Cisco Systems Donates $200,000 in Equipment to Stevens-Henager College
By Staff Writer Published on June 25, 2013
Boise, Idaho (June 25, 2013) —
The Boise campus of Stevens-Henager College, a leading provider of on-campus and online higher education, announced today that Cisco Systems, Inc. donated $200,000 worth of IT equipment to the campus’ School of Technology.
“At Stevens-Henager College we provide our students with hands-on experience that makes them competitive in their careers,” said Dr. Helena Hanson, campus director. “The generous donation by Cisco Systems will ensure our students have access to the leading-edge technology that will set them apart in the workforce.”
Under the direction of Glenn Pfautsch, associate dean for the campus’ School of Technology and Cisco-certified academic trainer, the Boise campus is a leading Cisco Networking Academy in Treasure Valley. Students will use the donated equipment for hands-on learning in the classroom. The donation includes routers, PoE blades, servers, Wi-Fi equipment, VoIP phones, Cisco catalyst switches and other equipment. Cisco regularly donates surplus equipment to their Networking Academies.
Pfautsch has been a certified Networking Academy instructor with Cisco for 15 years, which enables the school to have access to the most current curricula, textbooks, lab equipment and other academic resources at no charge. Students are also able to receive discounted fees for Cisco certifications when they score well on certification exams.
Stevens-Henager College offers 10 degrees in information technology, including emphases in programming, networking and information systems security. For more information about Stevens-Henager College, visit www.stevenshenager.edu.
About Stevens Henager
Established in 1891, Stevens-Henager College provides career-focused higher education to students in Utah and Idaho. Offering both undergraduate and graduate degree programs in healthcare, business, graphic arts and computer science, Stevens-Henager is committed to preparing professionals for meaningful careers and an increased sense of satisfaction. Dedicated to advancing higher-education opportunities in its communities, Stevens-Henager is the only college in Utah to offer free GED® and other degree preparatory programs through its Good Neighbor Initiative. Stevens-Henager College has 10 campus locations throughout Utah and Idaho, including Salt Lake City/Murray, Ogden/West Haven, Provo/Orem, Layton, Lehi, Logan, St. George, Boise, Nampa and Idaho Falls.* For more information or to speak to an academic advisor, please call 801-312-0079. Stevens-Henager is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
*Idaho Falls is a branch campus of CollegeAmerica, Flagstaff, AZ