Fascinated by how things work, NC A&T State University student is becoming an engineer
As a young child, Jonathan Reddix loved riding the merry-go-round at the zoo.
While other riders waved to their parents and posed for pictures, he’d stare at the overhead gears and pulleys, trying to figure out what made the merry-go-round spin.
He said his mother and grandmother laugh about those rides, and his early fascination with how things work. His family’s also proud that his studies resulted in top grades, scholarships and a strong interest in engineering.
Booz Allen Hamilton Senior Vice President Rob Silverman and Cheryl Wade, the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Lead, joined Anthony Ray on the HBCU Nation Radio Show to discuss the firm’s commitment to diverse hiring practices and its involvement with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
By Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., President & CEO, Thurgood Marshall College Fund
Over the last several months, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund received over 3,500 applications for about 500 scholarships providing financial assistance to students at our 47 historically black member institutions across the country.
Four new Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) to participate in 2017; now active on 16 campuses nationwide
BASKING RIDGE, N.J., July 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ – This summer, thousands of minority middle school boys in 16 cities nationwide will head to college campuses to learn skills like mobile app development, 3D design, creating and flying drones, and developing virtual reality and augmented reality experiences as a part of Verizon Innovative Learning.
21st Century Fox businesses took home a collective 11 trophies from the 48th NAACP Image Awards on February 11, scoring wins for acting and directing on film and television projects such as Empire, Atlanta, The People v. O.J. Simpson, This Is Us, and Hidden Figures. The ceremony, which celebrates the accomplishments of people of color across the media landscape, was broadcast live on TV One and was hosted by Anthony Anderson.
A complete list of 21CF businesses wins is as follows:
Watch live Monday, April 4 at 12 p.m. Eastern at HCASC.com
TORRANCE, Calif., April 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Some of the best and brightest students representing 48 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) will test their knowledge to win bragging rights and earn grants for their schools in a year-long academic competition culminating this weekend at the 27th annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC) National Championship Tournament (NCT). Nearly 200 students will participate in this unique academic tournament, to be held April 2-6 in Torrance, California.
On March 9, the Fox | HBCU Media Alliance wrapped the "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) screening and Talk Back Tour. The multi-city tour was headlined by members of the cast from the FX Networks hit series, including Cuba Gooding, Jr., Sterling K. Brown, Courtney B. Vance and director John Singleton, all of whom participated in dynamic conversations that touched on the issues relevant to the series' themes of race, celebrity, discrimination, police corruption and sexism.
In Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Historic Selma to Montgomery March, The World’s Top Automobile Manufacturer Donates $50,000 to Four Alabama Black Colleges
MONTGOMERY, Ala., March 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ – In 1965, thousands marched from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama on a journey for justice. All across the South, college students participated in the 54-mile walk.
MTV Personality Sway Calloway Joins Local Influencers, Green Thought Leaders to Promote Sustainability Mission
TORRANCE, Calif., October 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Toyota Green Initiative will celebrate five years of partnership with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) during the State Farm Magic City Classic in Birmingham, Ala. Launched by Toyota in 2009, the Toyota Green Initiative (TGI) is an environmental stewardship platform that educates HBCU students, alumni, and the surrounding community on the benefits of sustainable living.
Toyota Green Initiative Promotes Sustainability with Hybrid Vehicle Donations
TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Toyota will deliver brand new hybrid vehicles to select Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to kick-off the fifth-year of the Toyota Green Initiative—an environmental stewardship platform designed to educate HBCU students and alumni on the benefits of adopting a sustainable lifestyle. The donation is in conjunction with Toyota's continued support of HBCU athletic programs in both the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) and Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC).