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QCC Honors Retiring Colleagues at Virtual Commencement Ceremony

May, 2020

At Quinsigamond Community College’s 55th Virtual Commencement Ceremony longstanding QCC professors and administrators were honored with emeritus status. These professors and administrators have served many years as faculty or administrators at the College and have personified the mission of QCC in the community.

Professors who were honored included:

  • Professor of Dental Hygiene, Donna Rollo
  • Professor of Criminal Justice, Dagne Yesihak
  • Professor of Respiratory Care, Karen Kaletski Dufault
  • Professor of English, Sheila Booth

An additional QCC Professor of Computer Information Systems, Fred Pilch, who passed away on September was honored posthumously.

Additionally, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Nancy Schoenfeld and Assistant Vice President of Extended Campuses Operations & Community Engagement, Victor Somma were also honored with the title of emeritus.

“They have served the College with dedication and commitment and they will be missed,” QCC President Dr. Luis Pedraja said, adding that all the honorees are “highly respected by students and colleagues and have had an impact on this College and the community that will be long remembered.”