Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business is Now Home for the Georgia Fintech Academy

Education/STEM | Fintech

The Georgia Fintech Academy, a collaboration between the state’s fintech industry and the University System of Georgia (USG), has transitioned to Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business. Robinson was selected as the Fintech Academy’s institutional home after an incubation period with the USG.

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U.S. Space Force Recognizes Georgia Tech as New Strategic Partner

Education/STEM

On Nov. 11, Georgia Tech and the U.S. Space Force launched a strategic partnership to develop a high-caliber aerospace workforce and collaborate on advanced aerospace research. As part of a comprehensive agreement, the two parties signed a memorandum of understanding, making Georgia Tech the newest member of the U.S. Space Force’s University Partnership Program.

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Curricula Launches Free Security Awareness Training for Every Organization

Education/STEM | Fintech | Information Security

From TAG’s 2021 winner of the Innovation Driven Company – Small award, every business now has access to free security awareness training designed to build a fun culture of cybersecurity

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Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business Eliminates GMAT/GRE Requirement

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Education/STEM | Talent | Young Professionals

Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business has eliminated the requirement for Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores from the admissions process for its MBA and master’s portfolio, effective immediately. GMAT/GRE scores are not necessary to predict classroom success; the tests are a barrier to entry and perpetuate systemic inequities, and test performance is immaterial to career outcomes.

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University of Georgia Small Business Development Center To Host Google Analytics Webinar

Education/STEM | Marketing

The University of Georgia’s Small Business Development Center will be leading a Using Google Analytics To Make Better Business Decisions webinar on August 26, at 2 p.m., via Zoom. The 1.5-hour class will focus on helping participants utilize Google Analytics, which is a free tool, to understand what is happening on their website. To learn more and register, visit www.georgiasbdc.org/southern or call (912) 651-3200.

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SURELOCK TECHNOLOGY WELCOMES VICE PRESIDENT OF ENGINEERING!

Cloud | Digital Health | Education/STEM | Information Security | Infrastructure

SureLock Technology is proud to announce and welcome Harley Sherrer as the Vice President of Engineering. Harley joins SureLock Technology with over 18 years in the technology industry including sales and services.

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WSO2 Announces Free Linux Systems Administration and DevOps Engineering Training Program

Cloud | Corporate Development | Data Science & Analytics | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Education/STEM | Fintech | Southeastern Software Association | Talent | Young Professionals

Aimed at closing the skills gap, the company commits to a program that builds foundational digital skills by providing access to high-quality computer science training resources.

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Arun Rai Appointed Inaugural Holder of Howard S. Starks Distinguished Chair at Robinson College of Business

Education/STEM

Arun Rai, Regents’ Professor of the University System of Georgia and co-founder and director of the Center for Digital Innovation at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business, is the inaugural holder of the Howard S. Starks Distinguished Chair. The appointment was approved by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia on April 13

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Clearing Up Confusion About Cloud Computing

Business Process Management | Cloud | Data Governance | Education/STEM | Fintech | Information Security | Southeastern Software Association | Young Professionals

By: Karl Bickmore, CEO, Snap Tech IT

Cloud computing remains elusive for most organizations. The many approaches to strategy and numerous vendors have made it a confusing world. Most of you realize that you should be doing at least some of your business in the cloud. But do you often wonder if all your information technology (IT) activities should be cloud-based? Two cloud confusion incidents that recently occurred during the normal course of business inspired me to write about this.

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Chubb Foundation Establishes Scholarship for Georgia State Undergrads Studying Risk

Data Science & Analytics | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Education/STEM | Talent | Young Professionals

The Chubb Charitable Foundation has established the Chubb Robert M. Hernandez Scholarship for undergraduates studying risk management and insurance (RMI) at Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business. Scholarships will be awarded to two to five students annually for three years, beginning in the fall 2021 academic year.

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How One of the Largest U.S. School Districts Protects its Data

Cloud | Data Governance | Education/STEM | Information Security | Infrastructure

Mitigating cyber-risks and understanding modern (and future) security strategies are fundamental skills for IT leaders.

