RoboJawn 2022

Robots Compete during RoboJawn as Philly Tech Week Returns

PHILADELPHIA — Robots take the field for their initial rounds of competition during RoboJawn ‘22. FIRST Tech Challenge RoboJawn is similar to an official tournament in many ways. Teams bring their robots and their Gracious Professionalism to compete in this … Continue reading Robots Compete during RoboJawn as Philly Tech Week Returns

Patriots Technology Training Center Celebrates its Silver Anniversary

Award-Winning Youth STEM Program across the National Capital Region Reaches a 25-Year Milestone! SEAT PLEASANT, MD—Patriots Technology Training Center (PTTC) of Seat Pleasant, Maryland celebrated its 25th Anniversary Friday evening, June 25, 2021, during a surprise virtual event honoring its … Continue reading Patriots Technology Training Center Celebrates its Silver Anniversary

First Black Female to Lead Brigade of Midshipmen

ANNAPOLIS, Md. ― The Commandant of Midshipmen announced the spring semester midshipman leadership positions, Friday, Nov. 6, which includes the selection of the Naval Academy’s first African American female brigade commander, Midshipman 1st Class Sydney Barber, of Lake Forest, Ill.  … Continue reading First Black Female to Lead Brigade of Midshipmen

GM executive Telva McGruder promoted as automotive giant’s tech-inclusion missions rapidly evolve

DETROIT, MI (BDPA Detroit) ― General Motors Company (GM), welcomes Telva McGruder as their new Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer. In a recent statement, the global automotive corporation looks forward to Telva’s leadership as she expands on their current … Continue reading GM executive Telva McGruder promoted as automotive giant’s tech-inclusion missions rapidly evolve

Mary W. Jackson

NASA Names Headquarters After ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W. Jackson

WASHINGTON ― NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced Wednesday the agency’s headquarters building in Washington, D.C., will be named after Mary W. Jackson, the first African American female engineer at NASA. Jackson started her NASA career in the segregated West Area … Continue reading NASA Names Headquarters After ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W. Jackson

U.S. Senate confirms new Air Force Chief of Staff with a unanimous historic vote

WASHINGTON―General Charles Q. Brown, Jr. will become the first black service member to lead an American military branch after lawmakers on Tuesday voted to make him the Air Force’s 22nd chief of staff.  He currently is serving as the Commander, … Continue reading U.S. Senate confirms new Air Force Chief of Staff with a unanimous historic vote

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Amazon’s Future Engineer Program funds High School Computer Science Courses

Jeff Bezos visits Dunbar High School in Washington,D.C. Amazon launches Future Engineer Program Continue reading Amazon’s Future Engineer Program funds High School Computer Science Courses

FAMU Crowned 2018 HBCU Battle of the Brains Champion

AUSTIN, TX—The HBCU Battle of the Brains (BOTB) is a hybrid event between a “Hackathon” and a “Business Case Competition” where teams from HBCUs across the country develop a solution to a complex issue, then pitch that solution in front … Continue reading FAMU Crowned 2018 HBCU Battle of the Brains Champion

Grass-Roots Tech Organization Reaches 20-Year Youth Tech Milestone

SEAT PLEASANT, MD—Patriots Technology Training Center (Patriots) 20th annual Youth Summit on Technology launched Saturday, May 6, 2017 with a Mix and Mingle breakfast session, industry keynote speaker, career and organization exhibits. Members congratulated Patriots’ Founder and Executive Director, Thurman Jones … Continue reading Grass-Roots Tech Organization Reaches 20-Year Youth Tech Milestone

Patriots Technology Training Center to Host 19th Annual Youth Summit on Technology

Seat Pleasant, MD—”Empowering Students Through Technology” has been the mission for over 19 years by increasing the number of students entering science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) ultimately leading towards college education and career paths in these fields. Over the … Continue reading Patriots Technology Training Center to Host 19th Annual Youth Summit on Technology