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JSCC Receives Award from NSA

By 7 Eyewitness News Staff
By news@wbbjtv.com

Jackson, Tenn. - Jackson State Community College has reason to celebrate its academic excellent

The school is now designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance. The program's graduates often become cyber-experts in both the public and private sector.

The designation is from the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security. Jackson State is one of 24 community colleges across the nation to receive this distinction.

College officials say the designation could mean more advanced courses in the program or even new programs. "Another thing that it's going to do is it's going to raise awareness of cyber security and the threats that are out there," said Dr. Tom Pigg, Professor of Computer Information Systems.

For more information about the Information Assurance Program, call Jackson State Community College at (731) 424-3520.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE INFORMATION ASSURANCE PROGRAM..... CONTACT JACKSON STATE.