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National Institutes of Health Awards $1.47 Million Grant to Alabama State University

MONTGOMERY, AL – Alabama State University has been awarded a $1.47 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to train minority students to become future scientists in the field of biomedical sciences. ASU’s Center for NanoBiotechnology (CNBR) will use these funds to continue to diversify its pool of Ph.D. students at Alabama State… Continue reading National Institutes of Health Awards $1.47 Million Grant to Alabama State University

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Five HBCUs Lead as Engines of Upward Mobility

A study performed by the American Council on Education Center for Policy Research and Strategy, Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) play an integral role in the education of students of color, those from low-income backgrounds, and students who are first in their family to attend college. The data in the report verify that working assumption with… Continue reading Five HBCUs Lead as Engines of Upward Mobility

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Alabama State University board removes President Gwendolyn Boyd and begins search for replacement

MONTGOMERY, AL – Just one week after Jackson State University’s President Dr. Carolyn Meyers release her resignation, another female president is gone from the HBCU scene. The Alabama State University Board of Trustees has voted 8-6 in removing Dr. Gwendolyn Boyd from president at ASU. According to a source, the removal came about Friday during… Continue reading Alabama State University board removes President Gwendolyn Boyd and begins search for replacement