EHTP Benefit Gala Raises a Record $4 Million for Youth in Need

EHTP Benefit Gala Raises a Record $4 Million for Youth in Need

The East Harlem Tutorial Program (EHTP) hosted its 60th Anniversary Benefit on May 21, 2018, at New York City’s American Museum of Natural History. The annual gala honors those involved in EHTP’s mission to raise college graduation rates among East Harlem’s youth. This year’s gala raised $4 million and drew 600 guests, which are both… Continue Reading

Important Research on the Role Parents Play in Children’s STEM Success

Important Research on the Role Parents Play in Children’s STEM Success

Proficiency in STEM skills is seen as a key component for success in the 21st century workplace. Yet observers note an achievement gap in STEM education and careers, with white males leading the way and members of other groups falling behind. This issue is so troubling that the US Department of Education has set achieving… Continue Reading

13 Award-Winning STEM Picture Books for Young Children You Need to Know about

13 Award-Winning STEM Picture Books for Young Children You Need to Know about

Employment in STEM fields does not reflect the diversity of American society; white males in these fields outnumber women and non-Asian minorities. A report by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission explains that despite a growing number of high-tech job opportunities, it is mostly white males who are benefitting from this job growth, especially at… Continue Reading

Exciting STEM Programs at Zoos around the Country

Exciting STEM Programs at Zoos around the Country

It’s often observed that an achievement gap exists in STEM fields among non-Asian minorities and low-income students. A study out of Penn State University and the University of California, Irvine, suggests that without intervention, this achievement gap starts in kindergarten and persists through middle school, if not longer. One method for overcoming this achievement gap… Continue Reading

3 Notable Engineers Who Overcame Obstacles

3 Notable Engineers Who Overcame Obstacles

Dedicated to supporting people in need who are interested in pursuing careers in engineering, Phillips Charitable Organization provides financial aid to enable students to further their education and obtain STEM degrees. STEM, which stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, is a priority in America’s educational system. For those with STEM majors, it is inspiring… Continue Reading