Central Connecticut State University - were conferred in 1983 in recognition of the institution's change in commitment, mission, strategy and aspiration. Now the University offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Fight Song

C.C.S.U. Victory
We're starting out for victory today
We're going to win because there's no other way
We're starting out for victory today
We're going to win for CCS, for CCS.
The boys of CCS are we
The boys of CCS are we
Starting out on a stormy sea,
We're starting out for victory today
We're going to win because there's no other way
We're starting out for victory today
We're going to win for CCS, for CCS.


Recognitions and rankings

  • The Association of American Colleges & Universities selected CCSU as one of only 16 "Leadership Institutions" in the nation—and the only one in Connecticut.
  • Princeton Review selected CCSU as one of "The Best Northeastern Colleges."
  • The college guide book, Great Colleges for the Real World: Get in, Get out, Get a Job, selected CCSU as one of the "best 201 colleges" in the nation.
  • The Connecticut Board of Governors for Higher Education has designated CCSU's centers of International Studies and of Public Policy and Practical Politics, and the School of Technology as "Centers of Excellence."
  • In the fall of 2001, CCSU became the first institution anywhere to offer an online Master of Science program in data mining.
  • CCSU has four endowed chairs: The American Savings Foundation Endowed Chair of Banking and Finance and the Institute for Banking and Finance; the Stanislaus A. Blejwas Chair in Polish and Polish American Studies; the William A. O’Neill Chair in Public Policy and Practical Politics, and the Robert C. Vance Chair in Journalism and Mass Communication.
  • In national competition, CCSU was awarded a prestigious $1-million federal grant to fund educational programs to prepare future teachers to use technology. In 2002-2003 CCSU's faculty were awarded a record-breaking $4.1 million in grants to support scholarly research.
  • In 2004-05, CCSU created an estimated economic impact of $390 million, representing money and jobs that circulated throughout Connecticut's economy. As a state-supported institution, CCSU receives $55 million in legislative appropriations.

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Noteworthy alumni

Henry Barnard (1811-1900), American educationalist, was born in Hartford, Connecticut, on the 24th of January 1811. ... It has been suggested that Torrey Life Science be merged into this article or section. ... Keith Mitchell Closs (born April 3, 1976 in Hartford, Connecticut) is a former professional basketball player. ... The Los Angeles Clippers are a professional basketball team based in Los Angeles, California. ... Dave Campo is the former head coach of the Dallas Cowboys. ... City Irving, Texas Other nicknames Americas Team, The Boys Team colors Royal, Navy, Silver, Silver-Green, and White Head Coach Wade Phillips Owner Jerry Jones General manager Jerry Jones Mascot Rowdy [1] League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1960–present) Western Conference (1960) Eastern Conference (1961-1969) Capitol Division... For historical information about the Cleveland Browns (including all-time records, Hall of Famers, notable players and coaching history, see Cleveland Browns Archives Browns redirects here. ... Alfred Henry Jutze (born May 28, 1946, in Bayside, New York) was a Major League Baseball catcher. ... Major league affiliations National League (1892–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1,2,6,9,14,17,20,42,45,85 Name St. ... Astros redirects here, for other uses see Astros (disambiguation) Major league affiliations National League (1962–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 24,25,32,33,34,40,49,42 Name Houston Astros (1965–present) Houston Colt . ... Major league affiliations American League (1977–present) West Division (1977–present) Current uniform Name Seattle Mariners (1977–present) Ballpark Safeco Field (1999–present) Kingdome (1977-1999) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None AL Pennants (0) None West Division titles (3) [1] 2001 â€¢ 1997 â€¢ 1995 Wild card berths (1... Fran P. Mainella is the 16th Director of the US National Park Service and first woman hold that position. ... The National Park Service (NPS) is the United States federal agency that manages all National Parks, many National Monuments, and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations. ... Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1,2,4,19,20,24,32,39,42,53 Name Los Angeles Dodgers (1958–present) Brooklyn Dodgers (1911-1912), (1932-1957) Brooklyn Robins (1914-1931) (Also referred to as Trolley Dodgers 1911-1931) Brooklyn... City Foxborough, Massachusetts Other nicknames The Pats Team colors Blue, Red, Silver, and White Head Coach Bill Belichick Owner Robert Kraft General manager Scott Pioli Fight song None Mascot Pat Patriot Local radio Flagship stations: WBCN 104. ... City Foxborough, Massachusetts Other nicknames The Pats Team colors Nautical Blue, New Century Silver, Red, and White Head Coach Bill Belichick Owner Robert Kraft General manager Bill Belichick Mascot Pat Patriot League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960–69) Eastern Division (1960–69) National Football League (1970–present) American Football... Maria L. Sanford (NSHC statue) Maria Louise Sanford (December 19, 1936 – April 21, 1920) was an American educator. ... Michael Francis Sherman (born December 19, 1954 in Norwood, Massachusetts) is an American football coach and former general manager who was the head coach of the Green Bay Packers of the NFL from the 2000 season to the 2005 season. ... City Houston, Texas Team colors Deep Steel Blue, Battle Red, and Liberty White Head Coach Gary Kubiak Owner Robert C. McNair General manager Rick Smith Mascot Toro League/Conference affiliations National Football League (2002–present) American Football Conference (2002-present) AFC South (2002-present) Team history Houston Texans (2002–present... John B. Larson (born July 22, 1948), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1999, representing the 1st District of Connecticut (map). ... The House of Representatives is the larger of two houses that make up the U.S. Congress, the other being the United States Senate. ...

