More than 100 graduates, guests and award winners joined us last week at the 2010 Technology Transfer Center Graduation and Award Ceremony to recognize the achievements of this year’s graduates and the 2010 Creative Solutions Award Winners. Graduates from the Road Master, Road Scholar, Legal Traffic Authority and Public Works Academy Program were in attendance. It was a wonderful ceremony enjoyed by all.
Keynote speakers from the Federal Highway Administration, CT Department of Transportation and the CT Transportation Institute focused their congratulatory messages on the commitment required to maintain the state’s road system and the dedication to excellence illustrated by the graduates’ commitment to professional development. They commended the professionals for understanding the need for innovation and efficiency in today’s fiscal climate and spoke to the need to maintain the legacy of our transportation system.
This year’s graduates join more than 500 other state and local transportation professionals in having completed one or more of the T2 Center’s programs. We would like to congratulate all the graduates for their hard work and dedication.
The 2010 Creative Solutions Award Winners were also recognized at the ceremony. Frank Cipolla of East Hartford, Tony Amaral of Simsbury and Bill Watkins of New London all spoke about the reasons why they developed their solutions and how these creative innovations have helped their crews, departments and communities. For more information on these and our other Creative Solutions Winners, please visit our website at http://www.t2center.uconn.edu/solutionsaward.php. Congratulations to this year’s winners and we hope to see many entries in the 2011 contest.