$1.5 Million Awarded to Clark Atlanta University to Enhance Treatment for Prostate Cancer
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$1.5 Million Awarded to Clark Atlanta University to Enhance Treatment for Prostate Cancer

March (2017)—The Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development (CCRTD) at Clark Atlanta University, together with the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) and Vancouver Prostate Centre, has been awarded a $1.5 million grant by the Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program to develop groundbreaking drugs to aid in the treatment of castration-resistant … Continue reading

WSSU professor wins UNC System award for teaching
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WSSU professor wins UNC System award for teaching

March (2017)—Donna Gwyn Wiggins, associate professor in the Department of Music at Winston-Salem State University, has been named a recipient of the 2017 Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching. She will receive a $12,500 stipend and be presented with a commemorative bronze medallion during the university’s spring commencement ceremony. The award was established … Continue reading

ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION  AWARDS XAVIER UNIVERSITY of LOUISIANA A $500K GRANT
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ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION AWARDS XAVIER UNIVERSITY of LOUISIANA A $500K GRANT

March (2017) —The College of Arts and Sciences at Xavier University of L…ouisiana has received a $500,000, three-year grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to reshape the core curriculum. The award will help fund the University’s Core Curriculum Enhancement initiative, which is aimed at assisting faculty to develop new courses and revise existing ones … Continue reading

$250,000 gift, 5-year commitment received from Brenner family
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$250,000 gift, 5-year commitment received from Brenner family

March (2017)—The Winston-Salem State University Foundation has received a $250,000 gift from Mike and Wendy Brenner that will create a distinguished faculty position in the College of Arts, Sciences, Business and Education. The donation, with a 100 percent match from the University of North Carolina Board of Governors Distinguished Professors Endowment Trust Fund, will create … Continue reading

Tuskegee University Receives $186K to Support Innovative Research
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Tuskegee University Receives $186K to Support Innovative Research

March (2017)—Riptide Bioscience of Vallejo, Calif., awarded Tuskegee University $186,615 to support doctoral students in cancer research. Dr. Channa Prakash, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, welcomed this very generous gift from Riptide Bioscience. Dr. Prakash is speaking on behalf of the Integrative Biosciences (IBS) Ph.D. Program’s Deans Council, which also includes Dr. … Continue reading