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Academics
    Three Rivers Community College
   
 
  Sep 21, 2017
 
 
    
2015-2016 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Staff/Faculty



Administration and Staff

Office of the President

Mary Ellen Jukoski, President - B.A., cum laude; M.A, College of St. Rose, Albany, NY; M.S., State University of New York; Ed.D., University of Memphis in Memphis, TN

Meghan La Casse, Executive Assistant to the President - B.S., University of Connecticut

Institutional Advancement

Betty Baillargeon, Director of Institutional Advancement - A.S., Three Rivers Community College, B.A., Eastern Connecticut State University

Robie S. Grzyb, Assistant to the Director - B.A., University of Connecticut

Public Relations

Tracy Rosiene, Public Relations

Institutional Research

Laura Qin, Director of Institutional Advancement - B.A., Wellesley College; M.B.A., Babson College

Academic Division

Ann Z. Branchini, Academic Dean- B.S.N., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; M.S.N., Marquette University; Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Carole Lee, Administrative Assistant to the Academic Dean - A.S., Three Rivers Community- Technical College

Kacey McCarthy-Zaremba, Assistant to the Academic Dean - B.A., Eastern Connecticut State University

Ronda Charette, Office Assistant

Kayla Moreno, - Educational Assistant B.S.B.A., Western New England University

Assessment of Prior Learning

Karen Aubin, Assistant to the Academic Dean Emeritus, EA Coordinator of APL Program - A.S. Mohegan Community College; B.S., M.S. Eastern Connecticut State University

Library

Mildred H. Hodge, Director, Library Services - B.A., Eastern Connecticut State University; M.L.S., University of Rhode Island; 6th Year Certificate, Southern Connecticut State University

Nursing & Allied Health

Edie Ouellette, Director of Nursing & Allied Health - B.S.N., Central Connecticut State University; M.S.N., University of Hartford.

Suzanne Turner, Full time Nursing Laboratory Coordinator - B.S.N., University of Rhode Island; MSN St. Joseph’s College, Maine

Engineering Technology

Contact Dean Brachini for info @ 860-383-5204.

College Career Pathways

Erin Sullivan, Program Coordinator - B.A., Saint Joseph College; M.S.W., University of Connecticut.

Patricia A. Petrone, Educational Assistant - A.A., Nassau Community College

Tutoring Center

Matthew Burbine, Tutor - A.S., Three Rivers Community College; B.S., Eastern Connecticut State University

Writing Center

Jon Brammer, Writing Center Coordinator - B.A., University of California- Santa Barbara; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; M.A., Sacred Heart University

Maintenance

Arnie DeLaRosa, Director of Facilities, A.S., Thames Valley Community College; A.S. & B.A. Wentworth University

Marc Filiatreault, Maintenance Supervisor 1 (Electrical) - A.S., University of Connecticut

Linda Champagne, Custodian

James Ellis, Lead Custodian

Otto Erazo, Custodian

Louis Forand, Custodian

Dale Hill, Skilled Maintainer

Darryl Hill, Custodian

Bruce Rossi, Lead Custodian

Roy Tookes, Lead Custodian

Kevin Watson, Maintainer – B.S.G.S., Unity College

Sandra Dean, Facilities Scheduler- A.S., Three Rivers Community College

Business Office

Stephen H. Goetchius, Dean of Administration & I.T. - B.S., U.S. Coast Guard Academy; M.S., U.S. Naval Postgraduate School

Gayle C. O’Neill, Director of Finance and Business Services - A.S., Mohegan Community College, B.S., Eastern Connecticut State University, M.B.A, Quinnipiac College

Christine Marceau, Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Administration

Diane Jewett, Associate Fiscal Administrative Officer - A.S., Mohegan Community College

Barbara Watson-Barboza, Financial Clerk - A.S., Three Rivers Community College, B.S., Eastern Connecticut State University

Valerie Smith, Fiscal Administrative Officer - A.S., Three Rivers Community College, B.S., Charter Oak State College, M.S., Baypath College

