SAT’s Maurice Dawson to Deliver Keynote Address at NSBE Chapter’s Scholars Reception


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Maurice Dawson, an assistant professor of information technology and management at Illinois Tech, has been selected as the keynote speaker at the St. Louis Gateway Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers’s 2019 Scholars Reception on Sunday, July 21.

Dawson, who is also the director of Illinois Tech’s Center for Cyber Security and Forensics Education, will deliver a speech titled “Cybersecurity: What It Is, What It Isn’t, and Why It Is Critical for African Americans to Enter This Field.”

The annual event, hosted by the St. Louis Gateway Chapter, supports students pursuing degrees in higher education in engineering and other areas of STEM.

Learn more about the cybersecurity programs offered at Illinois Tech's School of Applied Technology.