Irving Newsmaker Reception Recognizes Business Colleges Local Contributions
The Irving Economic Development Partnership recognized the Center for the Cybersecurity
Education and the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business for their contributions
to local business on July 30 at the Irving Newsmaker Reception.
We are honored to be recognized as a leader in preparing a growing number of cybersecurity
professionals with the knowledge and technical skills to reduce vulnerabilities in
the nations networks, said Interim Dean Brett Landry, who attended the event on behalf
of the school with Director for the Center for Cybersecurity Education Sandra Blanke.
The reception was attended by Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne, Irving City Council members
and local civic and business leaders and hosted by the City of Irving, Greater Irving-Las
Colinas Chamber of Commerce and the Irving Convention & Visitors Bureau. The event
honored the recent accomplishments of local businesses and business leaders who have
made recent accomplishments.
The Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business was recognized for once again being
designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity by the National
Security Agency (NSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The accreditation,
which the program first received in 2003, will cover academic years through 2021.