• Partnership to Bring Motorcycle Riding Class to JB Charleston

    Partnership to Bring Motorcycle Riding Class to JB Charleston0

    Joint Base Charleston and nearby Trident Technical College in North Charleston, S.C., will collaborate to offer motorcycle riding classes to military personnel under a partnership approved earlier this month. The college will offer classes on the installation — made up of Charleston Air Force Base and Naval Support Activity Charleston — and allow service members to take the off-base course at a reduced rate. In return, the college will provide maintenance for the joint base’s motorcycle fleet, reported Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs …

  • University President Envisions ‘Cyber Village’ Sprouting outside Ft. Gordon0

    Augusta University, part of Georgia’s public university system, is planning on expanding its cybersecurity program in response to the growing cyber mission at nearby Fort Gordon. “We will be a destination campus for kids who want to get into cybersecurity and all of its offshoots — computer science, information technology, health informatics, all of those sorts of things,” University President Brooks Keel told the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce last week. The consolidation of Army Cyber Command at the Augusta, Ga., post also offers the promise of a host of economic development opportunities for eastern Georgia …

  • University Considers Becoming Anchor Tenant at Hunters Point0

    San Francisco State University intends to lease 60,000 square feet or more in the planned innovation district at the former Hunters Point Naval Shipyard, making it the first major commercial tenant at the reuse project. “We’re going to plant our flag at Hunters Point,” University President Leslie Wong told the San Francisco Business Times. “We want to be, we plan to be, the anchor institution at Hunter’s Point.” Subjects including IT, digital arts and hospitality could be offered at Hunters Point, Wong said …