Bob Hires, a beloved educator in Moore’s Continuing Education program, has passed away.

Hires dedicated his time and talent to the digital design courses and certificate programs at Moore. He taught in the program for over 20 years while helping students become digital artists and advance their professional careers. He taught Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Photoshop, HTML, CSS, WordPress and web design.

A graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Hires was a digital artist, entrepreneur and served as the president of MacBUS, the Macintosh Business Users Society, the largest, most active users group in the Delaware Valley.

Hires consistently received the highest praise and outstanding reviews from his students. A fierce advocate for technology in the arts, He was among the first instructors to pioneer online teaching and learning. A model for instructors and students, he will be sorely missed.

Bob Hires is survived by his brother, Bryan Hires and host of family and friends.