Rockland Community College (RCC) has appointed a new president. Dr. Stephen D. Covello has been chosen to lead the college, starting on August 1, 2023. He has an impressive background in higher education and leadership roles.
Dr. Covello has over 30 years of experience in various educational institutions. He has worked as a faculty member, dean, and vice president at several colleges. Prior to his appointment at RCC, he served as the Vice President of Academic Affairs at Dutchess Community College.
The RCC Board of Trustees is confident that Dr. Covello’s expertise and vision will greatly benefit the college. They believe that his leadership will contribute to the growth and success of RCC, ensuring a bright future for students and the community.
Dr. Covello is excited about the opportunity to serve as RCC’s president. He aims to strengthen the college’s commitment to student success, increase access to higher education, and promote workforce development. He believes in creating a supportive and inclusive environment for students and faculty.
As the new president, Dr. Covello will face various challenges, including enhancing student engagement, addressing financial constraints, and adapting to the evolving landscape of higher education. However, he is determined to overcome these obstacles and make RCC a leading institution in the region.
The entire RCC community looks forward to welcoming Dr. Covello and working together to achieve the college’s goals. His leadership and experience are expected to bring positive changes and foster a thriving learning environment.