Baker Hughes Foundation Contributes $1 million to Historically Black Colleges and Universities

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HOUSTON, December 5, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Baker Hughes Foundation has announced $1 million in grants to four Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) for the 2022-23 academic year, part of the Foundation’s long-running mission to promote education and opportunity in the communities where Baker Hughes employees live and work. The funds will help provide financial support for a wide variety of STEM programs, professional certifications, scholarships, and career readiness and curriculum development programs.

Blackstone Charitable Foundation Commits $2 Million To Four Historically Black Colleges and Universities in North Carolina and Maryland

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November 7, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Blackstone Charitable Foundation today announced that it has committed $2 million to expand access to its entrepreneurial skill-building program, Blackstone LaunchPad, to all students at four Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

AllianceBernstein Partnered With Equitable To Host an Event for Students From Historically Black Colleges and Universities


At the end of September, AllianceBernstein was honored to partner with colleagues at Equitable to support the Thurgood Marshall College Fund Leadership Institute by hosting a reception for students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) at AB’s New York office. During the event, AB President & CEO Seth P. Bernstein shared insights into the financial services industry, the firm and career opportunities at AB.

IBM Announces the Launch of New Cybersecurity Centers at HBCUs

By Kumba Kpakima

According to IBM, the program will be available at 20 HBCUs across 11 states to help co-create Cybersecurity Leadership Centers and create talent opportunities for employers and students combined. 

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Fostering Psychological Safety

How NRG strives to create a safe space for everyone

Safety is embedded in our culture

Here at NRG, five key power values drive our company forward, including Safety and Well-Being. As a consumer services company with roots in power generation, safety is paramount. Whether we’re in plants, offices, or remote workplaces, this value extends to psychological well-being too.

Making Investments in the Next Generation

Medtronic supports initiative that recruits early career Black talent

The journey to New York City was a first for many of the students who traveled to the 2022 Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) Leadership Institute in Times Square last month. Jordyn Harris was among them. The recent graduate of Delaware State University — one of the historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) — was there as not just an alum, but as a recent Medtronic recruit.

Southern Company Provides Scholarship to Upcoming HBCU Student

Djahnel Reid receives $50,000 scholarship during Friday's HBCU Week college fair.
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ATLANTA, October 19, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Southern Company, Propel, Disney and the HBCU Week Foundation announced Djahnel Reid of Orlando, Fla. as the recipient of a $50,000 Propel Student Impact Scholarship on Friday. The announcement came during the college fair portion of HBCU Week at the Walt Disney World Resort, an event aimed at making a Historically Black College and University education a reality for local students.

Southern Company Helps Students Attend First Ever HBCU Week at Walt Disney World

The company and partners to award $100,000 in scholarships to students attending
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ATLANTA, October 17, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Southern Company joins HBCU Week Foundation, Disney and the Propel Center to help make attending an Historically Black College and University a reality for local students during what is anticipated to be the largest ever HBCU Week event. More than 5,000 students including seniors from Atlanta Public and Birmingham City schools are expected to attend.

The Home Depot and the United Negro College Fund Work to Advance Education Through Scholarships for HBCU Students


Since 1992, The Home Depot has been partnering with the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), an organization that works to build a robust pipeline of highly qualified college graduates from under-represented populations. UNCF focuses on activities that ensure that more students are college-ready, enroll in college and persist to graduation.

HP's HBCU Tech Conference Returns With a Focus on Career Success


When the second HBCU Tech Conference gets underway this week, the leadership, staff, and students of 102 Historically Black Colleges and Universities across the nation will have the opportunity to experience what’s next in higher education. And what’s next includes such tech trends as automation, enhancing hybrid learning capabilities, and teaching XR (extended reality) in classrooms.


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