Archive | May, 2015


Ride ‘Em, NetRiders

We always like to hear about accomplishments of students from our Convergence College Network (CCN) member schools. Belicia Miraval Albornoz, an instructor at El Centro College in Dallas, send word to us about recent success three of her IT students had at Cisco’s NetRiders competition. NetRiders is an online interactive contest that utilizes Cisco’s web […]


Trends Talk

A regular feature of our Business and Industry Leadership Team (“BILT,” for short) meetings is a quick discussion of current and future trends. What are IT departments looking for in new hires today and what will they be looking for in 18 months? This is always a great way for our Convergence College Network (CCN) […]


31 Flavors of Business Meetings

Engagement with business and industry leaders is an essential element for any community college’s IT workforce program. Anyone familiar the National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) knows this – we call these groups business and industry leadership teams, or “BILTs” – is one of our cornerstone beliefs. We preach about the value of a BILT whenever […]


Summer Working Connections 2015 Preview

Summer is almost here and that means it’s almost time for Working Connections. This year, our 15th summer, we have two: Working Connections South, June 15-19 in Jacksonville, FL and Working Connections Texas, July 13-17 in Frisco, TX. The goal of Working Connections is to provide faculty attendees with the expertise needed to teach their […]