About HCC's Minority Male Initiative

HCC began its Minority Male Initiative to counter the on-going crisis throughout America of a diminishing presence of minority males on the campuses of higher learning, in corporate America and in entrepreneurial endeavors. 

HCC Ushers students towards STEM fields during STEM Summer Academy

Houston Community College ushered students towards careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math during its STEM Academy summer session, a program lead by the HCC Minority Male Initiative. 

Volunteers with expertise in various STEM fields served as teachers and mentors for students across the Houston area. They exposed them to robotics, programming, forensic science, mechanical engineering, and even biology.  The weeklong camp at Alief-Taylor High School offered students a unique opportunity to learn about various aspects of STEM. They also heard from a special guest speaker, an agent with the FBI.

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Minority Male Initiative News

Seapearch: Alief ISD after school STEM program offers collaboration with HCC

Feb 23, 2016

The Office of Naval Research provides an avenue for students and school districts to experience building robots in formal and informal settings at an extremely low cost, yet with high technical skills.

HCC honors Summer STEM Academy students from Raul Yzaguirre School for Success

Jul 15, 2016

The more than 50 students who participated in the summer program learned about Aerodynamics, Aqua Robotics, Land Robotics, and Drones.

HCC Men of Honor host Teen Summit at Central Campus

Mar 1, 2016

The Houston Community College Men of Honor student organization recently hosted a Teen Summit for high school and middle school students from HISD at the Central Campus San Jacinto Auditorium. The students received information about college and encouragement from motivational speakers.

HCC Men of Honor student members attend Black, Brown & College Bound Summit 2016

Feb 23, 2016

Houston Community College was well represented at the recent Black, Brown & College Bound Summit 2016 in Tampa, FL.

NASA Day at HCC offers out-of-this-world opportunity

Feb 16, 2016

Nearly 200 middle school, high school and college students with dreams of exploring science and space learned what it takes to be a NASA astronaut or employee from highly reliable sources: Major General Charles Bolden, NASA’s 12th Administrator, who has been heading the U. S. space agency since his appointment by President Obama in 2009 and a special panel of NASA employees.

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