Sharon Pirt, Accountant - B.S., Business Admin, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Cashier

Phyllis Brown, Fiscal Administrative Assistant - A.S., Commonwealth College of Virginia, A.S. Three Rivers Community College

Erik Wright, Clerk - B.A., University of Connecticut

Purchasing

James M. Kelly, Fiscal Administrative Officer

Amy Main, Materials Storage Specialist

 

Human Resources/Payroll

Louise J. Summa, Director of Human Resources - B.A., M.B.A., Anna Maria College

Anthony Mitta, Associate Director of Human Resources for Payroll and Contract Administration - B.S., Eastern Connecticut State University

Barbara Billups, Administrative Assistant

Lori Angel, Coordinator of Benefits/HRIS - A.S., Three Rivers Community- Technical College

Susan Senay, Assistant Human Resources - B.S., Nichols College

Information Technology Services

Stephen H. Goetchius, Dean of Information Technology - B.S., U.S. Coast Guard Academy, M.S., U. S. Naval Postgraduate School

Cheryl A. Salva, Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Information Technology - A.S., Three Rivers Community- Technical College

Cathy D. Davenport, Director of Information Technology Support - A.S., Quinnipiac College; A.S., Thames Valley State Technical College; B.G.S., Eastern Connecticut State University

Larry Davenport, Assistant Director of Information Technology - B.S., Roger- Williams University

Steven E. Pudlo, Network Coordinator - A.S., Thames Valley State Technical College; A.S. (2 Degrees), Three Rivers Community-Technical College; B.S., Eastern Connecticut State University; M.B.A., Rensselaer Polytechnic University

Victoria Baker, Information Technology Technician 2 - A.S., Thames Valley State Technical College, B.G.S., M.A., University of Connecticut

Kem Barfield, Director of Distance Learning- B.S., Southern Illinois University; M.S., University of New Haven.

Terry Browder, Information Technology Technician 2 - A.S., Three Rivers Community College (2 degrees), Certificates in Computer Applications and Networking Technology; B.S., Eastern Connecticut State University; CompTIA A+ Certified

Skye Cohen, Information Technology Technician 2 - B.S., University of Connecticut; B.S., Eastern Connecticut State University

Mark Davis, Coordinator of Academic Information Technology - Certificate, Porter & Chester Institute; A.S., Three Rivers Community College; Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer + Internet

Deborah G. Civitello, Head Telecommunications Operator

Olan Angulo, Information Technology Technician 2- A.S., Three Rivers Community College

Workforce & Community Education

Marjorie R. Valentin, Associate Dean of Continuing Education/Community Service - A.S./A.A., Quinebaug Valley Community College, B.S., Nichols College, M.P.A., University of Hartford

Ana A. Gonzales, Continuing Education Assistant - A.S., Mohegan Community College; B.G.S., Eastern Connecticut State University

Judy Ames, Administrative Assistant

Jackie Staller, Office Assistant

Student Development & Services

Stephan Finton, Acting Dean of Student Services, Enrollment Management and Workforce Development - B.S., United States Coast Guard Academy, M.B.A., John F. Kennedy University

Jacqueline Phillips, Director of Student Services - B.A., M.A., American International College; Ed. D., Nova Southeastern University

Christine Languth, Acting Director of Student Success - B.A., Marist College; M.P.S., New York Institute of Technology

Marie Hoffman, Administrative Assistant - A.S. Quinebaug Valley Community College

Sandra Farwell, Welcome Center

Retention

Meg Wichser, Transition & Retention Specialist - B.A., Hartwick College; M.A., Colgate University; Graduate Certificate, Hartford Seminary

Admissions/Testing Center

Margaret Hogan Stroup, Director of Admissions, - B.A., M.A., Ohio State University

Rashita L. Parker, Registration Services Assistant - A.S., Quinebaug Valley Community College

Deborah DiCarlo, Registration Services Assistant - A.S., Mohegan Community College; B.S., Eastern Connecticut State University

Cynthia Andeen, Secretary I

Carolyn Prunier, Admissions and Welcome Center

Counseling & Student Development

Sharon Lincoln, Academic Advisor/WIA Advisor/Student Support Services - B.A., Connecticut College

Matthew Liscum, Counselor - B.S., State University of New York - Cortland; M.S., State University of New York - Oneonta

John Rich, Counselor/Career Placement Services - B.A., Manhattan College; M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Deirdre Sebastian, Advisor/Counselor - BA, Lincoln University, Lincoln , Pennsylvania, Masters in Developmental Psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University; Masters, Developmental Psychology, Boston University.

