South Florida’s Brand-New Academic Institution Opens Its Doors to Students and Teachers.
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Boca Raton, Fla., Sept 14 – The Technological University of America (TUA) has retained NewsMark Public Relations for strategic communications counsel, as the brand-new academic institution opens in Broward County to serve students in the tri-county area, from across the country and internationally.
After nearly a year implementing a $3.5 million redevelopment and remodeling project, the conversion of a two story office building that was once a corporate executive center at the intersection of Coconut Creek Parkway and Florida’s Turnpike is the new home the Technological University of America.
The 32,853-square-foot building on 3.15 acres was purchased by the university for $4.8 million in 2008. Since then, uninterrupted by the construction downturn, the extensive conversion has progressed smoothly to create: 17 Classrooms, 2 Laboratories, equipped for Computers, Networking, and System Practices, Chemistry Lab, Physics Lab, Library, 3 Meeting Conference Rooms, Data Center, Auditorium, Cafe, Restrooms, Faculty Room, Administration Offices, Reception, Admission Department, 185 parking spaces.
The new university’s state-of-the-art facilities, which recently received its license from Florida’s Commission for Independent Education, is the vision of distinguished engineer Roger Amuruz Gallegos, Executive Chairman and Founder of the highly regarded Technological University of Peru, (UTP). His goal: Use technology education to impact economic development in South Florida and throughout the nation.
“The working world of the 21st Century requires more skill, productivity, independent thought and innovation from its workforce than any other time in its history, and TUA is developing the ideal academic environment to fill this crucial need in education,” Gallegos said.
TUA’s Executive Vice President, Economist Cesar Barrantes, who has been flawlessly guiding the redevelopment project said, “TUA represents a significant investment in the future of South Florida’s workforce. NewsMark Public Relations presented us with an impressive record of success and a very clear understanding of our mission to be the leader in technology training and education.” “We’re pleased to work with TUA’s top notch academic team to implement a strategic information plan that underlines the enormous potential of this university to advance the standards of education,” said NewsMark CEO Mark Hopkinson.
TUA’s undergraduate and graduate programs and courses will include Master’s Degree programs in Telecommunications and Network Engineering; MBAs in International Business; Bachelor of Science degrees in System Engineering; Information Technology Engineering; Telecommunications & Network Engineering; and Business Administration degrees, as well as a CCNA Explorer Program, MCITP Server Administrator Program, Network Infrastructure Essentials (NEI) and English as a Second Language (ESL).
About Technological University of America Located at 3700 Coconut Creek Parkway, at the intersection of Coconut Creek Parkway and Florida’s Turnpike next to Broward Community College’s North campus, Technological University of America offers students a world of opportunity with its brand new, state-of-the-art facilities, prime location, practical educational philosophy and a dedicated, highly qualified faculty. The university’s mission is to develop highly competent and involved individuals to serve and lead in a diverse global society.
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