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Careers in IT: The Real Story, April 18, 2012 (FREE)!

Technology touches every job, career, and industry in today’s society. Find out about, and discover how to get started in a variety of careers including: programming, quality assurance engineer, web design, video and film production, gaming, mobile and wireless.

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Microsoft Programs that Help Faculty and Students

Students to Business, Imagine Cup & Dream Sparks The Center of Excellence for Information and Computing Technology recently had an in-depth orientation on three Microsoft programs that are available to faculty and students at no-cost.  The Students to Business (S2B), Imagine Cup, and Dream Spark programs are exciting and designed to engage, stimulate innovation and […]

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Collaborations with State Colleges Move Computer Science Programs Ahead

The Center of Excellence for Information and Computing Technology (CoE for ICT) works with multiple Washington State Community and Technical Colleges to align program degrees and certificates to current workplace technical knowledge and skills valued by today’s employers. The Center’s collaborative consulting and review services include analyzing current course content, with real-time ICT industry professionals insight into current and projected workforce demand. The Center ensures thoughtful, comprehensive program reviews, curriculum audits, and instructional redesigns that are supported by a team of experts with specialized, higher post graduate degrees in education, curriculum design, and a keen understanding of higher education policy and budgetary needs. Our consulting body includes networking, security, systems and database administration, web development and design, and software development and programming professionals with five, plus years of experience.

The Center welcomes solicitations for information and computing technology (ICT) college program (degree/certificate) reviews, redesigns, and audits.

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Technology Students: Increase Your Employability

Community and Technical College information and computing technology students can find a series of great resources to increase employability, including free certification exams and a job site. Read more…

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News & Announcements for Fall Quarter 2009

As the CoE for ICT, we provide information, resources, solutions to support model educational programs.

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Welcome to our new website!

When it was determined the website was due for a “refresh”, the two website designers posed a series of questions so we could define what the new website should look like. What was its purpose? Why is this website important? Who is the primary audience?

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