Two historically black universities in Virginia to get $3.5M for STEM
The funding expands the UTeach program, currently at 45 universities nationwide, to train new teachers with STEM degrees.
$120K for dorm Wi-Fi upgrades? College CIO does it himself instead
For Illinois College Assistant CIO Marc Benner, drilling holes into cement walls became part of his job description as he replaced legacy Wi-Fi infrastructure.
Higher ed CIOs look for more inclusive hiring, workforce
A focus on diversity, equity and inclusion can improve higher ed IT operations, CIOs said at Educause Annual Conference 2019.
Government's digital transformation should be a constant and sustained process, says Washington D.C. CTO
The way government thinks about digital transformation needs to change, said Washington D.C. Chief Technology Officer Archana Vemulapalli. “The whole modernization concept has to change,” she said in a panel discussion Thursday at the Digital Transformation Summit, presented by Dell EMC and produced by FedScoop. “We always think about modernization as a separate one-off effort, but it’s a very core part of delivering service.”…
New Hampshire prepares for potential opt-out of FirstNet
New Hampshire took a step closer to opting out of the nationwide public safety broadband network powered by FirstNet and AT&T. Gov. Chris Sununu announced Monday the creation of a committee by executive order to review “the regulatory and financial risks … associated with the pursuit of an opt-out plan.” The committee is a direct result of the recommendation from the state’s Interoperability Executive…