Partner Event: MS-CC - A Community-based Approach to Bridging the Digital Divide by Ana Hunsinger


Location: Virtual

March 8, 2023, 1 p.m. EST / 12 p.m. CST / 11 a.m. MST / 10 a.m. PST

From the event page:

The designations for historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), tribal colleges and universities (TCUs), and the broader community of minority-serving institutions (MSIs) have unique historical and cultural definitions. Despite being systemically underserved and under-resourced, these institutions continue to uplift their students and nurture leaders across academic disciplines. 

The Minority Serving - Cyberinfrastructure Consortium (MS-CC) strives to enable shared capabilities, tools, assessments, and resources in support of cyberinfrastructure for the institutions that come together through the MS-CC. It is cultivating a vibrant community of practice across HBCUs, TCUs, and MSIs, where peers can collaborate and support one another, and build a coalition to advocate for their needs as a community. 

Recently, the MS-CC in partnership with Internet2 received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support this vision (NSF Award # 2137123 and NSF Award # 2234326).

This presentation will provide attendees an overview of how the MS-CC plans to affect change and make a difference in ensuring that students and faculty at HBCUs, TCUs, and other MSIs have access to advanced cyberinfrastructure capabilities through community and capacity building; workforce development; and research support and acceleration.


Learn more and register for this event: here