On Feb. 25 and 26, seven UD students traveled to Austin with Director of Undergraduate Admissions and Enrollment Michael Probus, BA '12 MBA '15, to advocate for continuing and/or increasing Tuition Equalization Grant (TEG) money.+ Read More
The Irving Economic Development Partnership recognized the Center for the Cybersecurity Education and the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business for their contributions to local business on July 30 at the Irving Newsmaker Reception.
We are honored to be recognized as a leader in preparing a growing number of cybersecurity professionals with the knowledge and technical skills to reduce vulnerabilities in the nations networks, said Interim Dean Brett Landry, who attended the event on behalf of the school with Director for the Center for Cybersecurity Education Sandra Blanke.
The reception was attended by Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne, Irving City Council members and local civic and business leaders and hosted by the City of Irving, Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce and the Irving Convention & Visitors Bureau. The event honored the recent accomplishments of local businesses and business leaders who have made recent accomplishments.
The Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business was recognized for once again being designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The accreditation, which the program first received in 2003, will cover academic years through 2021.
Mike Kiegerl's youngest daughter, Christine, would have graduated from UD in the Class of 1994, but just before her graduation, she was struck by an impaired truck driver and died instantly. Kiegerl and his wife, Peggy, established the Christine S. Kiegerl Memorial Scholarship in their girl's memory in 1997.+ Read More
UD students not only read St. Augustine's "Confessions" in Rome, traveling to Ostia to marvel at the place in which, according to Book IX, St. Augustine and his mother, St. Monica, had a joint mystical vision of God — they also travel 4.4 miles from the Irving campus to read the text with residents of South Irving.+ Read More