From left to right, from upper to lower line: lecturer Maluta S.O.; lecturer Kolivoshko Yu.V.; lecturer Strakhov M.V.; lecturer Grachyova Yu.M.; lecturer Mikhova A.I.; lecturer Savych L.B.; laboratory assistant Gerasymova T.M.; leading librarian Uchiteleva N.O., librarian Barskova S.V.; administerial deputy director Vasylyev B.G.; lecturer Borisenko B.S.; lecturer Gribkova D.A.; lecturer Kronfels M.A.; lecturer Trufanova T.V.; lecturer Kokorev V.V.; lecturer, “Data systems and office equipment” cycle commission head Koval A.R.; lecturer “Natural – Mathematical Training” cycle commission head Svyrydova A.B.; senior laboratory assistant Golubeva I.V., lecturer, “Radiocommunication systems, broadcasting and television” cycle commission head Kozachenko L.O.; lecturer Burak O.O.; office manager Ivanova T.V.; senior inspector Kutuzova V.I.; lecturer, “Telecommunication systems and Networks”cycle commission head Kokoreva Z.I.; resources specialist Stepova A.O., educational and pedagogical process deputy director Yashchyshyna I.Ya.; college director Petrusenko S.Yu.; educational process deputy director Dzhaparidze E.Ya.; lecturer Tselikova O.G.; department manager Klim O.O.
The history of O.S.Popov Odesa National Academy of Telecommunications College of Telecommunications and Informatization dates back to 1900 when Higher Courses of Telegraph Mechanics were opened. These courses had been preparing technicians for the south of the Russian Empire and were situated in the building in Sraroportofrankivska St., 16. In 1918 Odesa Technical College of Electrical Communication was created and in 1923 it was renamed into G.Grynko Odesa Higher Technical College of High Currents. After 4 years of studies graduates of Odesa Higher Technical College of High Currents received the qualifications of an engineer. In 1925 on the basis of the Higher Technical College the department of weak current was created with three groups of telegraph operators, telephone operators and radio operators. From this moment on communication engineers had been getting qualifications in Odesa.
During the years of its existence Odesa Technical College of Electric Communications had prepared about 40,000 of highly qualified specialists. In 1930-40s the College was headed by the following directors: 1930 – S.D. Yasynovskiy, 1931 – B.Ya. Brailovskyi, 1931 – P.A. Dukhanin, 1932 – P.K. Parashchuck, 1934 – R.Ye. Tatur, 1937 – Ya.V. Kogan, 1941 – A.I. Putno, 1944 – V.D. Baziyan. Starting with 1952 there were the following directors of the College: G.R. Biloshytskyi (in 1932 graduated from Odesa Electrotechnical Institute of Communications with qualifications of an electrical engineer of wired communications); 1952-1958 – I.P. Pyshkin (in 1930 graduated from Odesa Polytechnic Institute with qualifications of an electrical engineer of high currents, ex-rector of Odesa Electrotechnical Institute of Communications); 1958-1966 – A.V. Moskalevich (graduated from Odesa Electrotechnical Institute of Communications with qualifications of an engineer of electric communications); 1966-1969 – V.F. Chumachenko (graduated from Lviv Electrotechnical Institute of Communications, where majored in design and technology of radio equipment production); 1969-1973 – N.M. Panasyuk (graduated from Odesa Electrotechnical Institute of Communications with qualifications of an engineer of electric communications); 1973-1995 – Ya.M. Pyshnyi (in 1942 graduated from Naval College with qualifications of the naval officer in charge of communications and in 1957 graduated from A.M. Krylov Naval Academy of Shipbuilding and Weapons with qualifications of the communications specialist of the 1st category); 1995-1999 – V.P. Syzochenko (graduated from Odesa Electrotechnical Institute of Communications with qualifications of an engineer of radio communications); 1999-2003 – O.O. Skopa (Odesa Electrotechnical Institute of Communications with qualifications of an engineer of electric communications); 2003-2006 – S.V. Maynov (in 1985 graduated from Odesa Polytechnic Institute majoring in automation and telemechanics and in 1991 from Odesa State Mechnikov University majoring in Law); 2006-2008 – Yu.S. Shevtsov (in 1998 graduated from O.S. Popov Ukrainian State Academy of Telecommunications majoring in automated electric communications and economics of an enterprise.
