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RETR3AT 2016 – Montreat College Cybersecurity Conference

October 21 Each year, Montreat College hosts RETR3AT, a conference designed to engage, educate, and raise awareness about cybersecurity in Western North Carolina and beyond. RETR3AT goes beyond the “1s and 0s” approach to cybersecurity training, challenging attendees to think about how to lead in protecting their organization’s information within an ethical framework. Register […]

Madison County gets tech grant

The U.S. Department of Labor announced $150 million in TechHire grants, designed to extend high quality, accelerated tech training opportunities to new communities—including over $30 million in grants for projects serving predominantly rural areas. One of the areas receiving a grant is Madison County, NC. Madison County will collaborate with local universities and partners like […]

Asheville Drupal Camp 2016

The Asheville Drupal User Group hosted Drupal Camp Asheville 2016 at the new Mission Health/A-B Tech Conference Center, August 12-13, 2016. Friday included a full day of Drupal 8 training, including introduction, theming and development. Matt Cheney, co-founder of Pantheon, was in attendance with a featured session on building an industrial grade development workflow using the Pantheon hosting platform. Saturday was an […]

Geeks for Great WNC Tech Futures

An initiative began today at a meeting at RISC Networks to change our technology futures in the Asheville-metro area through a planned ‘Appreciative Inquiry and a Search Conference Summit.’  Community members from throughout Western North Carolina were introduced to this foundation that puts a weight on the educational, business, and technology resources in our area. […]