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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

Hampton University Alumnus Becomes First African-American Nurse to Serve as U.S. Surgeon General
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Hampton University Alumnus Becomes First African-American Nurse to Serve as U.S. Surgeon General

April (2017) – Hampton University has produced some of the most influential leaders in American history. Now, HU is adding another name to its list of outstanding alumni, Rear Adm. Sylvia Trent-Adams. As of Friday, April 21, Admiral Trent-Adams will serve as the acting Surgeon General of the United States, the first African-American Nurse to fill … Continue reading

Oakwood U team wins $75,000 in Honda HBCU challenge
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Oakwood U team wins $75,000 in Honda HBCU challenge

April (2017)– Oakwood University is the big winner — of bragging rights and a lot of money. That’s because they just won the 2017 Honda Campus All-Star Challenge on April 10. They had to beat out teams from over 80 Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the academic competition, showing their knowledge of history, science, literature, religion, … Continue reading

Prime Minister of Denmark Announces Scholarship Program at UVI
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Prime Minister of Denmark Announces Scholarship Program at UVI

April (2017)– The Prime Minister of Denmark, Lars Løkke Rasmussen, arrived at the University of the Virgin Islands on the morning of April 1, bearing gifts: An announcement that the Danish government will establish a scholarship program for students from the University of the Virgin Islands to study at a Danish university for one semester. … Continue reading

Morehouse School of Medicine Celebrates the Contributions of Hank Aaron and Raises More Than $800,000 to Advance Health Equity
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Morehouse School of Medicine Celebrates the Contributions of Hank Aaron and Raises More Than $800,000 to Advance Health Equity

April  (2017)– Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) celebrates the generous contributions of Henry “Hank” Aaron — as the Louis C. Vanguard recipient — to the Atlanta health community and allows donors to “experience” how the school is leading the creation and advancement of health equity during the 10th annual Hugh M. Gloster Society Celebration on … Continue reading

Tuskegee University awarded $700,000 from NSF to enhance STEM education
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Tuskegee University awarded $700,000 from NSF to enhance STEM education

April (2017)—Tuskegee University has been awarded a $700,000 collaborative grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to enhance STEM learning among local high school students. The project is entitled “Building Unique Inventions to Launch Discoveries, Engagement and Reasoning in STEM” (“BUILDERS”), whose focus is to enable innovative technology experiential learning for high school students over … Continue reading