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McConeghyMatt

 

 


Mathew H. McConeghy        

CHS Class of 1963


CHS ’63
Good Government Day Representative, Science Club, Science Fair, Yearbook, Key Club, Literary Magazine Staff, Football (Manager 4), Basketball (2,3,4), Track (1,2,3,4) Class “C” State Champions (4), Class “C” State Relay Champions (4)

Duke University BA Zoology & English ’67, Student Crew on research vessel “RV Eastward (research on sponges of the Continental Shelf)

University of Arizona MS Medical Technology Procedures ’77; University Health Sciences (Graduate Research Assistant & Medical Technologist)

University of Connecticut PhD Microbiology ’82 First student to completely produce and edit a dissertation using computer word processing & graphic design

Career
Attleboro, MA Public Schools, Attleboro High School Teacher (Chemistry & Biology), Advisor-Outing Club, Advisor to award winning Ecology Club; Albert Einstein Medical Center Chief Technologist (Department of Clinical Pathology), Teacher (School of Nursing); Newport Science Software Director of Research; The University of New Haven Assistant Professor (School of Professional Studies), Director of Microcomputer Laboratory—Supervised the completion of the University’s first Microcomputer Laboratory, Pioneered the use of e-mail & computer based instruction for Statistics & Operations, Faculty Senator & wrote over 40 articles on microcomputer use; Johnson & Wales University Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor of Science, Department of Science (Chair), Department of Mathematics (Acting Chair), Department of Computer Business Studies (Acting Chair), Teaches Freshman Environmental Science each year, Supervises Graduate Students Thesis & serves as principal Advisor, University committees include: University Promotion Committee (Representing the Department Chairs), Faculty Chairs, & Committee on Academic Technology; Recognized expert on the interaction between man & the environment during the Industrial Revolution; Professional Organizations include: American Association for the Advancement of Science, The Rhode Island Natural History Survey & The Rhode Island Historical Society

Community
Amateur musician and active in community groups performing in community concerts, Environmentalist involved with the Rhode Island Natural History Survey working to protect & restore wetlands and historic river front areas in Northern Rhode Island; Providence Parent Teacher’s Consortium (Curriculum Committee); Rhode Island StateDepartment of Education (Science Standards Task Force); Volunteer Coach (Middle School Science Olympiad Team) Charter member of the CHSAA

Graduate Thesis Dedication Page
“I wish to express my sincere thanks to Dr. Matthew H. McConeghy for his tireless assistance in the completion of this thesis and for his relentless pursuit of perfection”