Be more inspired.
Be more driven.
GO FOR MORE THAN THE DIPLOMA .
YOU â€™ RE NO STRANGER TO
DIG DEEPER . USE YOUR SKILLS
HARD WORK . AIM HIGH
AND NETWORK TO FIGURE OUT
AND REACH YOUR MARK
WHAT YOU LOVE , AND FIND
BY TAKING ADVANTAGE OF
MEANING AND PURPOSE
RESOURCES AND SUPPORT
IN WHAT YOU DO .
SERVICES ACROSS CAMPUS .
Be more connected. INVEST IN YOUR COMMUNITY AND PUT DOWN ROOTS . BUILD RELATIONSHIPS AND GROW YOUR NETWORK ON CAMPUS THROUGH FACULTY MENTORING , STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS , PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS , AND COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS .
Be more daring. EXPERIMENT WITH MAJORS , HAVE TOUGH CONVERSATIONS , TRAVEL THE WORLD , AND TAKE RISKS . THIS IS YOUR TIME . DO THE WORK .
Expect more. Be more. Southern.
Being a student athlete keeps me focused
and forces me to become an expert in time management. When there’s no time to sit around and procrastinate,
it’s amazing how much I can accomplish.
I am daring. New Student Orientation was a great reminder of why Southern was my first choice. Since day one, everyone has been so welcoming and fun. I really like the diversity and everyone’s openness to trying new things. I set high expectations for myself, and I feel like at Southern, I’ll be surrounded by friends and athletes who do the same. My mom raised me to believe I can do anything I put my mind to. And while that might sound cliched,it’s helped me to open myself to new experiences. I’ve lived in the same town my entire life, so community will always be important to me. I’m also family-oriented, so I like that Southern offers me both a sense of independence and a sense of belonging. But I’m also really excited for the opportunity to study abroad and learn about other cultures, and eventually use my skills to help and give back. Most importantly, I’m excited for the chance to continue to play volleyball, which is my absolute passion and dream. My advice for anyone undecided about college is to apply, and come to Southern’s open house and orientation events. You won’t regret the experience!
Southern’s student-athletes excel in the classroom, with many recognized at either the conference, regional, or national levels – and sometimes all three – for their academic accomplishments.
XIA’ IAN CARRASCO ,
MAJOR : ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
HOMETOWN : BRISTOL , CONN .
I think that students here have a common
goal in mind: to make the campus welcoming for everyone. We are a diverse campus, and I really appreciate that.
I am connected. When I enlisted in the Marines, I thought I was heading into a 20-year military career. Leaving after four years and applying to college was a major life change for me. I didn’t know what higher education was all about. I wanted to talk to other veterans and understand their transition experience. I wanted to talk to people who knew where I was coming from. When I applied to Southern, I was referred to the university’s veterans coordinator and we connected right away. He made me feel incredibly welcome. We talked on the phone a lot and he helped me through the academic and financial applications. He’s been at the school for almost 40 years, so not only does he know the veteran piece, he also really knows the university. I joined the Veterans Club and spent some time in the Veterans Center. I also connected with the university photographer and was offered an on-campus job assisting the marketing and communications team. In my junior year I joined Global Brigades, and that’s when I began meeting some of my best friends. My wife and I didn’t know what to expect when we moved to New Haven from Colorado. Now I like both the local New England dynamic and Southern’s campus. Once I let myself sink in to the Southern community, I really started to enjoy being a civilian.
Southern’s Office of Veterans Affairs assists military veterans in providing guidance and support services to aid them in their transition to academic and civilian life.
BROKK TOLLEFSON , DECEMBER
MAJOR : SOCIOLOGY HOMETOWN : COLORADO SPRINGS , COLO .
I love New Haven – the food, coffee shops,
architecture… The proximity of Southern to
downtown is perfect. Our campus is beautiful,
and we’re close enough to immerse, and far enough to maintain our own sense of community.
