Torshia V. Maxwell

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Executive Director, Student Engagement and Inclusion

Division of Student Success

860.768.5409 GSU 205

M.Ed. in Student Personnel Administration in Higher Education from Springfield College

B.S. in Community Health from Western Connecticut  State University

Torshia Maxwell was born and raised in Bridgeport, Connecticut, where from an early age her mother shared that she was strong willed and opinionated. This is balanced with a genuine sense of compassion for the individuals around her and has guided her decisions with regards to her professional aspirations.

Torshia attended Western Connecticut State University, where she received her B.S. in Community Health, after which she attended Springfield College and obtained her M.Ed in Higher Education. After graduating from Springfield College she worked in the Office of Residential Life at the University of Hartford.

Torshia now serves as the Executive Director of Student Engagement and Inclusion at the University of Hartford. This role will allow her to work intentionally on building student interactions within the University setting and cultivating new relationships within the surrounding community.

“The University of Hartford is a wonderful place to both work and learn. I count it a blessing to offer support, service, and guidance to the institutional constituents. Please take some time to stop in and visit, you will be sure to be greeted with a smile.” –Torshia V. Maxwell

Teaching Instructor in University Interdisciplinary Studies:
  • UIST 115 - Issues of Health and Society
  • UISS 160 - Leadership: Challenges and Opportunities