Center of Excellence
HR Strategy


HR Strategy oversees and manages forms for CSCU employees

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What We Do

Onsite Services

Provide onsite services to employees on human resources matters including benefits, salary questions, career development, etc.

Seamless & Efficient Service

Deliver seamless and efficient service to all faculty, staff and students.

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Feedback & Process Improvement

Primary resource for feedback and process improvement identification and communication at the employee level.

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Service Access

Allow employees to access services and channel issues of a higher level to the respective COE


Collaborate with other parts of the HR Shared Services model to ensure processes and programs are aligned with the new HR Shared Services Model


Who We Are

  • HR Strategy

    Diane Mazza
    Director of HR Strategy
    • CT State Community College

      Edwin Castano
      HR Generalist
    • Capital East Region

      Kimberly Carolina
      Regional HR Manager – Capital East Region
      Middlesex Community College, Founders Hall Room 116; 860-343-5757
      • Patricia Lindo
        HR Generalist, Manchester/Capital
        Manchester CC, SSC Building, Room 134,
      • Shaylah Carbone, HR Generalist
        Quinebaug Valley Community College, Room C225
      • Frances Leon
        HR Generalist
        Capital Community College, Room # 214B
    • North West Region

      Wendy Bovia
      Regional HR Manager, North-West Region
      Tunxis CC, 600 Building, Room 6-392
      • Linda Pestretto-Demers
        HR Generalist,
        Naugatuck Valley CC, Room K704
        Tunxis CC, 600 Building, Room T.B.D.
      • Erin Ransford
        HR Generalist,
        Northwestern CT CC, The English Building, Room 101
        Asnuntuck CC, Room 125
    • Shoreline West Region

      Marlene Cordero
      Regional HR Manager Shoreline-West Region
      Gateway CC, North Building, Room 324
      • Erica Ramos
        HR Generalist, Norwalk CC, East Campus, Room 303
      • Kara Turman
        HR Generalist, Housatonic CC, Lafayette Hall, Room A218
    • Charter Oak State College

      Leslyene Dos Santos
      HR Generalist,
      Charter Oak State College