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Robin L. Avant

Campus Dean of Students and Faculty

A.S., Housatonic Community College
B.S., Central CT State University
M.A., Central CT State University


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  • Phone: 203-332-5061
  • Office: LH A214b



  • Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership, University of Bridgeport, expected completion date: 2023
  • Master of Art in Bio-Molecular Science, Central CT. State University, 2008. GPA 3.7
  • Bachelor of Science in Bio-Molecular Science, Central CT. State University, 2006
  • Associate of Science in Biotechnology, Housatonic Community College, 2003. GPA 3.6, Honors


  • Deputy Title IX and Hearing Officer Certificate, 2022
  • iTEACH Essentials Certification- Best Practices in Online Pedagogy, 2020
  • Trained facilitator in Carnegie STEM Pathway Provider under the Carnegie Science Center, 2019
  • Association of College & University Educators (ACUE) – Effective Teaching Certificate, 2017
  • Forensic Science for Educators Certificate, University of New Haven, 2015
  • Pastoral Counseling Certificate, ST. Francis Hospital, 2014
  • Pastoral Counseling Graduate Certificate, Liberty University Theological School, 2014
  • Certificate in Forensic Science, Professional Career Development Institute, 2004


  • 100 Women of Color Award (6/2022)
  • Published submission -10th Annual STEAM Conference (6/2021) - “Sustaining STEM/STEAM on a College Campus”
  • Published author of The Spirit of Gardening, Gardening for New Bees. (4/2020). Xulon Press.
  • Board of Regents for Higher Education System-wide Faculty Teaching Award (4/2018)
  • Society of College and University Planning (SCUP) Panelist “Full STEAM Ahead” (10/2017)
  • Housatonic Community College Young Alumni Award (11/2016)
  • Jettie Tisdale Community STEAM Award (6/2016)