Faculty Complete AMP Netconnect Courses

Published 01.10.2008

Faculty & Staff
Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology

From left%3A Jeff Rankinen, associate professor of Electronics %26 Computer Engineering Technology%3B Sean Kelly, product engineer, Tyco Electronics (a Penn College alumnus)%3B Gary Bupp, instructor, Tyco Electronics%3B and Jeff Weaver, associate professor of Electronics %26 Computer Engineering Technology.Two faculty from the Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology department recently completed Tyco Electronics' Netconnect Act I and Act II, a two-course sequence covering the installation, certification and troubleshooting of copper and optical fiber premises cabling systems.

Associate professors Jeff Rankinen and Jeff Weaver completed four days of intense training in terminating, testing and troubleshooting network cable plants used in offices, factories and many other types of industrial applications.

Tyco Electronics, Harrisburg, is the world's largest manufacturer of passive and electronic components, including connectors, wire and cable, and cable assemblies, as well as a provider of network solutions, wireless systems and undersea communications systems.