Mary Ellen Jukoski
Mary Ellen Jukoski, Ed.D.
President, Three Rivers Community College
Under her guidance, the state-of-the-art Three Rivers Community College Manufacturing Apprenticeship Center was created to operate in the new Grasso Technical High School in 2019. Previously, she acquired $5 million in funding from the Department of Labor in collaboration with EWIB to provide workforce training for Electric Boat. President Jukoski also oversaw the expansion of the Tutoring and Academic Success Center, the implementation of the Certified Clinical Medical Assisting degree program, the new Data Analytics certificate, and the establishment of the College's first fully online degree program.
President Jukoski previously served as President of Mitchell College in New London, Connecticut, for twenty years. She has held several administrative positions at Sacred Heart University, Loretto Heights College, the University of Memphis, and Empire State College. She is highly active in the community serving on numerous boards, including the William School, the Eastern Workforce Investment Board, and as Board Chair of the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut.
President Jukoski earned her bachelor's and master's degrees from the College of St. Rose, a second master's degree from SUNY-Albany, and her doctoral degree from the University of Memphis. She and her husband, Dr. W. Matthew McLoughlin, have lived in East Lyme for 30 years. They have one daughter, Elizabeth, who earned a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from Stanford University.