Celeste Warner, Educational Assistant, Career Placement/Academic Advisor - A.S., Mohegan Community College; B.S., Eastern Connecticut State University; Certificate, Three Rivers Community College

Kathleen Gray, Counselor/Disabilities Counselor/Transfer Program Advisor - B.A., University of Connecticut; M.S., Southern Connecticut State University

Scott Carolan, Advisor/Testing Coordinator - A.S., Lackawanna College; B.A., Wilkes University; M.A., National University

Financial Aid

Kenneth Briggs, Acting Director of Financial Aid - A.A., A.S., Three Rivers Community College; B.A., M.S. Organizational Management and M.S. Educational Technology

Hong-Yu Kovic, Financial Aid Counselor - B.S., Peking University; M.A., University of Texas; M.Div., Unification Theological Seminary; M.Ed., SUNY Colle

Donna Ramos, Financial Aid Assistant - A.S., Three Rivers Community-Technical College

Elaine M. Topalis, Processing Technician - A.S., Mohegan Community College, B.G.S., University of Connecticut

Registrar

Betty Williamson, Acting Registrar - A.S. Three Rivers Community College; B.S., Eastern Connecticut State University; M.S., Central Connecticut State University

Patrick Keller, Assistant Registrar - B.A., University of Connecticut

Terri DeBarros, Processing Technician - A.S., Three Rivers Community College

Veda Wellington, Secretary I - A.S., Three Rivers Community- Technical College; B.S., Eastern Connecticut State University

Pauline Goyette, Office Assistant - A.S., Quinebaug Valley Community-Technical College; B.A., Eastern Connecticut State University

 

Student Programs

Rhonda Spaziani, Acting Director of Student Programs - B.A., Quinnipiac College; M.S., Southern Connecticut State University

 

Faculty Directory

Judith Albright, Associate Professor in Nursing. B.S.N., M.S.N, University of Cincinnati; R.N.; CWOCN.

Larisa Alikhanova, Professor of Mathematics. B.S. University of Yerevan; M.S. Moscow State University.

Kevin Amenta, Full-time Lecturer of Communications and English. M.A. Interactive Communications, Quinnipiac University B.A., Television and Film Production, Hofstra University.

Allan A. Anderson, Associate Professor of Computer Science. M.S., Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, B.S., Mankato State College, Mankato, MN.

Maria Celesté Arrietta, Full-time Lecturer of Foreign Language. M.A., University of Connecticut; J.D. & B.A., University of Mórón, Argentina.

Teri Ashton, Associate Professor in Nursing. B.S.N., Central Connecticut State University; M.S.N. University of Hartford, CNE.

Richard Bennett, Department Chair, Associate Professor of Business. B.S. University of Akron College of Business; J.D. University of Akron School of Law.

Arthur J. Braza, Professor of Accounting. B.S.B.A, M.B.A, Bryant College.

Marcel Burch, Assistant Professor of English. M.A., Southern Connecticut State University; B.A., Eastern Connecticut State University.

Michael Carta, Full-time Lecturer of Chemistry. B.A., M.S., University of Dayton.

Pamela Carroll, Professor of Psychology. B.A., Merrimack College; M.Ed., Harvard University.

Irene Woods Clampet, Professor of Marketing/Retailing. A.A., City University of New York - Queensborough Community College; B.A., City University of New York - Queens College; M.B.A., St. Johns University.

