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SMART Scholarship Program Solicitation for Vendor Proposals

Logistics Management Institute, in collaboration with the Department of Defense, is seeking proposals from qualified vendors to support outreach and awareness of the Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation Scholarship-for-Service Program (referred to as the SMART Program) to rural populations to increase the diversity of the program.

Post-doctoral Fellow Position Available at US Army War College

A full-time post-doctoral fellow position is now open at the US Army War College in Carlisle Barracks, PA.

Farag Discusses Cybersecurity Careers and Opportunities With High School Seniors

The director of the IUP Institute for Cyber Security and current PI of several major federally funded grants, Waleed Farag, visited the Homer-Center Senior High School on March 8 to share information about IUP’s cybersecurity education efforts, including current grant information and opportunities for scholarships.

Generation Google Scholarship Applications Now Open

The Generation Google Scholarship is now accepting applications for the 2024–25 school year.

Farag Invited Participant at Regional Cyber Hub Kick-Off Meeting

Waleed Farag, director of the IUP Institute for Cyber Security and professor of computer science, was recently invited to participate in the kick-off meeting for the newly formed Regional Cyber Hub.

Airport Cooperative Research Program Announces Graduate Research Awards

The Airport Cooperative Research Program is now accepting applications for the Graduate Research Award Program, which offers multiple benefits for students interested in research that addresses airport and related air transportation system needs.

Naval Surface Warfare Center Paid Internship Opportunity for STEM Students

Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division is now accepting applications for the STEM Student Employment Program, which provides students with a paid internship and possibly tuition assistance.

Cybersecurity Symposium April 1

The Tri-County Workforce Investment Board and the Tri-County Technology Consortium will host the 2024 Cybersecurity Symposium on Monday, April 1.

Cybersecurity Team Places Fourth in National CAE-NE Hackathon

On Saturday, Feb. 17, 2023, the IUP Cybersecurity Team participated in the Nation Center of Academic Excellence – Northeast Cyber Competition and secured a fourth-place finish against 10 other cyber teams from US colleges and universities.

International Delegation Visits Institute for Cyber Security

On February 5, 2024, IUP’s Institute for Cyber Security hosted seven delegates from Iraq as part of the International Visitor Leadership Program through the US Department of State.

FBI Honors Internship Program Now Accepting Applications

The FBI Honors Internship Program 2025 open season has started and runs February 12–March 1, 2024. If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to support the world’s Premier Law Enforcement agency, apply today!

Farag Presents to Indiana Junior High Students and Staff about Cybersecurity Careers

Waleed Farag, director of the IUP Institute for Cyber Security and professor of computer science, visited Indiana Area Junior High School on February 6, 2024, to share information about cybersecurity careers and the upcoming IUP GenCyber Summer Camp with middle school students and staff.

Farag Invited Participant for White House National Cyber Workforce Education Roadshow

Waleed Farag, professor of computer science and director of IUP’s Institute for Cyber Security, was an invited participant for a roundtable discussion with Jake Braun, acting principal deputy national cyber director in the Office of the National Cyber Director, on cybersecurity and workforce development.

IUP Offering Free Advanced Cybersecurity Camp for Middle and High-School Students

Thanks to a ninth year of funding from the National Science Foundation and the National Security Agency, Indiana University of Pennsylvania will offer a free, one-week GenCyber cybersecurity camp for middle and high school students.

NCyTE to Host Cybersecurity Faculty Fellowship Program

The National Cybersecurity Training and Education Center is hosting a faculty fellowship program for anyone interested in teaching in a community college setting.

IUP Cybersecurity Program Recognized for Affordability, Quality Career Preparation

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s bachelor’s degree program in cybersecurity has been ranked eighth in the nation for affordability by Cybersecurity Guide.

16th Annual Cybersecurity Day at IUP Held on October 31

The sixteenth annual Cybersecurity Day event was held at IUP on October 31, 2023.

2024 Future Computing Summer Internship

For the third consecutive year, the Advanced Computing Systems Research Program in the NSA Research Directorate is joining with their counterparts in the High-Performance Computing Solutions and Operations organizations to offer the Future Computing Summer Internship.

IUP Cybersecurity Day Set for Oct. 31

IUP’s Institute for Cybersecurity, in collaboration with the PC4A Project and Information Technology Support Center, will host the sixteenth annual Cybersecurity Day on October 31. This annual event features nationally recognized security experts as well as speakers from government, the security industry, and academia. It is free and open to the community.

IUP Hosting 16th Annual Cybersecurity Day

IUP will host the sixteenth annual Cybersecurity Day on Tuesday, October 31, in the HUB from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

PC4A Sponsoring Bsides Flood City Cybersecurity Conference

PC4A is sponsoring the Bsides Flood City Cybersecurity Conference, held in Johnstown, PA.

IUP Secures $1 Million from Department of Defense for Summer Language Immersion Program for Cybersecurity Students

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has received $996,350 from the Department of Defense to establish a pilot summer immersion program for cybersecurity students to develop language foundations and proficiency in Chinese. IUP is the only school in the nation chosen to develop the program.

USDA 2023 Cybersecurity Expo

The USDA Cybersecurity Expo is designed to engage and educate cybersecurity professionals and enthusiasts with the goal of raising awareness about cybersecurity and increasing the resiliency in the event of a cyber incident.

ICS Director Farag Receives Senate Distinguished Faculty Award for Research

Waleed Farag received the Senate 2023 Distinguished Faculty Award for research.

USDA Hosting Virtual Cybersecurity Expo

USDA is hosting a virtual cybersecurity expo on October 3–4, 2023.