Teenagers are often insecure about their math and science skills or discouraged by peer pressure from pursuing STEM fields; especially women and minorities
America needs a workforce skilled in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), and a notable group of companies and organizations is uniting to ensure that the nation gets the message.
I had the pleasure of serving on a panel at the recent White House HBCU Entrepreneurship Conference.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell announced that Virginia State University (VSU) was awarded $140,000 to begin planning for the establishment of a college laboratory school to improve the capabilities of local school systems to prepare students for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) careers.
Some of the nation’s top student scientists, along with researchers from the public and private sector, will head to Tallahassee next week to participate in the Education and Science Forum at Florida A&M University.
Florida A&M is hosting a national conference sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The sixth annual educational partnership program’s education and science forum, “Developing STEM Talent: Increasing Innovation and National Competitiveness,” brought the NOAA and FAMU’s NOAA Environmental Cooperative Science Center together for the three-day conference.
I am a supporter of financial literacy. I am a constructive critic of financial literacy. Both are legitimate and essential in an honest dialogue. As HOPE Global Spokesman Ambassador Andrew Young said, “John, be skeptical, but don’t be cynical. To be cynical is to be without hope.”
A coalition of more than 150 black colleges and universities – including three in the Atlanta University Center – are fighting to persuade Congress and its deficit-reducing “Super Committee” not to cut $85 million or more in federal funding for the colleges and their students.
STAMFORD — ACE Mentor Program of America is proud to announce that it is one of eight recipients of the prestigious 2010 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM).
We cannot envision a sustained U.S. economic recovery in our increasingly competitive world without a steady supply of highly trained professionals in the STEM disciplines, nor can we imagine full economic equality and opportunity unless the diversity of STEM professionals mirrors that of our nation as a whole.