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 MentorLinks 2014-2016 Cohort 

  MentorLinks: Advancing Technological Education
Mentee Colleges and Mentor Teams
2014-2016

 

 

 AACC wishes to congratulate the following community college and mentor teams selected for the 2014-2016 MentorLinks Program.

 

Harrisburg Area Community College, PA

Building and Sustaining the GIS Workforce in Central Pennsylvania

 

Nicole Ernst, Assistant Professor, Geospatial Technology

Sheila Ciotti, Interim Vice President, Harrisburg Campus

 

Mentor: Vince DiNoto, Dean of College and Systemic Initiatives, Jefferson Community and
Technical College, KY



Irvine Valley College, CA

Bio Tech Training with Emphasis on Microbial Ecology

 

Emalee MacKenzie, Biology Instructor
Lianna Zhao, Dean, Math, Sciences & Engineering

 

Mentor: Vivian Ngan-Winward, Director, Biomanufacturing Program, Salt Lake Community College, UT


  Kapi’olani Community College, HI

Engineering Technology Program Development in the Pacific

 

Maria Bautista, Department Chair, Math & Sciences

Aaron Hanai, Instructor, Engineering

 

Mentor: David M. Hata, Consultant, TEMPlaTe Educational Consulting, OR

 

   Mohave Community College, AZ

The Common Technical Manufacturing Core: Leveraging Skill-sets in the Manufacturing Sector

 

Danny Goodwin, Resident Faculty, Certified Production Technician Program

Jason Gee, Associate Dean of Career and Technical Education

 

Mentor: David Alsip, Division Chair, Madisonville Community College, KY

 

   Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College, SC

Developing a Cybersecurity Certificate Option at OCtech

 

Richard Murphy, Dean of Computer, Engineering, and Advanced Manufacturing

Latrice Singletary, Program Coordinator, Computer Technology

 

Mentor: Davina Pruitt-Mentle, Executive Director of Education Technology Policy, Research and

Outreach, CyberWatch, Prince Georges Community College, MD

 

Patrick Henry Community College, VA

Community Fab Lab Utilization to Increase STEM Students

 

Rhonda Hodges, Dean of Workforce Development and Continuing Education

Matthew Wade, Fab Lab Coordinator

 

Mentor: Jim Hyder, Internal Evaluation and Industry Liaison, Southwest Center for Microsystems Education,
University of New Mexico, NM


  Shoreline Community College, WA

The Clean Energy Technology Scale-Up Program

 

Louise Petruzzella, Faculty, Clean Energy Technology

Susan Hoyne, Dean of Science, Mathematics, Manufacturing, Engineering, and Energy

 

Mentor: Ken Walz, Chemistry and Engineering Instructor, Madison Area Technical College, WI

 

Texas State Technical College Harlingen, TX

Recruiting, Retaining, and Graduating Students to Automotive Technology Programs

 

Abel Castillo, Program Chair, Instructor Automotive Technology

Adan Gutierrez, Industrial Division Director

 

Mentor: Serita Acker, Director, Women in Science and Engineering, College of Engineering and Science, Clemson University, SC

 

Tri-County Technical College, SC

Online Learning Via Virtual and Distance Labs

 

Amanda Orzechowski, Faculty, Engineering and Industrial Technology

Douglas Allen, Department Chair, Industrial Technology

 

Mentor: Gordon Snyder, Associate Director, National Center for Optics and Photonics Education, MA

 

Virginia Western Community College, VA

Improving Biotechnology Education for Successful Technician Training (I-BESTT)

 

Stacie Deaver, Assistant Professor, Biology
Amy White, Assistant Dean, School of Science, Technology, Math and Engineering

 

Mentor: Bart Gledhill, Deputy Director & Co-PI, Bio-Link, CA

 

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