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From Microsoft Office Specialist to Amazon Intern

Silicon Valley. Seattle. London. Bangalore. All of these cities are recognized as some of the largest IT hubs in the world. Is it possible that Cary, North Carolina will be added to this list? It will if former MOS US National Championship competitor, Ali Khan, has anything to say about it. Ali, a Cary, NC […]

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Certiport Presents the 2017 Microsoft Office Specialist World Champions

The winners of the 2017 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship have been announced by Certiport, the leading test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets. In its 16th year, the competition attracted more than 560,000 candidates from 122 countries to demonstrate their superior skills in Microsoft Word®, Excel®, and PowerPoint®. Today culminated […]

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Cimarron Correctional Facility Adds MOS Certification to Vocational Program

Cimarron Correctional Facility (CCF) is a men’s medium security prison in Cushing, Oklahoma owned and operated by CoreCivic headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee.  A few years ago, CCF wanted to improve their vocational program by adding industry-recognized certification to help inmates validate in-demand technology skills. Computer Instructor Steve Holley began to research introductory-level technology certifications and […]

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New Zealand Student with Autism Achieves Certification Success

We recently heard a fantastic story of a young man from Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand from our partner in that region, XCERIO.  Luke Kneebone deals with the challenges of autism and has found great pride and success through Microsoft Office Specialist certification.  His parents and teacher, Sandy Anderson, shared the following details with Certiport. Luke […]

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Certiport and Microsoft to Build Digital Literacy Skills in the Dominican Republic

Certiport CEO Aaron Osmond recently traveled to the Dominican Republic and met with Vice President Margarita Cedeño, representatives from Microsoft, and Certiport’s partner in the country ETC Iberoamerica to start a groundbreaking partnership.  Microsoft Office Specialist certification and training will be offered to teachers and students in the Dominican Republic with unprecedented scope to help […]

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