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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Southern Connecticut State University and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Southern Connecticut State University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Southern Connecticut State University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Southern Connecticut State University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Southern 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 Southern Connecticut State University.

This list includes Dan Lauria, Chris Palmer and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Southern Connecticut State University?” and “Which celebrities are Southern Connecticut State University alumni?”

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Robert F. Colesberry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Southern Connecticut State University Alumni
Robert F. Colesberry Television producer, Film Producer, Actor Robert F. "Bob" Colesberry, Jr. was an American film and television producer, best known as a co-creator of the television series The Wire for HBO, executive producer of the miniseries ...more

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Dan Lauria is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Southern Connecticut State University Alumni
Dan Lauria Actor Daniel Joseph "Dan" Lauria is an television, stage, and film actor.

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Jacques Cesaire is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Southern Connecticut State University Alumni
Jacques Cesaire American football player Jacques E. Cesaire is a former American football defensive end of Haitian descent, who spent all nine of his National Football League seasons with the San Diego Chargers. He was signed by the ...more

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Mike Petke is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Southern Connecticut State University Alumni
Mike Petke Coach, Footballer Mike Petke is a former American soccer player who also served as the head coach of New York Red Bulls in Major League Soccer.

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Kevin Gilbride is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Southern Connecticut State University Alumni
Kevin Gilbride Coach, American football player Kevin Bernard Gilbride is a former American football coach. He served as a coach or coordinator for various NFL teams for over twenty years, and is a longtime friend of Tom Coughlin since his ...more

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Bo Oshoniyi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Southern Connecticut State University Alumni
Bo Oshoniyi Footballer Adegboyega "Bo" Oshoniyi is a retired American soccer goalkeeper who spent eight seasons in Major League Soccer. He is now the head men's soccer coach at East Tennessee State

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Heidi Voight is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Southern Connecticut State University Alumni
Heidi Voight Heidi Alice Voight is a former pageant titleholder from Milford, Connecticut who held the Miss Connecticut title and competed in the Miss America pageant. Voight is currently a freelance ...more

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Mark Carlson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Southern Connecticut State University Alumni
Mark Carlson American football player Mark Carlson is a former American football offensive tackle in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins. He played college football at Southern Connecticut State University. He ...more

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Joe Andruzzi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Southern Connecticut State University Alumni
Joe Andruzzi American football player Joseph Dominick Andruzzi is a former American football offensive guard. In May 2007 he was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

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Thomas Gaffey is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Southern Connecticut State University Alumni
Thomas Gaffey Thomas P. Gaffey is an American politician. Gaffey, a Democrat, had been a state senator from Connecticut since 1995, but left office due to criminal violations on January 5, 2011. Gaffey, a ...more

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Tony Amendola is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Southern Connecticut State University Alumni
Tony Amendola Actor, Voice acting Tony Amendola is an American actor who is best known for playing the Jaffa master Bra'tac in Stargate SG-1. Amendola is also known for his recurring role as revolutionary leader Edouard Kagame ...more

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Paul Cook is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Southern Connecticut State University Alumni
Paul Cook Politician, Professor Paul Cook is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for California's 8th congressional district since 2013. Previously, he served as a member of California State Assembly ...more

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Rob Parker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Southern Connecticut State University Alumni
Rob Parker Rob Parker is an American sports columnist with ClickOnDetroit.com and a regular commentator on WDIV-TV Local 4 Sports Final Edition. Parker previously served as a journalist for The Detroit ...more

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Brian Bliss is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Southern Connecticut State University Alumni
Brian Bliss Coach Brian Boyer Bliss is a retired American soccer defender and current technical director of the Chicago Fire of Major League Soccer. He also serves as an assistant coach for the United States U-20 ...more

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Scott Mersereau is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Southern Connecticut State University Alumni
Scott Mersereau American football player Scott Robert Mersereau born is a former defensive end for the New York Jets of the National Football League. He attended college at Southern Connecticut State University. He had played ...more

