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 +. […]
April 21, 2015

A Pioneer in Cyber-Education and Workforce Development

NICERC’s GB Cazes writes about cyber-education and workforce development in the Spring 2015 edition of the United States Cybersecurity Magazine. What do you want to be when you grow up? This is a timeless question teachers across the country ask their students. A typical response: doctor, nurse, lawyer, fireman, veterinarian. […]
March 23, 2015

Local Teams Shine at 2015 Louisiana Region III Science Olympiad

Bossier Parish Community College’s campus was bustling with middle and high school scientists during the 2015 Louisiana Region III Science Olympiad on Saturday, March 21, 2015. Teams from across the region competed in twenty-three challenging team events that required them to put their science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) skills […]