Excerpt: I am a reflection of Justice Thurgood Marshall because... I am the 1st African American female engineer in my family as well as the 1st African American female engineer throughout my surrounding communities. Just as Justice Marshall forged forward and was instrumental in ending legal segregation and became the first African-American justice of the Supreme Court, I too, before my legacy has concluded, will forge forward breaking barriers for African American women in STEM careers.
If it wasn't for TMCF... I would not have graduated from Norfolk State University with a 3.49 grade point average majoring in Optical Engineering with Read More >
Primary Headline: Mercy Besong
Secondary Headline: Alabama State University
Sub Headline: Coca-Cola First Generation Scholar
Excerpt: "If it wasn't for TMCF... I would not have been able to pursue my college degree in Business. I received the TMCF Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship which paid the balance of my tuition and allowed me to be first in my family who is going to receive a college degree."
Pearson Education Corp., partnered with Diverse and host institution Kentucky State University to sponsor a two-day event titled, “HBCUs: Executive Read More >
Primary Headline: Cheyney student 'super excited' about Apple internship
Secondary Headline: Press Mention
Sub Headline: February 22, 2017
Excerpt: This is the second year of an initiative that Apple launched in partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund to provide opportunities in the tech industry for students and enhance engagement with faculty on HBCU campuses.