I am driven. I knew at Open House that Southern was going to be different. The enthusiasm was strong, the information and materials were so well-presented, and professors were there and ready to talk. I didn’t get that anywhere else. I spoke with my future psychology professor and adviser for over an hour about his research and I was blown away. By the time I left, deciding to come to Southern didn’t even feel like a decision. I trusted my gut. In just three years, I’ve been abroad three times doing mission work and studying independently at our sister school, Liverpool John Moores University. As a sustainability intern, I had the opportunity to build some great project management and teamwork skills while helping to “green” Southern. During senior year, I’ll be working on my honors thesis, serving as the second author on a research paper with my professor, Dr. Michael Nizhikov, and continuing the work I started during my practicum at the Yale Child Study Center. As a freshman I couldn’t even fathom that any of this was possible. The opportunities for working with professionals one on one are really empowering, so I would tell any incoming freshman to take advantage of every opportunity. Everyone wants to help you succeed. You just have to figure out what you want, and ask.
The number of Southern students studying abroad has increased over 25 percent in the past five years, thanks to more than 30 strategically developed partnerships with distinguished universities worldwide.
MEGAN M c NIVENS ,
MAJOR : PSYCHOLOGY HOMETOWN : OLD SAYBROOK , CONN .
I know four languages.
I went to a private school in Peru where I learned to speak both Spanish and German. After moving to the states, I became fluent in English and eventually
took up French in high school and college.
I am inspired. I am so grateful I found Southern. Growing up in Peru and then Tennessee before moving to Connecticut, I’ve wanted to give up so many times. Moving was hard, and language was always a barrier to me until I learned English. When it was time to apply to college, I felt like I had to learn how to do that on my own. I knew I wanted a good science program. Throughout all of my moves, my desire to work in the medical field was strong. Southern stood out because of its new science facilities, strong nanotechnology program and research connections to Yale. A friend of mine suggested I apply and come try out the campus. That was the friendly help I needed to get started, and I’ve been finding it here ever since. Southern is always trying to bring the campus together, and it speaks truth to their message that the university really does care about its community. I’m a people person, and I’ve always gotten such positive vibes from the faculty and staff. They care about your success, and are willing to be there for whatever help you need. Professors encourage you to take advantage of resources and introduce you to professionals in your field. As a member of the Chemistry Club, I’ve also given and received a lot of support from my fellow majors. We work together to make sure everyone succeeds. In the future, I’d like to find ways to help other students get involved, just as so many people have helped me. I want to help students understand that, even if your path takes an unsure or crazy turn, you can do this. I did!
Southern annually provides more than 2,700 experiential learning and workforce preparation opportunities through internships and on-the-job training.
PAULA ALARCON ,
MAJOR : BIOCHEMISTRY
HOMETOWN : EAST HAVEN , CONN .
Some people say that college changes you.
But more importantly, college is what you make it. You have to decide to change. When you do,
Southern will be waiting with all of the resources and support you need.
I am connected. After graduating from technical high school, I thought I knew exactly what I wanted to do with my life. I had a plan to start my own business, and I enrolled in Southern’s business management program to make sure I’d know how to run it. Starting off, everything was cut and dried. I decided to live on campus to get the whole college experience. I also made it a point to get involved because I was always quieter in high school. Joining BRoSE, a group of students and professional men of color, helped me to make friends and get comfortable speaking up in a large group. Then one of my brothers convinced me to apply for a New Student Orientation ambassadorship. That opportunity changed my life. Ambassadors are chosen for their ability to motivate, inspire, connect with, and lead new students through an extraordinary transition in their lives. When I was given the chance to join the team, it was clear that I would need to grow out of my comfort zone. But nothing could have prepared me for the change that was about to come. It’s like something inside of me woke up. I knew I had truly found myself. Now I can make conversation with anyone. I’ve served as a peer mentor, I’m the president of my fraternity, and I know my true calling is helping and motivating others. Being a first-generation college student, I think my transformation has been especially profound. I’d like to pursue a career in higher education, where I believe I can create the most impact.
RECIPIENT OF THE FIRST
SOCIAL JUSTICE AWARD
Southern students have the opportunity to participate in more than 100 clubs and organizations, community service, and other activities, making for a rich and integrated learning experience.
SEAN WILDER ,
MAJOR : BUSINESS HOMETOWN : MERIDEN , CONN .
Being accepted to the Honors College was pivotal for me.
The curriculum is incredibly rigorous and your professors set a very high standard, but there is so much help and support to get you through the program. I feel very prepared to
apply to graduate school, which is essential to my field.
