Atlanta Black Star: Morehouse Launches Successful Summer STEM Program that Puts Atlanta-Area Teens On Path to New Careers

Social justice and science in the summertime, SMASH (Summer Math and Science Honors) Program at Morehouse College, Atlanta, Ga. 7/10/17 Photo by Mikki K. Harris


When 28 high school-age boys signed up to participate in the first year of a STEM program at Morehouse College, they could never have predicted the bond that would develop among them.

STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers are predicted to continue to grow according to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economics and Statistics Administration, but nonwhite young men ― especially Black ones ― are some of the least represented.

Read more here from in the Atlanta Black Star.