CELEBRATING STEM PIONEER CLYDE FOSTER, AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY PROGRAM
The inaugural North Alabama Clyde Foster STEM/Black History Program will be held February 7, 2023, 9:00am at Columbia High School.
The science, technology, engineering and math program will include hands on demonstrations, drones and simulators. The event is sponsored by the W.H. Councill Community Development Corporation, BEYA Stars and Stripes, Infinity Aero Club, Team Redstone and others.
Over three hundred Huntsville City School System middle and high school students will participate in person. STEM mentors will interact with the students, also. Students from all three Madison County school systems, private and home schools are invited to participate through YouTube connections.
Clyde Foster served as the director of Alabama A&M University’s (college) Computer Science Center from 1968-70. The Center enabled students to train for and graduate with a degree in computer science, the first such degree offered in Alabama.
This link to an Alabama A&M University article highlights the legacy of Clyde Foster.
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