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MSM Receives Renewal Award for Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI) Program
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MSM Receives Renewal Award for Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI) Program

November (2019) — The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), part of the National Institutes of Health has awarded a $21,299,853 renewal over a five-year period to Morehouse School of Medicine as part of the Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI) Program.  Funding will support building Multidisciplinary Translational Teams (MDTT’s) through research … Continue reading

Charlamagne Tha God Awards SC State with $250,000 in Scholarships
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Charlamagne Tha God Awards SC State with $250,000 in Scholarships

October (2019)– Charlamagne Tha God is giving back to students in his home state of South Carolina. During SC State University’s Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 19, he presented a $250,000 scholarship award to the SC State University Alumni Association (SCSUNAA) for student scholarships. The scholarship will provide funds for African American women who major in … Continue reading

Southern receives $1.65M NSF grant to study cybersecurity for 3D printing
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Southern receives $1.65M NSF grant to study cybersecurity for 3D printing

October (2019)– Southern University was awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation in the amount of $1.65 million to study cybersecurity for additive manufacturing (CSAM), better known as 3D printing. Students will be able to use virtual reality to visualize how cyber attacks on digital 3D printer files can cause changes that might not … Continue reading

Philanthropist Oprah Winfrey Announces $13 Million Gift to Morehouse College for Scholars Fund
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Philanthropist Oprah Winfrey Announces $13 Million Gift to Morehouse College for Scholars Fund

October (2019) — Philanthropist Oprah Winfrey visited Morehouse College Monday to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Oprah Winfrey Scholars Program and made a surprise announcement. She donated $13 million to continue the scholarship fund, pushing her total investment to $25 million, which is the largest endowment in the College’s history. Winfrey made the surprise … Continue reading

NSF boosts funding of Tuskegee-based, statewide computer science ed project by $200K
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NSF boosts funding of Tuskegee-based, statewide computer science ed project by $200K

October 2019— ECS4Alabama — an ongoing, year-round project designed to provide underserved high school students in Alabama with greater access to computer science education — is receiving an additional $200,000 in funding from the National Science Foundation. The project, based at Tuskegee University and under the leadership of principal investigator Dr. Mohammed Qazi, trains in-service … Continue reading

HBCU Library Alliance Awarded $88,500 Grant
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HBCU Library Alliance Awarded $88,500 Grant

ATLANTA (September 20, 2019) — The HBCU Library Alliance was recently awarded an $88,500 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. This grant will help fund Year One of the HBCU Library Alliance’s project, Building Capacity for Humanities Special Collections at Historically Black Colleges and Universities. In partnership with the Conservation Center for Art and … Continue reading

TSU PRESIDENT GLENDA GLOVER DOES IT AGAIN, RAISES $1 MILLION IN ONE DAY FOR TSU AND NATION’S OTHER HBCUS
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TSU PRESIDENT GLENDA GLOVER DOES IT AGAIN, RAISES $1 MILLION IN ONE DAY FOR TSU AND NATION’S OTHER HBCUS

September (2019)– Tennessee State University President Glenda Glover has once again succeeded in her advocacy for the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and raised $1 million in a 24-hour campaign for the institutions. As International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Dr. Glover led the service organization in the one-day fundraising initiative, … Continue reading