***Coming This November: US Black Engineer magazine's 2008 Diversity edition will spotlight the careers of some of the most prominent blacks in Information Technology in Q&A profiles.

Friday, July 20, 2007

Career Communications Group CEO aboard USS Enterprise

Career Communications Group CEO and Publisher Tyrone Taborn paid a courtesy visit on Vice Admiral Melvin G. Williams, Jr., U.S. Fleet Forces Deputy Commander, while he was aboard the USS Enterprise. The USS Enterprise is the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and the the longest naval vessel in the world.

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Minorities gain ground in tech, says Career Communications Group CEO

As much a public leader as a businessman, Tyrone Taborn fused his interests in technology with his desire to aid his community 25 years ago when he founded Career Communications Group, of which he is president and chief executive officer. Read his interview with Andrew Parchman of the Examiner, Philadephia, Pennsylvania.

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Roland Thornton, Executive Vice President, Wholesale Markets

Roland Thornton, executive vice president of wholesale markets for Qwest Communications, a leading provider of voice, video and data services across America and the world, is responsible for all sales, service, carrier relations and operations for Qwest’s wholesale business.

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Friday, July 13, 2007

Career Communications Group Publisher & CEO in The HistoryMakers

Career Communications Group Publisher and CEO Tyrone Taborn has been selected to be part of HistoryMakers. When completed this landmark oral video collection of first-person narratives will spotlight accomplishments of 5,000 African Americans in many disciplines and showcase key players in black-led national organizations. HistoryMakers will be the single largest archival project of its kind.

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ABC News Rehashes Debunked Myth

ABC News recently ran a story, “Black Universities Now Recruiting Latinos.” The clip purported that HBCUs are having trouble attracting students and that Morehouse College in Atlanta and Miles College in Birmingham, Alabama, are looking in another direction, with campaigns to recruit more Hispanics. In 2006, Morehouse’s 2,800 all-male student body had a total of 15 Hispanics.

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Women of Color Premier Spring Issue: Special Collector's Edition

Featuring 10 Women who Changed Our World and 100 Inspiring Women

12th Annual National Women of Color Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Conference

Women of Color magazine and IBM Corporation are pleased to announce the honorees of the 12th Annual National Women of Color Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Conference.

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On This Day

In 1872, Elijah McCoy patents first self-lubricating locomotive engine. The quality of his inventions helped coin the phrase “the real McCoy.”

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Online Advertised Job Vacancies Dip in June

Although the number of online advertised ads declined in 39 states in June -- total online job ads were 4,280,400, a slight drop of 94,000 or two percent from May -- over 396,600 ads posted for management positions, according to The Conference Board Help-Wanted Online Data Series, which measures the number of new, first-time online jobs and jobs reposted from the previous month on more than 1,200 Internet job boards.

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