Supported by a donation from marketing software company HubSpot, D.C.-based HBCU Howard University is planning to launch a Center for Digital Business to offer business education programming over the next five years.
The center will hold a physical space inside of Howard’s business school and will be open for collaboration between students, faculty and biz leaders. The center’s programming will focus on three areas: academics, experiential learning and support for job readiness.
“For our students to remain competitive, it is critical that they have exposure to the latest technologies and processes that are utilized in the current business environment,” said Anthony Wilbon, dean of the Howard University School of Business, in a statement. “The new Center will certainly accelerate our goal to enhance students’ skills so they can be immediate contributors to the digital workforce.”
The new center aligns with the university’s goal of creating a better