The Alumni Association is comprised of volunteer leadership uniting the COSC’s Alumni Community through meaningful connections.
We are better with YOU.
How can YOU be a Part?
Join ~ Participate ~ Volunteer
Complete and return a membership application
Pay online (see the side bar) or send a check payable to: COSC Alumni Association, 55 Paul Manafort Drive, New Britain, CT 06053.
Membership dues help offset program expenses and fund the COSC Alumni Association Scholarship.
We can do more with YOU.The Charter Oak Alumni Association Masters Scholarship Program was created to financially assist deserving Charter Oak graduates pursuing a Master’s Degree at Charter Oak State College. The award amount is $1,000 and will be given to an enrolled student for the Fall Semester. Prospective students can apply to both the College Master’s Program and the Scholarship Program at the same time.
Membership Dues and event proceeds fund our scholarship program.
[Follow the link to help raise donations for our Scholarship Program.]
Calendar of Events
Conversation(s) withare free virtual personal & professional development lunch & learns
- Conversation with Tenell Rhodes
Are you LinkedIn? Get more connected & connections
Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 12:00 noon | Virtual via Webex
For details and to register (follow this link)
Registration Required to Receive the Link to Attend
Alumni Ambassador & Membership Meeting
Charter Oak State College Alumni Association Membership has many benefits. Join us to learn more about the Alumni Association Benefits, meet President Ed Klonoski, learn about being an Ambassador, an Acorn in Action (Volunteer), and network!
Registration is Required, please follow the links below for more information.
[In-Person] Wednesday, October 5, 5:30pm-6:30pm
Tap House 150, Cromwell, CT (complimentary refreshments)
Bring Your Boss to Breakfast!
Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 7:30 am | Employer Appreciation Breakfast
Nominate your Boss / Employer for the Golden Acorn - Employer of the Year Award!
Holiday & Networking Event
Tuesday, December 6, 2022 | 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm | (Hybrid)
Coming in the Spring of 2023!
50th Anniversary Celebration & Reunion Weekend: June 9, 10, and 11, 2023
Hockey & Higher Education (TBD)
Bingo Night (TBD)
Commencement| June 8, 2023
Stay Connected with Connections
Shop - Visit our Official Alumni Swag Store
Show YOUR #CharterOakPride by snapping a photo (with your gear) and share on our social networks (below)
Socialize on our Social Networks
- Engage with fellow alums on our Facebook Alumni Group and our LinkedIn Alumni Group. #CharterOakProud
- Add Charter Oak State College to your Facebook education history and your LinkedIn education history.
- Like us on Facebook, follow us on LinkedIn and Instagram, continue to follow Charter Oak State College on Facebook and @CharterOak on Twitter.
Volunteer - Ambassador or Acorn in Action
Acorns in Action! Volunteer Network
The Charter Oak State College community is comprised of community leaders, volunteers, and extraordinary folks. Join our network of volunteers, (named) the Acorns in Action - support local community initiatives and/or share your story.
Do you have an upcoming event that you are volunteering for?
Share Your Volunteer / Community Involvement by simply emailing the details to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Register as a volunteer to be sure you hear of upcoming opportunities (Acorns in Action Volunteer Form)
Show Your #CharterOakPride and tag us on social media wearing your shirt! #AcornsInAction
About Charter Oak Alumni Board of Directors
Support Scholarship with AmazonSmile
Help us give more by simply choosing to. Every donation matters!
Visit smile.amazon.com and simply use your existing Amazon.com account login. Select The Charter Oak State College Foundation as your charitable organization and start shopping!
Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the Foundation. The Charter Oak State College Foundation, a 501c3, annually awards almost 100K in scholarships and grants to Charter Oak students.
Hockey & Higher Education! Friday, February 11th
XL Center, 1 Civic Center Plaza, Hartford, CT
This fundraiser was organized by YOUR Charter Oak State College Alumni Association in cooperation with the Wolf Pack.
Proceeds from ticket sales of Reserved Stadium Group Seating benefited the COSC Alumni Association Master’s Degree Scholarship Program!
COSC ALUMNI HOLIDAY SOCIAL ~ FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3RD
10/12/21: Conversations with...Traci O'Brien, Class of '21 and Co-owner of Senior Insurance Consultants, an insurance agency dedicated to helping the Medicare Community.
Alumni Association Summer Outing
Our Charter Oak State College Alumni Association Leadership will be attending the August 12th Summer Concert in South Windsor, CT.