At the current moment the college is headed by S.Yu.Petrusenko, PH.D in Education Science, (specialization ”Theory and Methods of Professional Education”), who in 1984 graduated from Odesa State Mechnikov University majoring in Mathematics.
Majors and specializations offered at the college changed under different historical conditions like war and social transformations, but the good name and high level of teaching have remained unchangeable. The following members of staff have contributed to it greatly: O.M. Altuhov, D.A. Berkovich, L.P. Britner, O.L. Vayner, G.I. Golubov, L.S. Denisov, O.V. Zincharenko, L.Ya. Kaplan, A.G. Kondakov, M.F. Kopp, B.Ya. Krimus, L.Ya. Medvedeva, O.I. Putno, V.L. Sochinskyi, A.V. Shkulipa, S.I. Shumlyanskyi, L.D. Yaroslavskyi. Today the traditions of the college are followed by highly qualified specialists, namely L.S. Bilash, O.O. Burak, O.Yu. Gorlinska, L.O. Kozachenko, M.A. Kronfels, Z.R. Kokoreva, V.V. Kokorev, T.Yu. Fyodorova, O.G. Tselikova and many others.
In 2003 the College of Electric Communications was renamed into the College of Telecommunications and Informatization. The same year it became a subunit of O.S. Popov Odessa National Academy of Telecommunications structure.
In 2007 the College of Telecommunications and Informatization was reshaped into O.S. Popov Odessa National Academy of Telecommunications College of Telecommunications and Informatization.
Today the college trains junior specialists in both traditional and the newest majors in the field of telecommunications like assembling, operating and repairing of central office telecommunications equipment; operating and repairing of telecommunications equipment and office appliances; assembling, operating and repairing of radio communication devices, radio and TV broadcasting equipment; postal service management and operation.
By September 2003 the college had trained junior specialists only on the basis of correspondence learning.
In 2003 the license was received and the first groups of young people were enlisted as full-time students majoring in telecommunications on the basis of completed secondary school education. Since September 2004 young people with basic school education have been enlisted as full-time students majoring in telecommunications.
According to the decree of the State Certification Commission of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine on July 01, 2008 (record No.72) the college was certified as the institution of the 1st certification level.
The structure of the college includes cycle commissions of Natural Sciences and Mathematics (headed by A.B. Svyrydova, teacher of the 1st category); Humanities, Social Sciences and Economics (headed by N.M. Shkurak, teacher of the 1st category), Telecommunication Systems and Networks (headed by Z.R. Kokoreva, teacher of the 1stcategory); Radio Communication, Radio and TV broadcasting (headed by L.O. Kozachenko, teacher of the 1st category), Information Networks and Office Appliances (headed by A.R. Koval, teacher of the 2nd category).
The college provides classes in 2 educational buildings and has a methodology department with a good selection of textbooks and reference literature. Being a subdivision of ONAT, the college uses its workshops, laboratories, a library and a reading hall, the humanities centre, students’ residence halls, a gym etc. Many classrooms have been repaired recently and the computer classroom has been equipped with modern PCs.
The college cooperates with OJSC Ukrtelecom and USEPS Ukrposhta as well as with Lviv and Kharkiv Colleges of Telecommunications of the State University of Information and Communication Technology on the matters of methodology and new teaching techniques.
The college administration pays special attention to character-building work with students. Deputy director in educational work I.Ya. Yashchyshyna and tutors of students’ groups plan and hold extra-curricular activities aimed at students’ self-development. To this end different excursions, concerts and meetings are organized. Full-time students take an active part in the national festival of the Smart and Humour Club (KVN), intellectual games ‘Debates’ and ‘What? Where? When?’, volunteer activities, annual sports and military competition ‘Shield of the Motherland’, sports event ‘Starts of the Hope’ and other competitions held among students of Odesa and Odesa region.
College of Telecommunication and Informatization of ONAT named after A.S.Popov,
Aleksandrovsky Avenue 6, Odessa, 65045, Ukraine.
Contact phones: 8(048) 728-97-78, 728-97-71, 728-97-83.