Meet Past Scholars

Samantha Morales

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Class of 2008

Job Title: Program Director, Master of Healthcare Administration Program - University of New Haven

Hometown: Waterbury

Community Service: When I am able to I serve as a transporter for a local animal rescue.

Hobbies: Reading and running.

Fun Fact: I am a cat mom of three and run a semi-professional Instagram profile for my Siamese Blue!


Bachelors Degree, Communications, University of Connecticut

Masters of Science, Healthcare Administration, University of New Haven

I often remind myself that success is a journey, not a destination. Life is too short and fragile to do anything other than what brings you joy!

Meet Our Other Past Scholars


Artila Lubonja

Family Law Attorney

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Desiree Cameron-Ayeni

Director of Student Financial Services

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Melvin Kelley IV

Teaching Fellow & Visiting Assistant Professor

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Caitlyn Precott

Caitlyn Prescott

Director of Commercial NY/NJ Finance

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Loan Nguyen

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Erik Bee

Interventional Radiologist

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Roberto Mercado

Dean of Students

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Jeremy Race

President & CEO

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Malik McKinley

Director of Client Relations

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Iris Marte

Middle School Spanish Teacher

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