Noteworthy current and former faculty

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Clubs and activities

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Classroom and office halls

  • Elihu Burritt Library
  • Lawrence J. Davidson Hall
  • Marcus White Hall
  • Henry Barnard Hall
  • Herbert D. Welte Hall
  • Harrison J. Kaiser Hall
  • Emma Hart Willard Hall
  • Maria Sanford Hall
  • Frank J. DiLoreto Hall
  • Nicolaus Copernicus Hall
  • James J. Maloney Hall
  • Robert C. Vance Academic Center
  • Memorial Hall
  • Student Center

Elihu Burritt (1811-79) was an American philanthropist, linguist, and social activist born in the town of New Britain, Connecticut in 1811. ... Henry Barnard (1811-1900), American educationalist, was born in Hartford, Connecticut, on the 24th of January 1811. ... Maria L. Sanford (NSHC statue) Maria Louise Sanford (December 19, 1836 – April 21, 1920) was an American educator. ... Nicolaus Copernicus (February 19, 1473 – May 24, 1543) was the astronomer who formulated the first modern heliocentric theory of the solar system. ...

Residence halls

  • Thomas A. Gallaudet Hall
  • Robert C. Vance Hall
  • Samuel J. May Hall
  • Robert E. Sheridan Hall
  • Seth North Hall
  • Mildred Barrows Hall
  • Catherine Beecher Hall
  • F. Don James Hall
  • Clarence Carroll Hall

Samuel Joseph May (September 12, 1797 – July 1, 1871) was an American social activist and abolitionist. ... Catharine Beecher. ...

See also

Connecticut's other three state universities are:

Eastern Connecticut State University is a public university in Willimantic, Connecticut. ... Southern Connecticut State University, one of four state universities in Connecticut, is located in New Haven, Connecticut. ... Western Connecticut State University (Western, WestConn or WCSU) is a public university in Danbury, Connecticut. ...

References

  • Herbert E. Fowler, A Century of Teacher Education in Connecticut, New Britain CT: Teachers College of Connecticut, 1949.

Year 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ...

External links

  • Central Connecticut State University
  • CCSU Library
  • CCSU Athletics / Scholastic discussion forum- Not affiliated with the University

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