Fall 2020 Course Offerings: BUS 390 000A Project Management (campus-semester) CMIS 101 000C Information Systems Concepts & Applications (campus-semester) CMIS 300 000A Information Systems Management (campus-semester) CMIS 310 000A Network Administration and Implementation (campus-semester) CMIS 310 049A Network Administration and Implementation (online-semester) CMIS 495 49DS Systems Project Development and Management (online directed study)
Bio: Mr. Griffin has been an instructor for the School of Professional Studies since 2004.
His core teaching focuses on Computer and Management Information Systems with a special
interest in cyber security, programming, and systems analysis and design. Mr. Griffin
holds his Bachelor of Science degree from Peru State College and a Master’s in Business
Administration from Chadron State College.
Mr. Griffin led the effort to build the current CMIS computer lab with student research
and engagement in the construction project. Students built the lab from components
and are responsible for most day to day operations including maintaining an Active
Directory server and file storage. Mr. Griffin has been an active participant in
creating and planning for courses that teach to the most recent and relevant technology
needs for today’s society.
Current research includes current technology trends and issues including the very
real threat of cyber security issues. These topics are included in many of the CMIS
core classes and are open to eager learners from other disciplines. Mr. Griffin is
proud to have led the effort to include a dedicated Cyber-Security course in the CMIS
core and works to take students to local and regional Cyber-Security events including
the Nebraska Cyber Security Conference to reinforce these concepts.
Prior to attending and working at Peru State College, Mr. Griffin was involved in
the telecom sector including start up CLECs and large multi-national corporations.
Currently he lives in Auburn, Nebraska with his two amazing daughters and his fiancé.
When not engaging with technology, Mr. Griffin enjoys reading and home remodeling.