The Department of Defense (DoD) Cyber Scholarship Program provides full ride scholarship grants to promote the education, recruitment, and retention of qualified and selected students in cybersecurity studies at institutions with National Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity (NCAE-C) designations, including RMU.
Dr. Ping Wang will be holding a virtual information session today, November 29, at 2:00pm. to discuss the program, eligibility requirements, and the application process.
Congratulations to Dr. Kevin Slonka (RMU D.Sc. Graduate, Class of 2014) from Saint Francis University and Dr. Sushma Mishra, Dr. Peter Draus, and Dr. Natalya Bromall from the Computer Information Systems department at RMU for winning the Best Paper Award at the Conference on Information Systems Applied Research (CONISAR) 2022! CONISAR 2022 was held in Clearwater, FL on November 2-5, 2022.
Three Rivers Information Security Symposium (TRISS) is offering scholarships for students in western PA in information security-related programs. The deadline for this application is November 13, 2022. More info can be found at: https://threeriversinfosec.com/scholarships
The CIS Department is offering a Faculty-Led Education Abroad Program (FLEAP) in May 2023. For those of you who are interested in taking a class abroad, the opportunity is now – applications are due soon. For more information or to apply, please go to: https://www.rmu.edu/academics/provost/cge/study-abroad/fleaps
Dr. Natalya Bromall has been recertified as an AWS Solutions Architect – Associate (AWS-SAA). Dr. Bromall was previously certified in this area, but this prestigious exam has undergone intensive change since its last iteration and become even more difficult to achieve. Dr. Bromall is also certified as an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Academy Educator and an AWS Cloud Practitioner. Congratulations, Dr. Bromall, on this excellent achievement!
For any students interested in learning more about Amazon Web Services (AWS) and cloud computing, consider taking INFS/ENGR 4460 and INFS/ENGR 6460 Cloud Computing and Amazon Web Services. This course covers content that is included in the AWS-SAA exam, and can get you onto the right path for your own certification. The AWS-SAA exam was recently listed as the second highest paying IT certification in 2021. Dr. Bromall is teaching this course on Tuesday evenings in Spring 2023.
The Top Secret Colonials will be hosting an event at All Star Sports Bar & Grill in Robinson Township (6302 Robinson Centre Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15205) in support of the Craig Paullet Making a Difference Scholarship fund. Dr. Karen Paullet’s family started this fund in her brother’s name to help students in need that are majoring in cyber or computing fields at RMU.
This fundraising event will be held on Sunday, October 23rd, and all proceeds of sales at the restaurant will go to the scholarship fund. All are welcome to stop by for a drink or a meal from opening to close to help raise money for students that are struggling to afford their education in a CIS related degree.
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