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Oct. 29

Oct. 29, 2018

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

CONTACT:

Derek Rayment

Public + Media Relations Manager

531-MCC-2876, office

402-960-0697, mobile

darayment@mccneb.edu

mccneb.edu

 

MCC instructor named Tech Educator of the Year by AIM

 

OMAHA, Neb. — Metropolitan Community College Information Technology instructor Guillermo Rosas has been named the 2018 Tech Educator of the Year (College) by the AIM Institute. Criteria for the award includes being a key player in developing and building the future generation of tech talent while being a dynamic colleague and caring mentor to students.

 

The award is part of AIM’s annual Tech Celebration and Awards dinner, an event that recognizes those who have made a profound impact on the local tech community. In addition to teaching, Rosas has played an important role in the development of MCC cybersecurity and data center management education initiatives. MCC was recently named a national training center for data center management as well as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense by the Department of Homeland Security, two designations Rosas was a contributor in.   

 

Rosas will formally receive the honor at AIM’s Tech Celebration and Awards, sponsored by Cox Business, on Thursday, Nov. 15 at Founders One Nine. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. For more information, visit careerlink.com/techcelebration. 

 

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Metropolitan Community College, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, is a comprehensive, public community college that offers affordable, quality education to all residents of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. Founded in 1974, MCC has the largest enrollment out of six community colleges in Nebraska and is the second largest postsecondary institution in the state. MCC serves more than 40,000 unique credit and noncredit students.