“The magnitude of this event demonstrates the growth of the IT market in South Florida and NSU’s efforts to work with industry partners to provide very qualified graduates to meet their hiring needs,” said Eric Ackerman, Ph.D., dean of GSCIS.
Fort Lauderdale-davie, Fla (PRWEB) November 18, 2013
Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (GSCIS) will welcome more than 1,500 Information Technology (IT) professionals to campus as they prepare to host the 2nd Annual IT Palooza on Dec. 12, 2013. Hackathons start at 8:30 a.m., breakout sessions begin at 1 p.m., and holiday festivities are at 5 p.m. The event will be held in the Carl DeSantis Building on NSU’s main campus at 3301 College Ave, Davie, FL.
“We are very excited to once again serve as the host site for the ITPalooza,” said Eric Ackerman, Ph.D., dean of GSCIS. “The magnitude of this event demonstrates the growth of the IT market in South Florida and NSU’s efforts to work with industry partners to provide very qualified graduates to meet their hiring needs.”
Organized by SherlockTech Staffing, day long activities will feature several tech education sessions designed to offer attendees an immersive learning experience, vendor-prospect interaction, hackathons, professional networking and a job opportunities fair. The day culminates with a holiday party with live entertainment provided by the IT Palooza House Band led by Host.net CMO Lenny Chesal.
Admissions officers from GSCIS will also be on hand to provide information on how to qualify for accelerated admission into the master’s degree program.
For more information and to register, visit ITPalooza!
About NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (GSCIS): The GSCIS provides educational programs of distinction to prepare students for leadership roles in the computer and information sciences field. With internationally recognized faculty, innovative curriculum, and flexible online and campus-based formats for its six Master of Science, four Ph.D. and three certificate programs – the GSCIS’s graduates are sought after around the world. Designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education, their information assurance curriculum is recognized by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security. For more information, please visit http://www.nova.edu/scis.
About Nova Southeastern University: Situated on 314 beautiful acres in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is a dynamic, fully accredited research institution dedicated to providing high-quality educational programs at all levels. NSU is a not-for-profit independent institution with an enrollment of 27,000 students. NSU awards associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, doctoral and first-professional degrees in a wide range of fields. NSU is classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and it is one of only 37 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification. For more information, please visit http://www.nova.edu.
About SherlockTech Staffing: Miami Beach, Florida-based SherlockTech Staffing (http://www.SherlockTech.com) is a premier staffing and consulting source for technical talent in Florida and beyond. The company provides recruiting and consulting services to both Fortune 1000 companies and to job candidates in a wide range of technology areas. The primary focus is recruiting application developers, network engineers and database administrators. The company prides itself on the long term relationships established with both employers and IT talent to ensure placement of the best quality candidates in the top quality jobs.