Success Stories

Making a Difference with Oracle Academy

Shared Success

Education is a collaborative experience between educators, students, content experts, institutions, and others. We are proud to share these stories of shared success with you.

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Since the early 1990s, Professor Barry Floyd has taught database management, systems analysis and design, and programming at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Barry Floyd, California Polytechnic State University

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Near Medellin, Colombia, award-winning mathematics teacher Luis Armando Bedoya has introduced computer programming to his classroom.

Prof. Luis Armando Bedoya, Institución Educativa Rural El Tablazo

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Mr. Ahmed teaches students how to code applications with Java, using Oracle Academy curriculum to structure his courses.

Mr. Zubair Ahmed, Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institution of Science and Technology

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Dr. Urem is preparing students in Croatia for their future careers in the economy and the prospects are bright.

Dr. Frane Urem, Polytechnic of Šibenik

In New Delhi, Lady Irwin College uses Primavera to prepare young women for careers in planning and scheduling the backbones of infrastructure.

Development Needs in India Require Skilled Project Management Professionals

In 2004, Reyyan Ayfer founded Bilkent University Women in Computing with the goal to improve computer science education for women.

Helping Turkish Women Advance in Computer Science Careers

Though computing was a career path Kara Lucord was curious about, when she set out, she had no idea she’d someday be an Oracle employee.

Oracle Academy Student Becomes Oracle Data Scientist

With 17 years of teaching experience, Carol Guerin knows the value of showing students how what they are learning will apply in the real world.

Educator Helps Students Practice CS Beyond the Classroom

Zach Dinch is the first in his family to attend college, where he plans to pursue a BSE in Computer Science.

Oracle Academy Courses Help Propel Student to Success

Over the next five years, Colombia faces potential deficit of 8,000 - 15,000 IT graduates per year to meet available IT careers. Oscar Elias Herrera Bedoya leverages Oracle Academy to launch well-trained engineers into Colombian job market.

Oscar Elias Herrera Bedoya, Universidad Piloto de Colombia

Supporting teachers and students to find their computer science voices.

Dream. Create. Innovate.

Burdett E. Wilson is broadening the career horizon for his students.

Creating New Careers for Rural Communities

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Yuda and his colleagues teach Oracle Academy Java and database curriculum to 1,500 Computer Science students because they feel it is suited for students from all backgrounds and skill sets.

Yuda Munarko, Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM)

Jake Sunday is a high school student from Utah who can already add a handful of impressive items to his resume. His biggest project to date, Alice Arcade, landed him a turn as a keynote speaker at JavaOne4Kids 2016.

Teen’s Vision Vows to Change the Programming Education Game

UTT is one of Oracle Academy’s leading member institutions in the Caribbean, meeting the demands of government and industry for well rounded computer science graduates.

Supporting ICT Growth with Computer Skills

RBS teams up with New College Lanarkshire and Oracle Academy to create a pool of trained software developers ready for the modern workplace

Combating the IT Skills Gap

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Dr. Bill practices “differentiated instruction” to help students engage in various aspects of technology.

Dr. Bill Heldman, Warren Tech Central

Penn State Behrend students have the opportunity to learn with Oracle eBusiness Suite software, used by companies and organizations worldwide.

Preparing Today’s Business Leaders

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In 2015, UTC joined Academy to ensure students benefit from leading edge programming and database skills.

Federico Cruz Arcos, Tecnológica de Coahuila (UTC)

ICTACT collaborates with Oracle Academy to bring state of the art computer science education to its associated schools and colleges.

Providing Better Learning

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Gail has witnessed success for her students—inside the classroom and beyond—thanks to Oracle Academy.

Gail D. Drake, NVCC and Battlefield High School

Through the partnership with the Oracle Academy, INACAP’s educators help students learn the academic and hands-on IT skills.

Bringing CS to more than 21,000 students in Chile

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Oracle Academy has helped Dr. Juby Mathew educate students and provide teachers with world-class training.

Dr. Juby Mathew, Amal Jyothi College of Engineering

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Oracle Academy’s Big Data Bootcamp gave William’s students the opportunity to experience Big Data using live information.

William McRae, Forth Valley College

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