Principles of Management
My name is Josh Eichelberger. I'm 24 years old and graduated from Norwich Tech in 2001. I spent 4 years active duty as an F-16 crew chief and I've been in the National Guard for the last 3 as Security Forces. I'm curently deployed, hopefully returning in early March. I plan on transferring to UConn next year majoring in mechanical engineering.
My name is Adam. I graduated from Ledyard in 2003. I joined the USMCR in 2005. After my first tour in Iraq I got married and my wife joined the Navy as a vocalist for the Navy band. We are being stationed in Japan so she can sing over there. This is my 3rd semester at Three Rivers and my 6th distance learning course. Eventually I will have to transfer to an all-online school to finish my B.S. in Business Management.
My name is Annette
Sines. I am a resident of Gales Ferry. I graduated from a small high
school in West Virginia in 1992. Since that time I have lived in New
York, Connecticut, Washington State and South Carolina; then back to
Connecticut in support of my husbands Naval career. While in Washington
State I earned Associates in Arts and Science from Olympic College with
a concentration in business and accounting. The last few years I have
been a stay at home mom to our son Cooper who is 3 ½ years old. I am
taking courses at TRCC to assist me in transferring into ECSU with an
ultimate goal of a BS in Business Administration. I was a branch manager
for Washington Mutual bank for eight years and hope to use my degree
when I reenter the workforce. I enjoy the outdoors and love to hike and
camp. I am also an avid baseball fan. While traveling I plan stops
around MLB ballparks. I look forward to the class and getting to know
Hi! My name is Joy Patterson. I graduated from East Lyme High School in 1992, which gives away my age, so I won't include that. I am a working mother of a 7 year-old little girl, and I am pursuing a degree in Marketing here at TRCC. I plan to transfer to UCONN after completing this degree, and my ultimate goal is to earn an MBA. I like to exercise (yes, I actually like it), I enjoy watching football, spending time with friends, and taking my daughter to do fun things.
Hi, my name is Kristen and I graduated from ELHS in 2007. I’m majoring in Business Administration. I like to shop, go to the beach, and spend time with my boyfriend. As of right now, I want to own my own business and get into real estate.
Hi, my name is shawn nahass and I am in general studies.I live in san diego and love it. Grew up in connecticut.I am looking to graduate this year.
I am Kyle Rathbun, a 2005 graduate of Stonington High School. I attended UConn for my first year, and I now live in Stonington and work at StoneRidge Retirement Community in Mystic. I love to jam on guitar, bass, drums, trumpet, and bagpipes, and I plan to move to Arcata, California for the next two years and live in the UK once I get my bachelor's.
Hello, My name is Jonathan Blake. I am 19 years old. I went to H. H. Ellis Tech. I am currently majoring in the Architectual Design Program. This is my first year at TRCC. This is also my first online class. I currently work for a Telecommunications company where in charge of CAD. When I graduate I plan on attending a 4 year college to get my BA in Architecture.
My name is Eileen Perron and I am the wife and mother of a wonderful husband and two beautiful children. I graduated from Marianapolis Preparatory School and have a B.S. in Corporate Video Communications from SCSU. I worked in the Commercial Insurance Industry for 10 years until the adoption of my children in 1994 and 1997.
My current career position is “Volunteer Queen” earned from holding 20 plus volunteer jobs in my community for the last 13 years! Currently, I am a Girl Scout leader, PTO Treasurer, 8th Grade Fund-raising Chairman and Choir Member, not to mention my children’s taxi driver! My hobbies include walking, swimming, reading, knitting and traveling.
My son will be entering high school next year and my husband is contemplating retirement, so that means it’s time for me to get out of the house and back to a “paying” job!
I have always loved math and accounting,
and that is how I ended up a part-time Accounting major at Three Rivers
Community College. I look forward to entering the work force again,
next spring, after graduating.
I have recently returned to Three Rivers to obtain my Associates Degree in Accounting. I am married and have two sons and live and work in Colchester. I work in the Planning and Zoning Department as the Administrative Assistant for the Town of Colchester and have my certification as a Zoning Enforcement Technician, but really enjoy the financial duties of my job. I like to spend my free time, what there is of it, reading, gardening and shopping.