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John DeBrito is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Southern Connecticut State University Alumni
John DeBrito John DeBrito is a former U.S.-Cape Verde soccer player. He was an All American at Southern Connecticut State University, spent at least one season playing indoor soccer, then played eight ...more

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Kevin Anderson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Southern Connecticut State University Alumni
Kevin Anderson Kevin Anderson is a retired American soccer midfielder who played professionally in the Major League Soccer and the USL A-League. He is the head coach of the University of Columbia men’s soccer

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Chris Palmer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Southern Connecticut State University Alumni
Chris Palmer American Football coach, Coach Chris Palmer is an American football coach. He is currently the senior offensive assistant for the Buffalo Bills. He is the former head coach of the Hartford Colonials of the UFL, and the ...more

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Donna Lopiano is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Southern Connecticut State University Alumni
Donna Lopiano Donna Lopiano is the President and founder of Sports Management Resources, a consulting firm that focuses on bringing the knowledge of experienced, expert former athletics directors to assist ...more

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Edward A. Diana is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Southern Connecticut State University Alumni
Edward A. Diana Edward A. Diana is an American Physical Education educator and former County Executive of Orange County, New York. Prior to being elected County Executive, he served for twelve years as County ...more

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Fredrick Hatfield is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Southern Connecticut State University Alumni
Fredrick Hatfield Teacher Frederick C. Hatfield, nicknamed Dr. Squat, is an American world champion powerlifter and PhD holder in sports sciences. He is also the co-founder and president of the International Sports ...more

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Nangolo Mbumba is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Southern Connecticut State University Alumni
Nangolo Mbumba Nangolo Mbumba is a Namibian politician and educator. A member of the South West Africa People's Organization, Mbumba has headed a number of Namibian ministries: Agriculture, Water and Rural ...more

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George DeLeone is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Southern Connecticut State University Alumni
George DeLeone Coach George DeLeone is an American football coach who has worked for more than 40 years in the coaching profession on the collegiate and professional levels. He was the head coach at Southern ...more

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Ricky Atkinson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Southern Connecticut State University Alumni
Ricky Atkinson Richard E. "Ricky" Atkinson Jr. is a former professional American football player who played defensive back in 1987 for the New England Patriots in the National Football League.

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Tom Poitras is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Southern Connecticut State University Alumni
Tom Poitras Coach Tom Poitras is the head men's soccer coach at UW-Green Bay. He's held this position since 2004. His 2009 squad went 14-3-3, and reached the NCAA tournament for the first time in 26 years. During ...more

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Cathy Inglese is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Southern Connecticut State University Alumni
Cathy Inglese Coach Cathy Inglese is the former head coach of the University of Rhode Island women's basketball team. She was previously the head women's basketball coach at Boston College in Massachusetts, United ...more

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Anthony Julian Tamburri is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Southern Connecticut State University Alumni
Anthony Julian Tamburri Anthony Julian Tamburri is Dean of the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute of Queens College, CUNY and Professor of Italian & Italian/American Studies. He has written over eighty ...more

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Joan Bonvicini is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Southern Connecticut State University Alumni
Joan Bonvicini Coach Joan Bonvicini is the current head coach for the Seattle University women's basketball team, the Redhawks, and one of only 18 coaches in Division I women's basketball history with 600 career ...more

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Chris Sherwin is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Southern Connecticut State University Alumni
Chris Sherwin

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Andy Talley is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Southern Connecticut State University Alumni
Andy Talley American Football coach, Coach Andrew J. "Andy" Talley is an American football coach. He is currently the head football coach at the Villanova University, a position he has held since 1985. Talley he served as the ...more

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Elias Zurita is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Southern Connecticut State University Alumni
Elias Zurita Elias Zurita is a retired American soccer forward who played professionally in the Major Indoor Soccer League. Zurita graduated from Dwight Morrow High School. He was a three year varsity ...more

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Nina Bartlomiejczyk is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Southern Connecticut State University Alumni
Nina Bartlomiejczyk added Nina Bartlomiejczyk

Writer/musician hailing from Monroe CT. Local lesbian icon.