Goodwin College is pleased to announce that James Rotundo of Avon is one eight students to complete the new Certified Production Technician program.
As a result, Rotundo has earned an important credential through the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council. The Goodwin cohort is the first in Connecticut to be credentialed through the MSSC, which is considered the gold standard for front line industrial training.
The College honored Rotundo, an employee of UTC Aerospace Systems in Windsor Locks, during a ceremony held on Friday, January 18. Goodwin College President Mark Scheinberg congratulated the students on their accomplishment and for being the first class to be credentialed.
"We are incredibly appreciative of you for being willing to take the first shot," Scheinberg said to the graduates.
Goodwin's CPT program launched in May of 2013. All eight students students completed the four modules included in the program - safety, quality practices and measurement, manufacturing process and production, and maintenance awareness.
The modules were taken over a 15-week hybrid learning format, combining online and classroom instruction.
The College congratulates Rotundo on successfully completing the program.
Goodwin College is a nonprofit institution of higher learning located on the Connecticut River in East Hartford, Connecticut. The college specializes in extending educational access to underserved groups, including minority and first-generation college students, and offers career-focused degree programs designed to promote workforce readiness. For more information, please visitwww.goodwin.edu.