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.
WASHINGTON, D.C.– African-Americans’ buying power is expected to reach $1.1 trillion by 2015, according to The State of the African-American Consumer Report, released today, collaboratively by Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy, and The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), a federation of more than 200 Black community newspapers across the U.S.
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.
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.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The role that HBCUs will be expected to play in the Obama administration’s “2020 Goal” is on the map — a new Google map, to be precise.
GRAMBLING La. – Grambling State University’s preliminary enrollment report for the 2011-12 academic year shows enrollment has risen to 5,207, a 4.27 percent increase from the previous academic year.
Today there are a number of small black-owned and inner city cooperatives, which exist in a variety of sectors. Through the concept of shared financial responsibility and production of product, these groups have been able to provide decent wages and benefits while also filling a need in a service or other resource.
HBCUs enroll approximately 370,000 students and graduate a significant share of all African Americans receiving a degree. Of the nation’s 7,000 colleges, only 105 are HBCUs. Yet, HBCUs produce 23 percent of all black’s receiving bachelor’s degree, 13 percent of all master’s degree, and 20 percent of all professional degrees (doctors, attorneys, PhDs).
JACKSON, Miss.–(EON: Enhanced Online News)–The College of Business at Jackson State University announces the launch of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) online degree program starting in the fall 2011 semester. Jackson State has partnered with Education Online Services Corporation (EOServe Corp,) to assist in the implementation of the degree program.
On Monday the Obama administration teamed up with Rutgers Business School in Newark, N.J., for the first ever Urban Entrepreneurship Summit.