This obituary is written by J. T. (Ted) Childs, Jr., a Ted Childs LLC Principal.
We are deeply saddened by the passing of a remarkable trailblazer, John Brooks Slaughter, the first Black Engineer of the Year. His pioneering spirit and monumental contributions have left an indelible mark on the engineering field and beyond. John’s esteemed career was marked by significant milestones and leadership roles, including his association with the USC … Continue reading “Honoring John Brooks Slaughter: First Black Engineer of the Year and a Legacy of Inspiration”
Dr. Chance M. Glenn is a well-known figure in the field of engineering education. He has served as the chair of the Council of Engineering Deans at Historically Black Colleges and Universities at the BEYA STEM Conference and as the dean of the engineering school at Alabama A&M University. In 2018, Career Communications Group (CCG) … Continue reading “Dr. Chance M. Glenn’s recent promotion is being celebrated by USBE Magazine”
Before his career in the federal government, Braxton served in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Army, retiring as a U.S. Army Colonel.
Throughout his distinguished military career of over four decades, General McConville demonstrated exceptional command.
Aprille Joy Ericsson has been nominated by President Biden to serve as Assistant Secretary of Defense (Science and Technology) at the Department of Defense, as announced by the White House. Ericsson has been recognized for her outstanding contributions to the field of science and engineering, having received numerous prestigious awards and honors. Among these achievements … Continue reading “Aprille Joy Ericsson, Science Spectrum Trailblazer Award winner, has been nominated as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Science and Technology”
U.S. Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) has issued a statement congratulating Captain Zeita Merchant on her historic appointment as Rear Admiral (lower half) in the United States Coast Guard (USCG). Captain Merchant, a 2011 BEYA winner for K-12 promotion of education, is the first African American woman to be selected for flag rank in the … Continue reading “2011 BEYA winner makes history as first African American woman to be selected for Flag rank in the Coast Guard”
STEM City USA has announced its intention to develop a virtual copy of Tyrone Taborn, the creator of Career Communications Group, Inc. The company is responsible for producing US Black Engineer magazine’s BEYA STEM Conference for almost four decades. In 2020, Taborn also introduced the STEM City USA metaverse. In addition, Taborn is responsible for the … Continue reading “STEM City USA is creating a digital replica of Tyrone Taborn, founder of Career Communications Group”
Morgan State University announced this week that Vice President of Research Willie E. May had been selected to serve as President-Elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals. (Photo: Courtesy of Morgan State) May is expected to begin … Continue reading “Morgan State University’s Willie E. May to serve as President-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science”
Career Communications Group is paying its respects to the family of Eric D. Garvin, a 2013 hall of fame honoree.