MSRDC

Minority Serving Institutions and STEM: Feb. 6 National Convocation

Given the projected demographic profile of the U.S., the educational outcomes and STEM readiness of students of color will have direct implications for America’s economic growth, national security, and global prosperity. On Feb. 6, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering,…

MSRDC Board Member Receives Bounce Trumpet Award

Dr. Johnson Receives Innovator Award to Herald His Accomplishments as a Black Humanitarian WASHINGTON, DC: The 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards on Sunday, February 11, 2018, will honor MSI STEM Research & Development Consortium Board Member, Dr. Lonnie Johnson with the Innovator…

Edgewood Chemical and Biological Center (ECBC) Leadership host MSRDC Working Group Meeting

ECBC and MSRDC Leadership held a working group meeting in Aberdeen, MD this week to discuss several critical items to ensure that Minority Serving Institutions are fully included in Army Research Laboratory priorities.  “Army’s most senior leadership is looking at…

MSRDC attends National Science Foundation STEM meeting at Bowie State University

The National Science Foundation (NSF) held a workshop for faculty and research staff members from area HBCUs, highlighting STEM-oriented research funding opportunities and technical assistance.  Enhancing the quality of undergraduate STEM education and research at HBCUs as a means to…

Survey Results Indicate that Higher Education Leaders favor Consortiums to Spur STEM Funding

MSRDC conducted a survey at the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities National Capitol Forum to assess interest and value of Consortiums that are focused on STEM Research & Development (R&D) projects in the Federal Government. 83% of those surveyed…

ECBC briefs Department of Defense Office of Diversity Management & Equal Opportunity

Dr. Joseph Corriveau, Director of ECBC in Aberdeen, MD set aside time in his busy schedule to meet with Mr. Clarence Johnson, Director of Diversity Management & Equal Opportunity at the Pentagon to share his commitment to advancing science and…