The Computer Systems Technology program has 26 students registered for the USA/Canada Post-Secondary 2012 NetRiders competition. 12 Students from CISCO 3 and 14 Students from CISCO 1. Matanuska-Susitna College is the only academy from ALASKA to be competing this year. This competition is open to all States int the United States and all the Providences in Canada
On Monday, October 22 and Tuesday, October 23 the CISCO 1 and 3 classes started the competition.
Cisco Networking Academy NetRiders competitions utilize Cisco’s technologies to create an interactive networking skills contest that enhances classroom learning, unites students from across the world, and promotes further technology education and training.
Organized by Cisco, these competitions are a great opportunity for Networking Academy students to learn valuable Networking/IT skills through a series of online exams and simulation activities.
Benefits for Networking Academy Students:
- Recognition for outstanding achievement
- Hands-on practice and experience in a competitive environment
- Career opportunities and internships through increased visibility
- Exposure to career role models
- Opportunities to engage with students around the world
- Top achievers may win prizes, including a week-long trip to Cisco San Jose, California campus with other top achievers from around the world