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General references:


  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (2003, MCP ID 1552699 )
  • Acronis Certified Backup and Disaster Recovery Engineer


  • Microsoft Partner
  • Acronis Partner


References for:


Small business references

  • United Card and Smoke (Denville)
  • Adams Beer Garden (Rockaway)
  • Law Offices of Ludovico Aprigliano (Morristown)
  • Law Offices of Francis P. Alai (Morristown)
  • United Realty (no longer in business)
  • Second Half on Main (Denville)
  • RAO Painting (Denville)
  • Python HVAC (Denville)
  • Kmetz Landscaping (Denville)
  • Diabetes Associates (doctor's office, Belleville)

Larger businesses

  • Business Machine Technologies
  • NY Waterway (as a subcontractor)
  • Doyle Galleries, NYC (as a subcontractor)
  • Certus Technologies
  • MCI, AT&T, Hoescht Celanese, American Home Products, American Cyanamid, Exxon.

College education references

  • Count College of Morris (public speaking, sociology)
  • Montclair State University (spreadsheets, data analysis, general business, business writing)
  • William Paterson (research methods, graduate communication courses, public speaking, writing)
  • Rutgers University - New Brunswick (Information systems and communication, organizational communication, mass communication, interpersonal communication)
  • Kean University (public speaking, writing, research methods, data analysis, statistics)

Technical education references

  • Continuing Professional Education Rutgers University - NJAES
  • Chair, Information Technology Department, Katherine Gibbs School (teaching networking and providing administrative leadership)
  • Microsoft Certified Network engineer instructor, Clifton, NJ
  • Century 21 - Microsoft Access instruction

Data analysis

  • Data analysis instructor - Montclair State University, Kean University, William Patterson University
  • Specialist in the practical business interpretation of numbers, and communication/persuasion with/about numbers.
  • Published academic research utilizing regression, network analysis, correlation, data visualization.


  • Rutgers University, Ph.D. (Communication), 2003
    •  Dissertation:  Structural Parameters of Information System Success:  Hierarchy, Leadership, Politics and Socio-technical Sub-systems.
  • Rutgers University, M.A. (Political Science), 1987
    • Thesis:  An Integrated Approach to Media Studies Using the Normative and Epistemological Framework of Critical Theory
  • University of Maryland, B. A. (General Studies), 1983
  • County College of Morris, A. A. (Humanities and Social Sciences), 1981

Publications and conference presentations

  • Current research:  Approaches to Student Motivation and Learning Strategy:  The Role and Value of Different Approaches in Modeling Outcomes in a Hybrid Class.
  • The Paradigm Shift in Organization Studies, Yanli Zhang*, Yawei Wang, William Colucci, Zhongxian Wang, International Journal of Data Analysis Techniques and Strategies, 2011.
  •  Impact of the Placement and Quality of Face-to-Face Meetings in a Hybrid Distance Learning Course, William Colucci and Nicole Koppel, American Journal of Business Education, February 2010.

Conference presentations:

  • Approaches to student motivation and learning strategy:  The role and value of different approaches in modeling outcomes in a hybrid class, Academy of Business conference, New Orleans, March, 2013.
  • From the Tower of Babel to CSI:  What are the modern stories about technology telling us? –A look at TV science fiction and detectives shows, New Jersey Communication Association, College of St. Elizabeth, 2010.
  • Impact of Face to Face meetings in a Hybrid Distance Education Course, Clute Institute, Las Vegas, 2009 (session Chair).
  •  Reflecting on the Scholarly Culture of Communication Studies: Connecting With Each Other, Students and the Public, New Jersey Communication Association Conference, March 2005 (panel session organizer).
  •  Social Information Processing Theory Conceptualization and Specification for an Evolving Job Characteristics Model, International Communication Association, New York, 2005.
  •  A Communication Structure Approach to Explaining Information System Implementation Outcomes, New Jersey Communication Association, 8th Annual Conference, 2004.
  • A Brutal Test of a Beautiful Theory – Testing the Empirical and Theoretical ‘added value’ of  Socio-technical’ Theory, The New Jersey Communication Association, 8th Annual Conference, 2004
  • Structural Factors in Information System Implementation:  Hierarchy, Leadership, and Organizational Politics, International Communication Association, 2003.
  • The Effects of Participative Work Systems in the Pharmaceutical Industry on Employee Attitudes and Communication Networks, New York State Communication Association, 2001 Network Evidence in a Recursive View of the Field of Mass Communication, International Communication Association, 1997.

Academic teaching and learning development

  • Writing undergraduate text materials to support teaching about the interpretation and communication with and about numbers, statistics, data analysis.
  • Created course materials, assignments, assessments, online tools and procedures for courses.
  • Fellow and Research Fellow, Engaged Teaching Fellows Program, 2011-2016.
  • Provided leadership among faculty in coordination of multi-section courses.
  • Presented course re-design in the University Learning and Teaching Showcase, May 2011.
  • Montclair State University Provost's Series on University Teaching and Learning.
  • Summer symposium on technology and instructional design, June 2009, hosted by Montclair State University Office of Information Technology.
  • Innovations in Education Colloquium, Stony Brook University, NY, May 2009.
  • Curriculum development for data analysis and communication, and spreadsheet modeling courses.

