College of San Mateo Program Aims to Boost Diversity in STEM Fields

(Courtesy of campustechnology.com) A new program at the College of San Mateo in California's Bay Area hopes to increase graduation rates for Latino and low-income students in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) subjects. The institution partnered with InsideTrack to provide students with access to the company's uCoach platform as well as one-on-one student success … Continue reading College of San Mateo Program Aims to Boost Diversity in STEM Fields

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State colleges look for money to close jobs ‘gap’

(Courtesy of News for Jax) TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida state colleges will make a pitch to lawmakers during the 2018 session to restore a $30 million budget cut and increase funding to hire more faculty, provide more counseling services and create more programs aimed at closing the “employment gap” in high-demand jobs. “I think this … Continue reading State colleges look for money to close jobs ‘gap’

No coding required for these top tech jobs

(Courtesy of Jax Biz Women) Women who want a high-paying tech job should learn to code, right? Not necessarily, says an executive at a business-to-business software review firm. Adrienne Weissman, chief customer and growth officer at G2 Crowd, pointed out that there are plenty of jobs in tech for women — including careers in sales, … Continue reading No coding required for these top tech jobs

Someone Made a Fake Equifax Site. Then Equifax Linked to It.

(Courtesy of NYTimes.com) People create fake versions of big companies’ websites all the time, usually for phishing purposes. But the companies do not usually link to them by mistake. Equifax, however, did just that after Nick Sweeting, a software engineer, created an imitation of equifaxsecurity2017.com, Equifax’s page about the security breach that may have exposed … Continue reading Someone Made a Fake Equifax Site. Then Equifax Linked to It.

Go From Coding Novice to Expert Dev With This Ultimate ‘Learn to Code’ Bundle

(Courtesy of popularmechanics.com) This is it—your chance to stop making excuses and finally learn to code, so you can start the career you've always dreamed of. And, lucky you, you don't even have to rack up a mountain of student debt doing it. The Ultimate Learn to Code 2017 Bundle provides an immersive programming education … Continue reading Go From Coding Novice to Expert Dev With This Ultimate ‘Learn to Code’ Bundle