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21
Nov
2022

New Scholarship Offers Opportunity for Minority Serving-Cyberinfrastructure Consortium Participants to Engage with IT Peers at TechEX 

By Teni Agbesanwa

It has been an exciting, yet busy fall season for the Minority Serving-Cyberinfrastructure Consortium (MS-CC) as we participated in multiple community engagement opportunities. We are heading to our final stop this year, and are looking forward to participating in the 2022 Internet2 Technology Exchange (TechEX) in Denver, Colorado,…

05
Oct
2022

Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2022: Seeing Yourself in Cyber with the MS-CC

By Teni Agbesanwa

In 2004, the National Cyber Security Alliance and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) declared October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This month is dedicated to providing people with online safety resources by emphasizing the importance of taking the proper steps to enhance cybersecurity on university campuses,…

16
Sep
2022

MS-CC Gearing Up for Fall 2022 Events, Workshops, and Public Engagements

By Teni Agbesanwa

We’re looking forward to participating in upcoming engagement opportunities these next few months to discuss the work of the Minority Serving – Cyberinfrastructure Consortium (MS-CC) to promote advanced cyberinfrastructure capabilities on the campuses of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), tribal colleges and universities (TCUs), and other minority-serving institutions (MSIs).  Quick…

13
Sep
2022

Minority Serving – Cyberinfrastructure Consortium Awarded Nearly $15 Million NSF Grant to Fund Cyberinfrastructure Investments, Research Facilitation Support

Funding supports accelerating cyberinfrastructure-centric research capacity at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) through proof-of-concept grants and shared resources WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 13, 2022 – The Minority Serving – Cyberinfrastructure Consortium (MS-CC) and Internet2 have been awarded a nearly $15 million grant from…

08
Sep
2022

Leveling the Cyberinfrastructure Playing Field Focus of Upcoming MS-CC Presentation at 2022 National HBCU Week Conference

By Teni Agbesanwa

On Sept. 22, 2022, at 11:30 a.m. ET, MS-CC Director Lawrence Williams will deliver a presentation focused on supporting historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) through the advancement of campus technology, community building, funding support, and professional development opportunities. The presentation is part of the 2022…

14
Jun
2022

Minority Serving – Cyberinfrastructure Consortium and Internet2 Present Cybersecurity Workshop Series for HBCUs, TCUs

Workshops funded by the National Science Foundation Cyberinfrastructure Center of Excellence Demonstration Pilot WASHINGTON, D.C., June 14, 2022 – The Minority Serving – Cyberinfrastructure Consortium (MS-CC) and Internet2 today announced a series of ransomware security and cyberinfrastructure workshops beginning in June 2022 to be held on the campuses…

24
May
2022

Cyberinfrastructure: What It Is and Why Your Campus Needs It

By Lawrence Williams

Our work at the Minority Serving – Cyberinfrastructure Consortium (MS-CC) centers on promoting advanced cyberinfrastructure capabilities on the campuses of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), Hispanic-serving institutions (HSIs), tribal colleges and universities (TCUs), and other minority serving institutions (MSIs).  But what exactly is advanced cyberinfrastructure? And more importantly,…