Academic teaching and instructional design references

"William is a role model for the kids of interdisciplinary, cross-disciplinary and collaborative work that are the hallmarks of fine pedagogical and scholarly work. While we are in different colleges within our university, William and I had an easy time of finding common ground and shared vocabulary to work together on innovative projects. William is well-spoken, diligent and creative and a team player. He will quickly find his place wherever he works."
Laura Nicosia, PhD
Associate Professor Director of English Education
President of the New Jersey Council of Teachers of English
State Representative for Assembly on Literature of Adolescents

"I have worked with Bill Colucci for several years now in various programs and on various projects. It has always been a treat to work with him: he is very professional, timely, open to new ideas, and follows through on all parts of our joint projects. He's a great listener and thinker and has taken the initiative in coming up with solutions to any challenges that come along; in the classroom or as part of a large state university. I highly recommend him."
Julie Dalley
Associate Director
Research Academy of Undergraduate Learning
Montclair State University

"Dr. William Colucci is a professor of Spreadsheet Modeling at the School of Business; his courses are taught both in-person and online. He has done a terrific job on online learning methods and continues to strive to better teach his students. I would highly recommend Dr. Colucci, I have complete faith that he will continue to provide positive contribution to any school and department. "
David Santos
Information Technology Administrator
Montclair State University

January 18, 2018
To Whom it may concern:

"I am writing this letter showing my support of Dr. William Colucci for a faculty position and to summarize my experience with Bill.  We have known each other for approximately four years and had worked together for one and a half years at Montclair State University’s Feliciano School of Business. As part of any faculty team, Bill would offer extensive training and development skills to draw on.    For example, Dr. Colucci’s created a course design which was linked to each chapter.  Students were tasked with taking any element of the chapter that they found interesting and finding an article, video, etc. which related to that chapter.  They were required to write a brief response to three questions and were tasked with presenting these in class.  This course design achieves the following: ·       Provides extensive exposure to good communication, practice interpreting, and evaluating, and articulating views in public dialogue ·       Enhances business communication skills, both written and oral.
·       Use of current articles provides a sense of the relevance of course material and the value of learning. 
·       The limited task of interpreting and engaging articles provides a challenge that can earn students a sense of accomplishment that can build confidence and a feeling of self-efficacy in learning  

These benefits have actually been articulated by students as they formally comment on course quality.  Bill is an intelligent and hard-working team player. In addition, he is an accomplished speaker and, as a teacher, goes the extra step to deliver his expertise to his students. Your organization would find Dr. William Colucci a stellar asset."

Prof. Richard J DeLuca
Montclair State University
Feliciano School of Business
email: delucar@montclair.edu
Phone: 201.404.1185

Student references

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Computer technical services recommendations

"I had the pleasure of working with William on many CRM projects which involved complicated Network Setups. I always found William a pleasure to work with and admired his work."
Michael Stoler
Senior Consultant

"Bill is a tremendously talented Network Administrator and made significant contributions while individually overseeing a 50-user Microsoft network during the 3 years I managed him directly at Media Bay. Bill handled everything from hardware procurement and software installations to performance optimization and help desk support. Bill developed strong working relationships with everyone in the company, including the entire executive team, and always delivered great results with a smile. Bill demonstrated good judgment in balancing multiple priorities and was extraordinarily self-motivated to continually improve his network skillset. Bill is a very reliable asset and solid contributor on any team!"

Michael Bloom
CEO of Chief Marketing Solutions

"Yes, Bill is a tremendous network administrator, but what sets him apart is his ability to connect with and understand his "clients". The art of listening is often a lost art form, but Bill truly listens to his "clients" to truly understand the need or want. This has allowed Bill to solve, correct and/oror address this issue at hand the first time around. This skillset has done him well as he has moved into the academic field. Bill listens to not only his students, but also to what the marketplace tells him he needs to teach to his students. Any student coming out of Bill's classroom will be ready to apply his/her learnings on day one because of Bill's insight to the marketplace's demands and what his students are looking to add to their own skillsets. If I was ever going back to school again, I would seek out and enroll in Bill's classes. So, if you need an experience network administrator or a college professor teaching computer science, look no further than Bill. He will exceed any expectations - by a mile. "
Magnus Gustafsson
Marketing and eCommerce Executive - driving profitable growth VF SPORTSWEAR (Nautica & Kipling)  

 “Prompt, courteous service and the ability to work across platforms.  No need to learn computer-ese – Bill will take your vernacular complaints will understand what needs to be done.”
Francis P. Alai, Esq.
Morristown, NJ


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