“Monroe has enabled me to go forward and do what I love in my career. I am pleased to be able to support the Monroe Foundation, so that others can benefit from the scholarships and grants that are offered.”
Hamilton Scott is a Monroe College graduate who has been very fortunate to combine his two passions, teaching and technology, and pursue a career that combines both of these fields.
He developed an interest in the field of education when he landed his first job with the Department of Education in 1988 as a paraprofessional. He worked there for seven years and then went on to explore other career interests. He returned to the Department of Education in 2003 as a substitute paraprofessional, while attending Monroe College and completing his degree in Computer Information Systems. He graduated in 2006 with honors as a Magna Cum Laude recipient.
He applied for and was awarded the Stephen J. Jerome scholarship at Pace University, which enabled him to graduate with a Master of Science degree in Internet Technology. Currently, Hamilton is employed with Empire State College as a Technical Support Specialist. In the spring of 2012, he will begin teaching as a part-time CDL Technology teacher at Empire State University while continuing his role as Support Specialist.
Ultimately, he hopes to teach full time in the technology field. He knows how important education is and continues to upgrade his skills. He currently holds certifications in: A+, Network+, and Security +.
Hamilton Scott is a person who appreciates what he has received and knows the value of giving back!