Miami, Nov. 20, 2023 – Miami Dade College (MDC) announces a new collaboration with Intel Digital Readiness Program as the first academic institution to introduce the Digital Trust for All program. This innovative initiative is designed to empower learners to engage confidently in digital activities while fostering trust, responsibility and security in the digital landscape. The program will be available starting today.
As our world becomes increasingly digital, the need for digital trust is paramount. The Digital Trust for All program is a testament to MDC and Intel’s commitment to addressing the growing demand for individuals and organizations to navigate the digital realm safely and responsibly. This program equips learners of all backgrounds with essential knowledge, skills and tools to interact in an ever-evolving digital landscape with confidence. With a primary focus on cybersecurity, digital ethics and responsible online behavior, the Digital Trust for All program will cover a wide array of topics, ensuring participants are well-prepared for the challenges and opportunities of the digital world.
Intel’s Bruce Andrews, VP Global Government Affairs remarked, “Earning digital trust is a shared responsibility of industry, governments and civil society. That is why Intel is excited to launch the Digital Trust for All program in collaboration with Miami Dade College, a leading civic partner working to the advancement of wider society. The first-of-a-kind program aims to bring Digital Trust skills to all citizens and students. This effort reinforces Intel’s commitment —as part of our RISE 2030 goal—to make technology inclusive and expand digital readiness for all.”
MDC and Intel are committed to making this program accessible to all, striving to bridge the digital divide and provide everyone with the tools and understanding needed to thrive in the digital era. This initiative aligns with MDC’s mission to offer affordable, high-quality education and Intel’s commitment to fostering digital trust worldwide.
“We are excited to be at the forefront of digital trust education as the first academic institution to partner with Intel on this groundbreaking initiative,” said MDC President Madeline Pumariega. “This collaboration is a significant step toward empowering our students and the local and international community with the necessary skills and knowledge to navigate the digital world safely and responsibly.”
Key program highlights:
- Cutting-Edge Curriculum: The program will feature a comprehensive curriculum developed by Intel’s top experts, ensuring that learners are at the forefront of digital trust knowledge.
- Hands-on Training: Participants will have access to hands-on training and practical exercises to apply their newfound knowledge in real-world scenarios.
- Flexible Learning: The program is offered online and on-demand to offers flexibility to accommodate various learner needs and preferences.
The Digital Trust for All program is available through MDC’s School of Continuing Education and Professional Development. To register and find additional information about the program visit https://ce.mdc.edu/digital-trust.