Educational Philosophy
David Rodgers
Founders Hall 312
B.A. University of Washington
M.S., M.B.A. Marylhurst
Ph.D., Capella University
860.738.6387  email

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Student Success

I am committed to undergraduate competencies. I am passionate and committed to preparing students for an Associate Degree and future Baccalaureate success:
Accomplishments in this area for spring 2007 include:

  • Eighteen Business and Management students graduated in May. This represented 10.8% of the total 2007 graduating class.
  • Recommend Business and Management students for the following Scholarships and Awards:
    Outstanding Community College Accounting Student-Un Yung Kim received this award.
    • Philaret International Management Award.
    • Greenwoods Foundation Scholarship.
    • NCCC ScholarshipsTransfer/Articulation

Transfer / Articulation

In order affect a seamless transfer for students, I attended the following transfer and articulation meetings.

  • Business Law and Principles of Finance Articulation meetings with UConn.
  • Sharon Braverman, Assistant Dean School of Business surrounding student transfers on CCSU Connection day.
  • BSBT Steering Committee meeting. Learning & Development

Learning & Development

  • Learning & Development are key to future student success. I have completed the following learning & Development activities last spring.
  • Completed Ph.D. course work and began the comprehensive examinations stage on June 8, 2007.
  • Completed a Practice of Teaching and Learning course.
    Attended a Residential Learning Colloquium in Orlando Florida.

Program & Course Development

  • Center for Teaching Discussions.Program & Course Development
  • Contributed to the Development of the Marketing & Sales Certificate.
  • Assisted the Math Department in the development of a transferable Applied Mathematics course, required in Business at UConn & CCSU.


Involvement and interaction with business stakeholders is key to forging long-term strategic alliances that will benefit the college. I have been involved with the following associations.

  • Connecticut Society of Public Accountants.
  • Academy of Management.
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