South Bronx, New York-based Per Scholas is recruiting 180 students for free technical training and professional development programs in metro Phoenix. Since its founding in 1995, the nonprofit has grown to operate 19 locations across the country, said Jaclyn Boyes, managing director for the Per Scholas Phoenix office.
With a goal of introducing high school girls, primarily from across the East Valley, to the many career possibilities in the field of Information Technology (IT), the fourth annual Girls Get IT event takes place from 8:30 am to 1 pm, Nov. 4, 2022, at Scottsdale Community College. Geoscientist, explorer, space artist, and astronaut Dr. Sian Proctor is the keynote speaker.
Business technology leader Moruga Inc. has named Kelly Brake as Chief Operating Officer. Previously serving as Moruga Inc.’s Vice President of Operations, Brake brings more than two decades of senior management experience to the role, also serving in senior executive roles at Venicom and NetFusion Services. Brake was the co-founder and vice president of a highly successful network consulting firm, InLynx, where she forged its strategic vision and operational goals, managed IT procurement, and maintained critical vendor relationships.
Are you interested in learning best-practice educational skills that can help you launch a technical teaching career? Get paid to jump-start your technical education career! The Per Scholas Instructional Academy is looking for computer savvy, intellectually curious individuals with little or no teaching experience, but who are self-motivated to learn new concepts and are interested in a long-term career in technical education.
The tech industry is hot, and technology is everywhere. It’s powering self-driving cars, computers, cell phones, social media platforms, and gaming systems that modern society can’t imagine life without. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in computer and information technology are projected to increase by 11% between 2019 and 2029. This growth rate is significantly faster than the average for all occupations, which is projected to be 3.7%.
Data Sales Co., a provider of Lease Financing and IT Asset Disposition (ITAD), has announced the promotion of Dan Gannon to the position of Vice President of Lease Sales. In this new capacity, Gannon will be responsible for strategic alliances and equipment leasing growth. Gannon started with Data Sales in 1992 as a College intern and was later hired full-time to work in Credit & Collections. In 1996, Dan moved into a Sales role and hasn’t looked back.
Pipeline AZ, an Arizona career development and job skills exploration platform, is celebrating the milestone of surpassing 50,000 registered users. Pipeline AZ users have been able to use the platform’s skills mapping technology to help job seekers begin a new path, level-up in their existing careers, explore work or work-based learning opportunities, and discover new passions that change their career trajectory.
When students graduate, it’s always a bittersweet moment. It’s sad to no longer see them around campus working, on projects, and hanging with friends, but we are so proud to watch them grow and land amazing jobs! Hunter Autrey is no exception—from putting in hours in the Security Operations Center (SOC) to securing a Network Administrator position—he’s had quite the journey at UAT. After graduating from University of Advancing Technology (UAT), we caught up with recent graduate, Hunter Autrey, and asked about his post-graduation plans.
Three University of Advancing Technology (UAT) students accepted Professor Hue Henry’s a Game-A-Week challenge and really delivered, creating a UAT themed game—UAT Invasion—for their GAM170 course. Morgan Soetaert, Christelle Cyprien and Anthony Marquez rose to the challenge and had a great time doing it!
Arizona State University, recognized nationally as America’s most innovative school, has launched a new apprenticeship program for aspiring information technology (IT) professionals in collaboration with the American Institutes for Research (AIR) and CompTIA. Arizona State University is the latest organization to join CompTIA Apprenticeships for Tech, a national initiative to help employers fill current and long-term IT staffing needs through an “earn and learn” apprenticeship program that is also creating employment opportunities for people from a diversity of backgrounds.