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Press Release: Transmosis and Workforce Institute announce application deadline for their tuition-free summer STEM game training series for technology driven students

State of California grant provides tuition subsidy for three-part STEM game training programs San Jose, CA – June 12, 2017 Transmosis Corp. and the San José – Evergreen Community College District Workforce Institute (WI) are hosting a three-course Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) gaming series this summer. Their first advanced game training starts June 19. The program is funded from a grant through the State of California, therefore tuition for students in the training is waived. The summer series focuses on different aspects of actual game development, prototyping, building, and more advanced techniques, taught by experienced gaming professionals. “In...

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Transmosis and State of Nevada’s Governor’s Office of Science, Innovation and Technology Unveil New Cybersecurity Training Bootcamp

Transmosis accepting applications for subsidized cybersecurity training program HENDERSON, Nev., July 17, 2017 – Transmosis Corp. will open a new Cybersecurity Training Program this summer in Southern Nevada. The program is funded through the STEM Workforce Challenge Grant through the State of Nevada Governor’s Office of Science, Innovation and Technology (OSIT). The training intends to attract incumbent, displaced workers, minorities and postsecondary students. In greater Clark County, there are a limited number of affordable cybersecurity training opportunities, but the need is growing. According to the Labor Market Information from the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation, the long-term...

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Presentation Abstract Technology is accelerating the transformation of every major American industry. Unfortunately, our labor force has not changed along with it and American workers are left out of this amazing (r)evolution. Our workforce needs to be cutting edge and adaptable. Both employees and employers are facing significant challenges: The “robotization” of many jobs, Increasing international workforce competition, The disruption and transformation of industries as a result of new technology, Workforce discrimination, and the need to acquire new skills and training to be relevant in our New Economy. LEARNING OUTCOMES FROM PRESENTATION In this session these issues will be...

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PRESS RELEASE: Transmosis to Host Unique Cybersecurity Career Fair at Symantec

Transmosis to Host Unique Cybersecurity Career Fair at Symantec Career Fair Hopes to Energize Silicon Valley Cybersecurity Apprentice Talent Sources OAKLAND, Calif., May 5, 2017 – Transmosis Corp. and Symantec Corp., the world’s leading cyber security company, will host a cybersecurity career fair and discussion on the industry demand. This exclusive event for cybersecurity apprentices will be held on May 11 from 1pm to 3:30pm Pacific Time at Symantec Headquarters in Mountain View. According to an ISC2 Global Information Security Workforce Study, by 2019, the demand for cybersecurity professionals will increase to 6 million globally. Transmosis and MetroEd have...

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Arguments that the U.S. tech industry is suffering from a shortage of skilled local workers are “preposterous,” says Chase Norlin, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur who has called for Washington to reform the H-1B program. “It’s just another distraction mechanism that they’re using to avoid discussing the real issue, which is the exploitation of cheap foreign labour,” he said.

Trump’s visa order met with mixed reaction from U.S. tech Silicon Valley leaders have been locked in a tense standoff with U.S. President Donald Trump over his hard-line stance on immigration, but the tech industry appears to be embracing Mr. Trump’s latest efforts at immigration reform. An executive order dubbed “Buy American, Hire American” that Mr. Trump signed on Tuesday calls for federal agencies to review the H-1B program, which grants 65,000 temporary working visas to immigrants employed in select high-skilled fields such as technology and medicine, and another 20,000 to workers with graduate degrees from universities in the...

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Transmosis CEO, Chase Norlin, to speak at the Information Assurance Symposium Track 3: Sustaining a Cyber Workforce. Tuesday June 20th  [10:15-11:15] The Track 3 “Sustaining a Cyber Workforce” Lead for the NSA Information Assurance Symposium (IAS) 2017 . You are scheduled to brief on Tuesday June 20th 1015-1115. The Information Assurance (IA) mission at NSA is pleased to announce that the Information Assurance Symposium (IAS) is coming to the Baltimore Convention Center and Hilton Hotel, Baltimore, MD 19-21 June. The Information Assurance Symposium is the premier IA event at which leaders and practitioners share vital information and provide direction and...

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Teach Cybersecurity with Apprenticeship Instead

Governments, private industry, and tech culture can all benefit from a cyber workforce built on quality apprenticeships What do you think of when you think of apprenticeship? Try to find stock photos for “apprenticeship”, and your search results will abound with safety goggles, bandsaws, and coiled air hoses. Americans imagine apprentices as carpenters, plumbers, and machinists, and for good reason: there is a long and proud tradition of apprenticeship in construction trades, which had about 30 percent of all registered American apprenticeships in 2016. This apprenticeship tradition helped build the physical infrastructures – highways, ports, and energy grids –...

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Transmosis CEO, Chase Norlin, to speak at the IEDC 2017 Annual Conference. With the emergence of new global markets, communities need to work together to encourage competition and advance economic growth. This must-attend event for economic developers – IEDC’s first annual conference outside of the United States – will focus on how to Connect, Collaborate, and Create at the global level to contribute to the transformation of local, state, and regional economies. Toronto and its surrounding region are consistently ranked at the top of international indexes for competitiveness, innovation, and liveability. Few cities in the world can offer such...

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SJECCD Opens Game Design Course to the Public Over Spring Break to Promote STEM Careers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 4, 2017 SAN JOSÉ, Calif., April 4, 2017 – Have you ever wanted to work in the Gaming industry? Transmosis and the Silicon Valley Engineering Tech Pathways (SVETP), a California Career Pathways Trust (CCPT) STEM Pathways Project funded by the California Department of Education (CDE) and the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO), will host a Game Design Academy from April 10 to April 14. This specialty course is limited to 25 students. The Game Design Course is open to anyone. No experience necessary. Employers require applicants to have basic skills, but they...

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Transmosis CEO to speak at the Apprenticeship Forward National Conference

Transmosis CEO, Chase Norlin, to speak at the Apprenticeship Forward National Conference. Apprenticeship Forward is a national conference that will help chart a path toward a future where millions more American workers and businesses reap the benefits of a high performing apprenticeship system built through the collaboration of the public, private, and philanthropic sectors.  Date: May 4th-5th, 2017 Location: Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009 Sponsoring Partners:  National Skills Coalition, New America, AFL-CIO Working for America Institute, Advance CTE, Jobs for the Future, National Association of Workforce Boards, National Fund for Workforce Solutions, National Governors Association, and Urban Institute (list in formation).  With the support of Annie E....

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