University of Vermont

Physical Plant Department

Congratulations to Supervisory Certificate Graduates

Congratulations to Jerry Ciarcia, Building Trades Supervisor in MedPlex Zone and Matthew Farnham, Master Plumber also in Medplex Zone who recently completed the UVM Supervisory Learning Series Certificate course at UVM. 

The year-long course offered through UVM Professional Development and Training is organized around four integrated themes: Conscientious Leadership; Commitment to Diversity; Self-Awareness; and Development of Supervisory Skills. In addition to attending in-person courses, graduates must also attend electives, complete homework assignments, conduct an independent research project and participate in a final poster session.

Jerry and Matt join the long list of Physical Plant personnel who have previously received a certificate through this Supervisory Learning program:

  • Mike Dubois
  • Brad Bluto
  • Danny Whitaker
  • Keith Benoit
  • Lisa Bove
  • Corey Berman
  • Chris Gebo
  • George Patenaude
  • Chris Walker
  • Adis Seferagic
  • Shannon Cavanaugh
  • Karen Lemire

Job well done to all PPD graduates!