November 15, 2023

Bowie State University Hosted Symposium on the Future of Work

Courtesy of Bowie State University Students in Bowie State’s Human Resource Development program joined graduates and human resources professionals for a symposium on the Future of Work on Nov. 4 to get a better understanding of how artificial intelligence (AI) continues to impact the business of human resources. The symposium focused on the ways AI

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Kids hear the news. Here’s how teachers help them understand it

Written By Sequoia Carillo Each morning, Stephanie Nichols gathers her second graders around a table to eat breakfast and start their day. As the kids unpack their knapsacks and settle into the classroom, Nichols likes to listen more than she speaks. Breakfast table conversation can be about anything ‚Äď from video games to the New

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MIT Alum Donate $500K For FAMU Engineering Student Scholarships

By Andrew Skerritt Two Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) engineering alumni who were mentees of former FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Dean Yaw D. Yeboah, Ph.D., have donated $215,000 of their $500,000 pledge to provide expendable and endowed scholarships for Florida A&M University engineering students. Leslye Fraser earned both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in chemical engineering

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New Portal Matches Black Doctors to Patients

By Joe Ripley An Atlanta doctor is trying to make it easier for Black medical patients to find physicians and medical professionals who look like them. Dr. Frank Jones created the My Black Doctors Directory. According to its website, research shows Black patients thrive when their doctors look like them and have similar life experiences.

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ECSU School of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean attended the 2023 Army ROTC Cadet Training Leadership Symposium

By Leha Byrd Elizabeth City State University School of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean, Dr. Sharon Raynor, attended the 2023 Army ROTC Cadet Training-Leadership Symposium July 11-15 in Louisville, Ky. It was hosted by the Army Centers of Influence (COI) and catered to college and university students enrolled in Army ROTC, as well as community and educational leaders throughout

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JSU coding team soars to victory with SOAR app at BE Smart Hackathon

By Aron Smith Jackson State University‚Äôs coding team, TICODE,¬†claimed the top prize of 100,000 American Airlines (AA) Advantage miles, beating out 24 participating HBCUs, at the prestigious¬†8th Annual BE Smart Hackathon¬†hosted by American Airlines in Fort Worth, Texas, on Sunday, Nov. 5. TICODE, which stands for ‚ÄúTiger Coders,‚ÄĚ is a JSU student-tech organization focused on

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Washington DC Small Business Development Center Launches Online Marketplace

By Brittany Bailer The DC Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Howard University is pleased to announce the official launch of its online marketplace, providing entrepreneurs with a digital platform to promote and sell their products and services. In conjunction with this initiative, the SBDC will offer an array of educational workshops and classes to

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