Established in 1865, Bowie State University is the oldest historically black institution (HBI) of higher education in the state of Maryland. Also, it is one of the oldest HBIs in the nation. Currently, Bowie State University serves a diverse student population, providing educational opportunities that will enable students to function in a highly technological and interdependent world. The University continues to honor its heritage of providing access to higher education for under-represented populations, with a continuing commitment to African Americans. VISION: Bowie State University will be an important higher education access portal for qualified persons from diverse academic and socioeconomic backgrounds who seek a high quality and affordable public comprehensive university. MISSION STATEMENT: Bowie State University, through the effective and efficient management of its resources, provides high-quality and affordable educational opportunities at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels for a diverse student population of Maryland citizens and the global community.
Bowling Green State University - Firelands is a regional campus and one of eight colleges of Bowling Green State University. Offering 15 associate degrees, nine complete bachelor’s degrees, two master’s degree programs, and a variety of one-year certificate programs and training opportunities, BGSU Firelands puts education within reach for all community members. Located in Huron, Ohio, the scenic regional campus offers the advantages of a personalized education with the resources of a much-larger university.
The mission of Brigham Young University--founded, supported, and guided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--is to assist individuals in their quest for perfection and eternal life. That assistance should provide a period of intensive learning in a stimulating setting where a commitment to excellence is expected and the full realization of human potential is pursued.
All instruction, programs, and services at BYU, including a wide variety of extracurricular experiences, should make their own contribution toward the balanced development of the total person. Such a broadly prepared individual will not only be capable of meeting personal challenge and change but will also bring strength to others in the tasks of home and family life, social relationships, civic duty, and service to mankind.
Brown University held its first Women in Computer Science (WiCS) meeting in 2008. This organization within the university is dedicated to helping women in the computer science field by inviting WiCS alumni to share their experiences and advice about making a good impression in interviews and finding jobs that fit women's computer science interests. Some of the program's main goals include building a strong network of women within incoming classes and providing mentors for young female students. Brown University's department of computer science focuses on developing and innovating information technology research. It is currently rated as one of the nation's leading computer science programs by the National Research Council.
Bryn Mawr College actively supports women in computer science, providing information about jobs available for women and by encouraging a more "female-friendly" work environment. This college promotes the idea that students can combine computer science with multiple disciplines that will give them an advantage over other students in the future. Bryn Mawr College has hosted a variety of speakers dedicated to promoting women in technology, and the university is concerned with images of computing and how they relate to women. Bryn Mawr has held forums for discussing women's historical role in the technological revolution. The Computer Science Program at Bryn Mawr College strives to facilitate evolving interdisciplinary majors. Its advisors strongly encourage students to pursue computer science minors in addition to a concentration in other fields.