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Alabama State U. announces $300K cybersecurity diversity grant

by Colin Wood • 6 months ago

The funding is designed to boost participation in a field in which women and some minority groups are underrepresented.

Miami Dade College, IBM partner to build tech-focused workforce

by Ryan Johnston • 8 months ago

Miami Dade College will receive $10 million in assets from IBM over the next three years to expand its workforce development and technology programming.

Michigan State launches VR app to fight unconscious bias

by Jake Williams • 8 months ago

The app helps users recognize racism and unconscious bias to help support diversity, equity and inclusion.

Coursera launches 'activism in sports' class taught by Chris Webber

by Ryan Johnston • 10 months ago

The five-time NBA All-Star will teach a course, Coursera announced, offered through Morehouse College, an all-male historically Black college in Atlanta, Georgia.

Penn State events 'Zoom bombed' again, this time by lone racist intruder

by Colin Wood • 10 months ago

Following a disruption to a Black Caucus event last month, two diversity events were this week interrupted by a man, who claimed to be a police officer, spewing "hate-filled words."

Coursera partners with Howard U., expands diversity catalog

by EdScoop Staff • 10 months ago

Coursera announced a new partnership with the historically Black university, along with workforce initiatives and more than 40 courses centered on diversity, equity and inclusion.

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo taps VR for diversity, inclusion training

by Betsy Foresman • 12 months ago

Administrators said its new VR tools will also provide students virtual practice sessions for reporting incidents of bias or harassment.

Penn State joins initiative to hire more diverse STEM faculty

by Betsy Foresman • 1 year ago

Ultimately, the initiative will increase career opportunities in STEM fields for underrepresented groups, as well as improve student success.

Higher ed CIOs look for more inclusive hiring, workforce

by Jake Williams • 2 years ago

A focus on diversity, equity and inclusion can improve higher ed IT operations, CIOs said at Educause Annual Conference 2019.