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W.Va. State University Awarded $894,000 in Federal Research Grants Addressing Food Security
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W.Va. State University Awarded $894,000 in Federal Research Grants Addressing Food Security

July (2017)—West Virginia State University (WVSU) will receive grant funds totaling more than $894,000 from the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) for research projects addressing food security. The grants fund two proposed research projects that use genetic techniques to improve the health benefits of certain fruits and … Continue reading

SU receives BOR INNOVATION Grant to develop OER-Based online program
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SU receives BOR INNOVATION Grant to develop OER-Based online program

July (2017)— Southern University Baton Rouge (SUBR) has been awarded a Louisiana Board of Regents (BOR) eLearning Innovation Grant for a project entitled, “Enabling Educational Quality and College Affordability through a System-Wide Implementation of Zero-Textbook-Cost Courses and Degrees.” Moustapha Diack, SU chair of the doctoral program in SMED, College of Science and Engineering (CSE) and … Continue reading

Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice Appointed as Founding Board Member for New Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine
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Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice Appointed as Founding Board Member for New Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine

July (2017)— On Tuesday, July 11, 2017, Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) President and Dean Valerie Montgomery Rice, M.D., was named to the board of directors for the new Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine. The school is scheduled to open in 2019 in Pasadena, California. Of the 13 newly named board members, Dr. Montgomery Rice is the … Continue reading

Tuskegee University benefits from new Intel grant program
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Tuskegee University benefits from new Intel grant program

July (2017)— Shaping a more diverse technology industry requires rethinking our sources of talent and broadening our recruiting pipeline to access available diverse talent. As part of its commitment to expanding its talent pipeline, Intel has announced that Tuskegee University is to receive a three-year, $450,000 grant as part of the Intel HBCU Grant Program … Continue reading

MORGAN STATE RECEIVES $352,000 AWARD FROM ABELL FOUNDATION
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MORGAN STATE RECEIVES $352,000 AWARD FROM ABELL FOUNDATION

June (2017)—Morgan State University President David Wilson today announced a partnership with the Abell Foundation to help fund the University’s state-of-the-art greenhouse facility and to enhance the University’s plant science technology training, education and research. The $352,000 grant places the University in a stronger position to form new strategic research alliances like the one recently announced by Governor Hogan … Continue reading

Hampton University Receives $600,000 from the Mellon Foundation Grant to Launch a Student Success Center Aimed at Raising Student Completion Rates
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Hampton University Receives $600,000 from the Mellon Foundation Grant to Launch a Student Success Center Aimed at Raising Student Completion Rates

June (2017) The Hampton University Student Success Center, slated to open this fall, is designed to help new students navigate through their first year of college and beyond with an Individual Plan for Academic Success (I-PASS).  In addition to academic support, the center will provide counseling, tutoring services and encourage fruitful engagement between students and … Continue reading