President Rivera Named to City + State’s Trailblazers List! 

We are thrilled to announce that President Dr. Rivera has been named to City and State’s 2024 Higher Education Trailblazers list! This prestigious recognition highlights leaders who are making significant contributions to higher education, and Dr. Rivera is a shining example.   

At Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, our mission is to create equitable access to education and ensure strong outcomes that support our state’s workforce needs. Dr. Rivera has been instrumental in driving this mission forward, fostering an environment where students from diverse backgrounds can thrive and succeed.  

Since stepping into the role of President, Dr. Rivera has overseen numerous initiatives aimed at expanding the college’s reach and impact. Under his guidance, the College has launched new programs tailored to meet the evolving demands of the industry, ensuring our graduates are well-prepared to enter the workforce. His commitment to innovation in education and dedication to student success are just a few reasons why he is so deserving of this honor.  

The College has seen remarkable growth and expansion during Dr. Rivera’s tenure. He has been a passionate advocate for technical education, emphasizing the importance of hands-on learning and real-world experience. This approach not only enhances the educational experience for our students but also addresses critical workforce shortages in various technical fields.  

Dr. Rivera’s leadership extends beyond the college. He actively collaborates with industry partners, community organizations, and other educational institutions to build strong networks that support student success and workforce development. His efforts have significantly contributed to the college’s reputation as a leading institution for technical education.  

We invite you to read more about why President Rivera was recognized and see the full list of honorees:  Congratulations, Dr. Rivera!

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