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
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.
Less than one half of undergraduates with engineering or science majors pursue a career in the field of science, according to a Georgetown University study published last month.
SAN FRANCISCO — Despite growing public awareness and collective efforts to increase the ranks of U.S. minority college students seeking degrees in STEM fields, their supporters and advocates still struggle with many of the same issues today as they did several decades ago, a panel of educators says.
ARLINGTON — The University of Texas at Arlington and Tarrant County College are working to attract more minority students to geology — an academic area that is expected to offer more job opportunities in energy and environmental fields in upcoming years.
WASHINGTON– A new report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce shows that 65 percent of Bachelor’s degrees in STEM (science, engineering, technology and mathematics) occupations earn more than Master’s degrees in non-STEM occupations.
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.
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.
While economists and politicians debate about how best to solve the Black unemployment crisis, and people like Cornel West and Tavis Smiley demand satisfaction for the Black community, BET founder Robert L. Johnson has a theory of his own.