Loretta Parham named 2017 ACRL Academic/ Research Librarian of the Year
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Loretta Parham named 2017 ACRL Academic/ Research Librarian of the Year

January 2017—Loretta Parham, CEO and Director of the Atlanta University Center (AUC) Robert W. Woodruff Library is the 2017 Association of College and Research Libraries’ (ACRL) Academic/Research Librarian of the Year. The award, sponsored by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO, recognizes an outstanding member of the library profession who has made a significant national or … Continue reading

N.C. A&T-Led Consortium Receives Share of $300 Million DOT Grant
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N.C. A&T-Led Consortium Receives Share of $300 Million DOT Grant

(Jan. 24, 2017) – A consortium led by North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has been awarded a $1.4 million grant, renewable for up to five years and $7.8 million, by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s University Transportation Centers (UTC) Program. The grant will be used to establish and manage the Center for Advanced Transportation … Continue reading

Students Honored at White House Healthy Campus Day
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Students Honored at White House Healthy Campus Day

January (2017)—Three Bowie State University graduate students were recognized at the White House last week during Healthy Campus Day for raising awareness among students about signing up for health insurance. Amina Ogundiran, Richard Onatunji and Maureen Elias joined student leaders from 60 campuses from across the country who were invited to Friday’s White House event, … Continue reading

NSF Awards ASU Grant Totaling Nearly $1 Million
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NSF Awards ASU Grant Totaling Nearly $1 Million

January (2017)—The NSF recently notified the University of the award of a $998,773 grant to conduct cutting-edge training and research for its HBCU Research Infrastructure Science and Engineering (HBCU-RISE)  program. The HBCU-RISE project’s goals are to train Ph.D. students in multidisciplinary research in the emerging areas of nanobiotechnology, nanobiomaterials and tissue engineering. The grant also … Continue reading

‘Model student’ named American Political Science Minority Fellowship Program Fellow
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‘Model student’ named American Political Science Minority Fellowship Program Fellow

January (2017) —Jasmine C. Jackson, a senior political science major at Jackson State University, has been named as a 2017-2018 American Political Science Association (APSA) Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) Fellow. “When I was informed I had been selected as an APSA Fellow; I was overjoyed. Being an APSA Fellow is an honor that I do … Continue reading

Central State University President Dr. Cynthia Jackson-Hammond	Among the Top Ten Most Influential HBCU Presidents in 2016
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Central State University President Dr. Cynthia Jackson-Hammond Among the Top Ten Most Influential HBCU Presidents in 2016

January (2017)—Central State University President Dr. Cynthia Jackson-Hammond has been named one of the Top Ten Most Influential HBCU College Presidents in 2016. The national recognition, which acknowledges Dr. Jackson-Hammond’s transformative leadership of the University, is from HBCU Digest, a publication dedicated to covering historically black colleges and universities. The recognition caps a year of … Continue reading