Mrs. McCarthy joined the faculty as a full-time instructor in 1973. She graduated with a BSN from St. Anselm College. Mrs. McCarthy began her nursing career at the Boston Veterans Hospital. She worked on several units and was promoted to Head Nurse on a medical unit, where she remained until she joined the faculty team at STI. Mrs. McCarthy participated in the opening of the Evening Practical Nurse Program and taught in both the full-time day and part-time evening programs at STI for many years. Mrs. McCarthy retired from the full-time day program but remains committed to the evening program where she continues to teach and assists with the planning and scheduling.