Though Marti McCurdy became the owner and CEO of Spirit Electronics less than two years ago, she is by no means an industry rookie. Spirit Electronics is, in fact, the fourth company she’s owned since her engineering post in the United States Air Force.
The Arizona SciTech Institute completed its first training event for level 2 Chief Science Officers (CSOs) at the University of Advancing Technology in Tempe. Students from existing CSO programs received training on expanding the reach and depth of their initiatives.
Online is where today’s digital natives spend most of their time. And while most industries are moving at lighting speed to take advantage of this, our traditional, institutional education system is lagging woefully behind. Students today learn and engage in entirely new and quickly-evolving ways.
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On Friday, March 29, local SaaS company Axosoft will open the doors of their co-working space in North Scottsdale as GitKraken hosts the largest video game tournament of competing tech companies the Phoenix Valley has ever seen.
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From more than 300 applications, the SciTech Institute was one of only 24 organizations across the United States to receive a generous grant for its efforts in promoting leadership, STEM and workforce development.
Approximately 1,000 judges are needed for 22 scientiﬁc disciplines, about 200 interpreters in over 25 languages are needed to work with students throughout the week in various ways, and more than 500 general volunteers for a variety of activities are needed during the week of May 9–17.
Arizona State University will collaborate with the University of Rhode Island to create an innovation hub focused initially on cybersecurity, big data analytics and the Internet of Things.
AZTC CEO Steve Zylstra shares his enthusiasm for STEM education and discusses the success that the SciTech Institute has achieved in taking the lead in Arizona’s next-generation workforce with its annual Arizona SciTech Festival and Chief Science Officers program.