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STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) is a Way of Being

When students are young, they participate in hands-on STEM activities every day. Whether they are building a dam in the sand, flying a kite, or playing a computer game, students are applying principles of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, commonly referred to as STEM.

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Mentoring, Training and Promoting of African American Males (Louisiana Council on the Social Status of Black Boys and Black Men)

In 2009, then Louisiana Lt. Governor Mitch Landrieu appointed Dr. Mackie to the Louisiana Council on the Social Status of Black Boys and Black Men. The board voted Mackie the chair and he is leading the state's effort to create policy and programs to positively impact the quality of life of black males and families in the state of Louisiana.

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Advocating for Impacted Communities (Hurricane Katrina/BP Oil Spill)

Dr. Mackie's significant appointment was announced by Blanco proclaiming she had, "selected some of the best minds from – or with connections to – Louisiana. They represent the spectrum of Louisiana. They are respected leaders, men and women dedicated to making a new and better Louisiana. They have distinguished themselves as leaders in varied fields. Each has a record of distinction and integrity." Dr. Mackie was a clear choice.

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