Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce gifts scholarship to Western Washington University’s Poulsbo Cybersecurity Program
The Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce has donated a $450 scholarship to a Western Washington University student for the 2018-2019 school year.
The scholarship will go to a student within the university’s bachelor's degree program in Computer & Information Systems Security (CISS) offered in Poulsbo.
Western Washington University students Stephanie Mason of Bellingham and Ted Weber of Shoreline won first and second place, respectively, at the Association for Computing Machinery’s ACM Student Research Competition in Orlando, Florida last month.
Chess is a centuries-old game of attack, defense, feint, and surprise. The Internet, and all the devices connected to it, is akin to a global chessboard – with programmers probing, attacking and defending constantly in their efforts to overcome their opponents.
Two Western Washington University faculty members have been awarded a five-year, $1 million S-STEM grant from the National Science Foundation to prepare students for careers in computer science and math and to support women, underrepresented minorities, and first-generation students in their pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in those programs at WWU.