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Benedict, Claflin, Voorhees Receive $6M Grant
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Benedict, Claflin, Voorhees Receive $6M Grant

February (2017) – Benedict College is among three Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the state selected for career grants as part of the United Negro College Fund’s Carolina Cluster Career Pathways Program. Benedict College will receive $1.5M through the initiative. Claflin University will receive $3.3M and Voorhees College was also awarded $1.2M. The grant process was open to … Continue reading

WSSU, Islamic Relief USA partner to help patients in need
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WSSU, Islamic Relief USA partner to help patients in need

Winston Salem State University’s School of Health Sciences (SOHS) has been awarded a $47,000 grant from Islamic Relief USA (IRUSA) that will help improve and expand the free services that are provided at the school’s physical therapy and occupational therapy community clinics, held at the Community Care Center in Winston-Salem.  “Our partnership with Islamic Relief … Continue reading

N.C. A&T Alzheimer’s Center Receives $2 Million Grant from Merck Foundation
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N.C. A&T Alzheimer’s Center Receives $2 Million Grant from Merck Foundation

January-2017 – The Center for Outreach in Alzheimer’s, Aging and Community Health (COAACH) has been awarded a $2 million grant from the Merck Foundation to expand the capacity, operations and sustainability of the center, officials with the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University center announced today. Merck’s financial support will extend COAACH’s ability to solidify … Continue reading

Loretta Parham named 2017 ACRL Academic/ Research Librarian of the Year
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Loretta Parham named 2017 ACRL Academic/ Research Librarian of the Year

January 2017—Loretta Parham, CEO and Director of the Atlanta University Center (AUC) Robert W. Woodruff Library is the 2017 Association of College and Research Libraries’ (ACRL) Academic/Research Librarian of the Year. The award, sponsored by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO, recognizes an outstanding member of the library profession who has made a significant national or … Continue reading

N.C. A&T-Led Consortium Receives Share of $300 Million DOT Grant
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N.C. A&T-Led Consortium Receives Share of $300 Million DOT Grant

(Jan. 24, 2017) – A consortium led by North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has been awarded a $1.4 million grant, renewable for up to five years and $7.8 million, by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s University Transportation Centers (UTC) Program. The grant will be used to establish and manage the Center for Advanced Transportation … Continue reading

Students Honored at White House Healthy Campus Day
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Students Honored at White House Healthy Campus Day

January (2017)—Three Bowie State University graduate students were recognized at the White House last week during Healthy Campus Day for raising awareness among students about signing up for health insurance. Amina Ogundiran, Richard Onatunji and Maureen Elias joined student leaders from 60 campuses from across the country who were invited to Friday’s White House event, … Continue reading

NSF Awards ASU Grant Totaling Nearly $1 Million
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NSF Awards ASU Grant Totaling Nearly $1 Million

January (2017)—The NSF recently notified the University of the award of a $998,773 grant to conduct cutting-edge training and research for its HBCU Research Infrastructure Science and Engineering (HBCU-RISE)  program. The HBCU-RISE project’s goals are to train Ph.D. students in multidisciplinary research in the emerging areas of nanobiotechnology, nanobiomaterials and tissue engineering. The grant also … Continue reading