Name: Michael Adamo
Academic Rank: Assistant Professor
School: School of Professional Studies and Applied Sciences
Office: CH 204B
Education: M.S., Fairleigh Dickinson University
M.A., University of Phoenix
B.S., Kean University
Before joining the faculty at CCM, Adamo volunteered and then worked full-time at Essex County College. “I work best with young adults transitioning into their careers,” he says. “I feel more comfortable in the college setting, as there is more of an understanding about business at the post-secondary level than there is at a primary level.
“I always tell my students that whether you’re going to be a doctor, a lawyer, an entrepreneur, or an engineer, you need to understand how the core of a business operates and more over how it supports an organization. In the end, it all comes back to business fundamentals,” Adamo says.
Adamo’s favorite aspect of teaching is that every once and awhile students will visit him and thank him for helping them prepare for a job or for helping in some other way, as it relates to their academics and real world experience.
“Teaching is a thankful job, and every day I pinch myself when I wake up, wondering how I became so lucky to become a professor.”