Mark Comeau, AIA, Professor of Architectural Design Technology. A.S., Thames Valley State Technical College, B.S., B. Arch., Roger Williams University; M.S. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Licensed-Registered Architect, CT, RI, NY NCARB Board Certified.

James Copeland, Department Chair & Professor of Natural Sciences. B.S., M.S., Tennessee State University.

Dan Courtney, Instructor of Electrical Engineering Technology. ASET, Springfield Technical Community College; MSEE, University of Massachusetts.

Jeffrey Crouch, Department Chair - Social Sciences, Professor of Criminal Justice. A.S., Mohegan Community College; A.A.S., Community College of the Air Force; B.S., Western Connecticut State University; M.P.A., Ph.D., University of Idaho.

Nancy Czarzasty, Full-time Lecturer of Nursing. A.S.N., Norwich University; B.S.N., Sacred Heart University; M.S., University of Arizona.

Chotsani Dean, Full-time Lecturer of Ceramics and Art. M.F.A, Washington University; B.F.A, University of Hartford.

June Decker, Professor of Mathematics. A.B. Harvard College; M.S. University of Connecticut.

Jennifer DeFrance, Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education. B.S., Rhode Island College; RI Certified K - 3; M.A. Rhode Island College, Ed.D. Johnson and Wales University.

Terrence Delaney, Professor of History. Ph.D., M.A., Clark University; B.A., Eastern Connecticut State University.

Judith F. Donnelly, Professor of Physics/Laser and Fiber Optics. B.S., Tufts University; M.S., University of Connecticut.

William Dopirak, Associate Professor of Natural Sciences. A.S., Mohegan Community College; B.S., Eastern Connecticut State University; M.A. Central Connecticut State University.

Peter Edmondson, Associate Professor of Hospitality Management. B.S., University of New Haven; M.S., University of Massachusetts.

Larry Flick, Associate Professor of Business. B.S., Oregon State University; M.B.A. California State University at Hayward.

Donald Gerwick, Full-time Lecturer of Civil Engineering Technology. B.S. University of Connecticut Civil Engineering; P.E., L.S., CFM.

Betti Gladue, Professor of Business. B.A., M.S. Eastern Connecticut State University.

Joan Graham, Associate Professor of Nursing. B.S.N, Holy Family University; M.S.N, Drexel University, CNE.

Ronald Greenier, Professor of Manufacturing/Mechanical/CAD Engineering Technology. B.S., M.S., Central Connecticut State University.

Janet Hagen, Associate Professor of English and Women’s Studies. M.A., St. Cloud State University; B.S., Minnesota State University.

G. Kent Harding, Associate Professor of Business and Electrical Engineering Technology. B.S., M.S.E.E., University of Maryland; M.B.A., Harvard, Certified Cost Analyst.

Sandra Jeknavorian, Associate Professor of Art. M.F.A., University of Massachusetts; B.F.A., University of Hartford.

Joseph Johnson, Full-time Lecturer of Computer Science. B.S., University of Connecticut; M.S. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Brian Kennedy, Professor of Mathematics. B.S. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.A. State University of New York.

Diba Khan-Bureau, Professor of Civil/Environmental Engineering Technology. A.S., Thames Valley State Technical College, B.S., University of Connecticut; M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic University; PhD. Candidate, University of Connecticut.

Frederick Knowles, Instructor of English. M.A. English, Southern Connecticut State University; B.A. Sociology, Eastern Connecticut State University.

Patrick Knowles, Professor of Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering Technology. B.S., U.S. Coast Guard Academy, M.S.E., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan; M.S.E., Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering, University of Michigan; P.E., Virginia.

Dov Kugelmass, Assistant Professor of Psychology. B.A., University of Connecticut; M.A., Southern Connecticut State University; Ph.D., University of Connecticut.

Anne Lamondy, Professor of Nursing. B.S.N., St. Joseph College; M.S.N., Medical College of Pensylvania, Hahnemann University; APRN.

Ronald Leask, Assistant Professor of Computer Science Networking. B.S., University of Alaska; M.S./M.S., Networking Certificate, Renessalaer Polytechnic University.

