Charter Oak State College Alumni Association

Students proceed to the graduation ceremony


The Alumni Association is comprised of volunteer leadership uniting the COSC’s Alumni Community through meaningful connections.

The Alumni Board is committed to building relationships and empowering the pursuit of education and career satisfaction. Together, we work to support Charter Oak State College's educational and service goals; and provide professional and social opportunities for members and alumni in general. We are better with YOU.

How can YOU be a Part?

Join, Volunteer, Participate



Alumni Association Membership is open to everyone who has received a degree from the College. Membership fees are $15 per year or $150 for Lifetime Membership. Simply payonline (see side bar), or send a check along with the [form] to:

COSC Alumni Association / 55 Paul Manafort Drive, New Britain, CT 06053.


To learn more, please complete and return the → Alumni Opportunities Survey.


November 19, 20202 | 5:30 pm | What's New at Charter Oak!

Join the virtual, interactive conversation.
Register by emailing, with your name, grad year, and preferred email, we will send you a link to the WebEx meeting.

About Charter Oak Alumni

Board of Directors

The COSC Alumni Association is comprised of an all volunteer board of Charter Oak graduates [Board of Directors.] committed to providing benefits, programs, and opportunities for the Alumni Community of Charter Oak State College.

We are eager to grow our community and involve all of our alumni, in all states. The Board meets approximately five (5) times a year. Subcommittees are established to assist with scholarship review, social/network planning, commencement committee opportunities, the ambassador program, and more. We are looking for new members to join our Alumni Association Board!

Acorns in Action! Volunteer Network

The Charter Oak State College Alumni and Students are joining forces, as Acorns in Action, to support local community initiatives.


Register as a volunteer to be sure you hear of upcoming opportunities (Acorns in Action Volunteer Form)

Share Your Volunteer / Community Involvement and receive our a volunteer t-shirt, simply email



Alumni Ambassador Program! 

Alumni Ambassador


A way to pay-it-forward, refer family friends and others and they receive an application waiver fee. Register or Refer - here - .



whats new

Official Charter Oak Alumni Store!

Show Your Charter Oak Pride and Support Scholarships!  A portion of the sales benefits the Alumni Association Graduate Degree Scholarship.  [Order Online]

Charter Oak Alumni Insurance Program

Charter Oak State College Alumni Association now sponsors an Alumni Insurance Program as a service to our Graduates.

Meyers and Associates

The program offers a variety of attractively-priced insurance products, most of which are available to alumni, students, faculty, and staff, as well as their spouses, domestic partners, children, parents, and siblings.  Visit or contact Meyer and Associates at 800-635-7801.

Stay Connected


We keep our alumni up to date with Alumni News: Connections.

Alumni Spotlights

Check out our special Alumni Spotlights on Lisa Vincent, Trudi Lebron, Dave Peterson, Jack DaLuz, Harry Chichester, Bruce Brown, Johnny Mason, John DeCarlo, David Matthews, Ruth Garby Torres, Matt Fleury, and.... you! -

Please send your news updates to - promotions, job changes, graduate degrees, awards, births, marriages and other significant successes in your life!

Send Updates to


Upcoming Events:

Due to COVID-19 - upcoming events are "postponed."  Please check back and watch your email for virtual opportunities. 


The Charter Oak State College Alumni Association | Strategy Planning Sessions

Jan 2020 Strategic Planning   Strategic Planning Feb 2020   COSC Hat and Acorns in Action Pin


Social Networking for Alumni

Engage with fellow alums on our Facebook Alumni Group and our LinkedIn Alumni Group. Be sure to add Charter Oak State College to your Facebook education history and your LinkedIn education history.

Continue to follow Charter Oak State College on Facebook and @CharterOak on Twitter.


Shop online?

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Visit and simply use your existing 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.

Past Events:

The Wolf Pack Hockey Game & Fundraiser was Saturday, January 25, 2020, 7:00 pm | [view (or add) photos on Facebook]

Alumni Association Wolf Pack 2020

Acorns in Action

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.
FoodShare and Charter Oak Turkey Drive

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)

yardgoats group pic


Saturday, March 30, 2019 - Charter Oak State College 45th Anniversary!

[Press Info] |45th Anniversary Celebration photos |Charter Oak Changes Lives - Testimonial Video

disco dance picture


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!

wolfpack group pick

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!

holiday happy hour

December 2017: Holiday Happy Hour - Thomas Hooker Brewery - Cheers!

Alumni Holiday Happy Hour

Alumni Meet & Greet Summer 2017 - Yard Goats, Dunkin Donuts Park, Hartford, CT!

Charter Oak Alumni at the YG Club

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 |