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Bellevue University Associate Professor Elevated to Senior Member of IEEE Tech Organization


Karla Carter, an Associate Professor with the College of Science and Technology was elevated to Senior Member through IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization. This is the highest professional grade of IEEE and only 10% of the organization’s 400,000 members achieve this level. Membership of this level is based solely on extensive experience, professional accomplishment and maturity. 

Carter holds master’s degrees in Cybersecurity and European History and teaches a variety of courses including Cybersecurity, Technology Ethics, History and the Kirkpatrick Signature Series. She holds the SANS Security Awareness Professional (SSAP), Security+, MCSD.NET, MCSD, MCAD, MCP and MCT Alumni certifications. 

I am honored to have been elevated to IEEE Senior Member status. This is an exciting milestone and a reflection of my dedication to the technology profession and my commitment to continuous learning and professional growth," said Carter. “This recognition will allow me to further develop my skills and network with other professionals in the field. I am grateful to the IEEE community, in particular the Nebraska section, for this opportunity. I am thankful for the sponsorship of fellow Senior Members Mike Hasenkamp, Jim Helmberger, and Ron Ostendorf, and I look forward to continuing to contribute to the technology profession.” 

IEEE is a technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. The organization has over 400,000 members in over 160 countries that consist of engineers, scientists, and allied professionals. IEEE is involved in many local communities and sponsors over 2000 annual conferences and events worldwide. Those interested in becoming a member can join at

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