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High school students explore technology careers at State Tech

State Technical College of Missouri is once again hosting the 2012 Computer Professions on Demand (CPoD) next week at the main campus in Linn, June 17-20.

The program is specifically designed for high school students throughout the state of Missouri to spend four days learning about career possibilities in the computer technology field.  All participants will:

  • Gain hands-on experience through training sessions.
  • Work as a team to develop a technical presentation for the closing session.
  • Learn about project management, networks and basic concepts of how a computer works.
  • Visit mid-Missouri businesses and state agencies to learn more about the use of information technology systems.

For a complete schedule or to interview participants, please contact Stephanie Scheulen at State Technical College of Missouri.  Scheulen can be reached by phone at 573.897.5000 or email at stephanie.scheulen@statetechmo.edu.

Donations from several mid-Missouri businesses help underwrite the expenses of the event.  Donors include: Capital Region Medical Center, CDW-G – Pranav Parekh, Central Technology Services, Columbia College, Custom Screen Printing & Embroidery, DST Systems, Inc., Huber & Associates, Inc., J.Ventures/Jan Grecian, Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce, Jefferson City Information Technology Coalition, Legends Bank, Lincoln University, State Technical College of Missouri, RKV Technologies, Inc., Rosanna Bisges, Rose International, Scholastic Inc., Three Rivers Electric Cooperative, and Wipro.

With more than 35 academic programs, State Technical College of Missouri is Missouri’s only public two-year technical college with a statewide mission to prepare students for profitable employment and a life of learning. 

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