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
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.
At a time when the United States graduates too few students, particularly minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), UMBC’s students excel in these areas.
The number of minority professionals in engineering is creeping up, but not fast enough, according to a new report by the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering.
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.
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.
Santa Monica College, along with UCLA, has been awarded a $5.8 million federal grant to help the school recruit, educate, and give guidance to underrepresented minority students into the fields of science, technology, engineering and math.
Every year, during the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, we usually bring out a series of statistics regarding the presence of Hispanics in institutions that shape the economic, political and social American landscape. It is then that we realize the “mea culpas” we give ourselves for the little we have advanced, and they are not few, especially in two areas that define the true power of a community: the politics and the corporative.
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.