Southern on the Green
A new downtown location for academics, admissions, and community engagement.
Southern Connecticut State University now has a presence in the heart of New Haven's downtown business district, providing the university with the opportunity to expand its services to current and prospective students and enhance its community partnerships.
"Southern on the Green (SOTG)," a suite of offices and seminar rooms on the 10th floor of 900 Chapel Street overlooking the New Haven Green, is adjacent to the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce headquarters.
Activities at the new location will focus on several areas, including fundraising; admissions, financial aid and advisement; business development and community engagement; and academic programming. An example of one such activity was the Graduate Studies Admissions Open House that was held in April 2014 to highlight several newly developed programs in workforce-demand areas.
"Having a strategic and highly visible presence downtown will enable us to maximize networking, development, and partnership opportunities with the city's key players in politics, commerce, education, and the nonprofit sector," said President Mary A. Papazian.
The convenient downtown location provides an easily accessible "walk-in" center for prospective students to meet with admissions and advisement staff, as well as a venue to host off-campus classes for academic programs and networking events for student internships and job recruitment.
Southern on the Green (SOTG)
900 Chapel Street, 10th floor
New Haven, CT
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