Connelly Clifford


  • Wellness Educator

Connelly Clifford (she/her), serves as the Wellness Educator for Merrimack College. Connelly has worked in higher education since 2018 and came from Salve Regina University where she served as the Health Education & Prevention Coordinator in the Dean of Students Office. Previously, Connelly worked for a Global Human Capital Firm in New York City managing execution and delivery of executive searches for global, regional, and functional heads in North America across technology, operations, data, analytics, digital, and security.

Connelly’s expertise is in creating and implementing wellness education programs and assisting universities in their efforts to provide ongoing mental health and wellness efforts and programs to their community. Connelly actively serves in several leadership roles within NASPA, National Association Student Personnel Administrators, both within Region I and nationally for the wellness and health promotion knowledge community.

  • M.A., Holistic Mental Health Counseling, Salve Regina University
  • B.S., Business Administration, Entrepreneurial Management & Leadership Studies, The University of Rhode Island