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Monday, January 5, 2009

Flying with Computer Science at Florida A&M University (FAMU)!

A dear sistergirlfriend sent me. Please send this to anyone who might be interested.

*If you have friends, daughters, granddaughters, nieces, cousins or neighbors who could benefit from this, please pass it on!*

* Florida A & M University is providing an outstanding opportunity for Black women entering college in the fall of 2009. It is designed to address their absence in the field of computer technology. Dr. Jason Black is the Principal Investigator of a recently awarded $552,000 NSF Grant entitled African-American Women in Computer Science . The grant provides scholarships from $3,000 to $5,000 per semester for female African American students .*

*We need your help to get the word out about this great opportunity to build up the enrollment of women in the CIS Department. Pass this information along to high school o r community college students , their parents, and to guidance counselors you may know. The full text of the press release can be found at:*http://www.famu.edu/index.cfm?a=headlines&p=display&news=602&archive


*You can also contact Dr. Black by email at: jblack@cis.famu . edu

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