I am inspired. I went to Accepted Students Day at another college and it just didn’t feel like home. At Southern, everyone makes it feel so lively and welcoming. We’re all on the same playing field. You’re brand new. You don’t know anyone. It’s like you get to start over. When I was accepted to the Honors College, everything felt like it was falling into place. I chose to live on campus and was placed into a living-learning community with fellow communication disorders majors. We took classes together and would come back to the same common space at the end of the day. Being surrounded by people who were going through the same things as me and could help keep me on track was a game-changer. We’re all still close friends, and we’re all working on applying to graduate school together. It’s like, nobody gets left behind. In addition to clasess, I have an on-campus job that I love, working in Graduate Admissions. I’m also volunteering at Yale in the Neurology Department, thanks to some guidance from Dr. Heather Warner, one of my professors. As part of my assignment, I get to observe a lot of cases up close and I work with speech pathologists to provide therapy for patients. Eventually I want to work with people who have had a stroke or traumatic brain injury, so this is exactly the kind of experience I need. If there’s something that you think you want, Southern can help you make it happen. But self-advocacy has been my key to landing an oncampus job and gaining practical experience in my field. You have to talk to people, get involved, and make connections. Southern will guide you from there!
Demand for entrance into the Honors College is high and competition is strong. Students accepted into the Honors College are candidates for a four-year, renewable Presidential Merit Scholarship.
KATHERINE ADAMS ,
MAJOR : COMMUNICATION DISORDERS HOMETOWN : STRATFORD , CONN .
I was playing in the pit at Lyman Center for a Crescent Players’ musical, when Nathan East,
a Grammy award-winning bassist, approached me.
After conversing with him for an hour, I asked if we could collaborate on a few projects, and he agreed.
I am daring. My Aunt Rosemary was a Southern alumna who earned runner-up for Connecticut Teacher of the Year in 1996, her last year of teaching second grade in my hometown of Wolcott. It was because of that moment in her life that I am here today. I wanted to be just like her. Before she passed away, I remember telling her that Southern would let me pair early childhood education and music together as majors, as well as cross-endorse in music education. I love music, and I love teaching. As an educator, I want to help students foster a connection between music and learning beyond what schools are currently capable of offering. Because of that, I knew I was coming to Southern. One of my first, and most memorable, experiences on campus was being approached by music professor Walter Stutzman on a campus tour. He’d overheard me talking to my father about music in the food court, and we ended up grabbing a table and having a two-hour conversation about everything you can imagine. That connection turned into so many other connections, and now I have built an extensive professional portfolio. I play in a jazz trio with two of my professors, I freelance across the state at different performance venues and I am composing with some top-of-theline musicians. On the education side, I have received a university research grant to explore how male primary and secondary education teachers are covered and portrayed in four state newspapers. Southern has exceeded my expectations in every way, and I honestly think it is the greatest campus in the world. Because of Southern, I have started to make a name for myself. Plus, our president cares about having a one-onone relationship with students. Where else are you going to get that?
Offering the largest teacher preparation program in the state, Southern plays a leadership role in developing Connecticut’s future educators, principals, and superintendents.
DREW MICHAEL MCWEENEY,
DOUBLE MAJOR : EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND MUSIC HOMETOWN : WOLCOTT, CONN .
I have been working on public health research with
Dr. Jean Breny since my sophomore year. We presented our
findings this past year at the Undergraduate Research Conference. It was a great experience, advocating the importance of our work to President Joe and other professionals and students.
I am driven.
I studied abroad the first semester of my junior year. I hate to sound like your typical international traveler, but it really does change your life. I chose to go on my own to Liverpool John Moores University. I was on a mission. I wanted to figure out who I was without the people who’d helped define me growing up. I wanted to see if I could grow up – adapt. It was the first time in my life I had to buy my own groceries, do my own laundry, and find my own housing. I went over there a blank canvas and made new friends and colleagues. I made connections with my professors, and taking public health classes in the United Kingdom opened my mind to thinking about our national landscape in a whole new way. After I graduate, I would love to go back to Liverpool. I’m contemplating doing a one-year master’s degree in public health. I’d like to eventually pursue environmental or epidemiological research. Liverpool and New Haven are a lot alike. They’re both college towns. I’m from the suburbs and I love that in the city everyone is always moving and doing their own thing. If you want to go to the beach or the park, everything is 10 minutes away from Southern. There are a lot of options to relax and unwind. It’s good for clearing your head. If there’s one thing I wish more people knew about Southern, it’s how oneon-one you can get with faculty members, especially in your major. There’s nobody better to talk to you about your future than someone who does what you want to do. They really inspire me in my work. As an incoming student, you need to try new things, join clubs, and take classes you don’t think you’d like. Grow out of your comfort zone. There’s no better push to grow than saying goodbye to your old life and starting a new one.
