Faculty and Staff

Business, Engineering and Technology Division

The entire MCC professional community - its faculty, staff and support areas - is committed to preparing our students to succeed in the classroom, in the workplace and in society.

MCC is proud of its faculty members who bring both academic and "real world" credentials into the classroom. Our faculty's first priority is to teach and it shows in their ongoing interest in and support of their students’ educational, career and life goals.

Working with the faculty, our staff members are a ready resource for questions and are available to help students understand all that's needed to complete their academic requirements.

  • Carla Adams, Assistant Professor

    Why I Like What I Do
    "Seeing the confidence level of students increase as a result of mastering a new technology is one of the most gratifying parts of my job. Overall, my passion for teaching technology stems from the belief that I am helping my students develop important practical skills which are required to be successful in our dynamic 21st century workplace."

    Affiliations
    Certified Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
    Connecticut Business Educators Association (CBEA)
    International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP)
    The National Academic Advising Association (NACADA)

    Carla Adams

    Assistant Professor
    Co-chair, Information Management and Technology Department

    Business, Engineering and Technology
    Office: A-209

    Tel: (860) 512-2652
    CAdams@mcc.commnet.edu

    Great Path, MS# 17, P.O. Box 1046
    Manchester, CT 06045-1046

    Education
    MS, Suffolk University-Adult and Organizational Learning
    BS, University of Massachusetts-Marketing

    Experience
    Manchester Community College
    MCC Faculty Advisor - The Administrative Professionals Club Sapphire Technologies
    Renaissance Worldwide, Inc./Government Solutions Division
    CompUSA, Inc.
    Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical High School, Massachusetts

    Expertise
    Computer Applications: Office and Productivity
    Speech Recognition
    Business Etiquette
    Office Communication and Management
    Keyboarding

  • Susan Barzottini, Associate Professor

    Why I Like What I Do
    "I enjoy my job immensely, mostly because I love to learn. Every sememster brings new students to meet and new experiences and learning in the classroom. The field of IT/IS is constantly changing, and it is quite a challenge keeping up with it all, but I still find it fun and exciting."

    Affiliations
    Epsilon Pi Tau (international honor society for professions in technolgy)
    National Business Educators Association
    Connecticut Business Educators Association

    Susan Barzottini

    Associate Professor
    Co-chair, Information Management and Technology Department

    Business, Engineering and Technology
    Office: A-204

    Tel: (860) 512-2639
    SBarzottini@mcc.commnet.edu

    Great Path, MS# 17, P.O. Box 1046
    Manchester, CT 06045-1046

    Education
    MBA, University of Connecticut - Finance
    BS, University of Connecticut - Accounting

    Experience
    Manchester Community College
    Accenture - Management Consultant and Senior Project Manager
    State of Connecticut, DMAS - IT Project Manager

    Expertise
    Application Development
    System Design
    Business Requirements Analysis
    IT/IS Operations and Management
    Project Management
    Financial Accounting
    Business Communications

  • Georgia Buckles, Professor

    Georgia Buckles

    Professor
    Chair, Accounting, Business and Paralegal Department

    Business, Engineering and Technology
    Office: T-506 MS# 17

    Tel: (860) 512-2649
    GBuckles@mcc.commnet.edu

    Great Path, P.O. Box 1046
    Manchester, CT 06045-1046

    Education
    MA, SUNY, New Platz
    BS, SUNY, Empire State College

    Experience
    Manchester Community College

  • Douglas Dorsey, Associate Professor

    Douglas Dorsey

    Associate Professor
    Accounting, Business and Paralegal Department

    Business, Engineering and Technology
    Office: A-223

    Tel: (860) 512-2630
    DDorsey@mcc.commnet.edu

    Great Path, MS# 17, P.O. Box 1046
    Manchester, CT 06045-1046

    Education
    MBA, Providence College
    BS, University of Maine

    Experience
    Manchester Community College

  • Malton Edwards, Instructor

    Malton Edwards

    Instructor
    Accounting, Business and Marketing

    Business, Engineering and Technology
    Office: A-209

    Tel: (860) 512-2631
    MEdwards@mcc.commnet.edu

    Great Path, , P.O. Box 1046
    Manchester, CT 06045-1046

  • Mehrdad Faezi, Professor

    Why I Like What I Do
    "Transferring knowledge. Learning all the time. Joy of seeing the spark in the eyes of the student once s/he learns a subject. Working and discussions with colleagues who are experts in a variety of disciplines."

