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2016 Centriq Technology Scholarship Winner

2016 Centriq Technology Scholarship Winner

May 13, 2016 in College Alternatives, News, Press Releases, TechSmart KC / by Ted Parker


Computers have been his life’s hobby since the beginning of Middle School. When his family moved to Lee’s Summit from North Carolina he immediately enrolled in the nationally recognized Summit Technology Academy as an extension of his Lee’s Summit West High School experience.  He’s taken six technology-related classes in high school.  Read More

The new web with AngularJS 2 & TypeScript – a browser marriage, not a date

The new web with AngularJS 2 & TypeScript – a browser marriage, not a date

May 6, 2016 in Corporate, Web Development / by Sara Lamb

(Written by Doug Hoff/Centriq Training)

The world of web architecture is undergoing its third major overhaul and there’s still more to come. This third version of the web development architecture is centered on the browser as a stand-alone engine so that mobile apps and desktop apps have little differences, developers can write an app and then easily use it on a desktop or mobile device or even embed it in a proprietary mobile app. This is what folks are calling a Single Page Application (SPA).Read More

April’s Featured TechSmart KC Student

May 3, 2016 in TechSmart KC / by Thane Clark

Jenni Ruby


“I grew up in Lee’s Summit and graduated from Lee’s Summit North High School. After a couple of years of college, I didn’t feel that the environment was a fit and I was still trying to figure out what my career would look like. For the past few years I have worked exclusively in the service industry as an assistant manager. While I enjoyed this field, I knew this was not what I saw as my lifelong career. I knew that technology is a growing field which is constantly changing and evolving. My passion for computers, learning technology and troubleshooting are what influenced the direction of my desired career path. Read More

New Alumni Job Board Goes Live May 2016

New Alumni Job Board Goes Live May 2016

April 29, 2016 in Alumni / by Sara Lamb

Tina & Kiera have previously emailed job notifications from hiring managers, recruiters, IT managers and others seeking to hire graduates of Centriq’s TechSmart KC program.

We wanted to make it easier for you to view all available positions at a glance, so we’ve created an Alumni Network Job Board on LinkedIn! A handful of positions are posted out there currently, but the board will officially go live on Monday, May 2.Read More

New IT Jobs for TechSmart KC Grads – April 2016

New IT Jobs for TechSmart KC Grads – April 2016

April 27, 2016 in Alumni / by Nicole Trendel

TechSmart KC Alumni On the Move

Not only does Centriq’s TechSmart KC Program train you for IT jobs, but we also assist with IT job placements immediately after graduation and throughout your career.

The following alumni have recently changed jobs … find them on LinkedIn and congratulate them! Or, if you’re looking to make a change yourself, send them a message to see if there are any other open positions at their new company.

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Congratulations instructors!

Congratulations instructors!

April 21, 2016 in Alumni / by Nicole Trendel

Congratulations to three Centriq instructors who recently received 2016 Q1 Excellence Awards!

Every quarter one instructor from our Corporate Division and two instructors from our Career Division (an Application Developer trainer and an IT Administrator trainer) are recognized for their hard work, dedication to our students and the positive feedback they receive on the evaluations students fill out at the end of their classes.

Congratulations and thank you for all that you do for our students to Karla Sharp – Corporate Technical Trainer, Chuck Wieners – Application Developer Trainer, Jerrod Wilson – IT Administrator Trainer.