quinebaug valley community college

Academic Departments & Program Areas

Academic DepartmentsDepartment ChairCourses
EnglishScott DeShongComposition, Literature, Creative Writing, Drama
MathematicsDenise WalshPre-Algebra, Algebra, Statistics, Calculus
ScienceJohn LewisAstronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science,
Geology, Health and Physical Education Science, Horticulture, Oceanography, Physics
Social Science/HumanitiesJayne BattyeAnthropology, Communications, Criminal Justice, History, Human Services, Humanities, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology
Program AreasContact PersonTitle
Arts (Visual)Jessica PorzuczekProgram Coordinator
AccountingJennifer OliverProgram Coordinator
Allied HealthBrian ClintonProgram Coordinator
BusinessJennifer OliverProgram Coordinator
Cannabis StudiesO. Brian KaufmanLead Faculty
Computer IT SupportChris PardenProgram Coordinator
Computer NetworkingChris PardenProgram Coordinator
CybersecurityChris PardenProgram Coordinator
Early Childhood EducationCindy ShirshacProgram Coordinator
Engineering ScienceJakob SpjutProgram Coordinator
English as a Second LanguageElkin Espitia-LoaizaProgram Coordinator
Environmental ScienceJohn LewisChair – Science Department
General StudiesMelissa PhilionProgram Coordinator
Health Career Pathways
(pre-nursing)
Brian ClintonProgram Coordinator
Human ServicesJayne BattyeChair – Social Sciences Department
Liberal Arts and SciencesMelissa PhilionProgram Coordinator
ManufacturingJakob SpjutProgram Coordinator
Medical AssistingBrian ClintonProgram Coordinator
Medical Laboratory TechnicianTimothy ShizumeProgram Coordinator
Pathway to Teaching CareersJon Andersen &
Denise Walsh
Program Coordinators
Performing Arts
(acting, dance, music, improv)
O. Brian KaufmanLead Faculty
PhlebotomyTimothy ShizumeProgram Coordinator
Technology StudiesJakob SpjutProgram Coordinator