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RCP: First Advanced Certification Awarded

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John J. Stancampiano earned the first advanced certificate in radiation curing from the State University of New York (SUNY).

Summer Registrations Open

Whether you’re starting a new career or gaining professional expertise, RadTech/SUNY-ESF’s Radiation Curing Program offers online, self-paced courses to learn about the innovative and rapidly growing field of energy curable technology in a cost-effective and convenient way. Three in-depth, 500-level 3-credit graduate courses are being offered this summer. Participants taking all three courses for credit are eligible for an Advanced Certificate in Radiation Curing from the State University of New York.

Registration is now open for the following courses:
- Introduction to Polymer Coatings
- Radiation Curing of Polymer Technologies
- Radiation Curing Equipment, Instrumentation and Safety

In addition, two short courses provide a fundamental understanding of radiation curing technology and are available every month:
- Basics of UV Curable 3D Printing
- Principles of Energy Curing Technologies

RadTech members receive a 10 percent discount off any RCP courses taken on a non-credit basis. Group discounts are available also. Learn more at www.radcuring.com or radcuring@esf.edu.

The Radiation Curing Program (RCP) is pleased to announce that John J. Stancampiano is the first student to earn an advanced certificate in radiation curing from the State University of New York (SUNY). This graduate-level online program has been developed by SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF) in partnership with RadTech International North America - the association for UV/EB technology.

"RCP bridges academic and professional development in the area of radiation curable inks and coatings," said Charles Spuches, SUNY-ESF associate provost and RCP director. "The program provides a focused and practical education that is designed with special consideration and support for professionals who work full-time or for students matriculated at other institutions."

To qualify for the advanced certificate in radiation curing, participants must complete all three 500-level RCP courses for credit with a cumulative grade of at least 3.0. The courses include Introduction to Polymer Coatings, Radiation Curing of Polymer Technologies and Radiation Curing Equipment, Instrumentation & Safety.

Stancampiano said that he wanted to invest in his future, and this opportunity "...was the rigorous program that I couldn’t find elsewhere. I now have credentials from SUNY demonstrating a proficiency in radiation curing."

Gary Cohen, executive director of RadTech added, "This certification gives university students a competitive advantage when they enter the workforce – with radiation curing applications rapidly emerging in a wide range of industries including 3D printing, food packaging, furniture, automotive and electronics. And, since all courses are online, it offers the convenience of taking them anywhere and at any time."

Learn more about RCP's advanced and short courses at www.radcuring.com or radcuring@esf.edu.