PITTSBURGH TECHNICAL COLLEGE SELECTED AS PITTSBURGH TECH 50 FINALIST
College recognized in “Culture Leader of the Year” category by Pittsburgh Technology Council
OAKDALE, PA – July 31, 2019 –Pittsburgh Technical College (www.ptcollege.edu) has been selected as a finalist for Pittsburgh Technology Council’s “Culture Leader of the Year” Tech 50 award. Each year, the council’s Tech 50 awards showcase leaders in the technical advancement in the Pittsburgh region. The “Culture Leader of the Year” category honors organizations with an outstanding workplace culture.
“We are honored that our academic environment of excellence and accountability at Pittsburgh Technical College has been recognized through selection as a finalist for this Tech 50 award,” said Dr. Alicia B. Harvey-Smith, president of Pittsburgh Technical College. “We are committed to an academic culture built around compassion, appreciation, respect and empowerment.”
The Pittsburgh Technical College Women in STEAM group works closely with Pittsburgh Technology Council to provide peer- to-peer empowerment activities in science, technology, engineering, art and math disciplines that help young women recognize opportunities as future leaders in technology. The campus also facilitates numerous other technology-driven campus activities, including the Software Development Club, IT Security Club and IT Nation.
Academic programs within the school of Information Systems and Technology offer both associate and bachelor’s degrees in information technology – Network Administration, Information Technology – Network Security and Computer Forensics, Computer Programming and Information Systems and Technology with three specialty concentrations. On-campus, degree- seeking students with these programs must complete internships and receive on-site expertise from many prominent technology leaders, including other Tech 50 nominees.
“Pittsburgh Technical College would like to extend its congratulations to all of the Tech 50 finalists, recognized for their role in driving the technical advancement and innovation that has come to represent our Pittsburgh region,” said Dr. Harvey- Smith. “We look forward to the many successes we will achieve, as we all work together to advance our cultural, economic, workforce and educational opportunities.”
Pittsburgh Technical College, located in Oakdale, Pennsylvania, is a nonprofit, academic institution with more than 30 programs that prepare students for career success. For more information about Pittsburgh Technical College, visit www.ptcollege.edu.