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Meet the Student Affairs Team

The mission of Student Affairs services at Quinsigamond Community College is to foster an open, inclusive and diverse environment where students grow as learners inside and outside the classroom while exploring their interests and their career paths.

Please contact us if you need any support!

Dean of Students
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Terry Vecchio, Ed.D.
Dean of Students
tvecchio [at] qcc.mass.edu | 508.854.4294

The Dean of Students provides advocacy for all students, as well as support student learning inside and outside the classroom environments. The Dean of Students oversees all Student Affairs departments listed below.

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Jason Kurland, M.Ed.
Assistant Dean of Students
jkurland [at] qcc.mass.edu | 508.854.4526

Oversees student conduct process while providing support for the student learning process. The Assistant Dean is able to support students through their challenges and will assist students in navigating the campus community.

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Susan Meola
Administrative Secretary to the Dean of Students 
smeola [at] qcc.mass.edu | 508.854.2717

 

Athletics and Fitness Center
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Lisa Gurnick, MPH
Director of Athletics and Athletic Center
lgurnick [at] qcc.mass.edu | 508.854.4582

The Athletics Center staff provides the best place on campus for wellness and recreation through the Fitness Center, gym and intramural and intercollegiate sports. The six intercollegiate sports include, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, baseball and women’s volleyball.

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Josh Cole
Assistant Director of Athletics and Fitness Center 
jcole [at] qcc.mass.edu | 508.854.4598

The Athletics Center staff provides the best place on campus for wellness and recreation through the Fitness Center, gym and intramural and intercollegiate sports. The six intercollegiate sports include, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, baseball and women’s volleyball.

Brothers and Keepers 
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Jeffry Wright 
Program Manager For Brothers and Keepers

jwright [at] qcc.mass.edu | 508.854.4503

The Brothers & Keepers program is designed to assist students in obtaining the confidence, resources and skills needed to succeed academically and socially in the community and at Quinsigamond Community College. The program places emphasis on academic success and also addresses retention and transitional issues that impact college student development. The program is open to all males enrolled in the college.

Counseling and Wellness
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Tina Wells, LICSW 
Director of Counseling and Wellness
twells [at] qcc.mass.edu | 508.854.4479

The Office of Counseling and Wellness Services helps students to achieve their personal and academic goals by providing assessment of current concerns, appropriate advocacy/support, information about resources or coping skills/tools and transition to local or college based resources when needed. Counseling and Wellness Services will provide short term, solution-focused therapy, crisis intervention and stress management training. The services are provided to students at no cost and are confidential.

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Mental Health Counselor, Counseling and Wellness
jgold [at] qcc.mass.edu | 508.854.4487
New Student Programming 
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Assistant Director of FYE Programming

czelazo [at] qcc.mass.edu  | 508. 854.2725

New Student Programming oversees the Student Support and Mentoring Center, supervises the Peer Mentor student leadership position, provides educational workshops for new students, and connects students with on and off campus resources. First-Year Programming is committed to assisting and supporting all new students through their transition to QCC

Student Life and Leadership
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Ashlee Givins
Director of Student Life and Leadership
agivins [at] qcc.mass.edu | 508.854.4334

The Office of Student Life and Leadership oversees New Student Orientation (NSO), the Open Door, Student Government Association, and the Leadership Academy. Student Life also oversees programming for student clubs and organizations, social programming for the student body, and the Student ID program. Student Life is committed to creating a sense of belonging for all students.

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Katelyn Hurley
Assistant Director of Student Life and Programming
khurley [at] qcc.mass.edu | 508.854.4225

 

Student Resources
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Bonnie Coleman, Advisor 
Manager for Student Resources
BColeman [at] qcc.mass.edu | 508.854.7412

The HomePlate Food Pantry and Resource Center provides food for students in need as well as resources to help with other challenges. We are run by knowledgeable, compassionate student volunteers. During COVID-19 the Food Pantry is open and providing food once a week at the West Boylston Street Campus.  If you are in need, please fill out the Food Pantry/Resource Center Intake request. Once you’ve completed the intake you will received instructions on when and how to pick up your food. 

Veterans Affairs
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Matthew Casaubon
Director of Veteran Affairs
mcasaubon [at] qcc.mass.edu | 508.854.4290

Veteran Affairs provide support to assist student Veterans and members of the Armed Forces in the adjustment to becoming successful in civilian and college life. We are committed to promoting college spirit as well as establishing and maintaining fellowship amongst veterans and students on campus.