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Foundation Events

Friday, November 16, 2018 | 
Employer Appreciation Breakfast

7:30 am - 9:00 am, River - 100 Great Meadow Road, Wethersfield, CT (Free Registration!!)

Employer Appreciation Breakfast

Join the COSC Foundation, celebrate your degree and appreciation for your employer with a complimentary breakfast!  Easy as 1, 2, 3: 

1) Download Employer Invitation to present to Your Boss
2) Submit Employer Appreciation Registration Form or RSVP Online by 11/11/18
3) Include a short description of your appreciation for your degree and your boss/employer (in 250 words or less).

Unable to attend?  Please consider making an online donation with proceeds to benefit the Student Crisis Fund.
Optional Online Donation

Entrepreneurial Workshop [FREE]

Smart Business Workshop Set

Monday, October 15, 2018 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
trepreneurial Workshop Step Two: SET -  featuring guest presenter Rosa G. Rubbo, Servicing and Liquidation Manager, Community Investment Corporation, Hamden, CT.
Register by simply emailing | view/download event details - here -
Sponsored by COSC Foundation and the Small Business Administration

Previous Events:

Entrepreneurial Workshop

Tuesday, September 25th, FREE Entrepreneurial Workshop Step One: Ready

Spring Fundraiser and 2018 Shea Lecture, May 1, 2018

Thank you to our 2018 Shea Lecture - Art of Wellness Panel!

Sheal lecture Panel, Maureen Andy and Andrea

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

2018 Shea Lecture Panel Andy, Nancy, and Andrea

and (centered) Nancy Billias, Ph.D., Professor, University of Saint Joseph, and Core Consulting Faculty, COSC,


2017 Foundation Fall Fundraiser - Celebrating Forty Years!

Cyber Safety Video Presented by Liberty Bank and Charter Oak Foundation

Watch Jeff Lanza's How Cyber Safe are YOU?

Read Jeff Lanza's Simple Safeguards: Preventing Identity Theft

Sponsored by Liberty Bank and the COSC Foundation Rankin Chair

2017 marked 40 years of the COSC Foundation's active service for students of Charter Oak State College

A dinner celebration was held Monday, November 13, 2017 at the Back Nine Tavern on Stanley Golf Course. Charter Oak Foundation Board Members, Alums, Staff, and faculty gathered for dinner and a presentation of the scholarship awards, plus the feature presentation on cyber security safety by Jeff Lanza, retired FBI agent.

Proceeds benefited the Student Crisis Fund Endowment and also provided a free public service presentation.

Thank you to all for making our event a success and providing for students in crisis.


Questions? Contact Carol Hall, Associate Director of Development at or (860) 515-3889