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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.

2015-2016 Reminder to Complete FAFSA for Upcoming Academic Year
The Office of Financial Aid at Charter Oak State College would like to remind you that the FAFSA for the 2015-2016 academic year is now available.

Transform CSCU 2020 Town Hall Meeting Held
On Monday 9/22, Charter Oak State College held our Transform CSCU 2020 Town Hall meeting at our campus and online.

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

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

President of Charter Oak State College Participates on Distinguished Lumina Foundation Panel

On Monday, June 19, Charter Oak State College's President, Ed Klonoski, joined an impressive panel of innovators in the field of higher education to discuss new and emerging models of academic learning and assessment. Jamie Merisotis, Lumina Foundation President & CEO, moderated. The panel took place in The Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C.

Panelists were asked to address the growing importance of identifying and assessing learning outcomes and their impact on shortening the time toward degree completion, plus share their insights about innovative and effective models in linking learning and degree attainment.

President Klonoski said, "At Charter Oak we have been offering competency based approaches to higher education since our founding in 1973. With Lumina's support, these approaches are now being highlighted as ways to lower the cost of higher education and accelerate degree attainment."

Klonoski was joined on the panel by Fred Hurst, Senior Vice President for Extended Campuses, Northern Arizona University; Kate Kazin, Chief of Assessment, Innovation Lab, Southern New Hampshire University; and Amy Laitinen, Deputy Director, Higher Education, New American Foundation.

Lumina Foundation is a private, independent foundation established in Indianapolis in August 2000. They are the nation's largest foundation dedicated exclusively to increasing students' access to and success in postsecondary education.

Founded in 1973, Charter Oak State College is Connecticut's only public online college, offering associate and bachelor's degree completion programs in high-demand fields including Health Care Administration, Public Safety Administration, Business Administration, Information Systems and more. Charter Oak students complete degree programs through online courses and alternative approaches to earning credit. Charter Oak is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and governed by Connecticut's Board of Regents for Higher Education.