Winthrop Educator Wins Award for Individual Excellence
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Posted by: Thomas Scott
Winthrop Educator Joyce Camp receives inaugural SC Cyber Award of Individual Excellence at the 2018 Cybersecurity Summit
(L-R) SC Cyber Executive Director Tom Scott, Award Winner Joyce Camp, SC Cyber Founder Les Eisner
CHARLESTON, SC - May 24, 2018 – SC Cyber announced today the recipient of the inaugural SC Cyber Award for Individual Excellence at SC Cyber's annual cybersecurity summit held at the Francis Marion hotel.
Joyce Camp, an educator from Winthrop University, was recognized for her outstanding efforts to improve cybersecurity education across South Carolina.
"Joyce has been instrumental in leading cybersecurity education efforts across the state." said SC Cyber Executive Director Tom Scott. "She brought GenCyber camps to the Upstate area, hosted coding and robotics workshops, and helped the South Carolina Department of Education realign their cyber curriculum with new cyber education standards. Not only that, but she has served as an inspiration to a host of eager teachers and instructors in multiple school districts.
About SC Cyber
SC Cyber is a statewide South Carolina initiative, based at the University of South Carolina and with partners across all levels of academia, industry, and government, with a mission to develop the talent, techniques, and tools to defend critical, connected infrastructure within South Carolina and the United States. In support of this mission, SC Cyber creates and offers programs for training and workforce development, education, advanced technology development and commercialization, and critical infrastructure protection. Learn more at sccyber.org.