Missouri utility looks to energy storage to extend life of substation
City Utilities of Springfield, Missouri, announced a partnership last year with a hometown battery manufacturer, NorthStar Battery, on a pilot project to integrate energy storage at a substation serving a growing area of the city.
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Evangel University launches two new online computer programs
Evangel University has introduced two new online tech programs designed for adult learners, with classes scheduled to start with the Fall 2018 semester.
Computer Information Systems degree and Cybersecurity Certificate
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Springfield’s eFactory names 4 startups in new accelerator class
The eFactory on Thursday announced the four Springfield startups that will make up the third cohort of its accelerator program.
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By now, you’ve likely seen snippets of Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before Congress on Facebook and data privacy in 2018. (You’ve probably also seen a lot of good memes on the subject, too.)
Facebook’s response to all this scrutiny—in both its communications and in the products themselves—has been rapid and ever-changing. Last week, restrictions on the use of their API shifted significantly. Unfortunately, given these new and relatively extreme Facebook API restrictions, our website is currently blocked from importing Facebook events.
We are monitoring the situation and looking for a new method to import your Facebook events into the calendar. In the meantime, please be aware that some event details may be out of date.
If you need to make corrections to the date or time of an event, please submit details through the Submit an Event page.
New Drury program takes integrated approach to cyber-risk management; blends business, computer science
Drury’s new Bachelor of Business Administration in Cyber-Risk Management will help graduates stand apart in this high-demand field by giving them equal, in-depth exposure to both business principles and computer science know-how. It will be the only program in the region – and one of the few in the nation – to take such a deeply integrated approach to training cybersecurity professionals.
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With Tuesday vote, OTC to expand, build center in Republic, add training
The effort to establish a new Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Technology on the main campus is expected to take time. Higdon said it may be 24 months before OTC will be able to break ground on the 50,000-square-foot center.
The center is expected to cost $20 million. Higdon said OTC plans to leverage its increased funding to seek help at the state and federal levels, through bonds and grants. The college will also seek private donations.
The space will allow OTC to train students in advanced technical fields such as robotics, 3D printing and mechatronics — a science field that combines electronics and various forms of engineering.
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