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QCC Welcomes New Staff

July, 2017

We are very pleased to announce the following staff updates:

We wish to extend a very warm welcome to Dr. Luis Pedraja, who began his tenure as our new President of Quinsigamond Community College on July 10, 2017.

Additionally, we are very pleased to announce the following full-time staff updates:

On July 5, 2017, Administrative Services welcomed Patricia “Trish” Kehoe as Systems Analyst/Programmer. Ms. Kehoe brings to this position over 15 years of database management and reporting experience in the public and private education sector. Most recently, she was a Database Administrator at Ana Maria College. Ms. Kehoe earned an Associate of Science in Office Technology/Medical Administration from North Shore Community College, a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master’s in Business Administration from Anna Maria College.

On July 10, 2017, Academic Affairs welcomed Pamela Dempsey-O’Connell as Coordinator of Instructional Technology and Assessment – SABES PDC. Ms. Dempsey-O’Connell brings to this position over 24 years of experience teaching students of diverse ages. Most recently Pamela was an ABE Site Manager for Mount Wachusett Community College. Ms. Dempsey-O’Connell earned an Associate in Science from University of New Hampshire and a Bachelor of Science in Biological Science Education from Plymouth State College.

On July 10, 2017, Enrollment Management, Student Engagement and Community Connections, welcomed Karen Hutner as Publications and Press Manager. Mrs. Hutner brings to this position over 15 years of media and marketing experience in the private sector. Most recently, she was a Public Relations and Media Services Manager for an agency that focuses on the manufacturing industry.   

On July 17, 2017, Enrollment Management, Student Engagement and Community Connections, welcomed Amy Lawson as Senior Financial Aid Counselor. Ms. Lawson brings to this position over 15 years of Financial Aid experience. Most recently, she was a Senior Financial Aid Counselor at Massachusetts Bay Community College. She is also an active member of the Massachusetts Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators. Ms. Lawson earned a Bachelor of Arts from Clark University and a Master of Science in Higher Education Administration from Bay Path University.    

On July 17, 2017, Enrollment Management, Student Engagement and Community Connections, welcomed Michelle Greenwood as Financial Aid Counselor. Ms. Greenwood brings to this position over 4 years of experience as a Clerk III in Financial Aid at Quinsigamond Community College. Additionally she has over 10 years of customer relations experience in the private sector. Michelle earned an Associate in Science from Quinsigamond Community College and a Bachelor’s degree from University of Massachusetts Amherst.

On July 24, 2017, Enrollment Management, Student Engagement and Community Connections, welcomed June Vo as Clerk III – Community Connections. Ms. Vo brings to this position over 5 years of administrative experience from the private sector. She earned an Associate in Science in Business Administration from Quinsigamond Community College. 

Please join us in welcoming QCC’s new president and staff into their new roles.