Air Panther Student-Led Network Innovation

University Technology Innovation of the Year

The Center for Information Technology Excellence department at Prairie View A&M University embarked upon a Network Operations Center Summer Internship with four students in engineering and computer Science. Through classroom training, hands-on labs, and study sessions the students learned networking protocols and technologies to install, configure, deploy, and manage a modern networking experience for the PVAMU Northwest Center campus. Through their efforts the students improved network capacity and speed across the campus 1000%. The students led by campus staff was able to successfully contribute to the university and learn invaluable workforce skills.

Jake Williams

Written by Jake Williams

Jake Williams is the vice president of content and community for StateScoop & EdScoop at Scoop News Group. Williams has spent nearly a decade in the government IT market, covering the ins-and-outs of state and local government as well as higher education. Williams started his journalism career in regional journalism in his native Pennsylvania, and also worked as a reporter for Campaigns & Elections magazine.

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