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ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION  AWARDS XAVIER UNIVERSITY of LOUISIANA A $500K GRANT
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ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION AWARDS XAVIER UNIVERSITY of LOUISIANA A $500K GRANT

March (2017) —The College of Arts and Sciences at Xavier University of L…ouisiana has received a $500,000, three-year grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to reshape the core curriculum. The award will help fund the University’s Core Curriculum Enhancement initiative, which is aimed at assisting faculty to develop new courses and revise existing ones … Continue reading

$250,000 gift, 5-year commitment received from Brenner family
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$250,000 gift, 5-year commitment received from Brenner family

March (2017)—The Winston-Salem State University Foundation has received a $250,000 gift from Mike and Wendy Brenner that will create a distinguished faculty position in the College of Arts, Sciences, Business and Education. The donation, with a 100 percent match from the University of North Carolina Board of Governors Distinguished Professors Endowment Trust Fund, will create … Continue reading

Tuskegee University Receives $186K to Support Innovative Research
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Tuskegee University Receives $186K to Support Innovative Research

March (2017)—Riptide Bioscience of Vallejo, Calif., awarded Tuskegee University $186,615 to support doctoral students in cancer research. Dr. Channa Prakash, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, welcomed this very generous gift from Riptide Bioscience. Dr. Prakash is speaking on behalf of the Integrative Biosciences (IBS) Ph.D. Program’s Deans Council, which also includes Dr. … Continue reading

MSU School of Ed Looks to Enhance STEM Instruction for Teachers
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MSU School of Ed Looks to Enhance STEM Instruction for Teachers

March (2017)—Morgan State University’s School of Education and Urban Studies (SEUS) has been awarded two grants totaling $260,000 to support teacher development and STEM instruction. The first grant, in the amount of $140,000, was awarded by the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) and will be used to fund new research on ways to improve teacher … Continue reading

Voorhees graduate establishes a $100,000 endowed scholarship fund
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Voorhees graduate establishes a $100,000 endowed scholarship fund

March (2017)— Jerome Geathers, his wife, Carnella, and their children Rachel and Brian have established a $100,000 endowed scholarship for Voorhees College from Geathers Enterprises, Inc. Founded by Geathers in 1994, Geathers Enterprises operates airport concessions out of the Charlotte Douglas International Airport.   The company also owns and manages residential and commercial rental properties. Geathers … Continue reading