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Study finds digital alerts boost STEM student success

by Betsy Foresman • 4 days ago

Recent research found students were more likely to stay enrolled in their universities if they opted into receiving digital alerts.

Arkansas expands stipend program for computer science teachers

by Betsy Foresman • 6 days ago

With the goal of expanding the availability of computer science programs in the state, up to $10,000 will be awarded to computer science teachers.

University of Pennsylvania launches cybersecurity boot camp

by Colin Wood • 3 weeks ago

Faculty say the program is essential not only for the region's workforce, but to offset the financial costs cyberattacks cost the country each year.

Six states announce adult learning initiatives

by Betsy Foresman • 4 weeks ago

With support from Strada Education Network and a governors association, states will use consumer data to design education and training programs.

Why the United States needs more cybersecurity experts — badly

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

Alan Paller, founder of the SANS Institute, says a "cyber pandemic" threatens national security and the only solution is to train more professionals.

South Texas districts open cybersecurity careers program

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

A new state-funded program seeks to shrink the gap in the IT security workforce by offering digital forensics and cybersecurity training.

Data-analytics boot camp for adult learners heads to Butler U.

by Colin Wood • 1 month ago

The Indianapolis-based university targets professionals already in the workforce seeking new skills and career advancement.

Universities are expanding cybersecurity education to meet broad demand

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

Programs like San Diego State University's degree in cybersecurity management highlight a growing demand for interdisciplinary cybersecurity skills.

Virginia forms STEM education commission to tackle workforce issues

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

The new advisory body will seek opportunities for public-private partnership and improve educational access across demographic groups.