SCC Sustainable Energy Technology graduates recognized
CAPTION: Salem Community College students recently completed a variety of career certificates in the Sustainable Energy Technology program. From left, Vice President/Chief Academic Officer Mark McCormick, instructor Melanie Bailey, James Hannold, James Dugan, Larry Bowman, Colin Fey, Nicholas Mitchell and Director of the SCC Energy Institute Raymond Constantine. Absent from photo: Jason Cressman and William White. For more information about SCC’s Sustainable Energy program, call Constantine at (856) 351-2604.
Seven students recently completed a variety of career certificates in the Sustainable Energy Technology (SET) program at Salem Community College.
Recognized were Larry Alan Bowman of Pennsville; Jason Michael Cressman of Swedesboro; James Regis Dugan of Bridgeton; Colin Andrew Rozanski Fay of Pennsville; James H. Hannold of Newfield; Nicholas Anthony Mitchell of Bridgeton; and William Ralph White V of New Castle, Del. In addition, Cressman, Fay, Hannold and White each earned an associate in applied science degree in Sustainable Energy: Green Technology.
SCC offers a career ladder in Sustainable Energy Technology that includes:
- Energy Auditing
- Energy Management
- Green Construction
- Solar Energy
The employment outlook remains strong for jobs in the sustainable energy field, according to Ray Constantine, Director of the SCC Energy Institute. The field is expected to grow rapidly in the next several years with large numbers of job openings. The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects jobs will be available for individuals with national certifications as well as those with associate and bachelor's degrees.
The national certifications available through SCC enable:
- Current workers to upgrade their skills for career advancement
- The unemployed or underemployed to develop a skill set that make them marketable to prospective employers
- Entrepreneurs to start businesses in growing fields such as energy auditing, photovoltaic solar installation and wind technology
Students who complete any courses included in one of the Sustainable Energy career certificates may apply those credits toward the Sustainable Energy Technology certificate program or the associate degree program in Sustainable Energy: Green Technology. Visit the Energy Institute section at www.salemcc.edu for more information about the career ladder in Sustainable Energy Technology. To learn about this summer’s SET open houses, contact Constantine at (856)351-2604 or firstname.lastname@example.org.