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Join the Charter Oak State College Foundation in our journey to create Brighter Futures, One Degree at a Time.

Employer Appreciation Breakfast Invitation Nov. 18, 2021 7:30 am TPC River Highlands

The Employer Appreciation Breakfast provides an opportunity for our Alumni and Students to show appreciation for their employer.

Alumni & Students are invited to

  1. Nominate Your Boss for the Golden Acorn Employer of the Year Award (by Wed., Oct. 27, 2021)
  2. Bring Your Boss to Breakfast! for Free! Register online by Nov. 11, 2021


In 2020, we had to postpone our celebration, so this year we are recognizing two years of nominations and two Golden Acorn Employers of the Year - for double the appreciation!


We invite our community partners to support our students, alumni, and Support Equity in Education.

Associate Your Business with Student Success

Our students use their degrees to better their lives and depend on employers to help them reach their goals, to support their educational endeavors, and advance their careers.


BIG NEWS! 

NEW BRITAIN, CT - October 27, 2021 - Liberty Bank and Charter Oak State College Foundation have joined forces to fund a new scholarship program aimed at parents, single or married, living at or near poverty in Connecticut.

 “Liberty Bank is excited to award an additional $4,000 to the Parents Intent on Improving Tomorrow (PiiT) program...[read more]...Announced Glenn Davis, COSC Foundation Treasurer and First Vice President, Community Development/CRA Officer at Liberty Bank, “We challenge the community to match our donation, as we strive to provide scholarships for parents in need, particularly African American and Hispanic men. The Challenge begins today and will culminate at the Foundation’s Employers Appreciation Breakfast on November 18, 2021 – just under 30 days to raise $8,000!” [Press Release]

Visit [EmployerAppreciationDonation2021] to help remove disparity (Today!).


Become an event sponsor, receive prominent recognition, and align your company with the Foundation’s mission of financially supporting higher education degree completion to help create Brighter Futures, One Degree at a Time.

Sponsorships range from $1,500 Table Sponsor to $15,000 Event Sponsor


Proceeds from the breakfast will support the Charter Oak State College Foundation, (a 501(c)3 non-profit), PiiT scholarship program. Our PiiT program focuses on Creating Brighter Futures for parents living in poverty, single or married, with an emphasis on Parents of Color

Nominate Your Employer (by 10/27/2021)


Register to Attend Breakfast (by 11/1/2021)


Sponsor the Breakfast (by 11/1/2021)


Make a Donation


Our students use their degrees to better their lives and depend on employers to help them reach their goals, to support their educational endeavors, and advance their careers. In 2020, we had to postpone our celebration, so this year we are recognizing two years of nominations and two Golden Acorn Employers of the Year - for double the appreciation (and double the recognition)!


2020 & 2021 Golden Acorn Employer of the Year Awards will be announced at the Breakfast.


The Employer Appreciation Breakfast is being planned as an indoor buffet breakfast and will adhere to public safety guidelines for the wellbeing of all.

 

Invite Your Boss to be YOUR Guest - Download the form below today and share.

Charter Oak State College Alumni & Students


Nominations for the prestigious - 2021 Golden Acorn Employer of the Year Award - are being accepted until, Wednesday, October 27, 2021.


Charter Oak State College Students and Alumni are encouraged to submit the [Nomination Form] with a short essay expressing your appreciation for any support, guidance, or advancement opportunities you received during your degree completion journey (250 words or less).




Employer Appreciation

Support Equity and Access

in Higher Education

Become an event sponsor, receive prominent recognition, and align your company with the Foundation’s mission of financially supporting higher education degree completion to help create Brighter Futures, One Degree at a Time.


Sponsorships range from

$1,500 Table Sponsor

to $15,000 Event Sponsor

Employer Appreciation Breakfast Sponsor Form 2021 [PDF]


Our students use their degrees to better their lives and depend on employers to help them reach their goals, to support their educational endeavors, and advance their careers.


  • One scholarship recipient asserted the value of his employment and the environment of support as the reason behind his nomination. ~ My employer brought the hope that I never had, by encouraging me to continue my education.
  • Another declared, “I am so grateful to work for someone who truly cares to see others succeed, and for the accommodations she has made to help me complete my goals.


Employers in attendance run the gamut from healthcare providers, state agencies, social service entities, public safety, schools, daycare centers, insurance companies, as well as accounting and law firms.


2020 and 2021 Nominees will be honored on November 18, 2021, at the Employer Appreciation Breakfast.

Planned as an indoor buffet breakfast, we will adhere to public safety guidelines for the well-being of all.