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Voorhees College receives a $73,700 United Thank Offering (UTO) Grant

DENMARK, S.C. – The United Thank Offering (UTO) of the Episcopal Church recently awarded Voorhees College $73,700 to assist with the Voorhees College Campus Community Initiative (VCCCI). According to a press release from the University, the VCCCI is a two-part project that allows Voorhees to meet the needs of students and community by providing access… Continue reading Voorhees College receives a $73,700 United Thank Offering (UTO) Grant

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Jackson State among four Mississippi universities to share $20 million, five-year grant from NSF

JACKSON, MS – Jackson State University, a historically black university, located in Jackson, Mississippi is among four Mississippi universities where a $20 million, five-year grant from the National Science Foundation will spur creative discovery and economic opportunities through Mississippi’s research universities. According to a new release by the University, the state of Mississippi will establish… Continue reading Jackson State among four Mississippi universities to share $20 million, five-year grant from NSF

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African-American Studies Initiative Awarded $1 Million in Grants and Gifts to Prairie View A&M University

PRAIRIE VIEW, TX – The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) a grant of $500,000 to support its effort to establish an African-American Studies Initiative which will be housed in its Marvin D. and June Samuel Brailsford College of Arts and Sciences. Inspired by the Mellon Foundation award, an anonymous… Continue reading African-American Studies Initiative Awarded $1 Million in Grants and Gifts to Prairie View A&M University

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American Electric Power Foundation Awards West Virginia State University with $250,000 Grant

INSTITUTE, W. Va – The American Electric Power Foundation has awarded a $25,000 grant to West Virginia State University (WVSU) to help equip laboratories in the university’s new bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering program. According to a press release by the university, the grant was announced today, the first day of classes for the fall… Continue reading American Electric Power Foundation Awards West Virginia State University with $250,000 Grant

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Clark Atlanta University Receives $20,000 Grant from the UPS Foundation

ATLANTA, GA – Clark Atlanta University (CAU) received a $20,000 grant from The UPS Foundation, which drives global corporate citizenship and philanthropic programs for UPS. According to a press release by the university, for the fifth consecutive year CAU has been selected as a university partner for this vital program. The fellowship empowers young African… Continue reading Clark Atlanta University Receives $20,000 Grant from the UPS Foundation

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SUNO receives $1.2 Million NSF Grant to Recruit and Produce STEM Teachers

NEW ORLEANS, LA – A $1.2 million federal grant has been awarded to Southern University at New Orleans in an effort to address the shortage of science, technology, engineering and mathematics teachers in what SUNO described as “high-need schools.” In a press release from the university, The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded SUNO a… Continue reading SUNO receives $1.2 Million NSF Grant to Recruit and Produce STEM Teachers

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South Carolina State University awarded $6.2 million for cancer research

ORANGEBURG, SC – South Carolina State University, a historically black university, was recently awarded a grant in the amount of $6.2 million by the National Cancer Institute, to establish the South Carolina Disparities Research Center. According to www.thetandd.com, a portion of the total $12.5 million award will fund the Medical University of South Carolina’s cancer… Continue reading South Carolina State University awarded $6.2 million for cancer research

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NCAA awards $3.1 million in grants to 9 schools including 6 HBCU institutions

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has awarded more than $3.1 million in grants to nine Division 1 schools to support academic programs that help student-athletes earn their degrees. The recipients of the Accelerating Academic Success Program Comprehensive Grants (multiyear) include: University of Arkansas – Pine Bluff ($900,000), Morgan State University (887,700),… Continue reading NCAA awards $3.1 million in grants to 9 schools including 6 HBCU institutions

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Saint Augustine’s University Awarded $25,000 Grant from the 100,000 Strong in the Americas/Marlene M. Johnson Innovation Challenge

RALEIGH, NC – The U.S. Department of State, Partners of the Americas and NAFSA: Association of International Educators announced Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) as one of the latest 100,000 Strong of the Americas Innovation Fund grant winners sponsored by NAFSA and CAF Development Bank of Latin America in honor of NAFSA’s retired Executive Director and… Continue reading Saint Augustine’s University Awarded $25,000 Grant from the 100,000 Strong in the Americas/Marlene M. Johnson Innovation Challenge