    Affiliations
    Society of Manufacturing Engineers
    American Society for Engineering Education

    Mehrdad Faezi

    Professor
    Engineering and Technology Department

    Business, Engineering and Technology
    Office: C-120

    Tel: (860) 512-2729
    MFaezi@mcc.commnet.edu

    Great Path, MS# 17, P.O. Box 1046
    Manchester, CT 06045-1046

    Education
    MS, Brigham Young University
    BS, Brigham Young University

    Experience
    Manchester Community College
    Central Connecticut State University
    Brigham Young University

    Expertise
    Manufactuirng and Production Methods
    Computer Integrated Manufacturing (including CAD/CAM and CNC)
    Robotics
    Measurement Methods
    Quality Assurance and Statistical Process Control
    Lean Manufacturing
    Supply Chain Management

  • Richard Gnall, Associate Professor

    Why I Like What I Do
    "I enjoy the challenge of remaining current in the constantly changing fields of computer science and technology. Research and study are an important and fun part of what I do on a daily basis. I enjoy designing and building courses which guide students through the process of learning complex topics in a linear and coherent fashion."

    Affiliations
    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

    Richard Gnall

    Associate Professor
    Chair, Computer Programming and Networking Department

    Business, Engineering and Technology
    Office: A-248

    Tel: (860) 512-2643
    RGnall@mcc.commnet.edu

    Great Path, MS# 17, P.O. Box 1046
    Manchester, CT 06045-1046

    Education
    MA, University of Southern California-Physics
    BA, Cornell University-Physics

    Experience
    Manchester Community College
    Bell Laboratories-Photonic Integrated Circuits Research

    Expertise
    Computer Programming
    Networking and System Administration
    Math
    Physics
    Optics

  • Martin Hart, Assistant Professor

    Why I Like What I Do
    "Accounting is the language of business. I enjoy working with students to enhance their understanding of accounting and business. I love to see the lights come on and witness their confidence grow."

    Affiliations
    Council for Resource Development (CRD)
    Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)
    Teachers of Accounting at Two-Year Colleges (TATYC)
    National Association of Realtors

    Martin Hart

    Assistant Professor
    Accounting, Business and Marketing

    Business, Engineering and Technology
    Office: A-207

    Tel: (860) 512-2625
    MHart@mcc.commnet.edu

    Great Path, MS# 17, P.O. Box 1046
    Manchester, CT 06045-1046

    Education
    MBA, Nichols College-Business Administration
    BS, Gonzaga College-Accounting
    AA, Wenatchee Valley College-Transfer Degree

    Experience
    Manchester Community College
    Quinebaug Valley Community College
    Nichols College
    Skyhawks Sports Academy

    Expertise
    Financial Accounting
    Managerial Accounting
    Fund Accounting
    Managerial Communication
    General Business

  • Mary Holland, Coordinator of Law & Paralegal

    Mary Holland

    Coordinator of Law & Paralegal
    Paralegal Program

    Business, Engineering and Technology
    Office: A-208

    Tel: (860) 512-2632
    MHolland@mcc.commnet.edu

    Great Path, MS# 17, P.O. Box 1046
    Manchester, CT 06045-1046

  • Theresa Janeczek, Professor

    Theresa Janeczek

    Professor
    Accounting, Business and Paralegal Department

    Business, Engineering and Technology
    Office: T-514

    Tel: (860) 512-2626
    TJaneczek@mcc.commnet.edu

    Great Path, MS# 17, P.O. Box 1046
    Manchester, CT 06045-1046

    Education
    MBA, University of Hartford
    BA, Springfield College

    Experience
    Mancheser Community College

  • Nance Kriscenski, Professor

    Nance Kriscenski

    Professor
    Paralegal Program

    Business, Engineering and Technology
    Office: A-205

    Tel: (860) 512-2642
    NKriscenski@mcc.commnet.edu

    Great Path, MS# 17, P.O. Box 1046
    Manchester, CT 06045-1046

    Education
    JD, Rutgers University School of Law
    BA, Connecticut College-History
    Professional Development Certificate in Distance Education, University of Wisconsin

    Experience
    Manchester Community College
    Admitted to Connecticut Bar and District Court of Connecticut

    Expertise
    Co-author, Legal Studies Capstone: Assessing Your Undergraduate Education, Delmar Cengage Learning, 2012.