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From Disruption to Reimagining – Creating Positive Change

Cloud | Education/STEM | Information Security

Join the National Technology Security Coalition (NTSC) for a stimulating conversation as we reimagine the future of education.

September 29, 3:00pm – 4:15pm

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Grow with Google Provides Georgia Small Businesses with Tools for Times of Uncertainty

Business Process Management | CRM & CX | Education/STEM | Marketing

Google partners with U.S. Representative Buddy Carter and the Marshes of Glynn Libraries for Virtual Workshop.

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TAG Education Collaborative (TAG-Ed) Announces 2020 Recipients of the Kent Antley Scholarship Fund

Education/STEM

The Kent Antley Scholarship is awarded to those that exemplify the man in which the scholarship is named after:  visionary, steadfast, dedicated and focused on pursuing STEM education.

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Robinson College of Business Introduces South’s Most Advanced Education Platform

Education/STEM | Fintech

Robinson Anywhere, a digital teaching facility that provides high-quality remote access to Robinson’s graduate programs, beginning in the fall.

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Georgia Deploys 448 Wi-Fi Rangers to 36 School Districts

Education/STEM

Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced a donation from AT&T to the Georgia Department of Education, Foundation for Public Education. The donation will be used to deploy 448 Wi-Fi Rangers to 36 school districts, filling the internet connectivity gap for thousands of students in rural areas, tripling the number of Wi-Fi buses in the state.

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DevOps and SDLC on Microsoft AZURE Course

Devops | Education/STEM

Boards, Artifact, Repos, Pipelines, Test Plans, Tool Integration, DevOps Projects, DevTest Labs, Application Insights and DevOps Organization.

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Simple DevOps Project – CI/CD with Git, Jenkins, Ansible, Docker and Kubernetes

Devops | Education/STEM

Join a detailed step-by-step demonstration with Ben Cryer, a DevOps professional with over 9+ year of experience and a deep understanding in this domain.

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Learning Path: DevOps with Docker

Devops | Education/STEM | Information Security

DevOps might feel like it’s still an emerging trend, but Docker is definitely here to stay. This rapid Learning Path will show you how to get up to speed with real-world containerization so that you can build and ship like an engineering professional.

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Rare Enigma Exhibit Coming to Roswell

Education/STEM

The Computer Museum of America (CMoA) located in Roswell, Georgia is planning to unveil a fully restored, operational Enigma machine. The World War II-era cipher computer was made famous in the 2014 film The Imitation Game about revolutionary code breaking work by Alan Turing (played by Benedict Cumberbatch).

CMoA will host a special opening event on Thursday, March 19 at 6 p.m. to mark the first public viewing of this Enigma machine in Georgia. Ticketed guests will have the rare opportunity to slip on a white glove and use the machine before it goes on exhibit at CMoA. British Consul General, Andrew Staunton will speak as well as Dr. Kristie Macrakis of Georgia Tech who specializes in the history of espionage and technology.

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Technical College System Announces Online Academy to Expand Cloud Computing Workforce

Cloud | Education/STEM

The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) has announced an innovative program designed to prepare more Georgians with the modern technology skills necessary for careers utilizing cloud technologies.

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Georgia State to Present Future of Marketing Conference on Feb. 19 at Georgia Aquarium

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Education/STEM | Marketing

A new conference presented by Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business will bring together senior marketing professionals from throughout the Southeast for a half day of learning with leading futurists and some of the nation’s most knowledgeable marketing executives.

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Georgia State’s Arun Rai Receives LEO Award for Lifetime Achievement in Information Systems

Education/STEM

Arun Rai, Regents’ Professor of the University System of Georgia and director of the Center for Digital Innovation at Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business, has received the LEO Award for Lifetime Exceptional Achievement, the highest recognition in the field of information systems.

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Finalists Selected for the 2019 TAG FinTech South Innovation Challenge

Education/STEM | Fintech

FinTech South, the Southeast’s largest event dedicated to financial innovation, announces 12 startups selected for the TAG FinTech Innovation Challenge’s 2019 class.

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