Matthew Wilk, Associate Director, heads up the Technical Services and Operations side of DCS. After receiving a B.A. in Communication and Mass Media from Rutgers, Matthew managed audio/visual presentation departments at several hotels in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. He also administered programs in the Employee Development Training and Programs department at NJ Transit, where he conducted sessions on time management and was the coordinator for a series of video conferences that focused on topics of management leadership. Matthew returned to Rutgers in 2000 and has since presided over the department’s expansion from the Rutgers University Libraries Media Services to Digital Classroom Services. As head of the Technical Services and Operation staff, Matthew oversees the installation and repair of all DCS classroom technology. Matthew also spearheads the research, development, and design of new DCS technologies in Rutgers classrooms. In 2008, Matthew received his Masters of Communication and information Sciences from the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University.
David Wyrtzen, Associate Director, oversees the Faculty Training and Outreach division of DCS. Dave first joined DCS as a Student Technician while working towards his B.A. in American Studies. In 2010, he received his J.D. from Rutgers School of Law – Newark, where he was an editor for the Rutgers Law Review. Since joining DCS, Dave has filled many roles - installing classroom equipment, training faculty, and overseeing the department’s daily support operations. As the Associate Director for Faculty Training and Outreach, Dave oversees the branch of DCS responsible for supporting the daily use of in-class equipment, interacting with faculty to teach them how to use classroom technology, informing instructors of emerging teaching methods, and helping to shape DCS technology to meet pedagogical needs. Dave also helps oversee the DCS web site. Dave is especially excited to help grow DCS into a department that can simultaneously respond to the needs of Rutgers faculty while exposing them to cutting edge possibilities in pedagogy.