Student Organization Spotlight: Latin American Student Union (LASU)

Student Organization Spotlight: Latin American Student Union (LASU)

We are very excited to feature the Latin American Student Union (LASU) for our Student Organization Spotlight this week! Kassandra Moran answered questions on behave of this student organization.  Please view her responses below to learn more!

What is the …

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3 Ways Structural Racism Could Be Hurting You at Work—and How to Navigate Them

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I thought it was a good meeting. Productive. Engaging. Kinetic. Crammed in a windowless conference room with fifteen of my colleagues and my dog to boot, we reshaped a proposed idea into a fully fleshed-out project plan by identifying its …

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Here’s How Unconscious Racial Bias Can Creep Into Recommendation Letters—and How You Can Avoid It

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Got a great student, junior scholar, or former employee who is a person of color (POC)? Planning to write them a super letter of reference? That’s great. Remember that letters of reference can make or break a candidate’s application for …

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Five Local Black-Owned Businesses to Support

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Black-Owned business Month may have just passed this August, but let’s make an effort to support Black-Owned businesses every month!  There are several Black-owned businesses in the Binghamton area.  Here are five local Black businesses that will satisfy your hunger …

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Student Organization Spotlight: Black Student Union

Student Organization Spotlight: Black Student Union

We are very excited to feature the Black Student Union for our Student Organization Spotlight this week!  Osariemen Aiyevbomwan answered questions on behave of this student organization.  Please view her responses below to learn more!

What is the goal of …

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What to Tell Young People of Color About InfoSec Careers

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CEO and founder of Revolution Cyber Juliet Okafor and Baker Hughes Director of Global OT Security Programs Paul Brager talk about the unique lessons and hard truths they provide when mentoring young black cybersecurity professionals.

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Alumni Q&A with Tommie Pearson, Jr. ’18

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The Basics:

Tommie Pearson, Jr., Recruiter at Wayfair

Graduated from Binghamton in 2018 with a degree in Political Science

 

What activities and clubs/organizations did you participate in at Binghamton?

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Undergraduate …

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A Strong Response | Help Your Organization Speak Up on Social Issues

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In the aftermath of George Floyd’s death and global protests, many organizations—private and nonprofit—clearly communicated their condemnation of violence and support for racial justice. However, social media communities have been calling out organizations they believe missed the mark and either …

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50+ Black-Owned and Led Companies for Students to Follow

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Dozens of Black-owned and Black-led companies hire students and young alumni. Follow these companies to discover your next career move.

Handshake’s goal has always been to connect students of all backgrounds to meaningful careers and help build diversity in the …

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Personal Stories From the Pandemic

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How the crisis is affecting eight learners and their education and work plans.

A growing mountain of evidence shows that COVID-19 has taken a disproportionate toll on Latino, Black, Native American and lower-income people. People in these groups are more …

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