It’s not too late to sign up for summer science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programs.
About 80 students from the Nashville Metro Public Schools are already in the Verizon Innovative Learning program on the Tennessee State University (TSU) campus. (Photo by Erynne Davis, TSU Media Relations). Learn more about other summer camps at TSU.
Hampton University is also helping middle school students prepare for tech careers of the future. Middle school male students from Hampton City Schools will participate in a three-week Verizon Innovative Learning program with free technology, free access, and innovative curricula to under-resourced students impacted by the digital divide.
In the nation’s capital, the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) is hosting a blockbuster Biomedical Engineering Summer.
Joseph Petit-Homme, an engineering graduate from the College of Engineering at Florida A&M University (FAMU) and Florida State University (FSU) was honored as a Modern-Day Technology Leader at the BEYA STEM Conference this February in Washington D.C.
Petit-Homme also helps grow Ford Motor Company’s talent pipeline through college networks by providing summer internship opportunities for students from the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering program at Ford Motor Company.
Hampton University kicked off its Pre-College/Summer Bridge Program on Friday, June 14. The five-week, academic enrichment, residential program offers students university resources and facilities.
Jackson State University has been awarded a $75,000 grant for its Women RISE proposal which exposes women and other underrepresented minorities to STEM. The grant will help JSU host a one-day symposium on Sept. 12.
The symposium is open to all black female STEM faculty and STEM education faculty at the five historically black colleges and universities in Mississippi: Jackson State, Alcorn State, Mississippi Valley State, Tougaloo, and Rust.