On December 3, the College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST) held its Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is a research communication competition that challenges master’s and doctoral students to describe their research topic and its significance in just 3 minutes to a general audience.
Illinois State University’s cybersecurity program is preparing the next generation of specialists to fight cybercrime.
On October 7, the School of Information Technology Registered Student Organizations hosted a virtual internship fair with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for summer 2022 recruitment opportunities. Due to COVID restrictions, the FBI (along with many other organizations) was unable to attend the in-person internship fair. The student club leaders identified technology-enabled career fairs as an opportunity to bring these internship prospects to ISU students. The FBI event is the first of what they hope will be many such events.
Veterans Day is November 11. It is the day reserved in the United States to honor those who have served our country in our Armed Forces.
Eddie Becker, an Information Systems –System analytics student; Mathew Weiner ’20, a recent Computer Science graduate; Erik Wenth, a Cybersecurity student; Zach Oettle, a student of Networking and Telecommunications Management; and Ryan Skare, an Information Systems student with a focus on Web Application Development were teamed up randomly in IT 391- last summer and completed a successful project for a local business – The Recipe Girls.
The College of Applied Science and Technology is excited to invite all alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends to the annual Homecoming tailgate. No registration is required.
If Basheer Becerra had been told when he began his undergraduate career at Illinois State University’s School of Information Technology (IT) that one day he would attend Harvard University graduate school, he wouldn’t have believed it.
As the fall semester closed in, RSO leaders stepped up in order to have continued organizational success.
For many new students, finding a group of friends can be one of the most overwhelming parts of arriving on campus. Jaden Echols realized this firsthand, and was one of the catalysts who sparked the formation of the Black Excellence registered student organization (RSO).
During the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Annual Conference in Kansas City, Missouri on November 7-9, 2018, Brandon Khoury ’17, M.S. ’18 and Manan Shah placed first in the student poster competition for their research poster, “The Future of Learning Using Virtual Reality to Teach Industrial Robotics.”