Matt Fleury to deliver Commencement address on May 23, 2018
Three Rivers Community College is pleased to announce that Matt Fleury, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Connecticut Science Center as well as Chair of the Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education, will be the keynote speaker at the College’s commencement ceremony, which will take place on Wednesday, May 23 at 5 p.m. outdoors on the campus green.
Speakers will include Mary Ellen Jukoski, President of Three Rivers Community College; and Michael Carta, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Chair of the Faculty Senate.
Keynote Speaker: Matt Fleury
Matt Fleury is the chair of the Board of Regents for Higher Education, which governs the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU). Fleury was appointed in 2016 by Governor Malloy to serve as Board Chair, having been first appointed to the Board in 2011. Prior to being appointed Chair, he supported the Board’s mission as Chairman of the Finance & Infrastructure Committee. He currently chairs the Executive Committee and serves on presidential search committees.
Fleury has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Connecticut Science Center since 2009, after serving as the Center’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer during the Center’s development. Fleury helped to launch the Science Center in his prior capacity with the Capital Region Development Authority (then CCEDA). Previously, Fleury served in management positions in communications and government affairs in the telecommunications industry after a career in broadcast journalism. Fleury earned his MBA from the University of Connecticut, School of Business and an undergraduate degree in business and communications at Charter Oak State College, and he is a graduate of Berkshire Community College. He also has studied organizational leadership at the Yale School of Management, and nonprofit performance and governance at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard.
In addition to his leadership of the Board of Regents for Higher Education and the Connecticut Science Center, Fleury is a member of the Board and Executive Committee of the international Association of Science & Technology Centers and a member of the Board of the MetroHartford Alliance. Fleury and his family reside in Hartford.