NCWIT Aspirations Award


This event is cancelled due to COVID-19. 


Dakota State University is proud to host the 2019-20 Award for Aspirations in Computing ceremony in Madison, SD. Award recipients were selected for their aptitude and interest in IT and computing, solid leadership ability, good academic history, and plans for post-secondary education.

Dr. Pam Rowland and Dr. Ashely Podhradsky are thrilled to announce our 2020 CybHER Warrior is Diane Janosek, Commandant for the National Cryptologic School, NSA. Each year we award a CybHER warrior award, with the last awards going to Cynthia Hetherington, Liza Mundy and Alexis Perez- you can see the list here:

Keynote:  Diane Janosek

Dakota State University is a leader in technology degrees such as CyberOps, Network Security, Computer Science, Information Systems, and more. DSU has 42 degrees and all have technology components.

Dakota State University Coordinators:

Dr. Pam Rowland, CybHER Institute Director, Assistant Professor Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences, Center of Excellence Coordinator

Dr. Ashley Podhradsky, Associate Dean Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

Rob Honomichl, Instructor Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences, Teacher Award Promotion

Coordinator Dakota State University Contact: Pam Rowland, CybHER Institute Director

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