29 06, 2017

CSRA lands $498 million defense contract

2017-06-29T15:13:54+00:00June 29th, 2017|News|

CSRA, located on the Cyber Innovation Center campus in Bossier City, has been awarded a $498 million contract by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to support the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) milCloud 2.0, Phase 1. MilCloud is a cloud-services portfolio, managed by DISA, and is recognized by the defense industry as a coveted [...]

24 03, 2017

Far From Silicon Valley, Emerging Tech Hub Pulls Workers To Northern Louisiana

2017-03-24T17:59:25+00:00March 24th, 2017|News|

Finding the right tech talent is hard no matter where you are. Finding it along Interstate 20 in northern Louisiana has been particularly challenging. Historically there have been few prominent employers to attract and anchor a consistent workforce along this mostly rural stretch that runs west through the small cities of Monroe, Ruston and Shreveport [...]

21 03, 2017

Cyber Innovation Center featured at SXSWedu

2017-03-21T17:56:06+00:00March 21st, 2017|News|

Big opportunities and the national spotlight continue to shine on the Cyber Innovation Center and its National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center (NICERC). Thanks to their efforts in K-12 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM); cyber; and computer science education, CIC was featured at the South By Southwest Edu (SXSWedu) Conference in Austin, Texas. Kevin Nolten, [...]

10 03, 2017

Cyber Innovation Center wants to weave cybersecurity into K-12 STEM instruction

2017-03-10T14:38:36+00:00March 10th, 2017|News|

Among the many ways technology and education intersected at this week’s SXSWedu conference — beyond demonstrations of robotics, virtual reality tools and the use of data analytics to improve learning — were myriad discussions exploring ways to teach technology and computer science skills more effectively. Kevin Nolten lent a voice to those discussions as one [...]

26 01, 2017

Cyber Innovation Center impacting Shreveport Bossier area

2017-01-26T16:58:40+00:00January 26th, 2017|News|

BOSSIER CITY, La. – Cyber Innovation Center works to develop a sustainable knowledge based workforce that can support the growing needs of government, industry, and academia. CIC and the National Cyber Research Park have shaped the economic landscape of northern Louisiana. The investment by the CIC in K-12 education is pivotal. The center has built [...]

10 11, 2016

New buildings around Bossier City, Benton a sign of major growth

2017-01-16T22:38:58+00:00November 10th, 2016|News|

If you build it, they will come. And if all the buildings going up are any indication, Bossier City officials say the people are coming. “I can think of six or eight (new retail buildings being built), right off the top of my head,” said Bossier City Metropolitan Planning Commission Director Sam Marsiglia. […]

4 11, 2016

Bossier City, Parish may add 20,000 residents by 2019

2017-01-13T16:34:24+00:00November 4th, 2016|News|

Bossier City and Bossier Parish are expected to experience a boom in population over the next few years, and administrators believe strong law enforcement, good schools and a reputation for being progressive are all factors in that growth. […]

27 10, 2016

New jobs coming to CSRA in Bossier thanks to $166M contract

2017-01-13T16:43:28+00:00October 27th, 2016|News|

A $166.9 million contract awarded to CSRA by the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) will  create about 35-40 new jobs in the near future at the company’s Integrated Technology Center in Bossier City and many more jobs will follow. CSRA has received the Enterprise Service Operations Center (ESOC) task order award from the DIA, which has a base [...]