A Distinct Accomplishment

The Forsyth Tech cyber security team receiving an award.

Forsyth Tech students and programs have earned many distinctions over the years. But they aren’t all created equal.

Some, like the Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Defense Education designation, are highly sought after. The CAE designation, awarded jointly by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), is the most prestigious recognition for cybersecurity excellence a college can receive. And this year Forsyth Tech was selected as one of 44 two- and four-year colleges to receive the honor. “We are so excited about getting it,” says Dr. Deanne Wesley, department chair, Davis iTEC Center. “It puts us among the top programs in the country.”
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