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.
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.
As the college graduates of the Class of 2011 prepare for the work place, we look at ten African-American students who will not go un-noticed. These students of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) nationwide showcase the results of consistent hard work and dedication.
The HoustonWorks USA Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Institute at the University of Houston has received a $1.6 million grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The Institute will take on the issue of STEM educationthrough teacher training, advanced research in STEM-related fields and youth-focused programming.
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.
Harvard Business School’s incoming class will have a substantially smaller percentage of finance professionals than in previous years. Instead, a higher number of students will have manufacturing and technology backgrounds.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Academically advanced students now have the opportunity to jump-start their engineering education.
The Metro New York Chapter of the National Black MBA Association hopes to send 25 outstanding high school students on an annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Tour this fall.
Much has been written about the importance of entrepreneurship — particularly high-growth entrepreneurship — in reviving our national economy.