SCE & Rockhurst University Partner to increase STEM professionals in KC

Rockhurst University and UMKC’s School of Computing and Engineering announced an innovative partnership that will allow students enrolled at Rockhurst University to receive a computer science, engineering or information technology degree. Working closely together, Dean Kevin Truman,SCE, and Dean Timothy McDonald, Rockhurst, developed the program. “Having two prestigious Kansas City universities partner to increase the pool of qualified engineering and information technology professionals will be a huge asset to local and regional employers,” said Greg Graves, chairman and CEO of Burns and McDonnell and a Rockhurst University board member. “The heavy concentration of firms located in Kansas City should also be a benefit to students while they are in the program and upon graduation.” See the UMKC Press Release.

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