Cincinnati University introduces Cryptocurrency to the Curriculum
The University of Cincinnati (UC) in Ohio, United States of America; has announced that the institution will be adding two new programs that will enlighten the students on cryptocurrencies and financial technology.
According to the Wednesday UC News story; these programs will be funded by Dan Kautz – cofounder of K&S Companies and Woodrow Uible.
With the donations provided; the institution will be able to effectively provide the programs as well as the creation of public-private lab space in the new Digital Future headquarters, which will be named after the two donors; Kautz-Uible Cryptoeconomics Lab.
Neville G. Pinto the President of UC; mentioned that the collaboration between the Kautz family and their prestigious university would open ways for more potential partners that will lead to the growth of the college.
Cryptocurrency is currently making waves as more institutions and personalities are taking big steps to ensure that the gospel of the blockchain technology is spread far and wide.
A good example is the partnership between Binance with the College of Zurich to introduce proper cryptocurrency training in the educational sector.
With its ever rising popularity, it is only right that cryptocurrency education is added to schools’ curricula to prepare generation Z for the future financial technology.
Woodrow Uible stated that it was important that scholars pay attention to the technology underlying cryptocurrency; as it serves as a tool for future innovation.
The adoption of cryptocurrency education in the institution curriculum will help the students build careers in the crypto sector – seeing it is the future of the economy.
Cincinnati is not the only University that has adopted cryptocurrency and blockchain technology into its institution’s curriculum. There are several universities and educational institutions which have joined this movement in educating their students on crypto.
Some of these institutions include; the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Harvard University, Oxford University as well as Cornell University.