Chaminade University of Honolulu announced this week that the school will be partnering with universities in Texas and Georgia for a two-year pilot program that will look to expose more Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander students to careers in data science, visualization, and analytics.

Dubbed the Supporting Pacific Indigenous Computing Excellence, or SPICE, program, the launch is a result of a $300,000 award via the National Science Foundation and its INCLUDES (Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science) initiative.

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