  • Steven Moore, Professor

    Steven Moore

    Professor
    Chair, Engineering and Technology Department

    Business, Engineering and Technology
    Office: C-122

    Tel: (860) 512-2653
    SMoore@mcc.commnet.edu

    Great Path, MS# 17, P.O. Box 1046
    Manchester, CT 06045-1046

    Education
    MS, North Carolina State University
    MS, University of Connecticut
    BS, University of Connecticut
    AS, Hartford State Technical College

    Experience
    Manchester Community College

  • Cecelia Peppers-Johnson, Minority Fellow

    Cecelia Peppers-Johnson

    Minority Fellow

    Business, Engineering and Technology
    Office: TBA

    CPeppers-Johnson@mcc.commnet.edu

    Great Path, P.O. Box 1046
    Manchester, CT 06045-1046

  • Peter Poulos, Professor

    Why I Like What I Do
    "Helping students realize their potential."

    Affiliations
    Connecticut Bar Association
    Licensed Professional Engineer (CT-retired)
    Society of Physics Students

    Peter Poulos

    Professor
    Engineering and Technology Department

    Business, Engineering and Technology
    Office: C-121

    Tel: (860) 512-2638
    PPoulos@mcc.commnet.edu

    Great Path, MS# 17, P.O. Box 1046
    Manchester, CT 06045-1046

    Education
    MS, University of Connecticut (in progress)-Physics
    JD, Quinnipiac College-Law
    MS, Boston University-Computer Information Systems
    MS, University of Michigan-Electrical Engineering
    BS, University of Michigan-Electrical Engineering
    BS, United States Coast Guard Academy-General Engineering

    Experience
    Manchester Community College
    University of Bridgeport
    Boston University
    United States Coast Guard Academy

    Expertise
    Programming
    Engineering

  • Sandra Rimetz, Professor

    Why I Like What I Do
    "Working in a field that is constantly changing is both exciting and fulfilling to me. And having the opportunity to share what I learn along the way with my students makes it even better."

    Affiliations
    Women in Technology (WIT)

    Sandra Rimetz

    Professor
    Information Management and Technology Department

    Business, Engineering and Technology
    Office: A-246

    Tel: (860) 512-2636
    SRimetz@mcc.commnet.edu

    Great Path, MS# 17, P.O. Box 1046
    Manchester, CT 06045-1046

    Education
    MA, Teacher's College, Columbia University - Educational Technology
    BS, SUNY, Plattburgh - Speech and Hearing Sciences

    Experience
    Manchester Community College
    Teacher's College. Columbia University
    T. J. Watson IBM Research Center, Human Factors
    Cadkey, Inc., Technology Specialist

    Expertise
    Digital Technology (PC and Mac)
    Office Applications
    Web 2.0
    Web Design and Development

  • Russell Sabadosa, Professor

    Why I Like What I Do
    "It is rewarding to continually meet new people and help them make connections to new concepts and ideas that lead them to satisfying careers that support our society."

    Affiliations
    Epsilon Pi Tau Honor Society for Professions in Technology
    Master Shriner
    Melha Shriners Hospital for Children
    National Association of Realtors

    Russell Sabadosa

    Professor
    Information Management and Technology Department

    Business, Engineering and Technology
    Office: A-255

    Tel: (860) 512-2629
    RSabadosa@mcc.commnet.edu

    Great Path, MS# 17, P.O. Box 1046
    Manchester, CT 06045-1046

    Education
    MBA, University of Hartford
    BS, University of Hartford
    AS, Springfield Technical Community College

    Experience
    Manchester Community College
    Springfield Technical Community College
    Holyoke Community College
    University of Phoenix Online
    Information Technology Solutions Unlimited - IT Consultant
    United Technologies, Hamilton Standard - Aerospace Project Engineer (NASA Shuttle Space Suit Program)

    Expertise
    Business and IT Management
    Student Club Advising
    Information Systems and Project Management

  • Catherine Seaver, Director of Business, Engineering and Technology

    Affiliations
    Association of Computing Machinery (ACM)
    Epsilon Pi Tau (international honor society for professions in technology)

    Catherine Seaver

    Director of Business, Engineering and Technology
    Business, Engineering and Technology Division

    Business, Engineering and Technology
    Office: A-242a

    Tel: (860) 512-2622
    CSeaver@mcc.commnet.edu

    Great Path, MS# 17, P.O. Box 1046
    Manchester, CT 06045-1046

    Education
    MS, Eastern Connecticut State University-Educational Technology
    MS, University of Phoenix-Computer Information Systems
    BS, Miami University-Manufacturing Engineering

    Experience
    Manchester Community College
    Hallmark IT
    General Cigar, Co.
    IKON (formerly HBM Technology Group)
    KTC Software Services
    Carrier Corporation
    National Automotive Stores, Inc.

    Expertise
    Computer Operating Systems
    Computer Organization and Architecture
    Microsoft Applications
    Networking

Last Update: December 21 2012
For additional information, contact: Beverly Ferrigno