College Directory

POGROSZEWSKI , DONNA


Director

Communications and Network Services
Monroe Community College
Communications/Theater Building
Brighton Campus

Building 4, Room 110B
Phone Number: 585-292-3202


E-Mail Address: dpogroszewski@monroecc.edu


Summary of Current Responsibilities:
                            • Oversees the maintenance, upgrades and enhancement to MCC’s network storage and email system
                            • Oversee the implement and maintenance of wireless access on campus
                            • Ongoing collaboration with end-users on new designs and improved technical services
                            • Responsible for technical support for all classrooms and office PCs
                            • Responsible for telephone and voice messaging support for the college campuses
                            • Responsible for Mail Center services for the Brighton and Damon campuses
                            • Oversee the budgets of five cost centers (Brighton –PC & Networking, Telecommunications Mail Center, Damon – PC & Networking, Telecommunications and Mail Center)
                            • Submit funding proposals to support new technologies incentives
                            • Provide status reports on technical projects
                            • Chair search committee meetings for the hiring of technical staff
                            • Inform the college community on new and updated services
                            • Research new technologies and provide purchasing recommendations
                            • Monitor bandwidth, systems and networking equipment
                            • Write Bid specifications
                            • Chair or member of specific college/divisional/department committees
              Professional Experience

              Director, Communications and Network Services (9/02-Present)
              Associate Director, Communications and Network Services (7/00-9/02)
              Monroe Community College
              Educational Technologies Services
              Rochester, NY
                    Responsible for the operations of the Communications and Network Services department (i.e. PC & Network Support, Telecommunications and Mail Room Services). Manage services to end-user computer and telecommunication equipment, academic and administrative network systems, and server administration. Responsible for strategic and financial planning for Communications and Networks Services resources: forecasting direction and growth, developing equipment standards, and managing the cost accounting and billing systems. Also responsible for all personnel management within the department. Work closely with all the ETS staff for the operation of the college’s network backbone, telecommunication systems, wide area network links and mail services. This position reports to the Assistant Vice President, ETS.

              Adjunct Assistant Professor (Spring 2000 – Present)
              Monroe Community College
              Educational Technologies Services
              Rochester, NY
                    Courses I have taught:
                    CIS 211 - Applied Database Concepts with Microsoft Access. Students learn the methodology used to design databases and then applies these concepts in the actual building of databases.
                    CIS 110Building and Maintaining the PC. Students learned all the parts of a computer and installed software and troubleshoot problem
                    CPT 115Introduction to Networking. Students are introduced to PC based LAN and WAN architectures and concepts. The course covers topologies, hardware and software components, and protocol models.
                    SCR 211Computer Security I. Online course will discuss the dimensions of the computer security problem, the types of computer-related, computer-assisted, or computer-abuse crimes, a profile of the electronic criminal; infiltration by organized crime; the selection of personnel; establishment of a code of ethics, policies, procedures, a master plan, and methods of insuring adherence; potential sources of attack and security measures to prevent or protect against.

              Assistant Director, Computing Services,
              Applications, Programming and Development (3/85 – 7/00)
              Monroe Community College
              Educational Technologies Services
              Rochester, NY
                        • Implemented new swipe card system for department labs - 1999.
                        • Upgraded Registration's voice response system to DirecTalk 6000 - 1999.
                        • Implemented Web for Students - 1998.
                        • Co-project Leader for the implementation of On-Course, 1998.
                        • Designed and implemented the Bursar's Voice Response System.
                        • Inquiry System using DirecTalk 6000 - 1997.
                        • Designed and implemented the Admissions Voice Response System – 1996.
                        • Co-project Leader of the Student Information System (SISPLUS) Migration Team.
                        • Developed a project plan, and provided status reports to management.

              Supervising Programmer Analyst
              Monroe Community College
                        • Implemented a Voice Registration System on a 386 PC using Computer Communications Specialists First Line System. Served on the committee as both Secretary and Programmer Analyst.
                        • Implemented a Faculty Load System and presented at Student Information System Users (SISU) Conference in 1993, Chicago, IL.
                        • Implemented the classroom management system on the Student Information System.
                        • Supervised many implementations of new releases of: Student Information System (SIS), Human Resource System (HRS), Financial Records System (FRS), and Financial Aid Regulations.

              Programmer Analyst
              Monroe Community College
                        • Lead Programmer on the Human Resource System Implementation Team.
                        • Developed a Z-writer Training Manual and provided training for Admissions, Financial Aid, Bursars and Records and Registration Offices.
                        • Designed, developed and implemented a PC Database Employee History System for the Controller's Office.
                        • Provided technical support for the implementation of SIS from MCC's homegrown Student Records System.
                        • Wrote many new programs and interfaces to subsystems.

              Additional Professional Experience:

              Senior Programmer Analyst (June 1980-March 1985)
              Systems and Computer Technologies (SCT)
              Rochester, NY
                        • Performed complex troubleshooting and debugging activities to support customer requirement.
                        • Performed multi-machine conversion of application software and conducted application testing to ensure compliance with design criteria.


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