Photo of Mace

Building IT talent

Matt Mace, B.B.A.’98 and owner and founder of BlueGranite, is dedicated to building future IT talent. He recently established a scholarship for WMU students studying information systems.

Photo of Rea

Ransomware

Dealing with malware is an ongoing problem. A recent development in the form of WannaCry, malware that infected computers in 150 countries, is a wake-up call for organizations, says Dr. Alan Rea, professor of business information systems. 

Student working at computer

WMU launches information security graduate program

Did you know the information security field's growth potential has a predicted 35% growth rate for the 10-year period ending in 2022? The Haworth College of Business and College of Engineering have collaborated to offer an online graduate certificate to provide IT professionals with cyber security training to help them advance in the field. The program is now open for enrollment for fall 2017.

Bryon

Tech junkie gaining skills at internship

Bryan Osborne is a tech junkie. He’s an avid gamer, experiments with CAD/3D modeling, studies Computer Information Systems at Western Michigan University, and is learning new skills this summer through a new internship program at AmeriFirst Home Mortgage in Kalamazoo.

Conference logo

ICHITA-IT Forum Joint Conference

If you're interested in hearing about the latest trends in technology straight from industry leaders, you'll want to attend the ICHITA-IT Forum Joint ConferenceJoin us on Nov. 2-3 for: Exploring Health IT Innovation and Cyber Security in the Digital Era. Develop curriculum, research and partnerships that lead the reformation of healthcare delivery, data collection and data management.