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CSET gets nearly $1M to partner up and study the global impact of widely used insecticides
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CSET gets nearly $1M to partner up and study the global impact of widely used insecticides

March 25, 2020 Dr. Yadong Li, a civil and environmental engineering professor at Jackson State University, recently received $984,200 from the National Science Foundation to partner with other universities to study the global impact of a controversial and widely used new generation of insecticides, specifically neonicotinoids. The HBCU-EIR (Excellence in Research) award supports a project … Continue reading

Biological Sciences couple awarded $750,000 grant
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Biological Sciences couple awarded $750,000 grant

March 21, 2020 A couple that teaches biological sciences at Delaware State University has identified a workplace development need in the area of biopharmaceuticals and has obtained a $750,739 grant to establish an institute to address it. Dr. Derrick Scott, assistant professor of biological sciences, and his wife Dr. LaTia Scott, an associate professor of biological … Continue reading

TSU EXCEEDS GOAL OF ‘$1 MILLION IN 1 MONTH’ DURING HISTORIC CAMPAIGN FOR STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS WITH CONTRIBUTIONS OVER $1.7M
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TSU EXCEEDS GOAL OF ‘$1 MILLION IN 1 MONTH’ DURING HISTORIC CAMPAIGN FOR STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS WITH CONTRIBUTIONS OVER $1.7M

March 2020— Hundreds of Tennessee State University students will receive scholarships to continue their education after the university exceeded its goal to raise $1 million during the month of February. The total collected hours before the deadline on Saturday, February 29, was $1,702,674. “This wouldn’t be possible without the unprecedented support of alumni, faculty, staff … Continue reading

NCCU School of Education Awarded $3.7 Million Grant by Regional Educational Coalition to Increase Diversity in School Administration
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NCCU School of Education Awarded $3.7 Million Grant by Regional Educational Coalition to Increase Diversity in School Administration

March 2020 — North Carolina Central University’s School of Education has been awarded $3.7 million to expand diversity among school administrators. The funds are provided by the Central Carolina Regional Education Service Alliance (CCRESA) to bolster the university’s efforts in producing a diverse pool of Master of School Administration graduates. “The School of Education is … Continue reading

HENRY LUCE FOUNDATION AWARDS $200K IN SCHOLARSHIPS TO SUPPORT HOWARD ENGINEERING STUDENTS
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HENRY LUCE FOUNDATION AWARDS $200K IN SCHOLARSHIPS TO SUPPORT HOWARD ENGINEERING STUDENTS

WASHINGTON – Howard University is pleased to announce a $200,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation’s Clare Boothe Luce Program to support two three-year scholarships for undergraduate women participating in the Karsh STEM Scholars Program who are majoring in engineering. In addition to covering tuition and fees, the scholarship also covers the cost of room and board as well as supplies over the three-year period.   “We are grateful to the Henry Luce Foundation and the Clare Boothe Luce program for this generous contribution … Continue reading

Edward Waters College Emerging Eminence Fundraising Effort Raises $3.1 million
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Edward Waters College Emerging Eminence Fundraising Effort Raises $3.1 million

March (2020) — The close of last month marked an 18-month milestone for the new leadership at the helm of Edward Waters College (EWC)–the State of Florida’s first independent institution of higher education and Florida’s first historically black college or university (HBCU). Relatedly, during that period the historic Jacksonville college has raised just over $3.1 … Continue reading

TSU STUDENTS KICK OFF ‘$1 MILLION IN 1 MONTH’ FUNDRAISING CHALLENGE AT FIRST ANNUAL GREAT GATSBY BALL
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TSU STUDENTS KICK OFF ‘$1 MILLION IN 1 MONTH’ FUNDRAISING CHALLENGE AT FIRST ANNUAL GREAT GATSBY BALL

February 2020 — Organized by the Pre-Alumni Council, the students used the very elegant and elaborate first annual Great Gatsby Ball in Elliott Hall on the main campus Friday evening to kick-off various programs planned to raise funds for the campaign. “This is one of our many opportunities to give back to this institution,” said … Continue reading