MORGAN STATE RECEIVES $352,000 AWARD FROM ABELL FOUNDATION
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MORGAN STATE RECEIVES $352,000 AWARD FROM ABELL FOUNDATION

June (2017)—Morgan State University President David Wilson today announced a partnership with the Abell Foundation to help fund the University’s state-of-the-art greenhouse facility and to enhance the University’s plant science technology training, education and research. The $352,000 grant places the University in a stronger position to form new strategic research alliances like the one recently announced by Governor Hogan … Continue reading

Hampton University Receives $600,000 from the Mellon Foundation Grant to Launch a Student Success Center Aimed at Raising Student Completion Rates
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Hampton University Receives $600,000 from the Mellon Foundation Grant to Launch a Student Success Center Aimed at Raising Student Completion Rates

June (2017) The Hampton University Student Success Center, slated to open this fall, is designed to help new students navigate through their first year of college and beyond with an Individual Plan for Academic Success (I-PASS).  In addition to academic support, the center will provide counseling, tutoring services and encourage fruitful engagement between students and … Continue reading

Spelman College Junior is Among Four Students Awarded First Beyoncé Formation Scholarship
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Spelman College Junior is Among Four Students Awarded First Beyoncé Formation Scholarship

June (2017) —  In recognition of the one-year anniversary of Beyoncé Knowles-Carter’s critically-acclaimed, award-winning visual album, “Lemonade,” Bria Paige, C’2019, a Spelman College English major, has been named a 2017-2018 Formation Scholar. Formation Scholars is a new national award funded by Parkwood Entertainment. The scholarship is based on merit and community service and supports the undergraduate … Continue reading

KSU awarded $147,469 grant to partner with Kentucky high schools on agriculture and STEM education
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KSU awarded $147,469 grant to partner with Kentucky high schools on agriculture and STEM education

June (2017)— Kentucky State University (KSU) will establish a strong agriculture-STEM education and outreach model to collaborate and build a pipeline with K-12 school students across the state thanks to a capacity building grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA). The grant, totaling $147,469 over three years, allows … Continue reading

School of Public Health receives $50,000 grant from the Women’s Foundation of Mississippi
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School of Public Health receives $50,000 grant from the Women’s Foundation of Mississippi

June (2017)—- Jackson State University’s School of Public Health will receive a $50,000 grant for their “Determinants of Pregnancy Prevention among Older African American Teens at HBCUs” program from the Women’s Foundation of Mississippi (WFM). “We know that when women thrive, so does our state,” said Tracy DeVries, WFM executive director.” That’s why we award … Continue reading

$41,000 grant will create Afro-Cuban study abroad program
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$41,000 grant will create Afro-Cuban study abroad program

June (2017) — Afro-Cuban study-abroad program will enhance liberal learning and high-impact practices central to WSSU’s Strategic Plan. Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) has been awarded a $41,000 grant from the U.S. Department of State and Partners of the Americas to develop a study abroad program focusing on the African presence in Cuba. “This capacity building grant … Continue reading