To close out 2018, we revisit US Black Engineer & Information Technology (USBE) magazine’s cover stories featuring the Black of the Engineer of the Year, an academic dean of the Council of Engineering Deans of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, a leading tech executive, and officers of the US Coast Guard.
Alicia Boler Davis, executive vice president, global manufacturing, General Motors, received the prestigious 2018 Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA) at the 32nd BEYA Conference in February. Boler Davis was recognized for her outstanding accomplishments in the automotive industry and in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields and is featured in USBE’s Conference issue.
USBE magazine’s Dean’s issue features historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs)with ABET-accredited schools. For this year’s cover story, Dr. Chance Glenn, dean of the College of Engineering, Technology and Physical Sciences at Alabama A&M University, gives his thoughts on the current state of HBCUs.
In USBE’s Internship issue, Global Leadership Forum (GLF) executive Kendall Norris spoke to Gale Horton Day about the organization’s plans for new partnerships seeking a transformative impact in the technology workforce of the future.
USBE magazine closes out the year with the Veteran’s edition, a tribute to African Americans in the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, Navy, and National Guard. In this edition, the 26th Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, Admiral Karl Schultz, details his vision to make the U.S. Coast Guard an “Employer of Choice.”