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Howard University is opening a campus at Google headquarters to get more black engineers in tech (GOOG)

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Starting this summer, one of the nation’s largest historically-black colleges will set up a satellite campus at Google headquarters in an effort to bring more black computer science students into the tech industry.

Roughly 25 to 30 rising juniors and seniors studying computer science at Howard University, located in Washington, D.C., will get the chance to spend three months taking classes at the Googleplex in Mountain View, California. The initiative is called Howard West.

Students at Howard West will learn from current Google employees and Howard faculty with the goal of establishing themselves in an industry where black engineers are read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com