Halina Hollyway

Director

Center for Career Development at Stamford


Background:

Ms. Hollyway is completing her PhD in Criminal Justice/Forensic Psychology & Victimology at the University of New Haven while concurrently completing the EdD in Higher Education Administration at Northeastern University.  She serves as Director of the Career Center, teaches a very popular Interdisciplinary Career Planning course and is Coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Internship Program at UConn-Stamford. In addition, Ms. Hollyway teaches Forensic Psychology and Quantitative Applications at the University of New Haven as an Adjunct where she was recently awarded a Teaching Fellowship. She received the Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management from Baruch College of the City University of New York where she was a designated Baruch Scholar.  Ms. Hollyway received her Master’s degree in Applied Psychology from Fairfield University. She has a background in Career Counseling & Development, Counseling/Advocacy, Internship Program Development, Human Resources Management and Forensic Psychology/Victimology. In the past, Ms. Hollyway has worked in Human Resources with several international corporations. In addition, she served as an Admissions Officer for the Quinnipiac School of Law (formerly UB Law School). Ms. Hollyway was appointed by the Chief Court Administrator of the State of Connecticut to serve as Court Advocate in Victim Services for Windham County (Storrs area) working in cooperation with the State’s Attorney’s Office. She has been certified as a Domestic Violence Counselor. Prior to coming to UConn, Ms. Hollyway was Coordinator of Interns and Volunteers for the Judicial Branch, Fairfield County. In this capacity, she managed the Judicial Internship program in four cities and placed approximately 100 students in internship and volunteer positions each semester. This year, she was elected to serve her third term as Vice President of the Connecticut Cooperative Education and Internship Association (CCEIA).  She speaks 7 languages.

Expertise:

Career Counseling and Development, Internship Program Development, Graduate and Pre-Law Advising, Forensic Psychology, Victimology, Court Advocacy, Domestic Violence Counseling

Contact Information
Emailhalina.hollyway@uconn.edu
Phone(203) 251-8583
Office Location2.13
Linkhttp://careercenter.stamford.uconn.edu/