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Be Aware: October is National Cyber Awareness Month

October 1, 2020
“Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.” According to the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), that is this year’s theme for National Cyber Awareness Month, which aims to help raise awareness for cybersecurity issues ranging from personal information being hacked to large-scale data breaches.

STEM-world Serendipity: Women, Cyber, and Space

September 30, 2020
By Dr. McAndrew, Dean of Doctoral Programs

Why Washington DC (and the rest of the U.S.) Needs More Machine Learning and Computer Science Graduates

September 29, 2020
In 2019, an executive order was issued by the President of the United States that announced the American Artificial Intelligence Initiative, https://www.whitehouse.gov/ai/, an effort to promote and protect artificial intelligence (AI) technology.

Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski: The Young Woman Dubbed the “Next Albert Einstein”

September 23, 2020
Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski’s interest in STEM began early in her life–at age 9, to be exact­–during her first flight in an airplane1. This interest quickly graduated to a hands-on hobby when she built an airplane engine at age 10 and a complete airplane two years later which she took for a solo test flight at 14 years old, a year before this Chicago native could even test for her learner’s permit1,2.

Student & Alumni Voice: Leif Heaney's Experience Studying at, Graduating From, and Working for Capitol Tech

September 22, 2020
Capitol Tech is a place where you get out what you put in. Capitol Tech will open a world of possibilities for any student willing to put in the work necessary to achieve their goals. The resources available to the undergraduate population, both online and on ground, promote the betterment of the student in every facet of their life, but without understanding Capitol Tech, its uniqueness could be perceived as a weakness.

Capitol Tech Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

September 21, 2020
From September 15 to October 15 each year, millions of people across the United States celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month.

Interview: Chair of Safety, Dr. Linda Martin, Shares her Thoughts on Construction Safety Week

September 18, 2020
The following Q&A with Dr. Linda F. Martin, Chair of Safety at and graduate of the PhD in Occupational Health and Safety from Capitol Technology University, marks the close of Construction Safety Week.

Tips for Construction Safety – Revisited

September 17, 2020
According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 21% of private industry worker fatalities in 2018 were in the construction industry. Though worker deaths are down in America, on average, there is a lot of work to be done to improve safety, especially in the era of COVID-19.

National Online Learning Day

September 15, 2020
September 15 is National Online Learning Day. The first online high school, CompuHigh, was established in 1994. Capitol Tech first offered online courses, just a few years later in 1997.

September 14th Marks the Beginning of Construction Safety Week 2020

September 15, 2020
Construction Safety Week, which began on Monday, September 14th, is an annual event in which the “construction industry, its clients and business partners take this opportunity to recommit to sending every worker h