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IT ‘Community’ Crosses Campus, Curriculum to Expand Skill Set

Jeff B. Weaver oversees a student's cable connection in the Center for Business & Workforce Development.
Jeff B. Weaver oversees a student’s cable connection in the Center for Business & Workforce Development.
Students signal confirmation when their computers come online.
Students signal confirmation when their computers come online.
Sandra Gorka, associate professor of computer science, offers additional mentorship.
Sandra Gorka, associate professor of computer science, offers additional mentorship.
Showing the same passion that helped make him the 2006 recipient of Penn College's highest faculty honor – the Master Teacher Award – Jeff B. Weaver engages students in an impromptu Q&A.
Showing the same passion that helped make him the 2006 recipient of Penn College’s highest faculty honor – the Master Teacher Award – Jeff B. Weaver engages students in an impromptu Q&A.

First-year residents of the Information Technology Living-Learning Community visited the Cisco Networking Academy laboratory Thursday afternoon for a hands-on router exercise led by Jeff B. Weaver, associate professor of electronics in the School of Industrial and Engineering Technologies. The college’s Residence Life Office offers a variety of living-learning communities on campus, catering to students enrolled in the same academic majors. The IT contingent was accompanied by Taylor R. Lapointe, an information technology: information assurance and security concentration major from Pelham, N.H. (and Resident Assistant for the living-learning community), and Sandra Gorka, associate professor of computer science in the School of Business and Computer Technologies.

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