Charter Oak State College is pleased to announce four new employees hired to its academic and leadership staff. These positions had previously been vacated due to retirement, resignation or transfers to other positions at the College.
"Hiring credentialed staff in key areas of our college enables us to better serve our students," said Ed Klonoski, President, Charter Oak State College.
Dr. Emily Lewis assumed her new position of Academic Dean September 23rd. Previously she served as Assistant Dean/Director Online Degree Completion at Bay Path College in Springfield, MA. Dr. Lewis holds an Ed.D. in Adult Education with a distance education emphasis, an M.S. in Training and Development, a B.S. in Organizational Management, a Graduate Certificate in Policy and Management in Distance Education in E-learning, and a Credit for Prior Learning Certificate.
Cindy Glewwe, M.Ed., RHIA, joined the staff as Director of the Health Information Management (HIM) program. Her expertise includes program accreditation, online teaching and managing programs from a distance in the health information management field. The Health Information Management degree program is fully online and is the College's first major.
Linda Wilder was hired as Charter Oak's Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) Coordinator. Wilder was previously the PLA Coordinator at Bucks County Community College in PA. She holds an MA in counseling, a B.A. in psychology, an advanced Career Counseling Specialization certificate, and a Mastery in Credit for Prior Learning certificate.
Helen Diecidue joined the Charter Oak staff in August as Senior Associate, Marketing Communications. She brings a wealth of experience in the marketing communications field including varied client service, media buying and project management. She holds a B.S. from Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.