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Pact Guarantees Manchester Community College Grads Admission to Barney School of Business

Posted 11/19/2010
Posted by Meagan Fazio

The University of Hartford Barney School of Business and Manchester Community College recently signed an articulation agreement that will allow the smooth transfer of MCC graduates in the Accounting and Business Administration Transfer, A.S. program to the University of Hartford Barney School of Business.

Students in the associate degree program at MCC must successfully complete specific courses to enter the Barney School of Business to pursue a bachelor of science degree in Business Administration. Automatic admission to the Barney School of Business is guaranteed for MCC transfer students who complete their associate in science degree in Accounting and Business Administration Transfer program and have grades of “C” or higher in business courses.

This articulation agreement will build on an existing relationship between the Barney School of Business and Manchester Community College. Joint advising will be available to MCC students to foster a smooth transition. Students interested in these programs may contact Annette Rogers at the Barney School of Business, and Georgia Buckles at Manchester Community College.

Among those present at the signing of the articulation agreement from the University of Hartford were Sharon Vasquez, University provost; Jim Fairfield-Sonn, dean of the Barney School of Business; and Annette Rogers, assistant dean of the Barney School. Manchester Community College's representatives were Gena Glickman, president; Joanne Russell, dean of Academic Affairs; and Georgia Buckles, Accounting and Business Administration department chair.

Chartered in 1957 with the mission to be a “private university with a public purpose”, the University of Hartford offers undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in the arts, the humanities, business, engineering and technology, education and the health professions. The University’s student body of 7,300 represents 45 states and more than 50 countries. For more information, visit

Students of any age who possess the desire to pursue higher education are welcome at Manchester Community College. MCC is proud of its academic excellence, new facilities, flexible schedules, small classes, low tuition and faculty with both academic and “real World” credentials. The College offers over 60 programs, transfer options, financial aid and scholarships, as well as access to baccalaureate degrees through guaranteed admissions programs with several universities. MCC is located on a park-like campus and is easily accessible from I-84.