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Seeking New Student Alternate Rep to CT's Statewide Student Advisory Committee
Great opportunity to network with students from other institutions and to be part of the discussion on public higher education in CT

Go Back to Get Ahead Registration Event on 8/13
Admissions and financial aid representatives from Charter Oak State College will host a registration event for Go Back to Get Ahead prospective students on Wednesday, August 13th from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Omar Rosario named Student Speaker for Charter Oak State College commencement
Omar Rosario named Student Speaker for Charter Oak State College commencement

Charter Oak State College Commencement set for June 1, U.S. Senator Christopher Murphy to speak
2014 Commencement date, speaker announcement

U.S. Senator Christopher S. Murphy to Give 2014 Commencement Speech
Graduation to be held June 1

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

Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education

U.S. Senator Christopher S. Murphy to Give 2014 Commencement Speech

Charter Oak State College, Connecticut's public online college, is excited and pleased to announce United States Senator Christopher S. Murphy as its 2014 commencement speaker. The College's 40thcommencement ceremony takes place Sunday, June 1 at 1:30 p.m.

Ed Klonoski, President, Charter Oak State College, said "We are very proud to have Senator Murphy join us for commencement where he will recognize over 500 adults who have gone back to college to finish their degrees. Senator Murphy is a staunch advocate of higher education and we couldn't be more pleased to have him here saluting our adult graduates who have worked so hard to achieve their dream of a college diploma."

Senator Christopher S. Murphy is the junior United States Senator for Connecticut. Elected in 2012, Murphy serves on the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, the Foreign Relations Committee, and the Joint Economic Committee.

Prior to his election to the U.S. Senate, Murphy served Connecticut's Fifth Congressional District for three terms in the U.S. House of Representatives. The Fifth District includes the towns of Danbury, Meriden, New Britain, Torrington, and Waterbury. During his three terms, Murphy served on the Foreign Affairs Committee, the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, the Energy and Commerce Committee, and the Committee on Financial Services.  Before his service in the U.S. Congress, Murphy served for eight years in the Connecticut General Assembly.