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Famous Central Connecticut State University Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Central Connecticut State University and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Central Connecticut State University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Central Connecticut State University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Central Connecticut State University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Central Connecticut State University are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Central Connecticut State University.

This list includes Kenny Johnson, Dave Campo and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Central Connecticut State University?” and “Which celebrities are Central Connecticut State University alumni?”
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    BirthplaceNew Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

    Kenneth Allen "Kenny" Johnson (born July 13, 1963) is an American actor, producer, and model. He is known for his roles as Detective Curtis Lemansky in The Shield, Butch "Burner" Barnes in Pensacola:...  more
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    Eileen Albrizio is an American writer of poetry and prose, a professional proofreader and editor, and a former broadcast journalist. She was born in Hartford, CT where she still resides. Her poetry...  more
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    BirthplaceHartford, Connecticut, United States of America

    John Barry Larson (born July 22, 1948) is an American politician and businessman serving as the U.S. Representative for Connecticut's 1st congressional district, serving since 1999. The district is...  more
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    American football player


    BirthplaceWashingtonville, New York

    Scott Pioli (born March 31, 1965) is an American football executive who most recently worked as the Assistant General Manager for the Atlanta Falcons. He was an NFL analyst for NBC Sports' Football...  more
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    Basketball player


    BirthplaceHartford, Connecticut, United States of America

    Keith Mitchell Closs, Jr. (born April 3, 1976) is an American former professional basketball player, at the center position....  more
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    Professor, Author


    BirthplaceWaterbury, Connecticut

    Anne Hendershott (née Barnhardt; born July 12, 1949, Waterbury, Connecticut) is an American sociologist and author known for her conservative Christian writings on Catholic issues in US politics. She...  more
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    American Football coach, Coach


    BirthplaceNorwood, Massachusetts

    Michael Francis Sherman (born December 19, 1954) is an American gridiron football coach and former player who most recently was the head coach of the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football...  more
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    Basketball player


    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland

    Corsley Edwards (born March 5, 1979) is an American former professional basketball player and current assistant coach for the Greensboro Swarm of the NBA G League. He played college basketball for...  more
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    Clysle Julius (C.J.) Stevens (born in Smithfield, Maine, on December 8, 1927) is a writer. He has published over 30 books (including poetry, short stories, non-fiction, and biography), been...  more
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    American football player


    BirthplaceNew Britain, Connecticut

    Justise Hairston (born June 27, 1983) is a former American football running back. He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the sixth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at...  more
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    Tristan Blackwood (born January 14, 1985) is a Canadian basketball player. He played guard for Central Connecticut State University (CCSU). Blackwood was voted to the NEC First Team in 2007 along...  more
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    Francis M. "Bud" Mullen, Jr. (born 14 December 1934 in New London, Connecticut) is a former Executive Assistant Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and former Administrator of the...  more
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    BirthplaceGroton, Connecticut, United States of America

    David Cross Campo (born July 18, 1947) is an American football coach and former player. Campo is currently a consultant for the USC Trojans football team. Campo served as the head coach for the...  more
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    Basketball Coach


    BirthplaceNorwich, Connecticut

    Howard Brandt Dickenman, Jr. (born November 9, 1946) is a retired American college basketball coach and the former men's basketball head coach for the Central Connecticut State University Blue...  more
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    Baseball player


    BirthplaceNew Milford, Connecticut

    Evan Lee Scribner (born July 19, 1985) is an American professional baseball pitcher who is a free agent. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the San Diego Padres, Oakland Athletics, and...  more
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    American Football coach


    BirthplaceFarmington, Connecticut

    Steve Addazio (born June 1, 1959) is an American football coach and former player. He is the head coach of the Boston College Eagles football team. Addazio previously spent two years as the head...  more
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    American Football coach



    Eldo P. "Al" Bagnoli (born January 20, 1953) is an American football coach and former player. He is currently the head football coach at Columbia University, a position he assumed in 2015. Bagnoli...  more
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    Rick Lantz is a former American football coach. He served as the interim head football coach at the United States Naval Academy in for three games 2001, following the firing of Charlie Weatherbie....  more
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