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    Why NSBE Matters: How NSBE Supports 21st Century Engineering Traits

    As executive director and former national chair of NSBE, I’ve often asked myself what effect our Society has on what really matters: filling the growing talent gap our global economy needs to address the technical, social and political challenges of the 21st century.

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    Why Diversity Matters: Reflections from the Engineering Dean’s Institute

    Categories: Academic,Developmental

    In my higher education experience, I found that many faculty lack an appreciation for the merits of diversity. Several faculty I interviewed while I worked on campus echoed a prevailing belief among a handful of their most vocal colleagues that diversity was the antithesis to quality.

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    Innovation Excellence: A Call to Action

    By definition, innovation is something introduced that is new or different. An innovative device, product or method can dramatically improve our quality of life.

  • Consider an Internship or a Cooperative Education Opportunity!

    In my work with NSBE, I encounter plenty of employers that are searching for talented, qualified African-American candidates for their staff. As much as I am pleased when employers ask whether I am available to work for them, I am more thrilled to know that I’m working voluntarily to cultivate thousands of talented, qualified workers who can fill their positions..

  • Re-imagining the Role of NSBE Professionals

    As a Senator, you make informed decisions on behalf of all our membership – NSBE Jr, Collegiate, and Professionals. Two constitutional amendments on the 2015 ballot concern NSBE Professionals so ensure that you are prepared to make this decision!

  • Regional Senate Operations

    As we work towards improving our Senate operations and communications, we would love to hear direct from the source how we can best serve you. As an example, Region 2 has been taking steps towards this goal. Join the conversation! More…

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    NSBE PDC Youth Community Impact Project

    Ramsey Jay, Jr. leads an inspiring workshop “I CARE I BELIEVE (ICIB)” to conclude the Community Impact Project at the 2014 NSBE Professional Development Conference. Students were paired with mentors and exposed to a variety of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) exercises.

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    Can You Learn while Multitasking?

    Categories: Academic

    When we multitask while doing our work, our learning is shallow and spotty, and we make more mistakes. Why? Because our brains can only handle one higher-order thinking activity at a time (such as studying engineering or physics).

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    Advice to the Graduating High School Scholar-Athlete: Lessons Learned by Pursuing the Dream

    One thing that we've learnt is that when you expose kids to this type of information: Science, Technology engineering and Math, They actually do find it interesting, They do find it enngaging and they actually do find it fun... Ramsey Jay, Jr

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    STEM for All: Why STEM Is Good for Everyone

    Categories: STEM

    STEM introduces a new way of thinking, teaching and learning.