Leadership Team & Partner Colleges

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National Convergence Technology Center

Dr. Ann Beheler, view bio
Principal Investigator (PI), National Convergence Technology Center
Executive Director Emerging Technology Grants, Collin College

Helen Sullivan, view bio
Director, National Convergence Technology Center

Mark Dempsey, view bio
Program Manager, National Convergence Technology Center

Heather O'Neil, view bio
Administrative Assistant, National Convergence Technology Center

Jennifer McGarvey, view bio
Web Communications Editor, National Convergence Technology Center


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Collin College

Jon Hardesty, view bio
Co-PI, Dean - Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Dave Galley, email
Director, Engineering & Technology Programs

Collin College Convergence Technology AAS & Certificate Program


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El Centro College, DCCCD

Eliazar Martinez, view bio
Co-PI, Computer Science Faculty

El Centro Convergence Technology AAS & Certificate Program


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Florida State College at Jacksonville

Ernie Friend, view bio
Co-PI, Director Academic Systems

Florida State College at Jacksonville Information Technology Programs


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Fox Valley Technical College

Elizabeth Halweg, view bio
Co-PI, Instructor, Information Technology Department

Fox Valley Information Technology Programs


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Georgia Southern University

Timur Mirzoev, view bio
Co-PI, Associate Professor, Department of Information Technology

Georgia Southern University Information Technology Undergraduate Degrees


Lansing Community College

Lansing Community College

Karl Dietrich, view bio
Co-PI, Computer Information Technology Department

Lansing Community College Computer Information Technology Programs


Orange Coast College

Orange Coast College

Bill Saichek, view bio
Co-PI, Professor, Computer Information Systems and Computer Science

Orange Coast College Computer Information Systems


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University of North Texas

David Keathly, view bio
Co-PI, Computer Science and Engineering Pricipal Lecturer and Undergraduate Advisor

University of North Texas BA in Information Technology


Working with the leadership team are the National Center for Information and Communications Technologies (ICT Center) in Springfield, MA, dissemination partner; and Peter Saflund, external NSF evaluator, The Saflund Institute, Covington, WA.