Tuskegee receives largest estate gift in university’s history
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Tuskegee receives largest estate gift in university’s history

August (2017)— Tuskegee University has received a generous estate gift valued at $1.59 million — the largest planned gift received by the university to date — from 1943 Tuskegee University graduate Dr. Orlando Lawrence Clark. Clark, a resident of San Francisco, was 92 at the time of his death in June 2014. The donation from … Continue reading

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NCCU Gains New Merit Scholarships for Top Students
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NCCU Gains New Merit Scholarships for Top Students

August (2017)—North Carolina Central University (NCCU) will award up to 20 full-ride scholarships to incoming freshmen beginning in fall 2018 through the new Cheatham-White Scholarship program. The merit scholarships are being funded with $3.2 million authorized by the North Carolina General Assembly to create four-year scholarships at NCCU and N.C. A&T State University. The awards … Continue reading

Alcorn awarded over $1M grant to strengthen student athlete development programs
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Alcorn awarded over $1M grant to strengthen student athlete development programs

August (2017)– Alcorn State University has been awarded over $1 million in funding from the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) for a one-year program to strengthen and enhance its student athlete support and development programs. The university will be provided with $1,036,000 in grant funding for its Strengthening Student Athletes and the Family Enhancement … Continue reading