Cybersecurity at South Carolina State University

Summary of Activities


Current State

  • CHE approved curriculum
  • Courses offered during each semester and summer
  • 2 new Cybersecurity Labs
  • New faculty and staff hires (2 faculty and 1 staff) for CS and Cybersecurity
  • Student Summer Cybersecurity Internships at LLNL, NSU & US NAVY/SPAWAR (8 students)
  • Student internships with faculty at SC State
  • Enhanced grant writing activities (8 proposals with cybersecurity components)
  • Enhanced K-12 outreach activities – Summer workshops and Weekend School visits
  • 25+ new students at different stages of the concentration program


  • Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) Application to NSA/DHS, May 2019
  • Student Participation in SECCDC, PCDC, and Hackathons