***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.

Thursday, November 22, 2007

Microsoft donates Developer Software to the National Society of Black Engineers

Bill Gates, chairman of Microsoft Corp., announced that Microsoft will donate developer software to all National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) educational chapters in the United States. The announcement was made during Gates’ keynote speech at the NSBE Region VI Fall Regional Conference, sponsored by Microsoft.

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US Army Lab supports research program at HBCU

Five undergraduate students from Edward Waters College, a historically Black college located in Jacksonville, Fla., spent the summer at the US Army Research Lab where they worked closely with scientists and engineers making significant contributions to their team's research projects.

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Sunday, November 18, 2007

Raytheon receives top US government award for its workplace diversity efforts

Raytheon Company was honored by the US Department of Labor as the 2007 recipient of the Secretary of Labor’s Opportunity Award, the federal government’s highest award that recognizes exemplary and innovative workplace diversity efforts by federal contractors. The Opportunity Award is among the most desired equal employment opportunity awards.

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CCG publisher and CEO nominated to receive Salute to Black Leadership Award

Career Communications Group publisher and CEO Tyrone Taborn has been nominated to receive the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland (LBCM) Salute to Black Leadership award at the LBCM Annual Business Breakfast.

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Thursday, November 15, 2007

Joshua Smith receives Governor's Citation as a Maryland Business Legend

Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley bestowed a Governor's Citation upon Coaching Group Chairman Joshua I. Smith during a ceremony held in Adelphi, MD at the University of Maryland which recognized Smith as a Maryland Business Legend. The Citation recognized Smith's outstanding recognition and long-term business success..in appreciation of his contribution to Maryland's vibrant economy; for his entrepreneurial spirit, inspiring leadership, courage and pursuit of excellence for himself, his family and his community.

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The 2008 National BEYA Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Global Competitiveness Conference

Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) conference enters its 22nd year with an eye on a global future. In February 2008, the conference which has stood as one of the best models of where corporate America creates strategic alliance with minority-owned businesses to increase productivity from underrepresented groups, will headline as the National BEYA Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Global Competitiveness Conference.

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Friday, November 02, 2007

Women of Color magazine

Women of Color magazine spotlights and celebrates women that have been top performers in their positions. We recognize their leadership abilities, project achievements, concern for community, and maturity of judgment which provides direction to those women who will stand in their place in the future. With those kudos in mind, we honor this year’s top players from science, technology, engineering and math careers. Meet the Technology All-Stars and Rising Stars and 37 category Award winners. Plus find out just how Chineta hit her stride!

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Prairie View A&M announces appointment of new Dean of Engineering

Prairie View A&M University has announced the appointment of Kendall T. Harris as dean of the College of Engineering. Harris, 39, is the sixth dean--succeeding Milton Bryant, who announced his retirement earlier this year--of the college which has an established reputation for producing black engineers. Harris began tenure at PVAMU as associate dean and professor of mechanical engineering in 2005. Dr. Harris’ external research efforts have garnered more than $3.2 million in research and program funding.

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