• Student and professor engaged in community outreach

Community Engagement

Community Engagement

The University of Nebraska’s Investing in Nebraska’s Future Strategic Planning Framework guides university-wide and campus planning. It emphasizes access and affordability, quality academic programs, workforce and economic development, research growth, engagement with the state, and accountability as priorities “to help build and sustain a Nebraska that offers its citizens educational and economic opportunity and a high quality of life”.

The CSIT Department addresses these elements by providing access to quality IT education to young people and through initiatives to make young people in Central Nebraska more IT-career ready. The CSIT Department is committed to developing and nurturing a healthy IT community of professionals in Central Nebraska.The demand for computing professionals in Central Nebraska exceeds the current supply of graduates.

Some of the CSIT Department outreach activities include: