DelTech’s IT ranks fourth in nation

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DOVER — Delaware Technical Community College has ranked fourth nationwide for excellence in information technology in the 2014-15 Digital Community Colleges Survey.

The survey analyzes how community colleges use digital and emerging technologies to improve services for students, faculty and staff. A ranking in the top 10 reflects a comprehensive implementation of technology to support college operations.

In a press release, Delaware Tech President Dr. Mark T. Brainard said, “This award validates the hard work of the college’s information technology, web services and institutional research divisions, as well as that of the entire Delaware Tech team to provide exceptional service and enhance student success through the use of technology.”

The Center for Digital Education is a national research and advisory institute specializing in K-12 and higher education technology trends, policy and funding.

The Center for Digital Education is a division of e.Republic, the nation’s only media and research company focused exclusively on state and local government education.

“Technology is being used to lower costs and improve student outcomes,” said Alan Cox, senior vice president for the Center for Digital Education.

“This year’s survey indicates that community colleges are making great strides in using data to improve decisions, providing professional development to assist faculty in the use of technology, and creating robust online and mobile environments for their students. Congratulations to this year’s survey winners.”

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