Our 14:1 student-faculty ratio is the lowest of any public university in Connecticut, providing research opportunities, mentoring, and individual attention.
DAVID ROBELDO ,
MAJOR : PUBLIC HEALTH HOMETOWN : NORWALK , CONN .
Expect more. Be more. AT SOUTHERN WE ARE COMMITTED TO ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE , ACCESS , SOCIAL JUSTICE , AND SERVICE FOR THE PUBLIC GOOD . OUR MISSION IS TO FOSTER A DIVERSE AND GLOBALLY CONNECTED COMMUNITY.
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EACH AND EVERY DAY, WE ENCOURAGE OUR STUDENTS , FACULTY, STAFF, AND ALUMNI TO CONSIDER OUR INDIVIDUAL ROLES IN CHALLENGING INJUSTICE , VALUING DIVERSITY, AND CREATING A CLIMATE OF INCLUSION .
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Expect to find your place. Get involved, try something new, make lifelong friendships • Fraternities and sororities • Club teams in rugby, ice hockey, lacrosse, volleyball, golf, and ultimate frisbee • Intramural sports • Dance teams and cheerleading • Karate, Taekwondo, and rock climbing • Newspaper, TV station, radio station, and literary magazine • Academic and honor societies • Cultural, identity, and social justice organizations
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Great Location Live within walking distance of classes, labs, Buley Library, and all campus activities. Academic Success Living on campus plays an important role in achieving a higher grade point average. Take the Lead The Residence Hall Association and hall councils provide opportunities to plan campus activities and develop strong leadership skills.
Themed Housing and Living Learning Communities • Living green/ sustainability • Future health professionals • First-generation students • Students still exploring majors (undeclared) • Honors College • Global/international • Transfer connections
Community of Opportunity A great university requires not just great students but a vibrant and inclusive campus to support academic, personal, and professional success.
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Expect to explore the world off campus. What’s great about New Haven? Just about everything! As an extension of the classroom, New Haven is a vibrant center for arts, culture, history, and entertainment. You’ll find music, theater, museums, great food, sports, shopping, parks, the nearby beach, and other recreational opportunities. As host to six colleges and universities, New Haven is truly Connecticut’s great college town!
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Top: SCSU President Joe Bertolino takes Southern students on a tour of downtown New Haven.
Southern is an integral part of the city. With political activism, community service, culture, cross-college collaboration, and extensive internship and employment opportunities, Southern and New Haven rely on each other to make a great place to live and learn. For more on New Haven: cityofnewhaven.com
Student teach at the new Barack H. Obama Magnet University School, the first New Haven school to teach early childhood education on a college campus. Scheduled to open on Southern’s campus in fall 2019, this partnership will place Southern students pursuing a degree in education into Obama School classrooms. Intern or perform with New Haven’s Elm Shakespeare Company, Southern’s theater-in-residence. This partnership provides fieldwork opportunities for students interested in theater education, free Shakespeare workshops, and non-union acting or technical positions for students during its summer season. Volunteer to provide free tax help for residents who need assistance with preparing their own tax returns through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) and Southern’s School of Business.
Southern offers an off-campus shuttle to help you get around the city. You can also use your U-Pass to ride city buses for free. Amtrak provides easy access to New York City and Boston, with CT Rail now offering service to Hartford.
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celebrating scholarship & creativity
Expect to find your passion.
Each year Southern hosts the Research and Creative Conference, showcasing the excellent scholarly, creative, and service work that students are doing on campus, in the community, and around the world. The conference celebrates students from all class years, departments, and disciplines, in an unparalleled demonstration of undergraduate accomplishment. 24 | #SouthernOwls | SouthernCT.edu
Combining extensive academic and research credentials with career experience, our faculty members bring vast knowledge and real-world insight into the classroom. They are actively engaged in scholarship and creative activity, as well as the supervision of undergraduate and graduate research. Our faculty provide individual advising and personal attention, and are committed to their studentsâ€™ academic and professional success.
