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
May 5, 2015
Rodney McLaurin, Program Director of Outreach and Recruitment has taken on the commitment to mentor five HCC male students, who in return serve as mentors in HISD high schools.
Apr 29, 2015
The conference reached over 300 participants over a four-day span providing male students with valuable information that can be applicable to their personal, professional and academic lives.
HCC and local school districts inspire minority male students to pursue STEM careers with interactive camp
Sep 10, 2014
Houston Community College's minority male program inspires students to pursue STEM careers.
Feb 24, 2014
Dozens of people turned out to hear the Rev. Al Sharpton speak at HCC Southwest.
Feb 27, 2013
Hundreds of students and their parents packed the HCC West Loop Center Auditorium to kick off the Minority Male Initiative program Saturday, February 23. Actor Terrence Howard and the 350 in attendance were informed about the upcoming STEM Academy for 2013.