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UNCF Raises $100,000 in support of Bethune-Cookman University 2017 Spring Graduates
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UNCF Raises $100,000 in support of Bethune-Cookman University 2017 Spring Graduates

May 2017—This year the UNCF awarded B-CU $100,000 to provide graduating seniors the opportunity to graduate with a zero account balance so that they could advance into the workforce without an outstanding balance with the university. Last week nearly 800 family and friends shared their excitement as 374 students received their degrees from Bethune-Cookman University … Continue reading

Benedict College Library Position Announcement
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Benedict College Library Position Announcement

May 24, 2017 Benedict College, Columbia, SC Position Announcement   Job Title:  Electronic Reference Librarian Division:  Academic Affairs Department: Learning Resources Center (Library)   Work Schedule: Rotating weekend/evening schedule; 12 month; non-tenure track position Reports to: Library Director General Job Functions: This position requires the appointee to have an ALA accredited Master of Library and … Continue reading

Tuskegee University receives $2M grant from USDA/NIFA to enhance organic farming
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Tuskegee University receives $2M grant from USDA/NIFA to enhance organic farming

May (2017)—The College of Agriculture, Environment and Nutrition Sciences at Tuskegee University has been awarded a competitive USDA/NIFA grant of $2,000,000 to strengthen organic farming infrastructure in the Southeast. This multi-state, multi-disciplinary project includes the priorities of stakeholders for facilitating an organic agriculture initiative in the Southeast. The U.S. market for organic produce is estimated … Continue reading

DSU Receives $1.85M Grant for Graduate Biology Program
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DSU Receives $1.85M Grant for Graduate Biology Program

May (2017)—DSU’s graduate biological sciences program recently received some financial support as the institution has been awarded a five-year, $1.85 million research education RISE grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (which is under the National Institutes of Health). The grant – designed to support a graduate training program to increase diversity in biomedical … Continue reading

CAU Awarded $20k Grant to Host Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders
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CAU Awarded $20k Grant to Host Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

May (2017)—Clark Atlanta University has been awarded a $20,000 grant from The UPS Foundation, which drives global corporate citizenship and philanthropic programs for UPS.  This generous gift will be used to support CAU as we host the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship, which is the signature program of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). YALI Fellows … Continue reading

Hamer Institute@COFO lauds founders, provide $25,000 endowed scholarship to JSU
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Hamer Institute@COFO lauds founders, provide $25,000 endowed scholarship to JSU

The Fannie Lou Hamer Institute@COFO celebrated Thursday the centennial birthday of its namesake, saluted its five founders and established a $25,000 endowed scholarship – an amount that will be matched by the JSU Development Foundation – to assist deserving students. The College of Liberal Arts event was held in the Student Center ballroom on the … Continue reading

Researcher Using ‘Big Data’ to Foresee Potential Nuclear Incidents
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Researcher Using ‘Big Data’ to Foresee Potential Nuclear Incidents

April (2017)—The SC State University Department of Nuclear Engineering was awarded a $288,060 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, in order to conduct research that involves the usage of ‘Big Data’ to help predict nuclear accidents weeks before they occur. These predictions could prevent nuclear spills that would result in dangerous levels of radiation … Continue reading