Dennis Dorward

Associate Professor, Construction Management

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  • LEC, Rm.B2121
Dennis Dorward


  • Ph.D., Technology Management, Specialization in Construction Management, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN. Research interest is in the area of Quality Assurance and Quality Control.
  • M.S., Education, Major in Vocational-Technical Education, State University of New York, Oswego, NY
  • M.S., Business Management, Specialization in Management Science, State University of New York Institute of Technology, Utica/Rome, NY
  • B.S., Construction Management, Utica College of Syracuse University, Utica, NY
  • A.A.S., Construction Engineering Technology, State University of New York at Alfred, Alfred, NY

Academic Experience

  • 1998-present, Associate Professor, School of Construction & Design Technologies, Pennsylvania College of Technology

Work Experience

  • 1990-1998, General Contractor / Construction Manager, Central New York area. Management and erection of various commercial and residential projects
  • 1988-1990, Project Superintendent. Managed commercial construction projects including retail, medical, and educational facilities
  • 1987-1988, Project Engineer. Worked with project managers, field supervisors and company president performing estimating, planning and scheduling duties
  • 1982-1985, Sergeant, U.S. Army: Served as a topographic survey Company Section Chief and Squad Leader. Supervised personnel, vehicles and equipment. Duties included research, organization and editing of topographic survey projects
  • 1976-1982, Carpenter/Foreman. Residential and light commercial construction

Professional Affiliations

  • Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE)
  • Associated Schools of Construction (ASC)
  • Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Construction Management Association of America (CMAA)


  • Construction Management Program Accreditation Coordinator
  • Chair, Penn College Curriculum Committee
  • Past Member, Penn College Academic Standards and Issues Committee
  • Past Chair, Muncy Boy Scout Troop 25
  • Past Chair, Muncy Historic Commission


  • American Institute of Constructors Associate Constructor (AC)
  • Green Advantage Environmental Certification – Residential
  • OSHA Construction Outreach Trainer, OSHA Training Institute
  • OSHA Master Trainer
  • MOS Microsoft Excel 2003
  • Master Residential Carpenter Certification, Associated General Contractors
  • Distinguished Graduate, Basic Geodetic Survey, U.S. Army Defense Mapping School, Fort Belvoir, VA