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Charter Oak State College Foundation

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The COSC Foundation is committed to improving lives by providing financial resources to adult students striving to complete their college degree. Additionally, we are committed to technology innovations to advance and promote Charter Oak State College.

About the Charter Oak State College Foundation

The Charter Oak State College Foundation is dedicated to supporting flexible and comprehensive degree completion opportunities for adults and technology innovations through the work of Charter Oak State College. The Foundation is a vehicle for accepting private gifts, donations and bequests for activities that are not adequately funded by the State of Connecticut. [Give online]

The Foundation Board of Directors provides volunteer leadership for development and fundraising programs and stewardship of the Foundation's assets in order to assist deserving and under employed adult students meet college costs; award scholarships; and encourage technological initiatives that enable the College to be a leader in online higher education. [About Scholarships]

The Foundation supports the College in its vision - A dynamic community of online learners, advancing the nation's workforce one graduate at a time.

Interested in Giving or Leaving a Legacy?  Please contact Carol Hall, Executive Director, Charter Oak State College Foundation
chall@charteroak.edu | 860.515.3889
Helping shape our nation's workforce, one graduate, one gift at a time.

Save-the-Date:
Annual Employer Appreciation Breakfast - Friday, November 8, 2019

 

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Charter Oak State College Foundation - Provides Opportunity to Celebrate & Learn(see below):

Spring 2019

Thank you for supporting the COSC 45th Anniversary Celebration

45th Anniversary CelebrationThank you Just Isn’t Enough!  Thank you to all COSC Foundation and Alumni Association Board Members, the Student Association, Staff, Faculty, the Emeriti Award Winners, and friends of Charter Oak State College.  The 45th Anniversary Celebration was a huge success!  We had a record number of attendees, sold-out the mystery wine wall, enjoyed the music by DJ Love, Julio Casiano, and just had a real ball (disco style!).

45th Anniversary Celebration - view photos and Charter Oak Changes Lives - watch Testimonial Video

Fall 2018

The First Annual Employer Appreciation Breakfast was held on Nov 30th 2018 at River - Waterfront Restaurant, in Wethersfield, CT.

Thank you to our Gold Sponsor:

FIA LogoOther Sponsors can be viewed in the Event Program!

Alums and Students were encouraged to "bring their boss to breakfast" and the 2018 Golden Acorn Employer of the Year Award was presented. Click Here to view our photo gallery!

The 2018 Golden Acorn Employer of the Year - Hartford Healthcare!  From left to right, Shelly Johnson, Kwame Asamoah, COSC Student and Scholarship Recipient, Debbi Wright, RHIA, System Director of Health Information Management and Guest Speaker. (Missing from the picture is supervisor, Celia Rodriguez.)

The 2018 Golden Acorn Employer of the Year - Hartford Healthcare!  From left to right, Shelly Johnson, Kwame Asamoah, COSC Student and Scholarship Recipient, Debbi Wright, RHIA, System Director of Health Information Management and Guest Speaker. (Missing from the picture is supervisor, Celia Rodriguez.)

Proceeds from the breakfast were used for the Student Crisis Fund, to help students overcome unforeseen financial hardships in realtime, keeping students on track for degree completion. Thank you!

 

Spring 2018

Thank you to our Shea Lecture - Art of Wellness Panel
Andy Lee, M.A., Chief Mindfulness Officer, Aetna
Maureen McIntyre, M.A., CEO, North Central Area Agency on Aging (NCAAA)
and Andrea Mullin, B.S., Client Manager, United Healthcare, and WIT Program Graduate
and (centered below) Nancy Billias, Ph.D., University of Saint Joseph, and Core Consulting Faculty, COSC.

2018 Shea Lecture Panel Andy, Nancy, and Andrea  Sheal lecture Panel, Maureen Andy and Andrea

 

Fall 2017

CyberSafety - Sponsored by Liberty Bank and the COSC Foundation Rankin Chair
CyberSAfe with Jeff Lanza and Liberty Bank
 
Watch Jeff Lanz's How Cyber Safe are YOU?
Read Jeff Lanza's Simple Safeguards: Preventing Identity Theft
 

 

 


Annual Appeal

2019/2020 Annual Appeal | coming November 2019

Your gift will be used to help the next student achieve their dream of earning a college degree, improve their career options, and change the financial outlook for their live, their family, and even generations to come!   Add a zero, show your pride and support of Charter Oak’s mission.  Return the Annual Appeal Giving Form or Give Online today.

Annual Report

The Annual Report for FY2017 provides a look into the Foundation's all volunteer board of director's efforts in providing for financial support of COSC Students through scholarships, grants, and innovative ideas. View today! 2017 Annual Report

For more information about the Foundation or our initiatives, please feel free to contact Carol Hall via email at chall@charteroak.edu or by calling (860) 515-3889.