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RCC Provides Construction Management Training at O&R Utilities


SUNY Rockland Community College’s Center for Personal & Professional Development Offers On-site Training
at Orange & Rockland Utilities, Inc.


One goal of training is to increase customer satisfaction


Suffern, NY - SUNY Rockland's Center for Personal and Professional Development will commence a workforce training project with Orange & Rockland Utilities, Inc. to provide 31 management and customer service employees training in construction management techniques.


The program is being primarily funded by a $50,000 Workforce Development Grant from the State University of New York. Orange & Rockland will pay 10% of the training costs.


The training will take place at the company’s Spring Valley offices. The goals of the comprehensive program in "Construction Management" are as follows:

  • To increase the retention and satisfaction of Orange & Rockland employees who participate in the training.
  • To promote a better collaborative work environment through the provision of specific training in improved construction project planning techniques.
  • To facilitate the ability of employees to conduct business in a thorough yet time-efficient manner.
  • To increase the ability of employees to manage customer projects in difficult and stressful situations.
  • To train employees how to contribute to continued process improvement.


SUNY Rockland's CPPD is the Continuing Education department of the College. For further information about workforce training opportunities, contact Rich Syrek, Dean, Center for Personal & Professional Development, SUNY Rockland, at (845) 574-4465,, or online at


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Rockland Community College, a unit of the State University of New York, is located 25 miles northwest of NYC. The majority of its students transfer to four-year colleges, and many find immediate employment upon earning their associate's degree or certificate. The College also offers others, from preschoolers to senior citizens, the opportunity to simply learn something new. Quality a price you can afford.

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