Skip to content


The videos below represent a small portion of content created by the National Convergence Technology Center.

To see more, please visit our YouTube channel or take a look at our wiki video directory here.

Special Topics: Brown Bag - Developing and Hosting Your Own Cybersecurity Competition (National CTC, 2021)

Best practices and resources to host your own cybersecurity competition

Overview of cryptocurrency, blockchain, and smart contracts trends and concepts

Three students from schools in the National CTC’s community of practice showcase their work

Special Topics: CMMC and Secure Software Development (National CTC, 2021)

How secure coding is an essential best practice for the DoD’s new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)

The role two-year programs can play in preparing students for data science technician careers

Strategies and best practices to help students develop and curate e-portfolios of their work

Special Topics: Common Barriers to Successfully Engaging Employers (HITEC 2021)

The essentials of implementing the BILT model, plus a look at strategies to overcome common implementation challenges

Special Topics: Getting the Most Out of the CCN (May 2021)

How faculty and administrators can get the most out of their college's membership in the Convergence College Network (CCN) community of practice

Special Topics: Using Google Tools to Conduct Your KSA Vote (2021)

How to create a survey and spreadsheet using free online Google Tools to streamline and automate your KSA vote.

Student Feature: Sarah Schackel
Waukesha County Technical College

Sarah shares her passion for IT and experience in National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT), an organization for women in the IT industry.

Student Feature: David Appleby
Sinclair Community College

David shares his inspiring journey of resigning from his 16-year career as chemist to fulfill his passion in Data Analytics. He attended college full-time as a student, husband and father. 

Student Feature: Angelo Teoxon
Lone Star College

Angelo shares how he was introduced to IT during his early childhood years and created websites to show his friends. He has since evolved into a developer and is creating for his community. 

Student Feature: Pompidou Nsangou
Collin College

Pompidou shares his experience as an immigrant and the challenges he experienced enrolling into college. He also shared how his mentor encouraged him to never stop learning.

Student Features: Blake Becker
University of North Texas

Blake originally enrolled at UNT majoring in Computer Science; however, he quickly discovered that there are so many pathways to learning computers and understanding how they function, which resulted in him changing his major to Information Technology. 

Student Features: Benjamin Cobb
University of North Texas

Ben took his general courses at North Central Texas College and believes that this experience there better prepared him for UNT; and the Capstone project prepared him for the business world. 

A DAY IN THE LIFE: What was your first job in IT?

This series of interviews with IT professionals was designed to supplement classroom coursework.

A DAY IN THE LIFE: Soft versus Tech Skills - the Difference/National CTC

This series of interviews with IT professionals was designed to supplement classroom coursework.

A DAY IN THE LIFE: How to Get Hired in IT/National CTC

This series of interviews with IT professionals was designed to supplement classroom coursework.

Scroll To Top