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High school students explore technology careers at State Tech

State Technical College of Missouri is once again hosting the 2014 Computer Professions on Demand (CPoD) next week at the main campus in Linn, June 8-11.

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

Donations from several businesses help underwrite the expenses of the event. Donors include: Alexander Open Systems, CDW-G, Central Technology Services, Custom Screen Printing & Embroidery, DST, EMC Corporation, Esri, Huber & Associates, J. Ventures/Jan Grecian, Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce, Jefferson City Information Technology Coalition, Legends Bank, Lincoln University, State Technical College of Missouri, Missouri Farm Bureau, Missouri Office of Administration-Information Technology Services Division, MOREnet, MTW Solutions, NetEffects Inc., PMI Mid Missouri Chapter, RKV Technologies, Inc., Rose International, Inc., Surdex Corporation, Three River Electric Cooperative, Wipro Infocrossing.

Linn Sate Technical College is Missouri’s only state technical college.  Hands-on technical courses balanced with a strong foundation in communication, problem solving, decision-making and critical thinking prepare graduates for profitable employment and a life of learning. 

On July 1, 2014, State Technical College of Missouri’s name will change to the State Technical College of Missouri.  This name change better reflects our statewide role in technical education.  



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