Northrop Grumman Engineer Received Diversity Award from the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
Jose Borges empowers the professional development of colleagues and inspires students to pursue STEM careers
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.”
As one of the top schools in the country, Penn prides itself on the diversity of its student body. While the university continues to progress toward a more equal community, there are still significant changes to made. In October, School of Nursing Dean Afaf Meleis noted that 94.6 percent of freshmen nurses are female. This marks a 10-percent increase compared to the current sophomore class, where 84.6 percent of nurses are female.
With unemployment stubbornly stuck around 9 percent, Molly Kirk knows she’s lucky she to have a job offer in the human resources training program at Google after graduation. Even with her excellent credentials, the Georgetown senior is quick to thank Lime Connect, an organization that partners with the world’s leading corporations to offer summer internships to high-potential students with disabilities.
Let’s face it: doing business today isn’t like it was even 30 years ago. Your customers are different, but what about your staff? In the new book “The Diversity Index” by Susan E. Reed, you’ll see how you can strengthen your workplace by letting go of certain archaic practices in hiring.
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.
Continuing to expand and grow, the popular HBCUConnect.com Scholarships and Grants Directory provides students and their families with a one-stop clearinghouse for finding money to fund higher education.
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).
Privately funded scholarships are essential for attracting more women and underrepresented minorities into graduate engineering programs at the University of California (UC), Berkeley, according to College of Engineering officials who met yesterday with student groups that are unhappy with the school’s recent efforts to promote diversity.
The 21st Century Youth Project is an after-school program that trains middle- and high-school students to develop mobile applications, in addition to teaching those students about entrepreneurship and connecting them with tech-business mentors.