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Wong, Wylie – Community College Journal, 2015
Community colleges are using grants and workforce partnerships to train a new generation of technology workers. In September, the Obama administration awarded $450 million in grants to nearly 270 community colleges that have partnered with more than 400 employers nationally. It was the final installment of a four-year, $2 billion competitive grant…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year Colleges, Higher Education, Partnerships in Education
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Basham, Matt – Community College Journal, 2003
Analyzes the impact of the U.S. Patriot Act on educational institutions, particularly in the area of information technology security. Warns that the Act could impact distance learning and campus Internet service providers, and that lawsuits are being filed against universities for having lax cybersecurity. Makes suggestions for dealing with these…
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Community Colleges, Computer Security, Computers
American Association of Community Colleges, Washington, DC. – 2002
The education and training of the cybersecurity workforce is an essential element in protecting the nation's computer and information systems. On June 26-28, 2002, the National Science Foundation supported a cybersecurity education workshop hosted by the American Association of Community Colleges. The goals of the workshop were to map out the role…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Computer Security, Computers, Crime
Campbell, Robert D.; Hawthorne, Elizabeth K. – 2002
This document describes four distinct approaches to education in the area of cybersecurity currently taught at community colleges across America. The four broad categories of instruction are: (1) degree program--four semesters of study leading to an associate's degree; (2) certificate program--two semesters leading to an institution-conferred…
Descriptors: College Programs, Community Colleges, Computer Security, Educational Innovation
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Blezard, Rob – Community College Journal, 2002
Discusses ways in which community colleges are lending their expertise and experience to help make the nation safer after the September 11th attacks. Reports that community colleges are instituting public safety and cybersecurity measures on their campuses and teaching others to do the same. Adds that community colleges are also training public…
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Computer Security, Crime
Boggs, George – 2003
This document briefly outlines recent activities of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) in the following Strategic Action Areas: (1) National and International Recognition and Advocacy for Community Colleges; (2) Learning and Accountability; (3) Leadership Development; (4) Economic and Workforce Development; (5) Connectedness…
Descriptors: Accountability, Allied Health Occupations, College Faculty, Community Colleges
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Teles, Elizabeth J.; Hovis, R. Corby – Community College Journal, 2002
Describes recent federal legislation (H.R. 3394) that charges the National Science Foundation with offering more grants to colleges and universities for degree programs in computer and network security, and to establish trainee programs for graduate students who pursue doctoral degrees in computer and network security. Discusses aspects of…
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Computer Security, Crime