Center for Technology Outreach

Welcome to the Extension Center for Technology Outreach! Our main focus is to provide leadership in technology information, adoption, training, and support for clientele in the state of Mississippi. Below is a summary of the Center’s goals:

  • Improve the ability of agents and volunteers to provide programming in technology
  • Increase the interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) among 4-Hers in Mississippi
  • Increase the use of broadband technologies in those areas where broadband is available
  • Improve the knowledge of Mississippians of how technology can be used in their lives: education, businesses, medical care, agriculture, agribusiness, etc.
  • Improve the access for Mississippians to research-based information and assistance through a modernized Web presence

Center's Mission

The Extension Center for Technology Outreach (CTO) provides leadership in technology information, adoption, training, and support for clientele in the state of Mississippi. Formerly known as the Department of Computer Applications and Services, the CTO enhances the Mississippi State University Extension Service’s outreach to local communities and clientele in the state through non-formal adult education in applied technology services.