Hiya! I'm Sandra. Last year a "fired my
job" of 10 years to finish my education. I will be graduating in May
with Electrical and Nuclear degrees. I'm a 1991 Grasso- Southeastern
My name is Ryan
Acosta and I have lived in connecticut my whole live. I am 21 years old
and graduated from Norwich Free Academy in 2004. I am majoring in civil
& environmental engineering at TRCC. I am a volunteer firefighter and
also love extreme sports. I love spending time with my daughter and my
name is Sarah Miller. I am 25 years old and I am continuing my education
to become a teacher. I went to high school in Michigan and then moved
with family to Los Angeles where I lived for four years. I met my
husband there and when we were expecting our first daughter, Emma, we
moved back here to Colchester, CT (just to be near more family) where we
have been the last 3.5 years. Just this past may we had another little
girl, Sophia. Travis's job, hes a pharmaceutical rep, is now bringing
our family to Brooklyn; well his work is bringing him to Brooklyn but we
opted for Staten Island to live for a little more normalcy. We are
actually moving there in two days..very stressful time! Exciting too! My
hobbies include spending time with my wonderful little family,
photography, snowboarding, dancing and most things outdoors.
Hello my name is Joe
Baretincic and I have been a part-time student for way too long in the
Civil Engineering Program at Three Rivers. I am Structural Designer for
Engineering Firm that is heavily concentrated in the USN Submarine
Fleet. I attended (4) different high schools growing up (my dad was in
the Air Force) I graduated in Wisconsin. I plan on attending UConn in
two years in the NRME GIS program with a minor in Soil Science. When I
am not playing with my two kids I kayak and I am currently training for
Hi, my name is Liz
Valiente. I’m originally from Peru, but 3 years ago I had a lucky shot
when I won the US Visa Lottery and I got the Permanent US Residence. For
this reason, I decided to come here looking for a new opportunities. I
finished a career in my country, Engineering System, and thinking to
continue my studies here, I decided for Business Administration. In my
spare time I like dancing, singing. Also, I really love traveling to
different places and knowing about different cultures.
My name is Adam Toolan and I am 20
years old. I graduated from Waterford High School in 2005. I then
attended Southern Connecticut State University for the past two and a
half years majoring in business management. I live in Waterford and
work at General Dynamics Electric Boat as a draftsman.
Hi, my name is Debbie
Rathbun. I am married with a 2 year old son. I graduated from NFA and I
work as an Administrative Assistant. I am pursuing a degree part time in
the Business Office Technology Program and hope to be finished next
year. In my spare time I enjoy going to the beach in the summer,
reading, and spending time outdoors with my family.
My name is Kym Apicelli.
Im 21 from Waterford CT. I work full time at a car dealership in New
London, im taking classes part time, and singing in a new (and exciting)
country band called HIGHWAY CALL w. my dad and 4 other friends (www.highwaycall.net).
Other the singing, i also enjoy hanging out with my friends, going to
the beach, and spending time with my 3 cats.
My name is Brian
Feragne. I am married with two, soon to be three kids. I recently
seperated from the Navy, and currently pursuing my associates degree in
My name is Erin Meunier,
graduate of the NFA class of '00. I've been going to TRCC now for 8
years and am planning on a degree in General Studies in May '08! After
graduation this May I plan on then working towards my Bachelors Degree
in Business. I am the mother of a beautiful little girl and thoroughly
enjoy being outdoors throughout the Summer months with my family.
name is Kerri Starke. I have been attending TRCC since Fall of 2006, and
just recently switched my major to marketing. Besides going to school, I
also work full-time. I enjoy the outdoors and swimming, as well as
am a very non-traditional student, even for a community college. I
already have two undergraduate degrees and two masters. I have always
wanted to take formal courses in acounting - so here I am at 43 pursuing
an AS in Accounting. I am marreid and have two children and work
full-time at Dime Bank, part-time at Three Rivers and own a consulting
company with my husband.
My name is Angel. I'm
26 years old and currently serving in the Navy. I been on active duty
for 9 years and have 1 year left. My plan is to transfer to Uconn
majoring in accounting.
Hi my name is Bryan
DeLaBruere. I live in Gales Ferry with my wife Rebecka and kids Dakota
(6) and Mason (18 mos). I did six years hard time in the Navy, but my
true calling is in aviation, so I've just finished an associates degree
in avionics and air traffic control. I'm currently working as an
avionics tech at Groton-New London airport, and if you live in Mystic
and call Dominos in the evening, I can bring you a pizza and some