This Xerox Minority Scholarship is for minority students who are enrolled in a technical degree program at the bachelor’s level or above. The deadline September 30th.
Twenty-one Historically Black Colleges and Universities are the first to receive $50,000 grants from Apple and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) aimed at increasing the number of highly trained minority technology professionals at Apple. The Comprehensive HBCU Database Program grant will be used to help TMCF and Apple develop an expansive database that will […]
A smartwatch-like glucose alert system and applications that make it easier to get a haircut or print without a printer are some of the innovative ideas that three Claflin University students and one alumnus will share in Washington, D.C. Jan. 15 during the White House My Brother’s Keeper “I Have a Dream Innovation Summit.” The […]
The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) has launched the application process for the inaugural year of the Apple HBCU Scholars Program, the largest and most comprehensive scholarship effort in HBCU history. Thirty successful undergraduate student recipients will be awarded sizable scholarships and receive year-long mentorships by Apple employees to include a paid internship at Apple […]
Facebook has opened its first office in Africa to further the company’s commitment to help businesses connect with people and grow locally and regionally. Based in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, Facebook’s newest business office will be headed by Ogilvy veteran, Nunu Ntshingila, the company’s new Head of Africa. Facebook is already an important part of how […]
We all love apps on our mobile phones and tablets, and there are tons of them that make our lives easier. What’s better is that as innovation and technology are growing throughout the world, so is the contributions of black developers. In fact, they are known for playing a big role in the market. Today, […]
The United Athletes Foundation (UAF) Be “U” Hackathon League is an event designed to leverage the talents and resources of the emerging minority collegiate community to enable students/entrepreneurs to create innovative technologies. Reggie Howard, UAF Executive Director and Co-Founder, stated, “These diverse collegiate student teams shall have the opportunity to create innovative business ventures / […]
The business and career-centered world is booming more than ever with the need for more logically, technically minded individuals. Those who find themselves better suited to a career of crunching numbers and thinking logically rather than “artistically” often find their skills downgraded by being referred to as “computer geeks”. However, Bill Gates and other computer […]