Blue Star Families of Tennessee named Digital Works Community Partner of the Year

Fort Campbell, Kentucky (November 21, 2022) — Connected Nation is honored to name the Blue Star Families (BSF) Tennessee Chapter as Digital Works 2022 Community Partner of the Year. BSF and other awardees were recognized at the Digital Works hub in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, during a press conference on November 15 that announced CN’s latest digital literacy learning and educational …

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Timeline for National High-Speed Internet Deployment

The following press release was published on November 10, 2022 from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (November 10, 2022) – The National Telecommunications and Information Administration expects to communicate Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment allocation levels to eligible entities by June 30, 2023. The Biden-Harris Administration is required by law to allocate Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment funds according to a formula …

How to honor veterans in your community and beyond

Fort Campbell, Kentucky (November 11, 2022) — Veterans Day 2022 will be observed on Friday, November 11, to honor all who have served in the U.S. military to protect our country. All veterans are deserving of our respect and gratitude. Each year, the Office of Veteran Affairs selects a theme, and this year’s theme is “Honor.” Veterans Day, originally called …

Connected Nation’s Ashley Patterson to serve as Kentucky Association of Mapping Professionals (KAMP) President-Elect

Bowling Green, Kentucky (October 19, 2022) – Ashley Patterson, Senior Geospatial Technician at Connected Nation (CN), was elected by the Kentucky Association of Mapping Professionals (KAMP) as President-Elect at its 2022 conference in Lexington, Kentucky. “We are so proud of Ashley in being elected by the KAMP membership to serve as President-Elect for the association next year,” said Ashley Hitt, …

Teen-led nonprofit works to close Digital Divide in the Northeast

Hoboken, New Jersey (October 18, 2022) – In April, Connected Nation (CN) hosted the National Kids Tech Summit sponsored by AT&T to challenge K-12 students to use their digital skills to help their communities. Four student-led organizations were named finalists in the competition. Computers 4 People was one of them — the nonprofit took third place and received a $3,500 …

Connected Nation’s Vice President of GeoAnalytics to serve as URISA President

Bowling Green, Kentucky (October 10, 2022) –  This week, Connected Nation’s very own Ashley Hitt, Vice President, GeoAnalytics, will begin her one-year term as President of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) following the GIS-Pro 2022 conference in Boise, Idaho. “Geospatial data is crucial to every aspect of Connected Nation’s mission, as well as everything that drives today’s …

What a retired Colonel is asking US ALL to do for those who have served our nation

Bowling Green, Kentucky (October 4, 2022) – Retired Colonel Blaine Hedges spent nearly three decades in the United States Military. He has transitioned into the position of CEO & President of Government Solutions and Services or GS2. GS2 is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business founded in 2018 that empowers companies by building partnerships across government and private sectors. Hedges works with the …