***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, January 24, 2008

Cintas names J. Phillip Holloman President & COO

Cintas Corporation has announced the promotion of J. Phillip Holloman to president and chief operating officer. Holloman has served in various positions for the past decade. In the last year, Holloman implemented the company’s Six Sigma initiative, opening new distribution centers and developing the global supply chain group. Holloman, 52, holds a bachelor's degree in engineering from the University of Cincinnati. He serves on the Florida A&M School of Business and Industry Advisory Council and is a Board Member-Elect of the Urban League of Greater Cincinnati.

USBE&IT Winter

Read the latest edition of USBE&IT magazine here. This winter issue features movers and shakers in US Homeland Security, Government and Defense. In the cover story "Something New in Africa" contributing editor, Roger Witherspoon, profiles General William E. "Kip" Ward, first commander of AFRICOM, a unified military command charged with the diplomatic mission of improving economic, social and military ties with 53 African countries.

Thursday, January 03, 2008

World Adventure: Giving the gift of Flight

To mark Barrington Irving’s historic flight, the House of Representatives passed a resolution on December 11, 2007, honoring Irving as the first black and youngest pilot to fly solo around the world, and encouraging underrepresented groups to pursue aviation careers. Experience Aviation Inc., a nonprofit organization founded by Irving in 2003, aims to inspire more than a million young people through aviation education programs by 2012.

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Hampton's AIM Satellite Mission Changes View of Clouds

The first historically black college and university to have complete responsibility of a NASA satellite discussed initial results from the AIM satellite mission at the American Geophysical Union meeting held in San Francisco, Dec. 10-14.

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