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Texas A&M employs students as cybersecurity apprentices

by Betsy Foresman • 4 days ago

A new training program allows students to protect real networks used by the university, state agencies, cities and counties throughout Texas.

Illinois launches STEM website to improve education access

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

A new website showcases STEM resources like career-development events, virtual summer camps and learning centers at local universities or community colleges.

Why Georgia State's new cybersecurity workforce program is different

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

Cybersecurity degree programs and workforce initiatives are sprouting up around academia, but organizers of a new Georgia State University mentorship program say its focus on evidence-based research sets it apart.

Rural community colleges get a shot at new learning programs

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

The nonprofit Education Design Lab will partner with five community colleges to implement new pathways to postsecondary education for students in rural communities.

University of Florida builds supercomputer for AI research, education

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

The supercomputer, slated to be completed in 2021, is to prepare university students for jobs in AI, while also providing access to K-12 programs and Black and Hispanic colleges nationally.

Community colleges team up with governors to reskill workers during pandemic

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

After widespread job loss during the pandemic, the Reskilling and Recovery Network aims to provide workers with programs and resources to reenter the workforce.

Colorado State University Global launches online bachelor's degree in cybersecurity

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

The new, fully online program aims to prepare students for emerging job opportunities in cybersecurity.

Virginia Tech launches online coding, cybersecurity bootcamps

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

The 26-week bootcamps, held in partnership with Fullstack Academy, will teach students how to protect networks and become full-stack web developers.

Higher ed's pandemic-fueled 'baptism by fire' a boon in the long run

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

The technological transition required of universities and colleges in recent months was trying, but educational technology leaders said they believe it was the boost their institutions needed.