Baltimore, MD - BITHGROUP Technologies, Inc. participated in the Baltimore City Community College Math and Science Upward Bound Closing Ceremony for the Summer of 2018 on Friday, August 3, 2018. Harry William Holt Jr. from BITHGROUP Technologies delivered a key note address to the students, their parents, faculty and administrators. Mr. Holt told the students that education can change their lives. He then provided them with ten helpful hints from other famous, successful people about the importance of education, and how it can set the course of your trajectory in life. A few of these tips were: Believe in yourself, Education is your passport to the future, Education is freedom and build bridges, Education is the great equalizer and Through education the world is yours.
The BCCC Math and Science Upward Bound program prepares students for pursuing education in the STEM arena. Also, BCCC helps students get into college to study STEM majors, help them get through college, and to get them started in STEM careers. The students participate on Saturdays during the school year and focus on Math and English skills while working towards enhancing standardize test scores along with, strengthening the student’s foundation for studying in the STEM area when they get to college. During the summer, the students participate in a six-week college residency program where they gain the experience of taking classes on a college campus. The participants are from area Baltimore City public high schools and range from ninth through twelfth grade. Students who have recently graduated from high school take summer courses at BCCC which they can transfer those credits to their respective colleges and universities that they will begin to attend in the fall.