Effects of technology the focus of Studium Generale in Port Angeles

Professors Tanya Knight and Rae Rawley to speak Thursday

PORT ANGELES — The next Studium Generale at Peninsula College will be an overview of the digital age and the revolutionary effects of such technologies as Blockchain, artificial intelligence, the internet of things, cloud computing, and biotechnology on humanity’s social, medical, economic and political existence.

Professors Tanya Knight and Rae Rawley will speak on the issue at 12:35 p.m. Thursday in the Little Theater on the college’s Port Angeles campus, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd.

The event is free and open to the public.

Rawley is a professor in the Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) program.

She has worked for the Department of Defense as a civilian and for the state department in Romania. Prior to coming to Peninsula College she co-owned a small consulting firm and worked for Intel Corporation for over a decade.

Rawley’s educational background includes an associate degree in programming from a community college, a bachelor’s degree, a master’s in business from Arizona State University and a doctorate in leadership and economic justice from Gonzaga University.

Knight is currently a professor in the Information Technology Department and has worked at Peninsula College since 2001. She also taught networking at the North Olympic Peninsula Skills Center for several years.

For more information contact Kate Reavey at [email protected].

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