Tennessee State University Opens HBCU Coding Hub

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Tennessee State University: Apple host national coding academy.(@TSUedu/Twitter)

Tennessee State University (TSU) launched a computer programming and app development hub for historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). The national initiative will also give coding opportunities to underserved communities in Nashville.

In early July, TSU hosted the inaugural “HBCU C2 Presidential Academy” at its newly established National Center for Smart Technology Innovations. Leaders from 14 historically Black schools met at TSU to create apps to solve real-life problems, the Associated Press reported.

“Tennessee State University is proud to host this great initiative as we give HBCU students and Nashville public schools access to this opportunity to expand their knowledge and gain important workforce development skills,” TSU President Dr. Glenda Glover said in a statement.

Glover continued:
“Coding and app development are a growing part of the global workforce, and we want to help make sure people of color, especially our students, are…

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