ibm http://wwno.org en Baton Rouge to See 800 Tech Jobs with IBM http://wwno.org/post/baton-rouge-see-800-tech-jobs-ibm <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wrkf/files/styles/card_280/public/201303/13_0325%20-%20IBM%20Baton%20Rouge7.jpg" alt="" /><p>Louisiana, the Baton Rouge Area Foundation, and software company IBM are partnering to expand LSU’s computer science program, revamp downtown property, and bring 800 jobs to Baton Rouge.<p>IBM will open a new service center downtown in 2015, but will employ 300 locally in 2014.<p>Under the partnership, LSU’s school of engineering is expected to double its computer science faculty and jump to the top 15 nationally in number of graduates.<p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 21:14:00 +0000 Kelly Connelly 32106 at http://wwno.org