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Commencement 2015 student speaker April Cox
Barrington, RI resident named Charter Oak student speaker

Commencement 2015 speaker Colin McEnroe
Columnist and radio personality to speak at graduation

Commencement 2015 on May 31st
Over 550 students will comprise the Class of 2015, with 200 attending the ceremony

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.

New CT Education Academy to Launch
Academy will provide training for CT state workforce

Charter Oak Ranked First for Affordability
College offers most affordable online degree program in state.

Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education

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Is my gift tax deductible?

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Am I able to make a gift in installments or over a period of years?

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Matching Gifts

Each year, thousands of U.S companies match the philanthropic efforts of their employees, doubling or even tripling the impact of a single gift. A company's human resources office is the best source for information about corporate matching gift programs.