October is always an exciting month on campus as the college community celebrates National Cybersecurity Awareness month with a variety of activities and events. Check out what events are still to come, and join us all in welcoming the college's new vice president for Advancement, Dr. Donna Thomas, in this month's issue of the Capitol Connector.
|Celebrate Cybersecurity Month|
The college is celebrating National Cybersecurity Awareness month throughout October, and there are still ways to get involved if you haven't already.
On Monday, Oct. 15 at 4 p.m. the Cyber Battle Lab will be hosting an open competition for those who want to put their information assurance skills to the test. Participants will both defend and attack secure systems, and prizes will be awarded to the top three competitors.
The college will also be welcoming MESA high school students who will tour the school and learn more about STEM careers on Oct. 24. A project SCOPE (Security Clearance Overview and Preparation Education) workshop will be held on Oct. 30.
Read the full list of events happening at Capitol College this National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.
|Explore Capitol's New PMP Program|
Capitol College has begun offering a Project Management Exam Prep Course that provides training for those taking the PMI examination. Students learn how to initiate a project, plan, execute, monitor, control and close that project, with professional and social responsibility.
This project management exam prep course entails 36 hours instruction to all preparing to take the PMI exam. It provides you with the required contact hours of project management but also will give you the best chances to pass the PMP certification exam. This Capitol College online course is designed to support your study time and effort.
Learn more about Capitol's PMP prep program.
|Capitol is "Military Friendly" Again
For the fourth consecutive year, Capitol was named to Victory Media Inc.'s "Military Friendly Schools" list, which appears in G.I. Jobs Magazine.
The 2013 "Military Friendly Schools" list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America's military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.
Read more about Capitol College's military friendly designation.
|Meet New VP for Advancement, |
Dr. Donna Thomas
This month, Capitol is welcoming its newest vice president for advancement, Dr. Donna Thomas. Thomas has extensive fundraising experience and has worked in numerous financial development positions throughout her career.
Most recently, Thomas held the title of director of development at the China Institute. In that role, she was responsible for managing annual, special and capital campaigns, fostering corporate and foundation relations, as well as designing and implementing special events.
Read more about the newest vice president for advancement, Dr. Thomas.