June 26, 2017

Black Hat 2017

Black Hat

UAT Network Security students and alumni are preparing to work as paid volunteers for Black Hat USA 2017, taking place at Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas on July 22-27. Black Hat is a security conference designed for people of backgrounds like corporations, government agencies, military, the private sector and independent security experts. UAT is the primary university given the chance to volunteer at Black Hat, as our students have earned an outstanding track record over the years. At Black Hat, students help with tasks such as setting up networks, placing network cables down, setting up APs (access…

UAT Partners with Warriors Heart to Offer STEM Scholarship for Veterans Suffering from PTSD

UAT Veteran Scholarship

UAT is offering veterans a chance to pursue a STEM career by partnering with Warriors Heart to advance job skills of alumni who complete their 28-day peer-to-peer healing program. Warriors Heart is the first and only private treatment center for “Warriors Only” (veterans and first responders) in the U.S. dealing with substance abuse, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and/or psychological effects of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI). The partnership began when UAT President Jason Pistillo met with Warriors Heart CEO and Co-Founder Josh Lannon at a Young President’s Organization (YPO) meeting. Pistillo recognized the need to offer scholarship for veterans…

The Great War PC Game Commemorates WW1

The Great War

How are video games made? That’s what Nick Reed wondered as a child. “I loved playing video games and wanted to know how they were made. So after serving six years in the Navy, I decided it was time to spread my creative wings and do something I really enjoy,” Nick said. After searching for the perfect school, Nick enrolled at UAT to study Game Design in January 2013. With financial backing from a GI Bill, he knew it was time to get to work on making his dream into a career. “I like the environment here – it’s small…

Rear Admiral Sanders Talks Maritime Strategy at UAT

On March 29, Rear Admiral Scott E. Sanders of the United States Navy spoke with University of Advancing Technology (UAT) students and faculty on the topic of Maritime Strategy. RADM Sanders’ visit was part of Navy Week, a program targeted at increasing the understanding of the American Navy, as well as, its mission and relevance to national security. Link to this post!Related PostsFuture You University Returns to UAT Congrats Spring SIP Fair Winners Try Virtual Reality at Tempe Geeks Night Out PHX Startup Week Presents Silicon Valley VC, Tim Draper at UAT “When Elephants Fight” Screening at UAT