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Military and Women-Focused Tech Charities Received $160K from CompTIA & Creating IT Futures Foundation Since 2013

Thursday, January 14, 2016 | Category: Education - Illinois

CompTIA's "Creating IT Futures Foundation" have donated more than $400,000 dollars to technology-related charities since 2013. Military and women-focused charities with technology programs have benefited from this philanthropy, receiving 40 percent ($160,000) of the donations.

ULM Recognized as Military and Veteran Friendly Campus

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 | Category: Education - Louisiana

The State of Louisiana recognized the University of Louisiana Monroe as a military and veteran friendly campus. To qualify, an institution must meet the following criteria: adopt and fully implement the military and transfer process, offer application fee waivers and specialized orientation programs, adopt deployment and readmission policies, and offer priority class scheduling.

DOD Fails to Disclose Information About Gender Disparities in Admissions at Military Service Academies

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 | Category: Education - National

A lawsuit was filed by the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Connecticut, and the Service Women’s Action Network against the Department of Defense. DOD failed to release records under the Freedom of Information Act regarding how the three military academies maintain policies that result in an underrepresentation of women in the student population.

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