Inform the Block (Downloadable Word Doc) Inform the Block (Downloadable PDF) Register for HBCU Students Inform the Block with Craig Fischer September 14, 2021 12pm ET Are you an undergraduate student enrolled at a Historically Black college and University (HBCU)? Do you know a thing or two about blockchain and financial technology? Then, we have an opportunity for you to HBCU Students Inform the Block and share your knowledge through video. What is Inform the Block, you ask? Good question. Inform the Block is a social awareness initiative sponsored by the Morgan State University (MSU) FinTech Center and developed to address the growing disparity in [...]
The FinTech Center at Morgan State University is pleased to OFFER FINANCIAL INCENTIVES to Morgan State University’s faculty for innovative course modifications to integrate Blockchain into existing courses. To learn how Blockchain could relate to your discipline, join us for an interactive workshop, for faculty of all disciplines, that will raise awareness of use cases for Blockchain and how the technology is transforming every industry. Morgan State University’s own Dr. Dessa David dives deep into Blockchain basics and answers the infamous question: what is blockchain and why we need to pay attention to it. Dessa J. David, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Information [...]
“Blockchain901 is a technology nonprofit that promotes the adoption of blockchain and emerging technologies through education, collaboration, and networking opportunities.” Justin has over 30 years of experience as an IT Solution Developer/Integrator. He is a Certified Blockchain Solution Architect as well as a Certified Blockchain Consultant and is the founder of Omnionix, Inc, a blockchain solution consultancy and development company. Justin is also the Memphis Chapter Chair of BUiLT, International Inc. (Blacks United in Leading Technology). Justin has been involved in Blockchain & Crypto since 2014. Register in Advance
The Annual National HBCU Blockchain Research and Innovation Conference is the FinTech Center’s premier event for connecting with university leaders, faculty and students discussing today's challenges and opportunities, and shaping the future of FinTech education and research. The Annual National HBCU Blockchain Research and Innovation Conference, November 12-13, 2021 will provide a forum for the faculty, students, and administrators in the FinTech Center’s HBCU Consortium to hear and discuss the findings of sponsored research and outcomes of sponsored innovative blockchain projects at various HBCUs. Registration is closed.
Meet the Panelists: Camron Knight (He/Him/His) Associate Technology Developer, AI PwC Hampton University Camron is an Associate Technology Developer within the Artificial Intelligence Lab at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Camron has a proven track record as an energetic self-starter whose leadership acumen enables the timely delivery of value to clients and project stakeholders. During his undergraduate studies, Camron actively pursued participation in the FinTech Center’s crypto-literacy programming and compelling digital upskilling opportunities. Camron is an HBCU alum, having earned his B.S. in Business Administration from the Hampton University School of Business. Darin Carter (He/Him/His) Coinbase Giving, Program Manager Coinbase Pennsylvania State University Darin Carter [...]
The National FinTech Center is seeking highly motivated students to become certified in Data Analytics, a rapidly growing field, and an increasingly in-demand skill. Students must register in advance and attend all three workshops to receive the certification. Don’t delay, seats are filling quickly! -- Part One: Friday, February 11, 2022 10:30 - 2:00 pm 3 ½ hours* Introduction to Data Analytics: Use Cases, Tools, and Techniques An Understanding of Descriptive Analytics --Part Two: Friday, February 18, 2022, 10:30 - 11:30 am 1 hour* Hands-on visualization for music using Tableau --Part Three: Friday, March 4, 2022, 10:30 - 2:30 pm 4 [...]
The National FinTech Center at Morgan State University is pleased to welcome Morgan Alumna Sherifah Munis, Founder and Executive Director of the New Wave Foundation for this exciting event. Newwave Foundation & Skysthelimit presents the second in our Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurial series, Money Talk$! Register in Advance! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/money-talks-financial-entrepreneurship-empowerment-webinar-tickets-260312841717?aff=NWFEmail About this event NWF & Skysthelimit is thrilled to bring you another power-packed virtual event that will empower and uplift attendees through a series of interactive conversations focused on Financial Literacy & Entrepreneurship. In honor of Black History Month, we hope to educate and equip our audience through storytelling, strategic advice, and [...]
Join Morgan State University and Marc Morial, the President and CEO of the National Urban League on March 29, 2022 at 11:15 am. Topic: Entrepreneurship in the Black Community in the Age of George Floyd and COVID: Prospects for the Future. Join via Zoom- https://bit.ly/3K9lluF
Build Your Own NFT with Hyperledger Fabric Time: Thursday, March 24 from 11 AM to 1 PM Eastern https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyEegXLrNr4 Thursday, March 31 from 11 AM to 2 PM Eastern https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGXOM3KxDyw For more information...
Panel Recording Meet the Panel: Moderator - Nate Rose Nathaniel Rose is Senior Software Engineer at Ripple on the Data Platform Team, and co-lead of the Black at Ripple Employee Resource Group community. He is a former ex-Microsoft engineer and Neurotechnology Researcher who focused on gaze selection and brain-machine interfaces. Nathaniel advocates for education equity - having directed a National Society of Black Engineers Chapter for over 5 years and Co-Founding the Bay Area Chapter to aid students with STEM skills giving them the edge to pursue future life endeavors. Panel: Arielle Williams: Arielle Williams is a University Recruiter, based [...]