Morgan State University and Howard University Form New Partnership Funded By W.K. Kellogg Foundation
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Morgan State University and Howard University Form New Partnership Funded By W.K. Kellogg Foundation

$300,000 Grant will be Used to Train High School Students to Report on Health-Related Issues in Baltimore and Washington, DC Morgan State University and Howard University are partnering to help high school students bring the power of multimedia journalism to bear on persistent health disparity issues in underserved communities in Baltimore and Washington, DC. The … Continue reading

Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site
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Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site

December (2016)—Tuskegee University was founded on July 4, 1881, as the Tuskegee Normal School for Colored Teachers (later called the Tuskegee Institute). The school first held classes in a one-room building, but later relocated to a 100-acre abandoned plantation, which “became the nucleus of the present 5,000 acre site,” according to Tuskegee University. The Tuskegee … Continue reading

Spelman gets $1.2 million grant
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Spelman gets $1.2 million grant

December (2016)–Spelman College, along with Morehouse College and Clark Atlanta University,  are among 24 colleges and universities to receive grants to implement programs aimed at improving employment rates for graduates. The Lilly Endowment will give Spelman $1.2 million, Morehouse $1.2 million and CAU $1.5 million for programming, according to the United Negro College Fund. The … Continue reading

U.S. Dot Awards $1.4-Million Grant To Morgan State University-Led Transportation Consortium
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U.S. Dot Awards $1.4-Million Grant To Morgan State University-Led Transportation Consortium

December (2016)–The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded a $1,402,200 grant to a three-university consortium led by Morgan State University, to establish a second University Transportation Center at Morgan. The newly formed Urban Mobility and Equity Center (UMEC) will focus on research to improve the mobility of people and goods in an environmentally sustainable … Continue reading

Delaware State University Archives Dedicated
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Delaware State University Archives Dedicated

December (2016)—Delaware State University took a big historical preservation step with its dedication of the new University Archives in the William C. Jason Library. To view images from the dedication of the new University Archives, click on the below photo slideshow link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/48216028@N03/sets/72157675594568222/show The University Archives has been relocated to a new location in the … Continue reading

Deese Gives $1 Million To Support N.C. A&T Alzheimer’s Research, Student Success, Athletics
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Deese Gives $1 Million To Support N.C. A&T Alzheimer’s Research, Student Success, Athletics

December (2016)—North Carolina A&T State University alumnus and retired pharmaceutical executive Willie A. Deese is generously giving back to his alma mater, once again, in ways that will provide critical, immediate and ongoing support for research, student success and athletics. Deese’s $1 million gift will be split five ways in areas of need and opportunity … Continue reading

Charles Barkley pledges $1M to Clark Atlanta University
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Charles Barkley pledges $1M to Clark Atlanta University

December (2016)—Retired NBA player and sports analyst Charles Barkley announced Tuesday he would donate $1 million to Clark Atlanta University and Alabama A&M as part of #GivingTuesday. Barkley made the announcement live on WJOX-FM sports talk radio in Birmingham, Alabama. “We are delighted to receive this generous gift from Mr. Barkley,” said Clark Atlanta President Ronald A. … Continue reading