Thomas College’s Chief Information Officer Chris Rhoda to Speak Cloud Security at Maine Technology Users Group’s Annual Information Technology Summit on May 31 Web Director | April 30, 2018

WATERVILLE, MAINE, April 2018 — Thomas College’s Vice President for Information Services and CIO Chris Rhoda will speak at Maine Technology Users Group’s Annual Information Technology Summit on May 31 in Portland, Maine.

Rhoda will present about how to use Office 365 Secure Score to Enhance Your Microsoft Cloud Security.

Thomas College has been using Microsoft Cloud for four years, and security is a large factor of what his and his staff’s job.

Rhoda’s position at Thomas College is focused on Academic Excellence, the Student Experience, and the Business of the Institution. Rhoda has worked for Thomas College as both a staff member and adjunct Associate Professor for 30 years. Rhoda currently oversees the information and technology areas of Library and IT Services and is a member of the President’s Council. He also consults and works with various non-profit organizations. Rhoda has given presentations at various state, regional and national workshops, seminars and conferences. Rhoda lives in Belgrade, Maine with his wife and two children and is a volunteer in their schools.

Thomas College offers undergraduate degrees in Computer Information Systems, Security & Cyber Defense, and Computer Science as well as a Master’s degree in Cybersecurity.

About Thomas College: Founded in 1894, Thomas College offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in programs ranging from business, entrepreneurship, and technology, to education, criminal justice, and psychology. Its Guaranteed Job Program, the first of its kind in the nation, is built on students’ academic, career, and leadership preparation. Thomas is also home to the Harold Alfond Institute for Business Innovation and the Center for Innovation in Education. Money Magazine recently ranked Thomas 23rd in the country for adding the most value to their degrees, and data reported by the New York Times ranks Thomas in the top 15 percent of all college and universities in the U.S. for upward mobility of its graduates. For more information, visit or contact MacKenzie Riley at or 207-859-1313.