July 24, 2015

CIC helps high school teachers develop a cyber strategy in lesson plans

More than 100 high school teachers from seven states wrapped up a week-long workshop at the Shreveport Convention Center Friday. They learned how to infuse cutting-edge cyber education concepts into their subject specialty. The third annual Education Discovery Forum is a project of the Cyber Innovation Center or CIC in […]
May 26, 2015

Navy EOD Techs Judge Student Robotics Competition

BOSSIER CITY, La. (NNS) — Navy explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) technicians, in town for Shreveport-Bossier City Navy Week, served as special guest judges for the Cyber Innovation Center’s (CIC) Regional Autonomous Robotics Circuit (RARC) competition at the Bossier City Civic Center, May 1. The CIC hosts RARC competitions for elementary, […]
May 26, 2015

CIC fills first phase, eyes future

With four buildings on its 66-acre footprint in Bossier City just east of Bossier Parish Community College, the Cyber Innovation Center has filled its phase one acreage and is looking toward expansion. Ground broke this month on BPCC’s four-story STEM and Allied Health building, and the pine tree topping ceremony […]
April 24, 2015

Teachers called to task on cyber education

Holmes High School’s Johnny Carrera started the school’s cyber program 12 years ago with computers rescued from a scrap heap computers and oil-stained benches recycled from the auto body shop. He’s gotten used to seeing kids get certified in software platforms such as A +, Network + and Linux +. […]