Jun 21, 2018  
2016-2017 College Catalog 
    
2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Faculty and Staff



Faculty and Staff

Office of the President

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

April Hodson, Executive Assistant to the President - A.S., Three Rivers Community College; B.S., Eastern Connecticut State University

Faculty

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

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

Kevin Amenta, Assistant Professor of Communications and English - B.A., Television and Film Production, Hofstra University; M.A., Interactive Communications, Quinnipiac University

Allan A. Anderson, Department Chair - Technologies, Professor of Computer Science - B.S., Mankata State College; M.S., Purdue University

Cynthia Arpin, Assistant Professor of Nursing - B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Hartford

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

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

Todd Barry, Full-Time Instructor of English - B.A., Princeton University; J.D., Ph.D. candidate, University of Connecticut;

Richard Bennett, 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, Department Chair - English, Associate Professor of English - B.A., Eastern Connecticut State University; M.A., Southern Connecticut State University

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

Michael Carta, Assistant Professor of Chemistry - B.A., M.S., University of Dayton

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. John’s University

Patricia Colonghi, Assistant Professor of Nursing - A.S., Middlesex Community College; B.S., Charter Oak State College; M.S.N., University of Hartford. 

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, Professor of Natural Sciences - B.S., M.S., Tennessee State University

Dan Courtney, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering Technology - A.S.E.T., Springfield Technical Community College; M.S.E.E., University of Massachusetts

Jeffrey Crouch, 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, Associate Professor of Nursing - A.S.N., Norwich University; B.S.N., Sacred Heart University; M.S., University of Arizona.

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

Jennifer DeFrance, Associate 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, Department Chair - Humanities, Professor of History - B.A., Eastern Connecticut State University; M.A., Ph.D., Clark University

Victoria Holdridge DiFilippo, Full-Time Instructor of English - B.S., University of New Hampshire; M.S., School for International Training

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

Michael Gentry, Assistant Professor of Engineering - B.S., M.S., Cornell University

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

Elizabeth Godwin, Instructor of Mathematics - B.S., Miami University; M.S., Central Connecticut State University

Joan Graham, 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 - B.S., Minnesota State University; M.A., St. Cloud State University

G. Kent Harding, Professor of Industrial Management Technology - B.S., M.S.E.E., University of Maryland; M.B.A., Harvard; Certified Cost Analyst

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

Joseph Johnson, Assistant Professor 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; Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Frederick-Douglas Knowles, Assistant Professor of English - B.A., Eastern Connecticut State University; M.A., Southern Connecticut State University

Sarah Korpak, Full-Time Lecturer of Nursing - A.S.N.; B.S.N., Three Rivers Community College; M.S.N., Sacred Heart University

Dov Kugelmass, Department Chair - Social Science, 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 Pennsylvania, Hahnemann University; APRN

Jennifer Long, Professor of English - B.A., Northeastern University; M.Ed., Millersville 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

Andrew Marvin, Full-Time Lecturer of English - B.A., Sacred Heart University; M.A., Southern Connecticut State University

Philip Mayer, Jr., Professor of Economics and Political Science - B.S., Villanova University; M.A., Kansas State University; M.L.S., Fort Hays State University

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

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

Edwin Muenzner, Department Chair - Business, Assistant Professor of Accounting - A.S., Three Rivers Community College; B.S., Eastern Connecticut State University; M.S.A.T., University of Hartford; Certified Public Accountant

Steven Neufeld, 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

D. David “Don” Pascal, Full-Time Lecturer of Chemistry - M.A., Ph.D., Indiana State University

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

Mary Ann Perez-Brescia, Assistant Professor of Nursing - A.S., Greater Hartford Community College; B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Hartford

Krista Prendergast, Assistant Professor of Nursing - B.S.N., University of Connecticut; M.S.N., University of Rhode Island; CNE

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

Nicola Ricker, Full-Time Instructor of Science - B.S., University of Connecticut; M.S., University of New Haven

Leslie Samuelson, Department Chair - Natural Sciences, 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, Professor of Nursing - B.S., Eastern Connecticut State University; M.S.N., University of Hartford; CNE

Sarah Selke, Associate Professor of Biology - B.S., Bates College; Ph.D., University of Florida

Joseph Selvaggio, Assistant Professor of English - B.A. Rutgers University; M.A., Southern Connecticut State 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., Ph.D. (ABD), Catholic University of America; PE, Maryland

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

Michael Stutz, Assistant Professor of Communications - B.A.,M.A., University of South Carolina

Roxanne Tisch, Associate Professor of Mathematics - B.S., Worcester Polytechnic Institute; M.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of Rhode Island

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

Heidi Zenie, Associate Professor of Exercise Science and Sports and Leisure Management,Acting Health and Wellness Coordinator - A.S., Mitchell College; B.S., Northeastern University; M.S., West Virginia University

