Monday, June 16, 2014
Corporate Partnerships Help Drive Cybersecurity Degrees
"While colleges can certainly use the money, they're also eager for students to gain from business leaders' expertise, particularly in fields like cybersecurity, where textbooks written today might be obsolete within a matter of months. 'It's important in working with employers that you don't compromise the fundamental mission of education, which is instilling in people the ability to learn on their own,' said Barmak Nassirian, director of federal policy analysis at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. 'But we do have an obligation to make sure there are jobs out there for students. That makes intuitive sense:'"
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