Study abroad opportunities offer global perspectives and experiential learning. Options may include: Amsterdam • Armenia Belize • Brazil Bermuda • China England • Greece Guatemala • Iceland Israel • Italy Laos • Rome South Africa Spain • Vietnam
And many more! Right: Southern students explore an ice cave during a summer study abroad program in Iceland.
across the pond The trans-atlantic alliance between Southern and England’s Liverpool John Moores University provides a unique student exchange program. Now in its third year, the partnership has included research internships, study abroad for students from both institutions, faculty exchanges, and the approval of the first programs in a portfolio of joint master’s degrees. Right: In a rural setting not far from the town of Chester, England, a group of Southern anthropology students joined peers from Liverpool John Moores University and Southern President Joe Bertolino to unearth human remains buried centuries earlier in unmarked graves.
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the honors college
Expect to reach for excellence. The Honors College offers a challenging and rewarding educational experience to the intellectually inquisitive undergraduate wishing to pursue and achieve academic excellence at the highest level. Honors College students are independent thinkers, captivated by courses dealing with cross-cultural and intellectual ideas, creative debate, and analytical dialogue. Honors courses are team-taught, with professors from different departments approaching the Honors class from the distinct perspectives of their own training and scholarship.
Southern’s Sustainability Office offers student internship opportunities that let you gain first-hand experience in campus-wide waste reduction and recycling, water and other resource conservation, energy efficiency, renewable electricity generation, and addressing food insecurity in Greater New Haven. We’re listed in Princeton Review’s “Guide to the 332 Greenest Colleges.”
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Left: The SCSU Campus Community Garden partners with New Haven Farms and CARE (Community Alliance for Research and Engagement), providing lessons in gardening, cooking, and nutrition, as well as a weekly share of fresh produce to volunteer families from nearby neighborhoods, and food donations to communities and soup kitchens.
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Women’s Intercollegiate Programs • Basketball • Cross country • Field hockey • Gymnastics • Lacrosse • Soccer • Softball • Swimming and diving • Track and field (indoor and outdoor) • Volleyball
NCAA TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS
INTERCOLLEGIATE PROGRAMS NCAA INDIVIDUAL TITLES
Men’s Intercollegiate Programs • Baseball • Basketball • Cross country • Football • Soccer • Swimming and diving • Track and field (indoor and outdoor)
WE ARE PROUD TO BE THE ONLY PUBLIC UNIVERSITY IN THE NCAA DIVISION II NORTHEAST-10 CONFERENCE
Visit us at SouthernCT.edu/athletics
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Accounting | Anthropology | Art | Art Education | Art History Athletic Training | Biology | Biotechnology | Business Administration Business Economics | Chemistry | Communication | Communication Disorders Computer Science | Early Childhood Education | Earth Science | Economics Elementary Education | Elementary Education, Bilingual | Elementary/ Special Education, Collaborative | English | Environmental Systems & Sustainability | Exercise Science | Finance | French | General Studies Geography | German History | Information Management and Services Interdisciplinary Studies | International Business | Italian | Journalism Management | Management Information Systems (MIS) | Marketing | Mathematics Media Studies | Music | Nursing | Nursing Accelerated Career Entry (ACE) Philosophy | Physics | Political Science | Psychology | Public Health Public Utility Management | RN to BSN Program | Recreation and Leisure Studies Respiratory Therapy (AS to BSRT) | Social Work | Sociology | Spanish Special Education | Sport Management | Theatre
SECONDARY EDUCATION TEACHER CERTIFICATION
History PRE-PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS
Pre-Medical Pre-Engineering Pre-Veterinary Medicine Pre-Law
Our Academic Success Center provides services that support students on their journeys to gain scholastic independence. The centerâ€™s aim is to assist students in becoming independent and self-motivated learners, to master course material, and to develop and apply effective study strategies. 28 | #SouthernOwls | SouthernCT.edu
At our Academic Advising Center we foster student success and retention by providing comprehensive support services and easing the transition to and within the university community. Our advisers help you determine a major as they guide you toward timely degree completion and fulfillment of your career aspirations.