Staff

Institutional Advancement

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

Meghan La Casse, Assistant Director of Institutional Advancement - B.S., University of Connecticut

Marketing and Public Relations

Kathryn Gaffney, Director of Marketing and Public Relations -  B.A., Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN; M.S., University of Saint Joseph

Tracy Rosiene, Educational Assistant, Public Relations - B.F.A., University of Connecticut

Institutional Research

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

Academic Division

Jerry Ice, Academic Dean - B.A., Salem-International University (formerly Salem College); M.A., Montclair State University; Ed.D., Fordham University

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

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

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

Ronda Charette, Secretary I

Library

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

Pamela Williams, Reference and Instruction Librarian - B.S., M.S.L.S., Florida State University

Kumar Appadwedula, Acquisitions and Interlibrary Loan Librarian - A.S., Three Rivers Community-Technical College; B.S., M.L.S., Southern Connecticut State University

Michele DeVeau, Cataloging Librarian - A.A., Mitchell College; B.A., Eastern Connecticut State University

Annie McCosh, Serials Librarian - A.A., Front Range Community College; B.A. Spring Arbor University

Laura Vasselle, Circulation and Reserves Librarian - B.F.A., Ohio State University; B.A., Trinity College; M.L.S., Kent State University

Nursing and Allied Health

Edie Ouellette, Director of Nursing and Allied Health, Associate Professor of Nursing - R.N., Saint Francis Hospital School of Nursing; 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; M.S.N., St. Joseph’s College, Maine

Learning Initiatives & College Career Pathways

Jodi Calvert, Director of Learning Initiatives - B.S./B.A., University of Arizona; M.Ed., Arizona State University

Amanda Caffary, Educational Assistant - B.A., University of Connecticut; M.A., University of Massachusetts Boston; M.A., University College London.

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

Tracy Dickson, Educational Assistant, College Career Pathways NACEP Coordinator - B.A., Saint Joseph College; MALS, Wesleyan University

Tutoring Center

Matthew Burbine, Academic Assistant - 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

James Fonner, Building Superintendent 1

Louis Forand, Custodian

Dale Hill, Skilled Maintainer

Darryl Hill, Custodian

Emilio Martinez, Custodian

Amy Strong, Maintainer

Roy Tookes, Maintainer

Kurt Topping, Custodian

David Trahan, Custodian

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

Business Office

Stephen H. Goetchius, Dean of Administrative Services & 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 Administrative Services

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., Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

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

Cashier

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

Erik Wright, Financial 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; B.G.S., University of Connecticut

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

Information Technology Services

Stephen H. Goetchius, Dean of Administrative Services & I.T. - 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

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

Andrew Cullan, Information Technology Technician 2 - A.S., New England Institute of Technology; B.S., Western Governors University; Cisco Certified Network Associate

Olan Angulo, Information Technology Technician 2- A.S., Three Rivers Community College; B.S., Western Governors University; Cisco Certified Network Associate

Educational Technology

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

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 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

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

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

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

Carolyn Prunier, Educational Assistant, Welcome Center and Testing Coodinator

Sandra Farwell, Part-time Educational Assistant, Welcome Center

Avery Rondeau, Part-time Educational Assistant, Welcome Center - B.M., Palm Beach Atlantic University; M.M., University of Connecticut

Sonia Rutchick, Part-time Educational Assistant, Welcome Center

Felicia Bullock, Part-time Educational Assistant, Evening Assistant for the Welcome Center

Kathleen Williams, Part-time Educational Assistant, Evening Assistant for the Welcome Center - B.S., Eastern Connecticut State University

Retention

Edward Derr, ConnCAS Educational Success Program Coordinator - B.A., Central CT State University; M.A., Northwestern University; 6th Year Degree in Education Administration, Sacred Heart University

Deirdre Sebastian, ConnCAS Counselor - B.A., Lincoln University, Lincoln, Pennsylvania; Masters in Developmental Psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University; Masters, Developmental Psychology, Boston University

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

Admissions/Outreach/Recruitment

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

Steven Paternoster, Assistant Director of Admissions - B.S., M.B.A. University of New Haven

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

Advising and Counseling

Kathleen Gray, Counselor/Transfer Credit Evaluation - B.A., University of Connecticut; M.S., Southern Connecticut State University

Sharon Lincoln, 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

Elizabeth Willcox, Advisor - B.A. Eastern Connecticut State University

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

Financial Aid

Kenneth Briggs, Acting Director of Financial Aid - A.A., A.S., Three Rivers Community College; B.A., M.S., Eastern Connecticut State University

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

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;  M.S., Southern Connecticut State University

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

Jean Gustafson, Part-time Educational Assistant at the Groton Submarine Base - A.S., Mitchell College

Student Programs

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