April 18, 2024

FAMU hosts STEM day for prospective students on the Tallahassee Campus.

FAMU Kicks Off STEM Week Activities

By Andrew Skerritt Florida A&M University (FAMU) pioneering alumna Dr. Tamia Potter, will be the keynote speaker for STEM Day activities on Saturday, April l3, designed to promote science, technology, engineering, and math among kindergarten, elementary, middle, and high school students. A year ago, Potter made history by becoming the first African American female to


Fox Sports’ Award-Winning Series Returns With Episode Highlighting History Of HBCU Marching Bands

By Quintessa Williams FOX Sports’ award-winning series VOICES, featuring diverse sports stories impacting our communities and culture, returns with an all-new episode spotlighting sports icons who have paved the way premiering Sunday, April 14 at 2:00 PM ET on FOX. Hosted by FOX NFL Reporter Kristina Pink, the special episode celebrates the indelible legacies and impact of various trailblazing athletes


Amazon Awards 52 Hampton University School of Business Students with Scholarships

Courtesy of Hampton University In a significant initiative to foster educational opportunities and prepare students for the digital age, Amazon has awarded 52 scholarships totaling $100,000 to students of the Hampton University School of Business. This collaboration signifies Amazon’s commitment to nurturing young talent and promoting digital literacy among the next generation of business leaders.


Knight Science Journalism Program launches HBCU Science Journalism Fellowship

The Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT has announced a new fellowship program that will provide students from historically Black colleges and universities (HBCU) with training, mentorship, and early-career support to report on science, health, and environmental issues. The fellowship’s inaugural cohort will consist of 10 highly accomplished journalism students representing Florida A&M University, Hampton University,


UMD Creates Institute for Ethical AI Development

By Evan Castillio The University of Maryland (UMD) announced a new institute that will teach students how to ethically develop artificial intelligence (AI). UMD announced the Artificial Intelligence Interdisciplinary Institute at Maryland (AIM) on April 9. Students can look forward to new AI majors, minors, certificates, graduate degrees, undergraduate courses, and workforce development programs coordinated by AIM. The institute will


David E. Talber Challenges Students To Know Their Worth

Courtesy of Norfolk State University David E. Talbert, a master playwright, author, and filmmaker, challenged an audience of mostly Norfolk State University students to think differently. Talbert, whose most recent film was the musical fantasy Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey, was in town for NSU’s Department of Mass Communication and Journalism’s MCJR Week and as part