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Urbana University Hosts Summer Career Path Enhancers

Urbana, OH (June 24, 2019)

Urbana University, a branch campus of Franklin University, will host a series of boot camps and workshops on campus this summer. The one, three-day and five-day courses are designed for professionals looking to enrich their knowledge, in the areas of Microsoft, Cybersecurity, and Automated Software Testing.

July 15-July 19: Microsoft Office Specialist
Master the basics of Microsoft through this Excel boot camp. Robert D’Andrea, Lead Faculty in Computer Science at Urbana University, will guide attendees through formulas, formatting, what-if and seek function, charts, and organizing data in multiple sheets. Completion of the five-day camp qualifies participants for a Badge of Completion: Excel Specialist Level I. (Cost: $299)

July 26: Cybersecurity Essentials
Join us in exploring Cybersecurity Essentials. In this one-day workshop, attendees will explore a number of areas within cybersecurity, from personal and business settings to cyber threats, as well as, building a framework for businesses and implementing a robust security lifecycle. The skills gained through Urbana’s cybersecurity expert led Cybersecurity Essentials workshop, will provide attendees with solid foundation for tackling the fundamentals of cybersecurity. Completion of this workshop qualifies participants for a Certificate of Cybersecurity Fundamentals. (Cost: $149)

July 31-August 2: Mechanics of Software Testing Automation
As an attendee at Urbana University's Automated Software Testing Boot Camp, participants will gain hands-on experience from Jeremy Davis, Automation Engineer (Franklin University). Jeremy will share his more than 15 years of experience to help participants better understand Ruby/GIT/Cucumber setup, environment setups, writing Gherkin test, page object models, domain specific language, setting up hooks and data strategies and test triage. Completion of this three-day boot camp qualifies participants for a Badge of Completion: Automated Software Testing Level 1. (Cost: $299)

For more information on the above camps, call 614-947-6970 or register online at:



About Urbana University - A Branch Campus of Franklin University

Urbana University, a branch campus of Franklin University, prepares students for successful and professional careers within a caring and supportive environment. Regionally well known for education and teacher preparation programs, Urbana was founded in 1850 and acquired by Franklin in 2014. Urbana’s 128-acre, residential campus nestled in heart of Ohio provides a background for students actively engaged in campus activities through 20 student-led academic, professional, performing arts, social and service organizations. Blue Knights athletics includes 17 NCAA Division II sports and three intercollegiate club sports. Urbana University is a division of Franklin University, which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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