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mcc wins digital award group shotROCHESTER, N.Y. – April 16, 2014 –Monroe Community College was recently honored as one of the top ten large colleges in the 2013-14 Digital Community Colleges Survey. The award was given by the Center of Digital Education.

The top-ten winning colleges reflect a comprehensive implementation of technology supporting the educational institution’s operations, as well as serving students, faculty and administrators. According to MCC’s Vice President of Educational Technology Services, Dr. Jeff Bartkovich, MCC was honored for its innovative uses of technology to achieve first-rate student learning environments. “We’re very pleased that our commitment to student success has been recognized,” he said. “We’re dedicated to providing our students with the best learning experience possible. They inspire us every day.”

MCC was evaluated in areas of digital and emerging technologies, such as use of mobile devices and technology integration into curriculum; strategic planning and data management; and professional development, including availability of technology tools and training for faculty and students. In addition, colleges were surveyed on their technology priorities, infrastructure and networks, collaboration and outreach efforts and use of technology innovations.

"Community colleges across the country are employing technology in exciting ways to develop unique learning environments on campus and to expand online learning opportunities 24/7," said Alan Cox, senior vice president for the Center for Digital Education. “We are honored to acknowledge these community colleges’ technology advancements."

The Center for Digital Education serves as a resource for the education market, researching K-12 and higher education technology trends, policy and funding, and providing insight and information on technology issues to both education experts and industry leaders.

PHOTO CAPTION: Representatives of MCC’s award-winning Educational Technology Services division include: Vice President Jeff Bartkovich, Valerie Olivieri, Bob Bertram, Eileen Scorgie, Bill Wagoner, Mark McBride, Joanne DiMarco and David Lane.

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