Tag Archives: University of North Texas

Student Feature: Brett McCormick

Who would have known that the simple act of an older brother handing Brett McCormick a Sega game controller as a pre-schooler would start his IT career path? “I would just sit and play games with him and be infatuated. I would wonder ‘how does this work? This doesn’t seem like any other toy I’ve […]

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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 […]

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New Approach to Transferring Workforce Courses

The University of North Texas (UNT), a grant partner of the National Convergence Technology Center (CTC), continues to develop its innovative Bachelor of Arts in Information Technology (BAIT) program. The manager of the BAIT program – principal lecturer David Keathly – recently delivered a webinar to interested faculty and administrators from the CTC’s community of […]

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STEM summer camps for kids

For those who agree that students need to get involved and invested in STEM early, the University of North Texas Department of Computer Science and Engineering’s long-running Engineering Summer Camps  offer an interesting model for success.  These summer camps are hands-on and immersive, but still offer the fun associated with a camp-like atmosphere.  Students engage […]