Cybercrimes are in the news on a daily basis. Major corporations, government offices, and banks have been hacked. Many individuals are victims. The 2018 Cyber Security Breaches Survey said that 43% of businesses were hit by a cyber security breach in the last 12 months. The solution to cybercrime prevention is cyber defense. Companies across the world are expanding and refining their security systems. Volunteer State Community College is training students in cyber defense expertise through a degree concentration in the field.
Imagine earning a high school diploma and a college diploma at the same time. Alizza Schremp didn’t just imagine it, she did it. Alizza graduated from Livingston Academy High School in May of 2018. She also graduated magna cum laude from Volunteer State Community College with an Associate of Arts degree in University Studies. While at Livingston Academy, Alizza enrolled in Vol State’s dual enrollment program. Dual enrollment allows students to earn high school credit and college credit for the same course.