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NSF Awards $999,702 to B-CU and FAMU for Research
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NSF Awards $999,702 to B-CU and FAMU for Research

August (2019)– The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) a 3-year grant of $999,702 for research to improve coastal water quality. The researchers at both universities will investigate oyster-associated bacteria, which have the potential to remove nitrogen (N) from estuarine waters. Excessive nitrogen can act … Continue reading

National Institutes of Health Awards Morgan State University a Total of $35 Million in New Grant Funding for Research
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National Institutes of Health Awards Morgan State University a Total of $35 Million in New Grant Funding for Research

August (2019)— University’s School of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences to Use NIH Funds to Advance Multiple Research Initiatives Morgan State University has secured a total of $35 million in new grant awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the world’s largest public funder of biomedical research. The funding will be used to advance … Continue reading

FAMU Secures $13.7 Million in Performance-Based Funding from Board of Governors
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FAMU Secures $13.7 Million in Performance-Based Funding from Board of Governors

June (2019) — Florida A&M University (FAMU) will receive $13.7 million in new funding for the 2019-2020 fiscal year as part of the Florida Board of Governors (BOG) Performance-Based Funding allocation. During this week’s Board meeting in Tampa, Fla., FAMU President Larry Robinson, Ph.D., and other State University System presidents presented their annual Accountability Plans, which describe short- and long-term goals for each institution. Today, the BOG approved FAMU’s 2019 Accountability Plan, which outlines aggressive strategies and goals for … Continue reading

B-CU Awarded National Science Foundation Robert Noyce Grant
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B-CU Awarded National Science Foundation Robert Noyce Grant

June (2019)— The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant of $1,199,901 to Bethune-Cookman University for support of a project entitled “Developing Effective Mathematical Sciences School Teachers for High-Need Middle Schools.” With support from the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program, this Track 1 Scholarships & Stipends project at Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU), a Historically Black College and … Continue reading

$5-Million Grant from NIST Benefits Morgan Students and Faculty
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$5-Million Grant from NIST Benefits Morgan Students and Faculty

May (2019) — With a 580-acre headquarters campus in Gaithersburg, Maryland, and more than 3,000 employees in six locations across the U.S., the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) carries out a mission that helps make possible much of the world’s advancement in science and technology. Last fall, Morgan State University (MSU) began a … Continue reading

Voorhees raises $200,000 during 2019 Presidential Scholarship Gala
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Voorhees raises $200,000 during 2019 Presidential Scholarship Gala

April (2019)— Voorhees College held its 2019 Presidential Scholarship Gala: “Voorhees College: Begin. Believe. Become,” which was the most successful to date, raising $200,000. Friday, April 12 at the Gala by JW in Columbia, S.C. Ten presidential scholars were recognized for their continuous scholastic achievements. All proceeds from the institution’s premier fundraising event will support … Continue reading