For the latest Charter Oak news, please see the Summer/Fall 2013 issue of Connections (download here as a PDF), or visit the News & Events section of this site.
What's new, graduates?
We'd like to hear from you about job changes, graduate degrees, marriages, births,
and other significant events and successes in your life. We'll post your news right
here on our Alumni News page.
Please send your information to Nancy Taylor. Include your year of graduation, your name, mailing address, and e-mail address.
We eagerly look forward to hearing from you!
2008 Alumni Citation Award
The Charter Oak State College Alumni Association awards a citation annually to recognize
the achievement of an outstanding alumni/age of the college. Citation winners are
selected on the basis of exceptional accomplishments in a field of endeavor and loyalty
to the college. Dan Cahill, earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Charter Oak
State College in 2003. For the past five years he has devoted time and energy to advancing
the reputation of the College. He served as a member of the Board of Directors of
the Alumni Association for 3 years, two of which he was the President. He led the
Association as they became involved in new endeavors. They sponsored a Degrees Without Boundaries
5 K Road Race for two consecutive years, raising both awareness and money for the
College. He helped in the planning of our first ever Student/Alumni Art Exhibit transforming
our conference room into beautiful art gallery, while recognizing the artistic achievements
of our students and graduates. He is a talented photographer and has shared his gift
by taking pictures at various events including the Student Reception held on the eve
of graduation. In addition, he regularly contributes to the Charter Oak State College
Foundation and makes certain to secure corporate dollars to match his monetary and
volunteer donations. Above all, he shares his passion about Charter Oak State College
to his friends, co-workers and everyone he meets.