History & Clients




Students presenting their final report 
to the client, Visiting Nurses & Hospice 
of Fairfield County
In 2002, the John F. Welch College of Business was asked if it could provide assistance to the Diocese of Bridgeport Regional Catholic School systems with their strategic planning process. Since then, the center has grown and has been incorporated into many different courses and concentrations throughout the University.

To date, the Center has completed over 119 projects for 44 separate NFP organizations utilizing nearly 400 students. 


Numbered among these organizations have been: 

  • The Cardinal Shehan Center
  • City Lights Gallery
  • ElderHouse
  • Fairfield/Easton Schools
  • George Washington Carver Center
  • HOPELINE
  • Jewish Family Service
  • Mercy Learning Center
  • Operation Hope Shelter
  • Project Return
  • Smart Kids
  • Stamford Regional Catholic School system
  • STRIVE
  • TEAM
  • Valley Red Cross
  • Valley United Way
  • Visiting Nurses and Hospice of Fairfield County

A student team at Valley United Way