VINELAND, NJ (August 15, 2016) – Cumberland County Technical Education Center (CCTEC) and the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering officially sealed an articulation agreement with a signing ceremony Aug. 10 at the new CCTEC campus adjacent to Cumberland County College in Vineland.
“With this partnership, our students can continue their Engineering studies seamlessly as Rowan freshmen, giving them the best possible start to their college career,” said Dr. Dina Elliott, superintendent of Cumberland County Technical Education Center.
This agreement offers CCTEC students who complete the engineering program with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 automatic acceptance into the Rowan College of Engineering. Students who complete the program with a GPA of at least 3.0 will be given strong consideration, under the agreement.
“Any student who is considering engineering as their vocation can now be assured that Rowan is ready to welcome them the moment they graduate from CCTEC,” said Anthony Lowman, dean of Rowan Engineering. “We’re excited to make that possible.”
“This agreement helps students plot an educational plan for high school and college, giving them a clear path to reach their goals,” said Daniel G. Vivarelli Sr., president of the CCTEC Board of Education. “By enabling students to see their future clearly at a young age, CCTEC and Rowan Engineering enable students to focus on learning and growth when it matters most.”
About the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering:
The Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering provides programs that combine theory with practice to educate students who can contribute to the solution of society’s problems and continue their education through life-long learning. The curriculum comprises basic sciences, engineering science, engineering design, practical engineering applications and humanities and social sciences.
Signing the transfer agreement from left are: Daniel G. Vivarelli Sr., president of the CCTEC Board of Education; Dina Elliott, superintendent of CCTEC; Anthony Lowman, dean of the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; and Steven Chin, vice dean of the Rowan College of Engineering.
Cumberland County students, Rowan College of Engineering faculty and CCTEC faculty were present Wednesday, Aug. 10 to witness the signing of a transfer agreement between CCTEC and Rowan.
The transfer agreement guarantees CCTEC engineering graduates with a GPA of 3.5 or higher immediate acceptance into the Rowan College of Engineering.