Accounting | African Studies | Anthropology | Art | Art History | Asian Studies Biology | Business Administration | Central, East European, and Eurasian Studies Chemistry | Coaching | Communication | Computer Science | Criminal Justice Drone Applications (Journalism) | Earth Science | Economics | English Environmental Studies | Ethnic Studies | Event Management | Exercise Science Film Studies | Forensic Science | French | Geography | Geospatial Information Science and Technology | German | German Studies | Global Studies History | Information Management Services Italian | Journalism | Judaic Studies Latin American and Caribbean Studies Leadership Development Linguistics | Management Management Information Systems (MIS) | Marine Studies Marketing | Mathematics Media Studies | Medical Spanish Music | Nutrition | Philosophy Physics | Political Science Psychological Science | Psychology Public Health | Real Estate | Religious Studies Renaissance Studies | School Health Education Science, Values, and Society (Philosophy) | Social Media | Social Science and Medicine | Sociology | Spanish | Sport Studies | Transdisciplinary Concepts and Perspectives (honors minor) | Theatre | Urban Affairs Wellness | Women’s Studies
ACCELERATED BACHELOR’S/MASTER’S DEGREES
Complete your bachelor’s and master’s degrees in five years. A master’s degree is becoming increasingly valuable when it comes to working your way into a high-paying career, but there's a downside: two more years in school means more lost income and probably more student debt. Our accelerated degree programs save students additional courses and study time, and offer a cost-effective path to a graduate degree. Southern offers the following accelerated degree programs for eligible undergraduates: • • • •
Athletic Training Chemistry Computer Science (Cybersecurity) Recreation and Leisure Studies (Therapeutic Recreation)
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Expect to realize your dreams.
Julianna DiMascia, ‘18 Major: Psychology Applied Behavior Analysis Therapist The Institute of Professional Practice, Inc., Meriden, Conn. My job as an Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist focuses on assisting those with disabilities, such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, to develop various life skills. The courses in my program that focused on abnormal psychology were particularly helpful in gaining a passion for this field.
Alyssa Korzon, ‘18 Major: Special Education Special Education Teacher Aces Mill Road School, North Haven, Conn. For my first few years at SCSU, I had no idea what I wanted to do. Then Southern introduced me to yoga, mindfulness, and mental health awareness and advocacy – all things that help me in my field of Special Education. I’m currently teaching K-2. My classroom uses a therapeutic approach to help students succeed academically while supporting their behavioral and emotional needs. My job combines my major with the passions I found at Southern.
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Justin Emmans, ‘17 Major: Exercise Science Director of Fitness Operation Fitscript, New Haven, Conn. As the Director of Fitness at Fitscript, I work with people living with diabetes, helping them to reach their fitness goals through both in-person training and the innovative GlucoseZone app. I started at Fitscript in the spring semester of my senior year as an intern through Southern’s Exercise Science program.
Luke Velez, ‘18 Major: Business Administration Accounting Intern Deloitte, Stamford, Conn. As part of my internship at Deloitte, I traveled to Dallas with other students from around the country. There were students from top universities; networking with them was a great experience. At an internship, you get to interact with and get advice from so many successful professionals.
Our graduates are highly sought after by a wide range of employers and graduate schools. Below is a small sample; visit SouthernCT.edu/ careerservices for the complete list. EMPLOYERS
Amazon | BIC Corporation BlumShapiro | Bridgeport Public Schools Bridgewater Associates | Chapel Haven City of Bridgeport Police Department Comet Technologies USA Connecticut Partnership for Children Corporation for Public Management
Danbury Eye Physicians & Surgeons | Deloitte Delta | Dworken, Hillman, LaMorte & Sterczala Ernst & Young | ESPN | Fairfield Public Schools
OF ALUMNI FOUND JOBS
Foresters Financial | Glendower Group
WITHIN SIX MONTHS
Hartford Courant | iHeart Media | Indeed | KPMG
OF GRADUATION .
