Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Division (STEM)

About the Division

Welcome to the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Division! We offer our students a variety of academic options to meet their unique educational, career and life goals. Whether you are looking for more immediate employment or plan on transferring to a four-year college or university, we have the programs and courses to match your interests and schedule.

The  STEM Division offers a broad selection of degree and certificate programs in the following areas:

Health and Life Science

Biology »
Pauline Lizotte, Department Chair, 860-512-2721

Dental Assistant »
Rosemary Ryan, Program Director, 860-512-2705

Health and Exercise Science/Therapeutic Recreation »
Allison MacKenzie, Program Director, 860-512-2718

Occupational Therapy Assistant »
Margaret Moriarty, Program Director, 860-512-2719

Radiation Therapy »
Nora Uricchio, Program Director, 860-512-2730

Radiography »
Susan Morrison, Program Director, 860-512-2708

Respiratory Care »
Nancy LaRoche-Shovak, Program Director, 860-512-2714

At MCC, the general education knowledge areas are an integral part of every degree program. Many of the mathematics and science courses offered through the division may be used to satisfy students’ general education knowledge areas requirements.

Engineering, Technology and Physical Science

Negussie Tirfessa, Department Chair, 860-512-2731

Earth Science
Environmental Science
Ann Hadley, 860-512-2706

Engineering Science
Computer Science
Technology Programs
Steven Moore, Department Co-Chair, 860-512-2653
Richard Gnall, Department Co-Chair, 860-512-2643


Myrta Groeneveld, Department Co-Chair, 860-512-2735
Christopher Hamelin, Department Co-Chair, 860-512-2725


Mehrdad Faezi, Professor, 860-512-2729
David Russell, Instructor, 860-512-2635

Whatever your plans, the entire MCC professional community—its faculty, staff and support areas—is committed to preparing our students to succeed in the classroom, in the workplace and in society.

Division Contact Information

Sharale W. Golding
Interim Division Director
LRC A237a

Nia Mitchell
Interim Academic Division Associate/CAMI Grant
LRC A237

MCC is proud of its academic excellence, new facilities, flexible schedules, small classes, low tuition and faculty with both academic and “real world” credentials. The College offers over 60 programs, transfer options, financial aid and scholarships, as well as access to baccalaureate degrees through guaranteed admissions programs with several universities. MCC is situated on a park-like campus and is easily accessible from I-84.