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College holds Computer Networking and Cyber Security Day for RHS Students

Penn State Berks will hold a Computer Networking and Cyber Security Day for Reading High School students on Thursday, May 2, 2013, from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Approximately 20 students will attend the workshop in room 209 of the Gaige Technology and Business Innovation Building, where they will be exposed to a day of activities related to computer networking and network security.

Dr. Abdullah Konak, Associate Professor of Information Sciences and Technology, and Dr. Sadan Kulturel-Konak, Associate Professor of Management Information Systems, organized the first Computer Networking and Cyber Security Day in the spring of 2012, and it was well received by the students

This event is made possible by a National Science Foundation grant, the Howard O. and Jean Beaver Endowment for Community Service, and the partnership with the Penn State Educational Partnership Program (PEPP) at Penn State Berks.

The Penn State Educational Partnership Program (PEPP) is an early-intervention collaboration between Penn State Berks and the Reading School District. The mission of the program is to enhance academic preparedness and motivation levels in its Reading School District (RSD) participants to pursue higher education.

For more information on Computer Networking and Cyber Security Day, contact Dr. Sadan Kulturel-Konak at 610-396-6137 or via e-mail at sadan@psu.edu.

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