Leadership In Action

Get Involved – Become successful in your career!

Part of holding a Center of Academic Excellence designation requires our faculty to be involved and support our students and community’s involvement with cybersecurity and professional development.

Today we would like to present to you what it feels like to be part of a community, a network of people that come together with the same goals in mind; a picture is worth a 1,000 words…

KSEA National Math & Science Competition

Brian (Competition Co-chair) and Sam (Moderator)

Ahreum and Morgan @ STARTALK in Baltimore 
NCL Spring  Team activity

Team “IveBeenPwned”: Andrew Cook, Christa Darrin, Dan Montague, and Thaddeus Thomas.

And Coach Greg Surber.

Announcements

WiCyS Club Upcoming Meeting

The first meeting will happen on April 28th 2023 at 11:00AM PST/1:00PM CT.

  • Anyone is welcome to share ideas about upcoming events, having speaker requests, subjects to cover, conferences or competitions to get involved in, etc.
  • Open forum discussion of current interesting breaches (anyone can contribute)
  • And get to know each other!!!

For more information, feel free to reach out to the President – Melissa Lee

Recognitions

Thaddeus Thomas

Thaddeus Thomas

CityU would like to congratulate Thad for successfully completing the Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK).

Congratulations, Thad!

Opportunities

Scholarship Opportunities

Become a Cybersecurity High School Teacher– open to high school teachers in Colorado, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, and Washington state: Online with a four day in-person summer summit in Seattle.

Learn more.

AWS Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) Scholarship Program

The AWS Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) Scholarship program, in collaboration with Intel and Udacity, aims to help underserved and underrepresented high school and college students learn foundational ML concepts to prepare them for careers in AI and ML. For more information click here.

Learn More.

Upcoming Events

Click here to view full calendar.

NICE Conference Volunteers

June 5th – 7th the NICE Conference organizers need students to assist with staffing the registration and customer service desk. Student volunteers from CityU are requested. While volunteers will work, they will also be given the opportunity to select key sessions of interest to attend. While I don’t have a formal process in place yet, if you are interested send your up-to-date resume to:

C4CYI@cityu.edu. SUBJECT: Student Volunteer for NICE.

Presently, we recommend local students consider applying as no dormitory rooms are presently available for this conference.

Bsides Seattle 2023
Bsides is a community based conference for individuals in or interested in Information Security. A place where security geeks of all ages, all levels of learning, all walks of life can bring their true selves and learn amazing things. For more information and to sign up click here.
 
When: Saturday, May 20, 2023 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM PST
Where: Building 92, 15010 NE 36th St, Redmond 98052, WA
Missed out on an Invited Talk or Tech Talk?

Check out the C4CYI YouTube Channel for STC recorded Invited Talks and events. Explore ACM Tech Talks and the ACM website to watch their free informative Tech Talks. ACM, the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession. You can find record CAE Tech talks here. For questions on CAE Tech Talk, please send them email.

STC Clubs

Interested in the Tech field? Wish to broaden your network? Check out our clubs.

Cybersecurity Enthusiasts are welcome to join!

Check out the Breach of the Week program; A club member presents current cyber events to the club in 3-5 minutes. This is a great opportunity to learn, participate and network.

We encourage all current and future alumni to attend the meetings.

Meeting Times: 

Fridays, 3:00PM (PDT) Over MS Teams

Contact:

President – Dan Montage

City University of Seattle has just created a new WiCyS student chapter.

The purpose of the club is to build a community within our CityU school that promotes women’s education, participation, and leadership in the field of cybersecurity.

Meeting Times: 

Next meeting: April 28th at 11:00AM (PDT). Feel free to reach out for more information.

Typical meeting time: Fridays, 11:00AM (PDT) over MS Teams.

Contact:

President – Melissa Lee

STC Tech Club meets to provide tech-related learning opportunities, skill development, and networking. Students or faculty who would like to share their expertise or project, please reach out.

Meeting Times: 

Thursdays, 4:30PM (PDT) Over MS Teams

Contact:

President – Tyray Fortune

This quarter, we will be covering various topics including Computer Vision, Data Engineering, and NLP! Take a look at our calendar and club page for more.

We are recruiting new officers for the Data Science Club. If you are interested in becoming one, please fill out the form here, or scan the QR code in the flyer.

Meeting Times: 

Wednesdays, 4:00PM (PDT) Over MS Teams

Contact:

President – Mahathi Vucha

Looking for more project/work experience to put on your resume? Try contributing to an open-source project:

GitHub for beginner-friendly open-source projects

How to Contribute to Open-Source Projects – guide

STC TA documentation for setting up environments


Valuable certifications:

Computer Science 

AZ-900 

cloud – practitioner 


 

Looking for extra help to guide you through your tech career? Check out Mentors in Tech

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