Press Releases

Gov. Cooper Announces $30 Million to Expand Internet Access in Rural Areas

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Nearly $30 million will go to fund 18 broadband infrastructure projects with a goal of connecting 15,965 households and 703 businesses in rural North Carolina to high-speed internet as part of the 2020 Special Supplementary Round of the Growing Rural Economies with Access to Technology (GREAT) Grant program.

Gov. Cooper Encourages High Schoolers to Participate in CyberStart America

Friday, December 11, 2020

The nationwide CyberStart America competition gives students in grades 9-12 an opportunity to explore their aptitude for cybersecurity and computer science while also earning chances to win prizes and recognition for their schools, as well as scholarships for themselves.

NCDIT Announces New Cybersecurity Website for Schools, Students

Friday, October 16, 2020

The N.C. Department of Information Technology (NCDIT) announced today its new website aimed at educating K-12 students, school administrators and parents on the dangers of cyberattacks and how best to protect yourself from becoming a victim.

Governor Cooper Proclaims Digital Inclusion Week in North Carolina

Monday, October 5, 2020

North Carolina Digital Inclusion Week aims to underscore the importance of digital equity and to prompt digital inclusion efforts across the state to improve broadband access, foster adoption, increase computer ownership and promote digital literacy.

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