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2014-05-13 23:03:38

Help Support the HBCU Career Development Marketplace by becoming a sponsor during the 8th Annual Event. Columbia, Maryland (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 HBCU Career Development Marketplace, Inc. – The HBCU Career Development Marketplace’s 8th Annual Conference (HBCU CDM) will be held November 5-7, 2014 at the Renaissance in NW Washington, DC. The HBCU CDM brings hundreds of graduating seniors, with a 3.2 GPA or higher, and corporations together in one location to discuss career development and...

2014-05-13 12:21:48

TORRANCE, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grambling State University (GSU) awarded James Colon, vice president of African American Business Strategy at Toyota Motor Sales, Inc., an honorary doctorate degree at its 2014 Spring Commencement ceremony, Friday, May 9. It is the most prestigious degree the historically black university offers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140513/86870 Grambling recognized Colon for his commitment to diversity in the automobile industry and...

2014-04-22 08:26:04

University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Florida A&M University, Spelman College and Howard University receive top ranking ATLANTA, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A comprehensive survey released on Earth Day by The Building Green Initiative (BGI) at Clark Atlanta University says historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are driving energy efficiency on their campuses and promoting sustainability through their policies, practices and curriculums. The survey ranked the nation's most...

2014-04-14 08:39:36

Academic competition to be webcast LIVE at 12 p.m. EDT TORRANCE, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After more than eight months of preparation, the best and brightest students from America's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) will compete today for the title of national champion in this year's 25(th) anniversary Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC). Watch live as the action unfolds on hcasc.com beginning at 12:00 p.m. EDT....

2014-03-19 23:31:44

In an effort to broaden the talent pool the Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance (CSSIA) recently partnered with the Association of Computer and Information Science/Engineering Departments at Minority Institutions (ADMI) to promote cyber security student skills-based competitions. Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 In spite of the growing number of colleges offering degrees, certificates and courses in cybersecurity, there is still a critical national shortage of...

2014-03-13 16:26:59

Radio Personality Tom Joyner's Ultimate Party with a Purpose® supporting students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities sets sail March 16th from Miami, Florida to the Caribbean DALLAS, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now in its fifteenth year the Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Voyage Presented by Ford continues the Ultimate Party with a Purpose®, supporting students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities setting sail March 15th from Miami, Florida. For...

2014-03-12 08:21:40

Top students from 48 of the nation's Historically Black Colleges and Universities will gather in Los Angeles area to test their academic prowess TORRANCE, Calif., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brainpower from America's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) will be on display at the 25(th) annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC) National Championship Tournament. Hundreds of HBCU students have spent the past year diligently preparing to compete in the final round...

2014-01-28 16:25:30

A new international, field-study, pilot program seeks to globalize North Carolina HBCUs' health offerings. SALISBURY, N.C., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The North Carolina Study Abroad/Global Engagement (SAGE) Partnership, a collaborative among that state's 11 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in 2014 will boost the percentage of global, marketplace-ready students. Working with IES Abroad and IERC Education Foundation for nearly a year, NC SAGE...

2013-07-15 23:24:01

American Sentinel University’s chief academic officer recently addressed education innovators at HBCUs Connected: Executive Leadership Forum about the crucial areas in higher education and affirmed that a world-class science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) adept workforce is the key to addressing the challenges of the 21st century in health care, technology, business and innovation and is paramount to the U.S. competing in a global marketplace. Learn more about American Sentinel...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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