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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The National Security Agency has designated the University of New Orleans as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations.
UNO is the first university in Louisiana to achieve the designation.
Nationally, there are fewer than 15 institutions that hold the designations, including Carnegie Mellon, Auburn and Northeastern University.
The designation certificate will be presented at an awards ceremony today in San Diego, California.
The university says the designation is reserved for "deeply technical, interdisciplinary, higher education programs firmly grounded in the computer science, computer engineering or electrical engineering disciplines with extensive opportunities for hands-on applications."
UNO's department of computer science is already a designated National Center of Academic Excellence in information assurance education and information assurance research.
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