Eric Illick and Katie Schmidt hiking to stay active and positive during the COVID-19 situation

TCP Newsletter - April 2020

April 7, 2020

Spotlights of student Irena Stevens and alumni Dilara Madinger, IEEE 802's 40th anniversary celebration, TCP students' positive and healthy adjustments to COVID-19, and the latest news and upcoming events relevant to tech, cyber and policy at CU Boulder.

TCP students Katie Schmidt and Eric Illick hiking in Boulder

TCP Students Keep Spirits Up By Spending Quality Time in Nature

April 6, 2020

TCP students Eric Illick and Katie Schmidt have been keeping their spirits up while social distancing by hiking around Boulder and ice climbing.

Irena Stevens

Student Spotlight - Irena Stevens

March 31, 2020

Irena Stevens is a PhD student in the TCP program. She currently works with the National Institute of Standards and Technology as a National Advanced Spectrum and Communications Testing PREP Program Associate. Irena has also been nominated for a PhD fellowship for this coming summer. Recently, TCP had a chance...

James Langford discusses IEEE 802 routing from a non technical perspective

Celebrating IEEE 802's 40th Anniversary

March 25, 2020

To celebrate IEEE 802's 40th anniversary, experts, including TCP adjunct professor James Lansford, broke down what exactly IEEE 802 routing does in our daily lives from a non-technical perspective.

Dilara Madinger

Alumni Spotlight - Dilara Madinger

March 24, 2020

Dilara Madinger is an Alumni of the ITP program who focused on network security during her Master’s degree. She is currently an Application Engineer at Kelvin, Inc., and is focusing on contributing to a diverse range of projects and solving real-world challenges. Recently, TCP got a chance to talk to...

Erin Eskew Headshot

Student Spotlight - Erin Eskew

March 1, 2020

Erin Eskew is a Master’s student in the TCP program and began her degree in Fall 2019. She is taking her courses all online. Before joining the TCP program, Erin graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Oklahoma with a Masters in International Studies focusing on global security. She...

Diversity in Cybersecurity Workforce Needed

Exploring Strategies for Recruiting and Retaining Diverse Cybersecurity Professionals

Feb. 29, 2020

Dr. Vivian Lyon, D.I.T. , received her doctoral degree in information technology from Walden University, and she published her dissertation on Exploring Strategies for Recruiting and Retaining Diverse Cybersecurity Professionals . Using thematic analyses, Dr. Lyon identified 5 prominent themes: 1) maintain a diverse and inclusive approach to recruitment; 2)...

Kayla Rowton

Student Spotlight - Kayla Rowton

Feb. 25, 2020

Kayla Rowton is an applicant to the Master’s in TCP program. She graduated with a 4.0 summa cum laude with a Bachelor’s of Science in Management Information Systems, and she has been nominated for the CU Graduate Fellowship for Diversity. Kayla was also a Phillips 66 Scholar, Koch Scholar, and...

Cheffren Canady

Alumni Spotlight - Cheffren Canady

Feb. 1, 2020

Cheffren Canady In 2018, Cheffren Canady graduated from the CU Dual Degree program with an MS in TCP and MBA from the Leeds School of Business. He is now Director of Sales Engineering for the Zayo Group , and is also an Army Veteran. Recently, TCP had the chance to...

Mark Lofquist Graduating in December 2019

Alumni Spotlight - Mark Lofquist

Jan. 29, 2020

Mark Lofquist graduated from the CU Boulder TCP Program with a PhD in Telecommunications Cybersecurity in December. TCP had a chance to sit down with Dr. Lofquist recently and hear more about his extensive experience in the TCP career field.