Faculty and Staff

Information Management and Technology Department

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

  • 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

Last Update: October 19 2011
For additional information, contact: Beverly Ferrigno