Organizational Announcement

Effective March 1, 2014, MIS would like to announce two new additions to our Department. First, please welcome John H. Cummings. John will be our new Director of ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning). John will work closely with Administrators, Faculty and Staff in order to streamline our Datatel/Ellucian system. John has worked at the college in the past as a consultant, so some of you may already be familiar with John and the kind of expertise he will bring to Morton College. John holds a MSBA from Boston University. John has worked in the community college field in excess of 15 years. John also brings with him a vast amount of knowledge with Colleague and will be a valuable asset not only to our employees, but our students as well. John will be reporting to Muhammad Siddiqi, Vice President of Academics and Student Development.

Secondly, please welcome Ruben Ruiz. Ruben will be added to the MIS team as a System Administrator working with our Colleague system. As you already may know, Ruben has been an employee at Morton College for the past 18 years with the Adult Education Department. Ruben received his AAS degree in Computer Information Systems at Morton College and is currently working on his BA in Management at Lewis University. Ruben brings his database experience as well as his knowledge and experience in managing multiple projects for the College. Ruben has in excess of 2 years’ experience working with Colleague and will be a great asset to the MIS Department in meeting the college goals and expectations. Ruben will be reporting to John Cummings, Director of ERP. 

Please stop by the MIS Department to formally welcome these individuals! Thank you! 

Jeri Machino
Director, Deskside Services
Morton College