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Donna Eason

Americas Industries Writer

Donna Eason is a writer and storyteller for Cisco's Americas Industry Marketing team. Prior to beginning this role, Donna worked for eight years in Cisco’s Americas Services Field Marketing and Global Customer Success organizations creating content to support sales efforts.

Before joining Cisco, Donna worked as an independent marketing and communications consultant with clients in a range of industries including technology, education, and healthcare. She has broad experience in her field, but admits that she loves writing best.

Donna lives in New Hampshire with her husband and a Golden Retriever named Duncan. Her youngest daughter spends the school year studying at Boston University, and her oldest daughter has left the nest and lives and works in Chicago, Ill.

Articles

October 10, 2019

EDUCATION

Changing lives through education: 4 best practices for success

Read these best practices to discover how The University of North Carolina at Pembroke uses technology to improve access and security and expand opportunities for its students.

October 8, 2019

EDUCATION

At UNCP, cybersecurity is part of a campus culture

This Cybersecurity Awareness Month, discover how one university built a culture of security and implemented an integrated, automated security portfolio, amplified with threat intelligence, that helps safeguard users and resources.

September 5, 2019

EDUCATION

Beyond edtech: Success in the classroom of the future starts with breakfast—and lunch, and dinner

School buses are on the move. Excitement and anxiety are high—and easy to see. What’s less visible: one in seven of these student passengers doesn’t get enough to eat.

August 27, 2019

EDUCATION

Unique program educates students and helps close the cybersecurity skills gap

Cisco Cyber Defense Clinic provides a free cybersecurity lab environment that educators can integrate into coursework to enable students to engage hands-on with advanced cybersecurity technologies.

July 25, 2019

EDUCATION

Summer reading list: 5 recommendations to keep you inspired and informed

Thinking of summer reading with digital teaching and learning in mind? Here are a few suggestions. Some are serious—think safer schools—but others are inspirational and fun.

April 30, 2019

EDUCATION

What’s next for E-rate?

The E-rate filing window closed March 27. More than 21,000 schools and libraries are awaiting a funding decision. What’s happening behind the scenes? How can you plan for what’s next?

March 28, 2019

EDUCATION

A future-ready workforce: Cisco Networking Academy preps 9.2 million students

New data shows that 9.2 million students—1.6 million in the U.S.—are ready for STEM careers thanks to Cisco Networking Academy. And they’re earning 22% more than their peers.

February 20, 2019

EDUCATION

When video technology changes lives: Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf

What does “video” mean at your school? In a recent Center for Digital Education survey, almost all respondents said that their school districts incorporated video technology in teaching and learning.

January 10, 2019

EDUCATION

The E-rate filing window opens January 16! Here are our top 10 tips for success.

Since 1996, E-rate has helped more than 100,000 schools and libraries connect to the Internet. The filing window opens soon. Are you ready to start the E-rate filing process?