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Executive Talks: An Unconventional Journey to the Top of Chesapeake Utilities

POSTED ON Sep 04, 2017

If you had asked her while she was still in college where she might be in 2017, it would be unlikely that Vice President and Business Unit Leader of Chesapeake Utilities would be at the top of Aleida Socarras’ list. With over 25 years of experience in the energ

Meet Puerto Rico’s first Horatio Alger Scholar

POSTED ON Sep 01, 2017

In 2016, the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans administered over $12 Million in scholarship funds for 1, 915 students. Since 1984, more than $125 Million has been awarded in scholarships at 1,024 colleges and universities attended by scholars. T

Puerto Rico’s first Horatio Alger Scholar shares inspiring life story

POSTED ON Sep 01, 2017

In 2016, the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans administered over $12 Million in scholarship funds for 1, 915 students. Since 1984, more than $125 Million has been awarded in scholarships at 1,024 colleges and universities attended by scholars.

ASSIST Early-Career Faculty Development Symposium

POSTED ON Jul 23, 2017

The seven largest national diversity-serving professional organizations came together to form a research partnership – ASSIST: Strengthening Engineering Faculty through Diversity Serving Professional Organization Engagement - to proactively address the lack of di

More Latinos for Astrophysics

POSTED ON Jul 23, 2017

The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Latino Initiatives Program is a year-long internship program for talented undergraduate science majors who participate in the Urban Massachusetts Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Programs on the camp

Latino enrollment reaches 25.7 percent at UC, Irvine

POSTED ON Jul 23, 2017

The U.S. Department of Education has named the University of California, Irvine a Hispanic-serving institution for 2017-18. UCI’s current Hispanic enrollment is 25.7 percent, double what it was a decade ago, and the campus received more Chicano/Latino freshman

Top Women in Technology: Pat Elizondo

POSTED ON Jun 28, 2017

Patricia (Pat) Elizondo joined Xerox Corporation in 1981 as an internal auditor. Here are some of her career successes at one of the most famous companies for office technology. Pat earned an undergraduate degree in finance from Indiana University’s Kelley Sc

How Grace Lieblein benefited from an Engineering Co-op Program

POSTED ON Jun 28, 2017

Grace Lieblein began her General Motors (GM) career in 1978 as a co-op student at the GM Assembly Division in Los Angeles, California. On the old car production line, she combined classroom theory with real-time work. Lieblein learned skills as she alternated

GE encourages girls to explore the world of STEM and STEM-based careers

POSTED ON Jun 17, 2017

Leslie Villanueva and Natalie Perez Rivera, students at Hayes Bilingual School, build “Snap Circuits.” at the 2017 GE Girls program. (Photo by Hailey Richards, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service) Leslie and Natalie are two out of a total of 36 girls, invite

How Lisa Tenorio helps put Latino students into the driver’s seat of their future

POSTED ON Jun 17, 2017

Lisa Tenorio is assistant vice president at AT&T. She currently leads the firm's  Technology Development Flex Force. This is a group of highly skilled software engineers, developers, scrum masters and business managers that rotate to work on the company

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