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Contact: Martha Trombley Oakes
People Making Good PR
August 1, 2013
Vermont Tech is Certified as a Cisco Networking Academy
- The Computer and Information Systems department is now certified for the internationally-recognized networking program —
Randolph, Vt. — Vermont Tech is pleased to announce that the college has recently become certified as a Cisco Networking Academy for the Computer and Information Systems department. This program teaches thousands of students worldwide the skills necessary to build, design and maintain information and communication technology (ICT) networks. Vermont Tech’s Cisco Academy program combines traditional Software Engineering and Information Technology curricula with the practical, hands-on courses offered through Cisco.
“Our fundamental goal at Vermont Tech is to prepare our students for the ever-changing workplace,” said President of Vermont Tech Dr. Philip Conroy. “This Cisco certification allows us to deliver a more comprehensive education for students looking to pursue a number of careers.”
The Cisco Networking Academy offers many sought after certifications such as the Cisco Certified Network Associate and Cisco Certified Network Professional. This program is open to anyone who wishes to pursue Cisco certification.
Cisco directs 10,000 academies in 165 countries to help individuals prepare for industry-recognized certifications as well as entry-level information and communication technology careers in countless industries. By partnering with Cisco, Vermont Tech now offers increased opportunities for students and professionals looking to develop ICT education and skills.
For more information about Vermont Tech, please visit www.vtc.edu.
About Vermont Tech – Vermont Tech is the only public institution of higher learning in Vermont whose mission is applied education. One of the five Vermont State Colleges, Vermont Tech serves students from throughout Vermont, New England, and beyond at its two residential campuses in Williston and Randolph Center, regional campuses in Brattleboro and Bennington, and at six nursing campuses located throughout the state. Vermont Tech takes an optimistic, rooted and personal approach to education to support students in gaining the confidence and practical skills necessary to not only see their potential, but to experience it. Our academic programs encompass a wide range of engineering technology, agricultural, health, and business fields that are vital to producing the knowledgeable workers needed most by employers in the state and in the region. www.vtc.edu.