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Jackson State wins $75,000 in Honda HBCU national academic contest
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Jackson State wins $75,000 in Honda HBCU national academic contest

April (2018)–  Jackson State University pocketed $75,000 after students won the top academic prize during the 29th annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge National Championship Tournament in California. According to a news release, JSU competed with 48 Historically Black Colleges and Universities on the American Honda Motor Co. campus. Students representing JSU were Zaveon Demon Cooper … Continue reading

SUMMER INTERNS ANNOUNCED: Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation/HBCU Library Alliance Summer 2018 Internship Program
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SUMMER INTERNS ANNOUNCED: Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation/HBCU Library Alliance Summer 2018 Internship Program

April (2018)— As you recall, the Winterthur University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation, in partnership with the HBCU Library Alliance, received funding to coordinate five fully-funded 2018 eight-week summer internships in library and archives preservation at five nationally recognized library preservation/conservation laboratories. Thanks to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, the University of Delaware College of Arts and Science,  the … Continue reading

SUNO AWARDED $1.2 MILLION NSF GRANT TO PRODUCE STEM TEACHERS
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SUNO AWARDED $1.2 MILLION NSF GRANT TO PRODUCE STEM TEACHERS

April (2018)–  The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) a five-year $1.2 million Robert Noyce grant for a project to address the shortage of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teachers in high-need public schools. SUNO will collaborate with John Ehret High School and Brookhaven National Lab to recruit, … Continue reading

Blue Cross NC Announces $1 Million Investment in NCCU
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Blue Cross NC Announces $1 Million Investment in NCCU

March (2018) — Investment will be used to address access to care and nursing shortages, educational resources and technology Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) will invest $1 million in North Carolina Central University’s (NCCU) nursing program. The investment is part of Blue Cross NC’s commitment to contribute $50 million … Continue reading

Grambling State Alumni and Friends raise $114,000 to support Presidential Initiatives
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Grambling State Alumni and Friends raise $114,000 to support Presidential Initiatives

March (2018) — Draped in black and gold, more than 100 GSU community members joined Jonesboro Mayor James Bradford for the second annual New Era of Excellence Reception Saturday, March 3, 2018 which raised more than $100,000 for Grambling State. The reception, in its second year, was originally inspired by alumni who, ignited by President … Continue reading

CLAFLIN RECEIVES $500,000 MELLON GRANT TO REFORM GENERAL EDUCATION
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CLAFLIN RECEIVES $500,000 MELLON GRANT TO REFORM GENERAL EDUCATION

March (2018) — Claflin University has been awarded a $500,000 grant by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to revitalize the School of Humanities and Social Sciences’ General Education Curriculum. The grant supports Claflin’s goal of addressing the needs of the 21st Century workforce by re-engineering the general education curriculum. The primary focus is to prepare … Continue reading

President Rankins and national alumni partner to launch $1 Million fundraising initiative
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President Rankins and national alumni partner to launch $1 Million fundraising initiative

March (2018) — Alcorn State University President Alfred Rankins Jr. is calling on all alumni to support the university’s first ever one-million-dollar fundraising initiative that would propel students on their way to educational success. The president announced the $1 Million Brave Strong Challenge Friday, Feb. 23 during the annual Mid-Winter Conference in Tupelo, Mississippi. The … Continue reading