Donors at the university who contributed to the campaign are housing the homeless, feeding the hungry, preparing children for school success and helping families get jobs through United Way’s programs and initiatives.
During the competition, students will work together to solve a wide range of problems. Scoring will be based on whether the submitted program compiles and runs, and whether it solves the specified problem.
Blight lectures widely in the United States and around the world on the Civil War and the Reconstruction period, race relations, Frederick Douglass, W.E.B. Du Bois, and problems in public history and American historical memory.
In his role, Ryan is responsible for advancing marketing communications across the university, including planning and implementing marketing strategies to elevate and/or support the university brand as well as the College of Arts and Sciences and the eight professional schools.