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Commencement 2015 student speaker April Cox
Barrington, RI resident named Charter Oak student speaker

Commencement 2015 speaker Colin McEnroe
Columnist and radio personality to speak at graduation

Commencement 2015 on May 31st
Over 550 students will comprise the Class of 2015, with 200 attending the ceremony

Charter Oak State College Enrollment Up 38%
The College's current enrollment is now at 2,836 students with over 2,000 of those students registered for online courses.

New CT Education Academy to Launch
Academy will provide training for CT state workforce

Charter Oak Ranked First for Affordability
College offers most affordable online degree program in state.

Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education
Our offices will be closed on Monday, May 25th for Memorial Day.

From Charter Oak to Chief

Charter Oak Graduate Named Hartford, CT Police Chief

Like many Charter Oak graduates, Daryl Roberts is a testament to the power of hard work and dedication. Raised by a single mother in inner-city neighborhoods, Roberts worked his way up the ranks of the Hartford police force to be named Chief on July 12, 2006 . Chief Roberts joined the force as a patrol officer in 1982. Since then he has commanded numerous divisions, and earned multiple awards including Distinguished Service Medals, Exemplary Service Medals, a Merit Award, and the department's highest honor, the Chief's Medal of Valor. Along the way, Roberts assured his advancement potential by completing a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from Charter Oak State College. Consistent with many other Charter Oak grads, he balanced his education and career with family and community service. Married for over twenty years, he is the father of three daughters, and a Deacon at his church. In a message to the Hartford community Daryl stated, "I still believe that anything is possible when we support each other and expect great things." Charter Oak is proud to have supported Chief Roberts in his educational accomplishments, and we congratulate him on the many great things he has achieved!

Chief Daryl K. Roberts' blog is located here: From the Desk of Hartford Police Chief Daryl K. Roberts