Dorothy Vaughn– “I changed what I could and what I couldn’t, I endured” First African-American woman to supervise a group of staff at (NACA) NASA’s Langley Research Center. The group she supervised was comprised of all African American women, who performed their complex mathematical problems by hand. The process earned them the title “Human Computers”. The ladies were required […]
Born to a teen mother in Apopka, Florida, Brown was raised by his grandparents. Determined to educate their grandson so he would not have to perform manual labor in local citrus groves, they bought him a typewriter and typing lessons. In high school, Brown was a top performer, graduating with honors from integrated Allentown High […]
One of the smallest historically black colleges in the U.S. boasts a huge accomplishment: pound for pound, tiny Dillard University in New Orleans graduates more physics majors — and, notably, more female physics majors — than far bigger schools with more resources. With an enrollment of 1,200, Dillard ranks second in the country in black […]
The Hundred-Seven has ranked the top HBCUs for graduating African-Americans with bachelor’s degrees in STEM fields: biological sciences, computer science, engineering, math and physical sciences. These standout colleges are doing their part to close the STEM gap. Go to The Hundred Seven.org to read more.
Updated: 10/6/2015 9:40 AM CST Media Contact: Dee Registre Coordinator of Public Relations Office of Institutional Advancement Phone: 904-470-8050 Cell: 904-240-6251 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 5, 2015 EWC BIOLOGY STUDENTS SELECTED TO PRESENT AT NATIONAL BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH CONFERENCE JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Edward Waters College (EWC) biology majors, Melvin Johnson and Ariana Vitale, were […]
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