Josue Renteria is an applied computing senior who is spending his summer working with Houston Cyber Fusion Center to expand their operational technology security capabilities. His classes at Wichita State sparked his interest in cybersecurity.
More than 5,000 Shockers each year take what they’ve learned in the classroom and transfer that knowledge into real-world environments. Applied learning — which is required for every Wichita State student — happens in offices, factories, laboratories, nonprofits, industries and companies across the globe. Students work side-by-side with seasoned professionals to ensure that they’re fully prepared to make meaningful contributions to their employers and their communities when they graduate.