Please join us on Tuesday, August 3rd at 12pm EST as we kick-off "Conversations with..." A new complimentary series of Professional & Personal Development discussions.
Our inaugural topic is You as a Unique Valuable Asset: Tips on Career Changes with Insight into Interpreting Job Posts through the lens of Transferable Skills with guest presenter, Damon DePaolo.
Damon is a COSC Graduate & Lifetime Alumni Member and the Director of Cyber Talent & Education Management for the Office of Cyber Security at MassMutual.
The 30 minute virtual conversation will include a short presentation followed by a Q&A session.
March Mindful Mondays
The COSC Alumni and Student Association(s) have joined together to bring you Wellness Workshops for three Mondays in March!
Registration is Required ~ there is No Charge to Attend!
- March 15: Navigating Change & Building Resilience
- March 22: Creating Balance within Your 'New Normal'
- March 29: Supporting Grief & Loss with Empathy & Compassion
Register for 1 workshop or attend all 3!
Alumni BINGO Night!
Thursday, March 25, 2021 | 6:30pm EDT
Join the live, virtual fun! Music & Traditional BINGO hosted by Get Your Bingo On! Prizes, laughter and (at home) fun for the whole family/household!
Free to Charter Oak Alumni, Volunteers and Board Members. Guests are welcome to attend for a small fee.
Alumni Board Recruitment Sessions ~ Meet YOUR Alumni Board of Directors!
Thursday, February 25, 2021 @ 6:30pm EST and Saturday, February 27, 2021 @ 9:30am EST
Join the virtual, interactive conversation.
Is 2021 the year you try something new? Take an hour and meet current board members, learn about the strategic endeavors and the opportunities that await new board volunteers. Get your questions answered too!
Register by emailing, email@example.com with your contact information and the preferred virtual session you wish to attend. WebEx login information will be emailed to you once your registration is received.
Thursday, March 4, 2021 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm EST
Curiosity Courses for a Cause!
The COSC Foundation invites you to indulge your curiosity, for a cause!
Live, Virtual Experiences designed for YOU!
For more information, visit Spring 2021 Fundraiser.
The Wolf Pack Hockey Game & Fundraiser was Saturday, January 25, 2020, 7:00 pm [view (or add) photos on Facebook]
The Charter Oak State College Alumni Association | Strategy Planning Sessions
Thank You to all of our Acorns in Action! Volunteers over a two day period helped Foodshare collect over 200 of the 15,059 turkeys needed for Thanksgiving and raised over $5,000.
Thursday, Aug. 22, 6:00 pm | Hartford Yard Goats Baseball & BBQ
Charter Oak @Hartford Yard Goats! Thursday, Aug. 22 with 110 registered alumni, students, and staff members. Thank you to all who attended and made it a great night! (View photos on Facebook)
Saturday, March 30, 2019 - Charter Oak State College 45th Anniversary!
[Press Info] |45th Anniversary Celebration photos |Charter Oak Changes Lives - Testimonial Video
Thursday, February 28, 2019 | Night of Networking | 5:30 pm – 7:00pm
Saturday, January 26, 2019 | Wolfpack Hockey Game and Fundraiser!
The Alumni Association along with friends and family gathered at the XL center as the Wolfpack took on the Charlotte Checkers. Click HERE to check out the photos that we took at the game!
Monday, December 3, 2018 | The Alumni & Student Holiday Happy Hour!
The Alumni & Student Associations Holiday happy hour was on December 3, 2018 at Five Churches Brewing. It was full of excitement and holiday cheer. Click HERE to check out some amazing photos we took at the event!
December 2017: Holiday Happy Hour - Thomas Hooker Brewery - Cheers!
Alumni Meet & Greet Summer 2017 - Yard Goats, Dunkin Donuts Park, Hartford, CT!
A good time was had by all! The Charter Oak State College Alumni Association Summer 2017 Meet, Greet and Baseball was held Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at the Yard Goats Stadium, Hartford. The sky was clear, the air was warm and the park was full of excitement as another sold out baseball game took place. The Social began in the climate controlled YG Club as Charter Oak Alumni, Association and Foundation Officers, and College Staff gathered for food & drink.
Charter Oak State College Alumni Association
55 Paul Manafort Drive, New Britain, CT 06053 | 860.515.3889 | firstname.lastname@example.org