Academic Schools and Programs

School of Applied Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

The School of Applied Liberal Arts and Social Sciences is committed to preparing dedicated, reflective, and responsive professionals who employ evidence-based practices in service to their communities and society as a whole. We teach students to think critically and independently to further the development of their humanistic, intellectual, and technical capabilities so they can respond creatively, thoughtfully, and effectively in a globally interdependent world.

Dean Diana J. LaRocco, Ed.D. 860-913-2281
Senior Administrative Assistant Beverly Carter 860-913-2182
Senior Administrative Assistant Diane Cyr 860-913-2079
Child Study Program Director Michelle Dent 860-727-6776
Criminal Justice Program Director Kimberly Myers 860-913-2157
Early Childhood Education Program Director Michelle Dent 860-727-6776
General Studies Program Director Nicole Brewer 860-727-6924
Director, Communications Annjanette Bennar 860-913-2310
Director, Computer Literacy Annjanette Bennar 860-913-2310
Director, English Phillip Fox 860-913-2129
Director, Math Annjanette Bennar 860-913-2310
Human Services Program Director Isalena Gilzene 860-913-2074
Master's in Education (M.Ed.)
Professional Studies Program Director Nicole Brewer 860-727-6924
Public Safety and Security Program Director Kimberly Myers 860-913-2157

School of Business, Technology, and Advanced Manufacturing

The mission of the School of Business, Technology, and Advanced Manufacturing is to prepare career-focused individuals capable of technical, professional and interpersonal competencies to meet the needs of our stakeholders. With this acquired knowledge and an ethical mindset, our students contribute to the social responsibility and sustainability of organizations within the community.

Dean Clifford E. Thermer, Ed.D. 860-913-2058
Senior Administrative Assistant Anne Marie Andrews 860-913-2038
Senior Administrative Assistant Ellen Pelletier 860-913-2282
Administrative Assistant Susan Branca-Kuehn 860-913-2286
Foundational Advisor Marilyn Portilla 860-727-6775
Business Administration Program Director Matt Connell 860-913-2171
CNC Machining Program Director Leonard Walsh 860-913-2285
CNC Machining Curriculum Coordinator Justin Piercy 860-913-2119
Manufacturing Management Program Director Chip Thermer 860-913-2087
Master of Science in Organizational Leadership (MSOL) Program Director Sandi Coyne 860-913-2278
Quality Management Systems Program Director Chip Thermer 860-913-2087
Welding Program Director Leonard Walsh 860-913-2285

School of Nursing and Health Professions

The School of Nursing and Health Professions seeks to provide students with state of the art preparation for careers in healthcare and science-based disciplines. The mission of the School of Nursing and Health Professions will infuse an appreciation for lifelong learning in all students, resulting in excellence in healthcare and improved quality of life for those we serve.

Dean Paula Dowd, Ed.D. 860-727-6779
Associate Dean Janice F. Watts 860-727-6919
Senior Administrative Assistant, Post-Licensure Nursing Programs Adriane Cropley 860-727-6981
Senior Administrative Assistant Nicole Rychling 860-727-6781
Administrative Assistant Sarah Autieri 860-913-2164
Administrative Assistant Rebecca Drzyzga 860-913-2302
Administrative Assistant, AD Program Ebony Minott 860-727-6918
ABSN Program Director Vivienne Friday 860-913-2246
Dental Hygiene Program Director Christine Walsh 860-727-6943
English as a Second Language Program Director William Toftness 860-727-6972
Funeral Service Program Director Jesse Gomes 860-913-2189
Health Science Program Director Ashika Brinkley 860-727-6987
Histology Program Director Kelli Goodkowsky 860-727-6917
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Program Director Christina Nieves 860-913-2355
Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practioner (FNP) Program Director Christina Nieves 860-913-2355
Master's in Public Health (MPH) Program Director Ashika Brinkley 860-727-6987
Medical Assisting Program Director Jillian McDonald 860-913-2314
Medical Billing and Coding Program Coordinator Paula Dowd 860-727-6779
Nursing Program Director Janice F. Watts 860-727-6919
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Director Parth Desai 860-218-1503
Public Health Program Director Ashika Brinkley 860-727-6987
Respiratory Care Program Director Michael Murphy 860-913-2025
RN-to-BSN Program Director Christina Nieves 860-913-2355
Vision Care Technology Program Director Maryann Santos 860-727-6976