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Associate Vice Chancellor of Workforce named one of Houston’s Top 30 Influential Women has named Houston Community College’s Associate Vice Chancellor of Workforce Instruction, Madeline Burillo, one of The Top 30 Influential Women of Houston in 2013.

As Associate Vice Chancellor of Workforce Instruction, Dr. Burillo oversees over 65 workforce programs. In addition, she manages continuing education courses in HCC’s, Division of Extended Learning’s (DEL) instructional units: the School of Continuing Education, Corporate College, Adult Basic Education, Corrections Education and the Apprenticeship Program.  She’s held this position since 2009.

“Madeline is doing a terrific job in devising even better ways by which HCC will serve the needs of Houston business and industry. She’s energetic, smart and completely dedicated to our goal of student success,” says Vice Chancellor, Dr. Charles Cook.

Dr. Burillo was honored in 2001 with the Hispanic Women in Leadership Award for outstanding service in education. In 2010 she was honored as one of the HCC Eagle Award recipients for Administrative Leadership.

In the past twenty-five years, Dr. Burillo has held several administrative positions in higher education institutions, including a comprehensive research university, proprietary schools and various community colleges in the areas of student services, college operations, workforce education, continuing education, corporate training and distance education. She is both honored and humbled by this recognition.

“I was surprised and extremely humbled by the nomination and selections as one of the Top 30 Most Influential Women. As an educator for over 25 five years, my passion and life dream has been and continues to be through my work to increase the awareness of our youth and of our adult learners that education is the key to improving their quality of life and their future generations.”

Candidates for The Top 30 Influential Women of Houston share a commitment to business growth, professional excellence and the community—women who are shaping the economic future of large and small corporations or independent firms.

The award ceremony was held October 4, 2013 at The Houstonian Hotel.


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