Stephen R. Hyzny

  University Lecturer, Senior Status
  708-534-4537ext. 4537
  Office Location: F 2429
  Office Hours: See office door
  College: CAS

Information Technology - Bachelor of Science





Steve Hyzny is a Lecturer at Governors State University and computer consultant. With over 25 years of experience consulting and training; has developed a large skill set and certification set. He was a was an active member of Novell Corporation's Worldwide Certified Networking Instructors Advisory Board for 5 years. He also was a judge for the Networking Professional Association’s Networking Professional of the Year Award; as well as actively participating as a subject matter expert for Comptia certifications.

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Master of Science , August 2006
Cappella University,Minneapolis, MN
Master of Science in Network Architecture and Design

Bachelor of Arts Degree, May 1987
St. Mary's University, Winona, MN
Major: Computer Science


Association of Information Technology Professionals
Member Comptia IT Professional
Comptia Subject Matter Expert Network+, Server + exams
Test validator Microsoft Security Test
Member Novell CNI Advisory Board (5 Years) 1999-2003
Member Network Professionals Association (NPA)
Judging Committee NPA Networker Awards, Responsible for judging entries for all award levels. (2002-2003)
Member International Forum of Educational Technology
Member IEEE CS Learning Technology Task Force



Cisco Cisco Certified Network Associate, Certified Academy Instructor, Regional Instructor for Academy, CCNP Routing and Switching

CWNP Certified Wireless Network Administrator

Microsoft Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, Microsoft Certified Professional + Internet

Comptia A+ Hardware Certification, Network +, Certified Technical Trainer +, Project +, Server +, Security +

Novell Master Certified Network Engineer 3.x,4.x,5.x,6.x, Master Certified Novell Instructor, Certified Internet Professional, Certified Directory Engineer

CIW Certified Internet Webmaster, CIW Instructor

Technical Editor Wiley’s CompTIA A+ Complete Deluxe Study Guide: Quentin Docter, Emmett Dulaney, Toby Skandier ISBN: 978-0-470-48648-1 2009

Technical Editor McGraw Hill’s Principles of Computer Security Lab Manual, Fourth Edition by Vincent Nestler, Keith Harrison, Matthew Hirsch ISBN-13: 978-0071836555 ISBN-10: 0071836551 Edition: 4th 2014


Adviser or the Year – Computer Science club -2014
Distinguished Philanthropist Endowing Scholarship for Females in IT
Campus Instructor of the Year, Westwood College, February 2001
School Board member District 95