Developer Night Series Gives Students Opportunity to Boost Skills

Developer Night Series Gives Students Opportunity to Boost Skills

Wergeles The Information Technology Program will continue its popular Developer Night series this semester after the events transitioned to a virtual format last year. “In some ways, the virtual setting has been better because it’s more convenient for students,” said Nickolas Wergeles, an assistant professor of professional practice who leads the events. “And our students [...]
Oruche Receives Stipend from Koerner Family Foundation

Oruche Receives Stipend from Koerner Family Foundation

A Mizzou Engineering student has received a $10,000 supplemental stipend from the Koerner Family Foundation. And for Roland Oruche, the funding could not have come at a better time. Now in his second year of the PhD program in computer science, Oruche was facing financial problems following COVID-19. The virus’s economic fallout impacted his educational [...]
Maurer Named Director of Information Technology Program

Maurer Named Director of Information Technology Program

Brian Maurer has been named Director for the Information Technology (IT) Program at Mizzou Engineering. His duties as director began Jan 1, 2021. “Brian’s experience, enthusiasm and passion for education will benefit the College and IT students greatly,” said Noah Manring, interim dean of Mizzou Engineering. “I’m looking forward to working with him in this [...]
IT Students Help Promote Missouri Bicentennial

IT Students Help Promote Missouri Bicentennial

A graphic from Shawn Nguyen's video. The video is part of a promotion for Missouri 2021, a year-long celebration of the state's 200th birthday.   Missouri is celebrating its 200th birthday this year, and students in the Information Technology Program at Mizzou Engineering are helping get the party started. The students—in Chip Gubera’s Motion Graphics [...]
Computer Science Student Credits Class for Internship

Computer Science Student Credits Class for Internship

A computer science student credits an advanced course for helping him snag an internship in software engineering. That’s because the interview process included a technical section covering topics he learned in Computer Science/Information Technology 3330. “The interview process included multiple behavioral interviews, and then a one-hour technical quiz,” said Adam M., who asked that his [...]
Cyber Tigers Club has Successful First Semester

Cyber Tigers Club has Successful First Semester

Timothy Kerr Mizzou students this semester had more opportunities to explore networking, programming and cybersecurity-related infrastructure thanks to a new club at Mizzou Engineering. Club President Timothy Kerr strived to make the Cyber Tigers a laid-back group where students learn from one another. “One of the cool things about the club is that there are [...]
Five Tips to Stay Cyber Safe While Shopping Online This Holiday Season

Five Tips to Stay Cyber Safe While Shopping Online This Holiday Season

Having your identity stolen can turn the merriest of holidays into the scariest. And this year will be prime for hackers who know many of us will be doing our holiday shopping online. “The upcoming holiday season is the most important season for cybercriminals who will do everything they can to steal your data,” said [...]
Looking for a Creative Major? Go for IT, Senior Says

Looking for a Creative Major? Go for IT, Senior Says

Ashley Rolf has learned photography, multimedia design and film in the IT Program at Mizzou. IT, she says, is a creative major that combines artistic and technical skills. Rolf is pictured here during a study abroad trip to Ireland. | Photo by Abigail Palmer Ashley Rolf is an artistic person, and she wanted a creative [...]

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