System z

Academic Initiative program


Educators from all over the world are currently investigating or actively teaching mainframe technologies. This is a partial listing of the most active schools in the United States and Canada. The schools are listed alphabetically by state or province.

Attention: If you are interested in locating and recruiting new talent for internships and hiring, contact the educator listed or select the associated profile link to view curriculum details. Additional profiles will be added as available.

For general inquires about the IBM Academic Initiative program or if you're an educator that would like to be included in this list, contact the System z Academic Initiative team at zskills@us.ibm.com.

States and provinces with participating schools


Multiple U.S. locations

Alabama

Arizona

Arkansas



California





Contact: Teng Moh


Contact: Eric Blum

Colorado


Contact: Dan Likarish


Contact: Dan Connors

Delaware

Contact: John Scoggin

Florida

Georgia


Idaho

Illinois




Contact: Trudee Bremer


Contact: Chu Jong



Indiana


Contact: Jim Ball

Iowa

Contact: Daniel Terrian



Louisiana


Contact: Deanna Roquemore

Maryland

Contact: Lewis Berman



Massachusetts



Minnesota


Contact: Warren Sheaffer


Contact: Bhabani Misra

Missouri

Contact: Ernest York



Contact: John Cigas


Nebraska

Contacts: Beth Stutzman, program chair
Roxanne Stutzman, instructor


Contact: Tom Harvill


New Jersey



Contacts: Jerry Luftman, graduate program
Dominic Duggan, undergraduate program

New York


Contact: Kanad Ghose


Contact: Jeanna Matthews




Contact: Gary Weiss



Contact: Chris Malinowski



Contact: Paul Fodor


Contact: Janice Girardi




Contact: Lixin Tao






Contacts: Tim Fossum

North Carolina



Ohio





Contact: Janice Hood

Oklahoma

Pennsylvania



Contact: Suk-Chung Yoon

South Carolina

South Dakota

Contact: Del Johnson


Texas






Utah

West Virginia


Wisconsin


Ontario, Canada

Contact: Evan Lauersen


Contact: Greg Rodrigo


Contact: Muthana Zouri


Contact: Martin Weddum



Contact: Luis Tumialan


Contact: Donna Graves

Quebec, Canada

Contact: Bruno Lavoie




Contact: Elisabeth Oudar

Nova Scotia, Canada

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Infrastructure matters. Businesses turn to the IBM mainframe for unmatched security, operational efficiency, speed, seamless scale, and lower cost per transaction. The IBM z System, the world’s premier data and transaction engine, is enabled for mobile, integrates transactions and analytics, and delivers efficient and trusted clouds.

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IBM z Systems supports multiple operation systems:

Through its hybrid computing capability, IBM zEnterprise with IBM zEnterprise BladeCenter® Extension (zBX) also supports IBM® AIX® on Power, Microsoft Windows® and Linux® on System x®

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