Jennifer Long, Associate Professor. M.Ed., Millersville University; B.A., Northeastern University.

Joyce M. Martin, Professor of Human Services. B.A., North Carolina Central University; M.S.W., University of Connecticut School of Social Work; Ph.D., Fordham University.

Philip Mayer, Jr., Associate Professor of Economics and Political Science. B.S., Villanova University; M.A., Kansas State University; M.L.S., Fort Hays State University (in progress)

Ann McNamara, Professor of Science. B.S.,M.S., University of Connecticut; Registered Dietician.

Kelly Molkenthin, Instructor of Mathematics. Ph.D., M.S., University of Rhode Island; B.S., Fairfield University.

Edwin Muenzner, Assistant Professor of Accounting. A.S., Three Rivers Community College; B.S., Eastern Connecticut State University; MSAT, University of Hartford; Certified Public Accountant.

Steven Neufeld, Associate Professor of Sociology and International Studies. B.A., Brown University; M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University.

Robert Niedbala, Professor of Physics and Mathematics. B.S. Lowell Technological Institute; M.S. Trinity College.

William O’Hare, Associate Professor of Anthropology. M.A., University of Connecticut; B.A., Marist College.

D. David “Don” Pascal, Full-time Lecturer of Chemistry. M.A., Indiana State University; Ph.D., Ecology and Systematics.

Peter Patsouris, Department Chair - Humanities, Associate Professor of History and International Studies. B.A., Boston University; M. A., Providence College.

Lillian Rafeldt, Professor of Nursing. B.S., State University of New York; M.A. New York University; RN, CNE.

James A. Rhoades, Professor of Electrical Engineering Technology. B.S.E.E., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; M.S.E.E., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Nancy Rymut, Professor of Nursing. B.S.N, University of Pittsburgh, M.S. University of Connecticut; CEN.

Leslie Samuelson, Professor of Biology and Environmental Sciences. B.A., University of California at San Diego; M.S., San Diego State University.

Patricia Sauter, Professor of Criminal Justice. B.A. Rosemont College; M.S. University of New Haven; Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies, Johnson & Wales University.

Nancy Scrivano, Associate Professor of Nursing. B.S., Eastern Connecticut State University; M.S.N., University of Hartford.

Sarah Selke, Assistant Professor of Biology. B.S., Bates College, Ph.D., University of Florida.

Joseph Selvaggio, Instructor of English. M.A., Southern Connecticut State University; B.A. Rutgers University.

James R. Sherrard, Professor of Nuclear Engineering Technology. B.S., U.S. Coast Guard Academy; M.S.N.E., M.S.N.A., Nav. E., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.S.M.E., University of Connecticut; M.S.N.S., Catholic University of America; P.E., Maryland.

Wanda L. Short, Full-time Lecturer of Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering Technology. B.S., Clemson University; M.S., North Carolina State University; M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Shelia Skahan, Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education. B.S., Lesley University; M.S., Wheelock College.

Jean Skiba, Full-time Lecturer of Anatomy & Physiology. B.A., M.S., Eastern Connecticut State University.

Michael Stutz, Instructor of Communications. M.A., B.A., University of South Carolina.

Roxanne Tisch, Full-time Lecturer of Mathematics. B.S., Worcester Polytechnic Institute; M.S., M.A., A.B.D., University of Rhode Island.

Susan Topping, Professor of English. M.A., Rutgers SUNJ; B.A., Hunter College-City University of New York.

Suzanne Turner, Instructor of Nursing. B.S.N, University of Rhode Island; M.S.N, St. Joseph’s College of Maine.

George Volkov, Jr., Associate Professor of Computer Science Technology. B.S., M.S. University of Connecticut; P.E., Connecticut.

Francine Wallett, Professor of Nursing. B.S.N., University of Rhode Island, M.S.N., Boston University.

Heidi Zenie, Acting Health and Wellness Coordinator and Full-time Lecturer of Health and Wellness. A.S. Mitchell College; B.S., Northeastern University; M.S., West Virginia University