October 15, 2014

CIC Receives $5M DHS Grant: Expands Nation-wide Roll-out of its Education Model to Address National Need for Cyber Work Force

The Cyber Innovation Center (CIC) in Bossier City, Louisiana received a $5 million continuation grant from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on August 29, 2014. The fiscal year 2014 grant supports the continued, nation-wide expansion of the CIC’s cyber education model. “We expect to reach over 2 million students […]
October 15, 2014

Students Investigate Issues of National Security

This summer, approximately fifty high school students and teachers were introduced to the world of cyber intelligence and analysis at Cyber Discovery 2.0 held at Louisiana Tech University. Cyber Discovery 2.0 is an extension of the Cyber Discovery program and includes hands-on activities that incorporate investigative-analysis and collective research in […]
October 15, 2014

Teachers from Across the Nation Come Together for Professional Development Training in Northwest Louisiana

Imagine a classroom full of students who are on the edge of their seats, filled with enthusiasm and questions, and engaged in learning about how science, technology, engineering, math, and liberal arts all integrate together. It’s a unique learning environment that many teachers strive to create in their classroom but […]
October 15, 2014

Cyber Robots Bring Homeland Security to UCA

CONWAY-A high ranking official with the Department of Homeland Security will visit the University of Central Arkansas to observe high school students from across the state compete in robotic competitions. Robin “Montana” Williams, branch chief , National Cybersecurity Education & Awareness, Department of Homeland Security, will visit UCA’s Cyber Discovery […]