Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Kenneth Scharff


Adjunct Professor
Business, Computing & Social Science

Contact Information

Southeast Center
Room Number: 137

Contact Faculty

Senior Network Engineer – Internet Technology; Former Consultant - Systems Engineer; Former Assistant Professor - Telecommunications and Computer Sciences; Former Senior Director - Engineering - Telecom; Former Director - Network Operations – Cable TV; Telephone, and Data; Former Manager - Technology Planning - Telecom;

Degrees

  • Master of Science

    Academic Biography

    University of Pennsylvania - MS - Organizational Dynamics; University of Pennsylvania - Doctoral Studies – Conflict Mgmt.; St. Joseph’s University – BS – Business Administration; Delaware County Community College - CCNA, CCNP Studies

    Scholarly Interests

    • My teaching philosophy is a blend of instructional material with actual world experience, application, and examples. Students are invited and encouraged to share their own experience and perspectives. Students are also encouraged to challenge and offer alternative views. The learning experience is designed to be collaborative in nature where each student is encouraged to participate in a relaxed classroom environment where every contribution is welcomed and listened to.
    • I teach / have taught the following courses: BUS 214 - Organizational Behavior BUS 216 - Training and Development BUS 246 - Teamwork BUS 210 - Principles of Management DPR 100 - Intro to Computing DPR 108 - Intro to Computer Programming (C++)
    • My career has spanned 42 years in the Telecom industry. I have held many positions in technology, engineering, and management. I have had the privilege and opportunity to see and participate in the industry growth and evolution from simple voice communications over copper wires to full spectrum voice, data, and video over fiber optic media delivered over internet and mobile, wireless technology. I have also been able to share my experience as a full-time Assistant Professor of Communications and Computer Sciences at several four-year undergraduate institutions. My passion and interest is to demonstrate the mutual interdependence of business and technology.