Many organizations are facing devastating cyber threats and have immediate need for skilled cybersecurity professionals. However, it is increasingly difficult to find trained practitioners as everyone is fighting for the same talent. Even if talent is available, the turnover is pretty high given the nationwide shortage of cybersecurity workforce. This challenge is even more severe for small- and medium-sized enterprises. As a business leader, how can you address this critical issue of cybersecurity talent recruitment and retention?
The UCCS College of Business was recently approved to be a University Affiliate Program (UAP) by the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute, becoming one of approximately 500 universities globally and 250 in the United States to earn this distinction.
Current UCCS PGA Golf Management student Brayden Kelley is one of 10 recipients of the PGA WORKS Golf Management University Scholarship Program for the 2021-2022 academic school year. This is Kelley’s second year in a row receiving this highly competitive scholarship award within the PGA Golf Management program.
As the world gathered around their TVs to watch the biggest stage in sport, sport management senior Gracie Mensay was experiencing the competition firsthand from her internship with USA Triathalon. We sat down with Gracie to learn about her internship with a National Governing Body during the Tokyo Olympic Games, her time in the UCCS Sport Management program and what the future holds as she starts her career in the industry.
UCCS names Cybersecurity Education and Research Center in honor of distinguished alumnus Kevin W. O’Neil
The University of Colorado Colorado Springs today unveiled the Kevin W. O’Neil Cybersecurity Education and Research Center, made possible by the landmark $3 million gift of alumnus, philanthropist, entrepreneur and Colorado Springs native Kevin O’Neil.
UCCS students now have the option to fast track their MBA degree with the only 30-credit hour General MBA in the state of Colorado. The General MBA will give students the flexibility to complete their degree in a shorter timeframe while maintaining the quality and rigor of the AACSB-accredited UCCS MBA program.
Tom Duening, Chair of the El Pomar Institute of Innovation and Commercialization (EPIIC) and Associate Professor of Management, started the EPIIC Venture Attractor in early 2020, the first of its kind anywhere in the world. The research initiative was created to attract startup businesses to Colorado Springs through the Scale to $1M Startup Program.
The University of Colorado Colorado Springs Executive Doctor of Business Administration in Cybersecurity Management (EDBA-Cyber) program recently achieved Associate Academic Member status with the Executive Doctor of Business Administration Council (EDBAC).
Department of Labor Recognizes UCCS Cybersecurity Analyst Program as a Registered Apprenticeship Program
The United States Department of Labor (USDOL) recently recognized the UCCS C-CAP's Cybersecurity Analyst Program as a Registered Apprenticeship Program.