St. Clair College Recognized As Number Cisco Networking Academy Partner In North America

Today, Cisco was proud to recognize Windsor-based St. Clair College as the company’s number one Cisco Networking Academy partner in all North America, with 1,680 students enrolled in 2018 alone. The College’s computer networking program also continues to have one of the highest rates of female enrolment of Cisco-certified programs in Canada. President of Cisco Canada, Rola Dagher, visited the College’s students and faculty to mark the occasion and congratulate the school’s team on its ongoing success in supporting growth and diversity of the local and national tech sectors.

Cisco’s Networking Academy is a global program that helps deliver technology education, empowering students to change people’s lives, elevate their careers, and transform communities. First launched in Canada in 1998, the program has been helping to foster the technical and entrepreneurial skills that people, educators, and companies need to change the world for the better. In 2018 alone, 26,885 students were enrolled at 215 academies across the Canada.

The College’s commitment to support women pursuing careers in the science, technology, engineering, and math fields continues to put the school on the map. With the help of the Cisco network academy, St. Clair College has become a leader in North America in educating IT professionals.

For more information, please visit the St. Clair College website at www.stclaircollege.ca

Starting over 20 years ago at just a single school, Cisco Networking Academy has quickly grown to become an ever-expanding community of students, educators, employers, NGOs, Cisco employees, and customers. Now operating in 180 countries, the Academy has helped educate 7.8 million students worldwide and created a pipeline of technical talent ready to innovate and shape the future. Since its inception in Canada, over 200,000 students have completed the program, and Cisco has delivered $116 million CAD worth of in-kind support to partners through the program: https://www.netacad.com/web/ca-en/

 

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