President Freeman Hrabowski of UMBC in Maryland Profiled by 60min

This latest video find aired a couple days ago on 60 min. The piece profiles black President Freeman Hrabowski of UMBC in Maryland. He talked about the decline of scientist and engineering majors that “Produce jobs”. Since 1992 He has be President and and helped the college grow to one of the best in the country. Boasting 41% of Bachelor’s Degrees earned by students in Science, Math and Engineering compared to the national average of 25%. One of the most intriguing things mentioned is that some classes force no cell phones, no Facebook and other “distracting media”. The goal is to get people focused and collaborating as a team instead of competing. Watch the full video now and leave a comment below.


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