LifeCare | Macdermid | Mass Mutual | Medtronics
2018 SCSU ALUMNI SURVEY
New York Life | Murphy & Company | Mutual of Omaha New Haven Public Schools | Omni Hotels and Resorts | Peabody Museum Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Centers | Pitney Bowes | Premier Education Group Reality Interactive | RCM Technologies | Recovery Network of Programs Reed Exhibitions | Rushford | Sikorsky | Veterans Health Administration Wallingford Public Schools | Wheeler Clinic | Yale New Haven Hospital
Albertus Magnus College | American International College | Barry University Boston University | Columbia University | Concordia University East Stroudsburg University | Fairfield University | Fordham University Hofstra University | Ithaca College | Jacksonville University MGH Institute of Health Professionals | New York University | Oklahoma State University Quinnipiac School of Law | Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute | Rutgers University Sacred Heart University | Southern Connecticut State University | Springfield College St. Johnâ€™s University | Stony Brook University | Syracuse University Universidad de AlcalĂĄ | University of Bridgeport | University of Colorado Anschutz University of Connecticut | University of Delaware | University of Florida University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Dentistry | University of Nebraska Omaha University of Pennsylvania | University of Pretoria | University of Rhode Island University of Texas Arlington | University of Toledo | Western New England University School of Law | Worcester Polytechnic Institute | Yale University | Yeshiva University
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fees and expenses
FULL-TIME UNDERGRADUATE YEARLY EXPENSES 2018-2019 IN-STATE COMMUTER
IN-STATE ON CAMPUS
OUT-OF-STATE ON CAMPUS
NEBHE TUITION BREAK PROGRAM
Required Meal Plan
Residence Hall Social Fee
ESTIMATED YEARLY COST
FINANCIAL LITERACY AND ADVISING
Student financial success
involves empowering students with financial knowledge, by providing personalized strategies for a lifetime of successful money management. Students and parents are encouraged to meet with Southern’s financial literacy and advising coordinator to learn about budgeting, paying for
SO UT HE RN IS RA NK ED IN TH E TO P 5 0 CO LL EG E FIN AN CI AL LIT ER AC Y PR O GR AM S BY LENDEDU.CO M
college, debt reduction, and increased long-term savings. Visit SouthernCT.edu/financial-advising for details. FINANCIAL AID
To be considered for fall 2019 financial aid, you must
complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at fafsa.ed.gov (Southern’s code: 001406). Priority filing dates are between October 1, 2018, and March 15, 2019. Southern awards financial aid on the basis of demonstrated need and will notify recipients beginning in December 2018. It is important to research and apply for scholarships for which you qualify to help pay for your education. Scholarships can reduce family out-of-pocket expenditures and loan debt. Visit SouthernCT.edu/scholarships for details, including application processes and deadlines.
Southern offers interest-free payment plans in the fall, spring, and summer for families who find it more convenient to make payments on a monthly installment plan. Visit SouthernCT.edu/studentaccounts. *Fees include the following: University Fee, University General fee, Activity Fee, and Media Fee. Other costs such as health insurance, personal expenses, and textbooks are not included. For detailed cost information, visit SouthernCT.edu/studentaccounts/tuitionfees.html.
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Important Information for Residents of New England States Only Students who are legal residents of the other five New England states may be eligible for reduced tuition and fees at Southern under the New England Tuition Break Program. If you are applying under the New England Tuition Break Program, check the appropriate box on your application form. Qualifying Degree Programs at Southern for NEBHE Tuition Break: • Maine: German, Italian, Respiratory Therapy (AS-to-BSRT) • Massachusetts: Information Management and Services, Recreation and Leisure Studies, Respiratory Therapy (AS-to-BSRT) • New Hampshire: Italian, Information Management and Services, Public Health, Respiratory Therapy (AS-to-BSRT) • Rhode Island: Athletic Training, Earth Science, Information Management and Services, Public Health, Recreation and Leisure Studies, Sport Management
• Vermont: Information Management and Services, Public Health, Special Education, Respiratory Therapy (AS-to-BSRT)
IF YOU ARE READY TO JOIN A DYNAMIC, DIVERSE LEARNING COMMUNITY,
and if you
like the idea of working closely with faculty who will support, inspire, and help you realize your dreams, then it’s time to apply to Southern! • Apply for rolling admissions at SouthernCT.edu/admissions. • The online application requires the submission of a personal essay and a $50 non-refundable application fee (payable online via Visa, MasterCard, or Discover). IN ORDER TO COMPLETE YOUR APPLICATION,
the following documents must be submitted: W E AC CE PT TH E CO M M O N AP P !
• Official high school transcript Transfer students must also submit
VI SI T CO M M O NA PP. O RG
official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. • Letter of recommendation from a counselor; additional teacher recommendations optional • Official test score report for SAT or ACT
For transfer application requirements, please visit SouthernCT.edu/transfer. WE ENCOURAGE EVERY STUDENT INTERESTED IN SOUTHERN TO TOUR OUR CAMPUS
And see for yourself. Go to SouthernCT.edu/visit to schedule a tour.
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