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
    VP of HR Strategy
    • Katherine Rivera
      HR Generalist

    • CT State Community College

      Edwin Castano
      HR Generalist

    • Capital East Region

      Shaylah Carbone
      Regional HR Manager – Capital East Region
      Quinebaug Valley Community College
      • Patricia Lindo
        HR Generalist
        Manchester Community College

      • Frances Leon
        HR Generalist  
        Capital Community College/Middlesex Community College

      • Jasmine Rosado
        HR Generalist  
        Three Rivers Community College/Middlesex Community College
    • North West Region

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

      Marlene Cordero
      Regional HR Manager Shoreline-West Region
      Gateway, North Building, Room 324
    • CSCU System Office
      Charter Oak State College

      Leslyene Dos Santos
      HR Generalist,