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  • Progressing Toward 2025: More Black Engineers Graduate

    Why have we focused on 10K? There has been an ongoing debate about this country’s ability to fill science and engineering jobs with qualified candidates. One obvious solution is to increase the talent pool by graduating more scientists and engineers2. At 13.3 percent of the total population3 and only 4.0 percent of engineering degree holders, African Americans are vastly underrepresented in this field, one that has high earning potential and makes a significant economic impact.

  • Get an Edge with a PMP

    According to TechRepublic, a PMP certification “helps establish the person as a credible leader” and shows an investment in career planning1.  

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    Is the Black Engineering Crisis a Woman Problem?

    NSBE 2025 and the Engineering Crisis Among Blacks

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    STEM and Social Justice: Applying an Engineering Lens to Social Change Part 2 of 2

    The people who are closest to the problems are most aware of what the solutions are and should be.

  • Why Engineering? College Majors and Earnings for African Americans

    Workforce shows that African Americans tend to be concentrated in the lowest-paying majors.

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    STEM and Social Justice: Applying an Engineering Lens to Social Change

    Social justice is the pursuit of a world in which all people have the opportunity to live decently and free of harm. It is born of the collective understanding that injustice and inequality are endemic to the systems and structures that make up our society.

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    Using Water Filters Effectively

    Join NSBE's Environmental Engineering Special Interest Group to continue the dialogue about Flint’s water crisis.

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    Want to Graduate? Join NSBE

    Why does NSBE work? In this paper, the authors assert that NSBE provides a holistic social space for members to engage in quality relationships, participate in activities and cultivate a sense of belonging.


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    Why NSBE?

    What impact do NSBE and other like organizations have on their members? A new study shows that high school students participating in career and technical student organizations (CTSOs) and activities have clearer career paths.

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    A Message from the National Chair on Injustice

    As you know, we are living in a time in which our academic well-being, and our ability to reach our academic potential are being threatened by institutional racism and bigotry on and off of college campuses. The targeted acts at campuses such as the University of Missouri, Yale and countless others that don’t make the media, along with the events that led to the establishment of the Black Lives Matter campaign are representative of an undeniable cancer that threatens organizations like ours whose cornerstone is scholastic achievement. However, these acts are also a great call to action that we must do more to demonstrate the cultural responsibility that we attest to each time we recite our mission statement.