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Delaware Tech Nationally Recognized for Excellence in Information Technology

This year Delaware Technical Community College ranked sixth nationwide among its peers in the Digital Community Colleges Survey, a comprehensive study conducted by the Center for Digital Education that identifies and awards colleges that provide a high level of service to students and faculty through information technology. The survey examines areas of digital and emerging technology such as infrastructure and networks; technology integration into curriculum; strategic planning and data management; and delivery modes and professional development.

Delaware Tech President Dr. Orlando J. George, Jr., stated:

“This recognition is a testament to the outstanding Division of Information and Educational Technology and our entire Delaware Tech team.”

According to Delaware Tech’s Chief Technology Officer, Robert Messner,

“This being the fourth time we have ranked in the top ten, our sixth place ranking is the highest recognition our college has achieved in this survey. This competitive award is a reflection of the good work of all the divisions throughout the college to promote and enhance student success through technology.”

The Center for Digital Education is a national research and advisory institute specializing in K-12 and higher education technology trends, policy, and funding. The Center is a division of eRepublic, a national publishing, event, and research company focused on smart media for public sector innovation.

“This survey gives great insight into the nation’s Community Colleges’ efforts to advance services to students through new technologies,” says Cathilea Robinett, executive vice president of e.Rupublic. “The winners in these categories have increased the number of computers, automated labor-intensive processes, improved student portals and increased student online services and more.

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