WASHINGTON, D.C. — Nine individuals and eight organizations were named recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring. The mentors will receive their awards at a White House ceremony later this year.
CLEMSON — Clemson University School of Computing professor Juan Gilbert is one of nine people receiving the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring, the White House announced Tuesday.
According to Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce, 65 percent of those with bachelor’s degrees in a STEM-related job earn more than those with master’s degrees in non-STEM occupations.
Source: William Reed, NNPA, BlackVoiceNews.com (NNPA)–To this point, the economic growth leader of the 21st century is the wireless communications industry. Millions of people regularly use cellular phones. With today’s cell phone, you can talk to anyone on the planet. Inside your cell phone are: a compact speaker, microphone, keyboard, display screen, and a powerful […]
ALBANY, GA — The U.S. Department of Education announced that nine Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) colleges will share $23.5 million from two federal grants. The money is for improving the colleges’ abilities to serve African-American and low- and middle-income students.
Amos Winbush III, 28-year-old entrepreneur and CEO of CyberSynchs, a universal data synchronization company, has teamed up with Texas Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee to facilitate new initiatives and programs designed to create national awareness and support increased minority participation in the technology sector.
I was in the middle of my Sunday ritual of reading the tech sections of various publications when I came across a story on the New York Times website that discussed the level of effectiveness of classroom software as a means to improve leaning opportunities for youth across the company.
You’ve achieved diversity. Now what? University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business professor, Martin Davidson, answers this question in his new book, “The End of Diversity as We Know It,” as well as, So what is diversity for? For that matter, what is diversity?
This mindset must be changed. And to be honest I spend a great deal of time trying to do just that. I do not want the next generation of our young people to be the designated serfs of the information age. What exactly are the BASICS? Most folks would define the basics as reading, writing and arithmetic.
AUSTIN, Texas — Dr. Lecia Barker, research associate professor in the School of Information at The University of Texas at Austin, received a grant of $442,000 from the National Science Foundation to identify new teaching methods in which college faculty can retain women in computing and information technology (IT) degrees and fields.