Pioneering Educational Partnership and Business Mentoring  Capabilities

  • Approved mentor in the Department of Defense Mentor-Protégé Program.

  • A part of the University System of Maryland (USM), Bowie State University, is the Maryland’s first Historically Black College and University (HBCU) and one of the ten oldest HBCUs in the country.

  • Bowie State University is recognized as a National Center of Academic Excellence in cyber security instruction by the NSA and Department of Homeland Security and is a founding member of the Maryland Alliance for Information Security Assurance (MAISA).
     

  • Public-private partnership (P3) program in Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics include the signature Pre-K3 through PhD Career Pathways program, Education Innovation Initiative (EI2), which helps prepare underrepresented populations to meet the growing need for a cyberage ready workforce.

  • Bowie State University also partnered with NASA in establishing a certified Satellite Operations and Control Center facility on campus to directly engage students in the management of low-earth orbiting satellites.

  • The City of Bowie and Bowie State University established a business incubator, the Business Innovation Center (BIC), to identify, nurture and build sustainable businesses, by providing support services and facilities aimed at helping startup operations grow during their early stages of development.

  • Through its partnership alliances and pioneering programs, Bowie State University has targeted Cloud Security, Information Assurance, Mobility and Informatics Services as areas of focus in applying its Mentoring Capabilities.