Jake Williams

Staff Reporter

Jake Williams is a Staff Reporter for FedScoop and StateScoop. At StateScoop, he covers the information technology issues and events at state and local governments across the nation. In the past, he has covered the United States Postal Service, the White House, Congress, cabinet-level departments and emerging technologies in the unmanned aircraft systems field for FedScoop.

Before FedScoop, Jake was a contributing writer for Campaigns & Elections magazine. He has had work published in the Huffington Post and several regional newspapers and websites in Pennsylvania.

A northeastern Pennsylvania native, Jake graduated magna cum laude from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, or IUP, in 2014 with a bachelor's degree in journalism and a minor in political science. At IUP, Jake was the editor-in-chief of the campus newspaper, The Penn, and the president of the university chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

Emerging Tech

George Mason U. launches statewide academic automation community

by Jake Williams

The new initiative will bring together universities around the state to collaborate on robotic process automation.

Emerging Tech

Two more universities upgrade to 6E networks

by Jake Williams

Texas A&M University and Doane University are the latest universities to announce upgrades to 6E networks.

Higher Education

University of South Carolina launches 5G innovation hub

by Jake Williams

The University of South Carolina and Verizon's ‘Innovation Experience Hub’ will enable research of 5G for manufacturing, health care and other industries.

Higher Education

Online learning satisfaction rises post-pandemic

by Jake Williams

A new survey of online learners finds increasingly positive views of online learning compared to data from before the pandemic.

Higher Education

Google gives University of Texas $3 million for computer science ed

by Jake Williams

Google.org, the search giant's philanthropic arm, is funding the University of Texas' Expanding Computing Education Pathways Alliance.

Higher Education

California State University system appoints Ed Clark as new CIO

by Jake Williams

Ed Clark, previously the CIO of the University of St. Thomas, will take over IT leadership of the California State University system.

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