Business Analyst Certificate graduates: Jonathan Blum, James Brainard, Stephen Cotter, Steve Deveny, Gareth Dirlam, Mary Franks, Kent Garthwaite, Evan Jones, Cesar Lopez, Gregory Mathews, Ralph Prettyman, Allan Taylor and Mark Williams.
Clinical Trials Management Certificate graduates: Richard Adamecs, Brian Booth, Dinesh Indurthi, Regina Janda, Theodora Kitcher, Michele McBride, Joyce Melchior, Tanika Morrison, Summi Rai, Thea Snyder and Leah Stawicki.
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate graduates: Terry Chrislip, Kaivan Foroughi, Vengadesan Gopalasamy-Raju, Erika Grimes, Jeffrey Harris, Paul Mezzatesta, Jacob Murgor, Gloria Patterson, Raghunath Roy and Vijay Taori.
Project Management Certificate graduates: Sumit Afzalpurkar, Volkan Bayram, Daniel Blagogee, Michael Brady, Anitra Cunningham, Peter Geronimo, Sarah Holliday, Anita Hunter, Ryan Jeffries, Carole Johnson, William Kloss, Patricia LarMoore, Brian Mooney, Erin Moore, Jacob Murgor, Tenisha Parker, Natalie Pochomis, Gary Pokropski, Seksan Sapsubbsakul and Annette Torres.
Additional Project Management Certificate graduates: Christa Carberry, Lee Anne Cassidy, Makesha Cropper, David Flad, Jared Goldstein, Christopher Goodman, Carlos Guillen, James Hand, Dianne Hendrickson, Dana Jurcul, Jeremy Kreyling, Michelle McClain, William McSorley, Edward Prettyman, Terica Price, Davida Riggins, Alirio Rodriguez, Carlie Schardt and Jayakanthan Sivasankaran.
Advanced Project Management Certificate graduates: Shawn Browder, Marianne Carter, Marcia Hill, Barbara Hughes and Praveen Kumar Nair.
Strategic Human Capital Management Certificate graduates: Julie Brewer, Laura Crozier, Jane Koehler, Penny Nasuti, Rhonda Watson, Susan Williams and Paul Zoppi.
3 p.m., Jan. 17, 2012--The University of Delaware’s Division of Professional and Continuing Studies announces that 85 students earned professional development certificates through programs offered in fall 2011. Students commuted from as far away as New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Sussex County, Del., to participate in the programs.
UD’s professional development certificate programs include popular and growing fields such as project management, clinical trials management and business analysis.
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University of Delaware President Patrick Harker kicked off UD's Thought Leader Speaker Series with a talk on the pressing issues facing higher education and how UD can respond.
The Plastino Scholars program has scheduled two interest meetings for undergraduates considering applying for scholarships.
Also, by completing UD’s Project Management or Business Analyst certificate programs, students were able to meet official education requirements to pursue professional designations in those fields.
Spring professional development certificates begin in February. Those interested are invited to attend an information session on Thursday, Jan. 19, at 6 p.m., at the Doubletree Hotel in Wilmington.
Certificate programs discussed at the information session will be: Advanced Project Management, Business Analyst, Clinical Trials Management, Health Care Risk Management and Patient Safety, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, Paralegal, Project Management and Strategic Human Resource Management.
For more information, call 302-831-7600 or visit the division's certificate program information website.