Tag Archives: alumni

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Student Feature: Olivia Hughes

Olivia Hughes did not have a background in computers when she started going to the University of North Texas to be a material science major. “The high school I went to didn’t really have that big of a computer program,” Olivia said. “The computer class I took was basically just an amped up version of […]

Student Feature: Kyle Taylor

Meet Kyle Taylor, BAIT (Bachelor of Arts in Information Technology) graduate from University of North Texas (UNT). Kyle actually got his start in computers when he was a kid. “My parents weren’t in technology, so I was always just the computer kid in the house,” he said. In high school, Kyle got interested in Cisco […]

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Student Feature: Cody Hooper

After looking around at men much older than him making only $12 an hour at a strenuous telephone cabling job, Cody Hooper decided he wanted more and realized he needed to stay relevant. “Analog was dying and digital was the next thing,” Cody said. “I saw a lot of old Bell technicians just stop what […]

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Student Feature: Brent Forrest

In 2001, Brent Forrest got started doing voice and data cabling and phone systems with his family. After 9/11, his family closed the doors on the business but Brent continued on his own. Eventually one of his larger clients ended up upgrading their phone system from traditional PBX to a Cisco Voice-over IP, so Brent […]

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Strategies to Track Graduate Success

The National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) recently posed this question at a meeting of its community of practice, the Convergence College Network (CCN): “how do you keep track of your graduates’ success?”  It’s important to measure a program’s effectiveness to understand what works and what doesn’t.  Are your students leaving with the skills they need […]