GCSC Foundation hosts Lunch & Learn Series

GCSC Foundation hosts “Cyber Warfare: The Internet of Things”


The Gulf Coast State College Foundation is hosting the Lunch and Learn Series called “Cyber Warfare: The Internet of Things.” The guest speaker is Anthony J. Tata, retired Brigadier General and author of four military thrillers. His novels are exciting, realistic adventures derived from his years of combat and operational experience. Tata will also be signing his latest novel, “Direct Fire.”

General Tata served in the U.S. Army for 28 years and has conducted countless combat operations and deployments. Following his military career, he transitioned from the Army to education leadership, where he served as the Chief Operations Officer of Washington, DC Public Schools and as the Superintendent in Wake County/Raleigh, NC. He is the national security expert for One American News Network and frequently appears as a guest commentator on national cable and radio news shows.

The event will be held Wednesday, February 7 at GCSC’s Advanced Technology Center. Doors open at 11:00 a.m. and the program begins at 11:30 a.m. General admission is $10, active duty and veterans are $8 and GCSC students are admitted free. Tickets include lunch and a soft drink. Seating is limited. To purchase tickets, visit www.gcscfoundation.org.

For additional information, please contact Dunkin McLane at 872.3810 or dmclane@gulfcoast.edu.


The Gulf Coast State College Foundation, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing scholarship opportunities and program support for students enrolled at Gulf Coast State College. The Foundation is committed to the belief that every deserving student merits a chance to continue his or her education regardless of cost.

The Foundation, with the support of individuals, businesses, other foundations and grants, has created and endowed more than 650 scholarships. For 50 years, the Foundation has served Gulf Coast State College by donating more than $13 million for scholarship and program support.