Virginia forms STEM education commission to tackle workforce issues
The new advisory body will seek opportunities for public-private partnership and improve educational access across demographic groups.
Virginia college partners with Marines on data intelligence program
The courses will focus on cloud computing, data analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence education for marines and civilians alike.
Cybersecurity clinic at Indiana U. positions itself as regional hub
Many organizations have cybersecurity needs, but IU will focus on the Midwest's local agencies and businesses, a largely under-resourced niche.
Want improved student experience? Go paperless, says edtech exec
Kari Branjord, Ellucian's SVP of digital transformation, says universities' paper processes are inhibiting students and their own workforces.
Upgrades prompt Virginia school district to rethink data centers
Prince William County Public Schools' tech supervisor says the financial and human capital costs of data center upkeep have him considering the cloud.
A third of U.S. workers say they lack data skills
And, according to a recent survey conducted by edX, many of them are reluctant to ask their employers for help.
Virginia universities and AWS announce cloud computing degree
Amazon Web Services says the four-year degree offered by George Mason University and Northern Virginia Community College is the first of its kind.
Public-private partnerships can build IT workforce pipelines, say education leaders
Speakers at the AWS Public Sector Summit said collaboration will ensure students are being trained with the skills employers want.
U. Maine Augusta opens cyber range for hands-on student training
Cyber ranges like this one in Augusta are a trend in education, giving students a shot to practice their skills in a safe training environment.