Thursday, February 19, 2015

Firefly enters Space Act Agreement (SAA) with NASA facilities in Houston and Huntsville, AL

Austin Chamber, UT Target Space Startups as the Next Frontier

Article Title: Austin Chamber, UT Target Space Startups as the Next Frontier


Article Snip: "...In January, Firefly said it had entered into an agreement with NASA facilities in Houston and Huntsville, AL, to work together in the development of the company’s “Alpha” launch vehicle. ..."

Article Source: www.xconomy.com
Firefly, NASA, “Alpha” launch vehicle, Space Act Agreement (SAA), George C. Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC),

Grissom High School "CyberSloths" makes Cyberpatriot VII Open Division National Finalists

Article Title: CyberPatriot Reveals Top 28 Teams Advancing to National Finals Competition


Article Snip: "...The thirteen Open Division, twelve All Service Division and three Middle School Division National Finalist teams advanced through extremely competitive online qualifying rounds to earn the distinction of being Nation al Finalists . They represent schools and other organizations from Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, and Manitoba, Canada. ..."


Article Source: amazonaws.com
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Alabama A&M no longer 2nd on "Dangerous Campus" list

AAMU no longer on "Dangerous Campus" list

Article Title: AAMU no longer on "Dangerous Campus" list, now Oakwood University added


Article Snip: "...A website that listed Alabama A&M as one of the most dangerous campuses in the nation, is retracting that, but the new list includes Oakwood University. ..."


Article Source: www.waaytv.com


Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Alabama A&M ranks 2nd in list of most dangerous campuses

AL A&M ranks 2nd in list of most dangerous campuses

Article Title: AL A&M ranks 2nd in list of most dangerous campuses


Article Snip: "...An article from AOL citing data by the Office of Postsecondary Education Campus Safety and Security ranks Alabama A&M second in a list of the 25 "most dangerous college campuses in America." Click here for the full article. ..."


Article Source: www.waff.com
Most Dangerous Campuses,

More Reading: Alabama A&M University disputes the aforementioned report: AAMU President Responds to Campus Safety Report in Open Letter


Sunday, February 8, 2015

Sessions: American IT workers are being replaced with H-1B Visa guest workers

Sessions calls claims of a highly skill labor shortage a 'hoax'

Article Title: Sessions calls claims of a highly skill labor shortage a 'hoax'


Article Snip: "...Sessions, late Thursday, issued a statement about his new role as immigration subcommittee chairman, and said the committee "will give voice to those whose voice has been shut out,” and that includes “the voice of the American IT workers who are being replaced with guest workers."..."


Article Source: www.computerworld.com
Sen. Jeff Sessions, H-1B Visa,

Friday, February 6, 2015

Political Priorities for Alabama Politicians: Keystone XL Pipeline Act bill to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline

Senate votes in favor of Keystone Pipeline

Article Title: Senate votes in favor of Keystone Pipeline


Article Snip: "...U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL) issued a statement hailing the passage of the bill, which now goes to the White House. "Senate Republicans told the American people that our new majority would focus on policies that get Washington out of the way..."


Article Source: roller-cone-bits.blogspot.com
Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL), Senator Shelby (R-AL), Keystone XL Pipeline Act,