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QCC Welcomes New Staff

February, 2017

We are very pleased to announce the following full-time staff updates:

On February 6, 2017, Enrollment Management, Student Engagement and Community Connections welcomed Jason Kurland as Assistant Dean of Students. Mr. Kurland has been working at Quinsigamond Community College since 2008, most recently as a Senior Financial Aid Counselor. He has also held positions in customer service and quality analysis in the private sector. Mr. Kurland earned a Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology and a Master of Science in School Counseling from Fitchburg State University. 

On February 6, 2017, Academic Affairs welcomed Brittany Casasanta as Simulation Laboratory Specialist within the School of Health Care. Ms. Casasanta brings to the College over 12 years of experience in emergency medicine that includes Respiratory Therapy and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-B) in multiple busy 911 systems in both Worcester and Boston, and has been both a Communications Supervisor and a Field Training Officer for new EMTs. Ms. Casasanta earned an Associate of Science in Respiratory Care from Quinsigamond Community College.   

On February 13, 2017, Academic Affairs welcomed Erin Roache as Lead Teacher, Children’s School. Ms. Roache has been working as a Teacher at the Quinsigamond Community College Children’s School since 2009. She has both Lead Teacher and Director II Certification. Ms. Roache earned an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education and a Certificate, Leadership in Early Childhood Education from Quinsigamond Community College and a Bachelor’s of Arts in English and Theatre from Westfield State University. 

On February 14, 2017, Academic Affairs welcomed Glenda Rodriguez as Clerk III-Gateway to College Program. Ms. Rodriguez brings to the College over 14 years of administrative and customer service experience in an academic and private setting. Most recently, she worked as a Clerk III in Southbridge for Quinsigamond Community College. Ms. Rodriguez earned an Associate Degree from Quinsigamond Community College.   

Please join us in welcoming our new staff into their new roles.