Showing 4 results for:


by Topic

All results

Former NFL Star Jerome Bettis Earns Business Degree From Notre Dame Nearly 30 Years After Leaving Campus

Jerome Bettis just added to his list of accomplishments as the former NFL star has graduated from the University of Notre Dame. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jerome Bettis (@jerome36bettis)

May 17, 2022

Fat Joe Gears Up For The Metaverse's First-Ever Marathon With Degree® Deodorant And Decentraland

As the metaverse continues to expand and grow, so do the people engaged in it. So, with that said, it makes sense why Degree® Deodorant is partnering with Decentraland, Grammy-nominated artist Fat Joe, and paralympic athlete Blake Leeper for the first-ever marathon set to take place in the metaverse. The goal is to push for more inclusivity in the virtual world and continue the brand’s continuous fight for representation when it comes to sports. “I woke up this morning and I was just thinking about the metaverse, and recently people have been talking about it’s not diverse enough. It doesn’t have enough inclusivity,” Fat Joe told AfroTech. “When you think of the metaverse, it was made for inclusiveness, you know.” He continued: “Everything I do just refers back to lyrics and one that sticks out is when Tupac said, ‘It ain’t no hope for the future.’ Because we’ve been dealing with a racist, real world. Now, as we are in the metaverse, where we’re supposed to use our imagination and...

Apr 25, 2022

How a College and Coding Bootcamp Are Teaming Up to Boost Enrollment

Dominican University of California and Make School , a coding boot camp based in San Francisco, are teaming up to give students a more well-rounded education. In an effort to increase enrollment, liberal arts school Dominican University is offering computer science courses taught by Make School professors and Make School is offering general education courses taught by Dominican Univerisity professors. The partnership is working to stifle enrollment declines in coding programs, as well. Low enrollment in coding bootcamps has caused some companies to close or target corporations as training programs. Dominican University plans to offer a computer science minor within five years; however, creating curricula and finding professors will be expensive and time-consuming. The partnership with Make School gives students the chance to learn coding skills, while providing Dominican University the framework for creating a computer science minor. Make School currently offers a two-year...

Oct 1, 2018