Active Bloggers

Reginald Culpepper Reginald Culpepper
Clark Atlanta University class of 1998
DJ Riley DJ Riley
Grambling State University class of 2008
Dixie Somers Dixie Somers
Other College... class of 2004
Sofía Montiel Sofía Montiel
Other College... class of 2017
HBCU CONNECT HBCU CONNECT
Central State University class of 1995
E. Moss E. Moss
North Carolina Central University class of 2003
LaMarr Blackmon LaMarr Blackmon
Cal St Univ, Long Beach class of 1992
Kennedy Williams Kennedy Williams
Spelman College class of 2020

Lane College Partners with Apple and Tennessee State University to Become a Community Center for Coding and Creativity

Lane College Partners with Apple and Tennessee State University to Become a Community Center for Coding and Creativity
Posted By: Kennedy Williams on September 23, 2022

Lane College will expand its education and career development opportunities for students and the Jackson-Madison County community.

(Jackson, TN) Today, Lane College announced it will become a community center for Coding and Creativity as part of Apple’s Community Education Initiative and Tennessee State University’s HBCU C2. The teaching and learning initiative is designed to empower Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to expand technology and creativity experiences within their institutions and broader communities.

"Lane is committed to teaching hands-on and career-ready skills," said Dr. Logan Hampton, president of Lane College.



"Through our new partnership with Apple and TSU, the Lane Community Center for Coding and Creativity will give people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experience levels a new pathway to learn the tech-ready skills that local employers need and are vital to the future of the communities we serve."

Lane College is now among nearly four dozen universities across the country serving as HBCUC2 community coding centers or regional hubs. Since 2019, participating HBCUs have offered new learning opportunities to thousands of degree-seeking students and community learners and expanded their impact through partnerships with local K-12 schools, community organizations, local governments, and more.

As part of its Community Education Initiative, Apple is supporting Lane College with equipment and ongoing professional development to become the pre-eminent HBCU C2 community center to bring coding and creativity to Jackson, Tennessee.

Faculty and educators will learn about coding and app development, and work with Apple to identify opportunities to incorporate its comprehensive Everyone Can Code and Everyone Can Create curricula, which utilizes the easy-to-learn Swift programming language. Support from Apple also includes mobile iPad and Mac labs, opportunities for student jobs and scholarships, and funding for staff.


SOURCE Lane College
If you enjoyed this article, Join HBCU CONNECT today for similar content and opportunities via email!
Comments
Please Login To Post Comments...
Email:
Password:

 
More From This Author
US State Dept. Selects DSU Adjunct for Philippines Project
Horizon Therapeutics Adds Meharry Medical School as a Horizon Scholars Partner
WSSU Four Volleyball Student-Athletes Named to the CSC Academic All-District Volleyball® Team
Bluefield City Board Honors BSU Chancellor Garry Moore
State Funding of Morgan Research Centers Supports R1 Aspirations While Addressing Societal Challenges
Norfolk State University Board of Visitors Extends President's Contract to 2027
Latest News
Join Nintendo in creating smiles. Technical and non-technical opportunities available!

Join Nintendo in creating smiles. Technical and non-technical opportunities available!

Looking for a role that inspires you and helps put smiles on the faces of millions around the world? Nintendo is home to talented professionals who believe that our results are better when our teams r ...more
Reginald Culpepper • 99 Views • December 1st, 2022
McDonald's USA Invests in the Financial and Mental Wellbeing of HBCU Students with $1 Million Scholarship Program

McDonald's USA Invests in the Financial and Mental Wellbeing of HBCU Students with $1 Million Scholarship Program

McDonald's has remained committed to feeding and fostering communities when they need it most, starting with a warm meal and a smile. As part of this commitment, the company has long supported Histori ...more
Reginald Culpepper • 73 Views • December 1st, 2022
Central State University raises $320,000 on Giving Tuesday

Central State University raises $320,000 on Giving Tuesday

In early November, the 2022 Giving Tuesday campaign launched on social media with a video featuring Dr. Jack Thomas, the ninth president of Central State University, Ohio's only public Historically B ...more
Reginald Culpepper • 38 Views • December 1st, 2022
Student Freedom Initiative Announces $1.1 Million Grant from the Capital One Foundation to Expand HELPS

Student Freedom Initiative Announces $1.1 Million Grant from the Capital One Foundation to Expand HELPS

Today, Student Freedom Initiative (“SFI”) and the Capital One Foundation in partnership with Capital One (“Capital One”) announced the expansion of the HELPS (Handling Everyday Life Problems for Stude ...more
Sofía Montiel • 39 Views • December 1st, 2022
Six HBCU Marching Bands Selected to Perform in 2023 Honda Battle of the Bands

Six HBCU Marching Bands Selected to Perform in 2023 Honda Battle of the Bands

The votes are in and six marching bands have been selected to perform at the 2023 Honda Battle of the Bands (HBOB), the nation’s premier showcase for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU ...more
Reginald Culpepper • 135 Views • November 30th, 2022
Popular News
Louisiana Upholds Life Sentence to Black Man For Stealing Hedge Trimmers in 1997

Louisiana Upholds Life Sentence to Black Man For Stealing Hedge Trimmers in 1997

While this may not be HBCU related news, as an AFrican American male, I had to share this appalling decision by the Louisiana court system to keep a man in jail with a life sentence for such a petty c ...more
Will Moss • 388,486 Views • August 6th, 2020
Blonde Instagram Model Goes Viral for Graduating from HBCU and Pledging Delta Sigma Theta!

Blonde Instagram Model Goes Viral for Graduating from HBCU and Pledging Delta Sigma Theta!

A blonde woman is going viral this morning, for graduating from A Historically Black College while pledging a Black sorority, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated. @Blonde_HBCU The woman, an IG ...more
Will Moss • 153,962 Views • November 30th, 2020
Apple to Invest over $40 Million Dollars into HBCUs - Time to major in Computer Science!!!

Apple to Invest over $40 Million Dollars into HBCUs - Time to major in Computer Science!!!

On Tuesday Johnny C. Taylor, President and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund stopped by “NewsOne Now” to make a major announcement that could literally change the lives of thousands of HBCU st ...more
Will Moss • 120,141 Views • March 11th, 2015
Kamala Harris Promises to Forgive Student Loan Debt for HBCU Graduates

Kamala Harris Promises to Forgive Student Loan Debt for HBCU Graduates

Harris promises to offer free tuition for low-income students at public and historically Black colleges Democratic VP candidate also pledges to forgive student-loan debt for HBCU graduates who earn ...more
Will Moss • 73,754 Views • September 10th, 2020
Black Billionaire Robert F. Smith to  Donate $50 Million to Support STEM Students at HBCUs

Black Billionaire Robert F. Smith to Donate $50 Million to Support STEM Students at HBCUs

The Student Freedom Initiative announced today a $50 million personal gift from Robert F. Smith, philanthropist and Founder, Chairman and CEO of Vista Equity Partners. This gift matches the initial fu ...more
Will Moss • 73,660 Views • October 22nd, 2020
Please Give Us a Like on Facebook!