Category Archives: Education

Congratulations Greater Columbia BDPA HSCC Team

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Congratulations Greater Columbia BDPA HSCC Team for placing 3rd in the country at the 37th National BDPA High School Computer Competition held in Washington, DC. August 18th – 22nd, 2015 Pictured: National BDPA Vice President, Mike A. Williams; Briana Abraham, Braxton Robinson, and Jalil Peterman The three HSCC team members did…

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The Role of the Aggregator

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From the President, Lonnie Emard Since 2009, IT-oLogy has been based on a collaborative model whereby businesses, team up with academic institutions, economic development groups and media specialists to contribute to the non-profit organization’s mission of advancing information technology talent in this country.   While there have been many learning moments…

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WISE Women Moving Ahead

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According to a recent study by the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT), gender diversity benefits businesses in several ways: Gender-balanced companies perform better financially, particularly when women occupy a significant proportion of top management positions and demonstrate superior team dynamics and productivity. Studies report that gender-diverse technology…

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$8,000 in Scholarship Opportunities for Charlotte Mecklenburg Seniors

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Apply for STEM Scholarships today! IT-oLogy and partners are awarding three scholarships in 2015. Applications are being accepted, and we look forward to receiving yours.   1. CapTech Consulting:  Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Scholarship Qualified applicants will be considered for the CapTech Consulting STEM Scholarship, a value of $2,500….

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Why IT-oLogy in the First Place: Matching Skills to Jobs

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A Collaborative Plan for Apprenticeships By: Lonnie Emard, IT-oLogy President A great example of what can happen when multiple organizations get together to focus on an objective or an outcome and creative, functional ideas get implemented. In South Carolina, Apprenticeship Carolina, an organization that is part of the SC Technical…

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