CRANFORD – Union County College recently welcomed Dr. Lisa Raudelunas Hiscano, as Director of Corporate and Career Programs for the Industry Business Institute.
Hiscano is responsible for developing training programs for any size company who would like to provide their employees with training. Courses include sales training, computer classes, ESL courses, restaurant industry courses, and other opportunities.
The Industry Business Institute is located at the College’s Elizabeth campus at 40 West Jersey Street in the Elizabeth I. Kellogg Building. The Industry-Business Institute at Union County College can help to skill and re-skill current and new employees. The Institute develops training solutions to improve overall productivity, reduce costs, and strengthen the competitiveness of local employers. Whatever your training needs may be, IBI provides quality and relevant training programs customized to meet your organization’s needs, delivered on-site and scheduled at times convenient to you.
The Industry Business Institute also operates the Retail Skills Center at the Jersey Gardens Mall, which provides career training programs as well as services to assist employers with hiring and job seekers with job placement.
The Institute has served businesses such as All-State Legal, City of Plainfield, Comcast, First Union, On-Time Transport, Runnells Hospital, Schering-Plough Corporation, Print-Tech, Mack-Cali Realty Corp., Trinitas Hospital, and Wakefern Food Corporation.
Hiscano comes to Union County College from Passaic County Community College as the Associate Director of Continuing Education and Workforce Development where she served in this position since 2004. She gained experience managing programs under the New Jersey Community College Consortium for Workplace and Economic Development, a role she will maintain at Union County College. She managed regional workforce development initiatives and developed new programs for Passaic County Community College as well.
Hiscano has also served on various professional committees and is well versed in working with county Workforce Investment Boards. She served on the Passaic County One Stop Business Resource Center Committee and was a member of the Best Practices Steering Committee for the New Jersey Council of Community Colleges Annual Conference in 2007 and 2008.
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