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Microsoft Academy Bridges Gap to Careers

by Caroline Laganas

About 500 soldiers leave the military every month in Colorado Springs, and now the Microsoft Software & Systems Academy is bridging the gap to civilian careers in information technology.

MSSA and Fort Carson celebrated Friday as 24 soldiers entered the inaugural class at Catalyst Campus for Technology & Innovation.

“Coming out of the military, this seems like the best thing to do,” said new student Jesse Sutton. “I’m feeling really confident.”

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