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VSU awarded nearly $1.2 Million from the U.S. Department of Education
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VSU awarded nearly $1.2 Million from the U.S. Department of Education

August 2016—The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Virginia State University (VSU) the Educational Opportunity Centers (EOC) grant in the amount of $236,900 for a period of five years effective September 1, 2016. The EOC grant was first awarded in October, 2011 and this is the second grant cycle. The EOC program provides counseling and … Continue reading

The Chronicle of Higher Education recognizes the millions of dollars in contributions from HU President Dr. William R. Harvey
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The Chronicle of Higher Education recognizes the millions of dollars in contributions from HU President Dr. William R. Harvey

Hampton, Va. – With Dr. and Mrs. William R. Harvey’s latest $100,000 gift to the William R. Harvey Leadership Institute, HU’s University President has given more than $3 million to the institution of higher learning that has grown exponentially under his leadership.  That personal donation dollar amount is $3,066,327.  The gift speaks to the couple’s … Continue reading

Shaw University Hosts Former President Bill Clinton, NC Educators
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Shaw University Hosts Former President Bill Clinton, NC Educators

August 5, 2016 was a historic day at Shaw University.  Just as the historically black institution welcomed its record-breaking class of more than 600 freshmen, former U.S. President Bill Clinton visited the campus to talk about education. In a meeting closed to the press, Clinton met with educators and education advocates from across the state … Continue reading

U.S. Army Awards Morgan Nearly $340K in Grant Funding for Electronics Research
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U.S. Army Awards Morgan Nearly $340K in Grant Funding for Electronics Research

August 2016—Morgan State University has been awarded a $339,365 research grant from the U.S. Army for the purchase of instrumentation tosupport the measurement, evaluation and development of Gallium nitride (GaN)-based electronics. Michel Reece, Ph.D., an associate professor in Morgan’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and director of MSU’s Center for Microwave, Satellite, and RF … Continue reading

Clark Atlanta University Doctoral Student Awarded National Institutes of Health Research Grant
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Clark Atlanta University Doctoral Student Awarded National Institutes of Health Research Grant

ATLANTA (Aug. 18, 2016)—Clark Atlanta University (CAU) fifth-year doctoral candidate Liza J. Burton has been awarded $37,478 from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as part of the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Award for individual pre-doctoral fellowships.  The purpose of this research grant, awarded by the National Cancer Institute at NIH, is to promote … Continue reading

DSU Awarded $215,000 DoD Instrumentation Grant
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DSU Awarded $215,000 DoD Instrumentation Grant

August 2016—The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded Delaware State University a $215,000 research instrumentation grant that will enable the purchase of a Photomask Aligner (PMA). “Photomask aligner is technology that transfers electronic circuit design to the base (called a substrate) through an opto-chemical process to fabricate electronic chips,” said Dr. Mukti Rana, chair … Continue reading

JIM AND MARILYN SIMONS PLEDGE $2.5 MILLION FOR STEM EDUCATION AT MOREHOUSE COLLEGE
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JIM AND MARILYN SIMONS PLEDGE $2.5 MILLION FOR STEM EDUCATION AT MOREHOUSE COLLEGE

ATLANTA, August 17, 2016 – Morehouse College has received a boost in its efforts to diversify the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields as mathematician and hedge fund manager Jim Simons and his wife Marilyn pledged $2.5 million to the College. The gift will go towards educating math and science students at Morehouse. “Marilyn and … Continue reading