Entergy provides $150,000 to support JSU engineering program under power initiative
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Entergy provides $150,000 to support JSU engineering program under power initiative

February (2017)—Entergy Mississippi, Inc. reaffirmed its support of engineering programs at Jackson State University by presenting a $150,000 check to the College of Science, Engineering and Technology (CSET) to be used for endowment, scholarships and program support. Matching funds will increase the overall value of the donation to $230,000. Haley Fisackerly, president and CEO of … Continue reading

Eshete Receives $35,000 in Funding from Homeland Security
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Eshete Receives $35,000 in Funding from Homeland Security

February (2017) —Matthewos Eshete, an associate professor of chemistry at Mississippi Valley State University (MVSU) has received an award from the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which would allow the professor to conduct a research project. Earlier this month Eshete was informed of the award in the amount of $35,000. His proposal is … Continue reading

Benedict, Claflin, Voorhees Receive $6M Grant
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Benedict, Claflin, Voorhees Receive $6M Grant

February (2017) – Benedict College is among three Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the state selected for career grants as part of the United Negro College Fund’s Carolina Cluster Career Pathways Program. Benedict College will receive $1.5M through the initiative. Claflin University will receive $3.3M and Voorhees College was also awarded $1.2M. The grant process was open to … Continue reading

WSSU, Islamic Relief USA partner to help patients in need
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WSSU, Islamic Relief USA partner to help patients in need

Winston Salem State University’s School of Health Sciences (SOHS) has been awarded a $47,000 grant from Islamic Relief USA (IRUSA) that will help improve and expand the free services that are provided at the school’s physical therapy and occupational therapy community clinics, held at the Community Care Center in Winston-Salem.  “Our partnership with Islamic Relief … Continue reading

N.C. A&T Alzheimer’s Center Receives $2 Million Grant from Merck Foundation
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N.C. A&T Alzheimer’s Center Receives $2 Million Grant from Merck Foundation

January-2017 – The Center for Outreach in Alzheimer’s, Aging and Community Health (COAACH) has been awarded a $2 million grant from the Merck Foundation to expand the capacity, operations and sustainability of the center, officials with the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University center announced today. Merck’s financial support will extend COAACH’s ability to solidify … Continue reading