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U. Central Florida announces $3M cybersecurity scholarship program

by Jake Williams

Funding from the National Science Foundation will provide students at the University of Central Florida scholarships for cybersecurity studies.

Coursera partners with Howard U., expands diversity catalog

by Jake Williams

Coursera announced a new partnership with the historically Black university, along with workforce initiatives and more than 40 courses centered on diversity, equity and inclusion.

Biden calls for tech modernization to boost workforce at national security, foreign policy agencies

by Dave Nyczepir

Agencies must recommend innovative ways of recruiting and retaining tech talent, as well as surging hiring during crises like the COVID-19 pandemic.

U. South Carolina to play key role in 'statewide cyber ecosystem'

by Colin Wood

A new research and workforce development project between the university, military, private industry and the state government is poised to make South Carolina "one of the nation’s premier cyber hubs," Gov. Henry McMaster said.

New Mexico libraries offers adult learners second chance at HS diploma

by Colin Wood

A new partnership with the edtech company Gale allows New Mexico students 19 years and older to earn their high school diplomas through their local library.

USDS pilot to hire data scientists at 10 agencies closed in less than 2 days

by Dave Nyczepir

The agencies plan to use subject matter expert-led assessments to determine if applicants qualify for the positions.

IBM invests $2M in tech training at Harris-Stowe State

by Colin Wood

A new donation of technical skills and resources is part of a $100 million commitment to HBCUs from the tech giant.

With mainframe support scarce, North Dakota turns to Latvia

by Colin Wood

After a decade of trying to generate local talent, North Dakota has turned to Eastern Europe for additional mainframe support.

Federal Data Strategy Year 2 action plan will continue ‘foundational’ actions

by Dave Nyczepir

Data governance, infrastructure and the workforce remain areas in need of improvement, said the chair of the federal CDO Council.

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