SAS summit focuses on getting more students trained in STEM fields

CARY, N.C. (WNCN) – Representatives from Community Colleges across the state are trying to find ways to get more student trained in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.

That was the focus of a Data and Analytics Summit at SAS in Cary Wednesday. Founder and CEO Jim Goodnight says training in this growing field is vital.

Goodnight also says that foreign hackers are a major concern and that he sees jobs related to cyber security taking off in the next couple of years.

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