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Friday, April 27, 2007

Survey reveals Top Supporters of Black College Engineering 2007

The Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Northrop Grumman, Caterpillar, and Raytheon, lead this year's list of corporations that support the HBCUs efforts. The U.S. Department of Energy, NASA, the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the U.S. Department of Defense lead the government agency category.

CCG Announces Exclusive Survey!

Did your company or organization make this year's LIST? Find out by calling (641) 985-5999 ext. 26369 between 11AM-12PM on Thursday, April 26, 2007. To view the complete list visit www.blackengineer.com after 12PM tomorrow.

Top Supporters of Historically Black Colleges and Universities 2006

Who are the top corporate and government supporters of the historically Black college and university engineering programs? The fourth annual survey by US Black Engineer & Information Technology magazine has identified 51 private-sector and 52 government and nonprofit organizations that the deans of the ABET-accredited HBCU engineering programs and the board members of the corporate-academic alliance, Advancing Minorities’ Interest in Engineering (AMIE) consider to be most supportive.

Monday, April 23, 2007

Ryan Clark among Virginia Tech dead

Ryan Clark, a Virginia Tech student set to pursue a Ph.D. in psychology with a focus in cognitive neuroscience, was one of more than 30 people confirmed dead after yesterday’s tragic shootings at Virginia Tech. According to reports, Clark, a resident advisor in the West Ambler Johnston dormitory on campus, was the male victim who died in the dorm. A five-year veteran of the Marching Virginians and a member of Circle K, the student service organization, Clark had been scheduled to graduate next month with degrees in English and biology.

NSU celebrates inauguration of president

Carolyn W. Meyers was installed as Norfolk State University's fourth president at an investiture ceremony held April 12. Meyers, a native of Newport News, Va., succeeds Marie V. McDemmond, who served as NSU's president for eight years. Meyers began her tenure as president of Norfolk State University July 1, 2006. Prior to her appointment by the Board of Visitors, she was the provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at North Carolina A&T State University.

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Saturday, April 07, 2007

Dell mourns loss of Thurmond B. Woodward, V.P. Global Diversity

Dell announced today that Thurmond B. Woodard, Chief Ethics, Privacy & Compliance Officer and Vice President, Global Diversity died on Wednesday, April 4, after a valiant fight against cancer. Mr. Woodward was 58.