DOE Announces First-Ever HBCU Clean Energy Education Prize Winners

Winning Team Will Receive $40k to Support Clean Energy-Focused Summer Programs

Each HBCU Winning Team Will Receive $40k to Support Clean Energy-Focused Summer Programs The U.S. Department of Energy announced the first 10 prize winners in the inaugural Historically Black Colleges and Universities, HBCU, Clean Energy Education Prize Inspire Track. Each HBCU team selected today will receive $40,000 to support the development or enhancement of clean…

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African-American Students’ Academic Achievement in STEM at HBCUs

African american graduates from HBCU college

Numerous reports assert that the United States must increase its production of highly educated workers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields in order to maintain its competitive edge in the global marketplace (Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering 2004; National Science Foundation (NSF) 2006a, b; Southern Education Foundation, 2005). Historically Black…

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