Sandra Leiterman works with students in the Cave in the Emerging Analytics Center at UA Little Rock. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

Cybersecurity Education Leader Inspiring Others by Fulfilling Educational Goals

In the dynamic realm of cybersecurity, where resilience is key, the newly minted Dr. Sandra Leiterman not only safeguards digital landscapes but also blazes a trail of inspiration. Continue reading “Cybersecurity Education Leader Inspiring Others by Fulfilling Educational Goals”

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Leiterman Hopes to Encourage Girls to Pursue Cybersecurity Careers at Oct. 23 Event

Sandra Leiterman, managing director of the UA Little Rock Cyber Arena, knows how important it is to encourage girls who are interested in pursuing a career in a technology field. Continue reading “Leiterman Hopes to Encourage Girls to Pursue Cybersecurity Careers at Oct. 23 Event”

Philip Huff, left, and Sandra Leiterman, right, head the UA Little Rock CyberGym. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock Receives $800K NSA Grant to Expand Cybersecurity Education, Standardize National Curriculum Guidelines

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock, a leader in cybersecurity education, has received a nearly $800,000 grant from the National Security Agency (NSA) to expand a national cybersecurity education program for teachers, as well as develop a standardized curriculum to build pathways for cybersecurity education between high schools and colleges. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Receives $800K NSA Grant to Expand Cybersecurity Education, Standardize National Curriculum Guidelines”

UA Little Rock students lead Arkansas students in a virtual reality summer camp.

Students Create Immersive Games During Virtual Reality Camp at UA Little Rock

About a dozen junior high and high school students spent a week learning how to create immersive games and virtual reality content for Meta during a virtual reality summer camp held Aug. 1-5 at UA Little Rock. Continue reading “Students Create Immersive Games During Virtual Reality Camp at UA Little Rock”

Philip Huff, left, and Sandra Leiterman, right, head the UA Little Rock CyberGym. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock, Innovation Hub to Host Women in Cybersecurity Event

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Cyber Arena is partnering with the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub, with support from the Arkansas Department of Education, to host an “Empowering Women in Cybersecurity” event in celebration of International Women’s Day. Continue reading “UA Little Rock, Innovation Hub to Host Women in Cybersecurity Event”

Philip Huff, assistant professor of cybersecurity, and Sandra Leiterman, managing director of the UA Little Rock Cyber Gym

Arkansas Teachers Learning to Educate Students in Cybersecurity from UA Little Rock and ADE

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock, along with Arkansas Tech University (ATU), has been selected as a co-host for the 2022 Arkansas Computer Science and Computing Educator Academy (CSCEA). Continue reading “Arkansas Teachers Learning to Educate Students in Cybersecurity from UA Little Rock and ADE”

Philip Huff, left, and Sandra Leiterman, right, head the UA Little Rock CyberGym. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock Will Offer Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Education Through National Cybersecurity Teaching Academy

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $750,000 grant from the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity, located within the National Security Agency, and will be one of the first universities in the country to offer a graduate certificate in cybersecurity education through the National Cybersecurity Teaching Academy.
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The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is partnering with a higher education consortium led by the University of Louisville to offer an online Cybersecurity Workforce Certificate program funded by the National Security Agency (NSA).

UA Little Rock will offer cybersecurity certificate through higher education partnership

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is partnering with a higher education consortium led by the University of Louisville to offer an online Cybersecurity Workforce Certificate program funded by the National Security Agency (NSA). Continue reading “UA Little Rock will offer cybersecurity certificate through higher education partnership”

The university’s Emerging Analytics Center will host the camp for students in grades 7-12 from noon to 5 p.m. Aug. 2-6 at UA Little Rock. Students will spend an action-packed week creating a virtual reality tour for the Oculus Quest or Oculus Quest 2.

UA Little Rock to Host Virtual Reality Summer Camp Aug. 2-6

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a virtual reality summer camp in August for junior high and high school students. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to Host Virtual Reality Summer Camp Aug. 2-6”