ASU receives funding toward violence, sexual assault prevention
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ASU receives funding toward violence, sexual assault prevention

October (2017) – Albany State University (ASU) recently received funding to be an active player in preventing dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking on college campuses. The university was awarded a three-year, $300,000 grant by the Department of Justice and the Office of Violence Against Women to engage, educate and empower the campus and … Continue reading

NCCU Awarded $16.3 Million by NIH
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NCCU Awarded $16.3 Million by NIH

October (2017)— North Carolina Central University (NCCU) has been awarded $16.3 million by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), for a new Research Center in Minority Institutions (RCMI) focusing on elevating the university’s health disparities research program. Led by Deepak Kumar, Ph.D., director … Continue reading

Clark Atlanta University Physics Professor Awarded $405,008 Astrophysics Grant
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Clark Atlanta University Physics Professor Awarded $405,008 Astrophysics Grant

October (2017)— Just as the nation’s interest is piqued with all things celestial following the August 2017 total solar eclipse, Clark Atlanta University (CAU) Physics Professor Swaraj S. Tayal has an even better reason to stare into space.  He is the recipient of a three-year, $405,008 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Astronomy and Physics Program. … Continue reading

College of Education gets $1.25 million federal grant to train teachers of visually impaired
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College of Education gets $1.25 million federal grant to train teachers of visually impaired

October (2017)— The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) at Jackson State University has been awarded a five-year $1.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to train teachers of visually impaired students in the Deep South. U.S. data reveal there is a critical need for certified profession-ready teachers locally, statewide and nationally … Continue reading

Expanding B-CU Global Online Footprint: Bahamas Initiative Update
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Expanding B-CU Global Online Footprint: Bahamas Initiative Update

October (2017)— Bethune-Cookman University has a history of recruiting and graduating Bahamian students. As the institution seeks to expand its global online footprint throughout the diaspora and beyond, its Bahamas Initiative will serve as a model and pilot. This process provides the template for B-CU to model with other countries. During June 6 – 9, 2017 … Continue reading

GSU SEES $2 MILLION INCREASE IN FEDERAL CONTRACTS, GRANTS
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GSU SEES $2 MILLION INCREASE IN FEDERAL CONTRACTS, GRANTS

October (2017)— Grambling State University is celebrating a $2,000,000 increase in federal grants and contracts awarded. Excluding federal Title III funding, federal funding increased from $3.6 million in the 2015-2016 fiscal year to $5.6 million in the 2016-2017 fiscal year, a 55.55 percent increase. Faculty and staff wrote competitive, winning proposals that were funded by … Continue reading

Researchers secure $350,000 NSF grant to engage in ‘high-risk,’ ambitious research
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Researchers secure $350,000 NSF grant to engage in ‘high-risk,’ ambitious research

October (2017)— The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded Jackson State University researchers a $350,000 EAGER grant to support untested, “high-risk” exploratory research that potentially may yield a “high payoff.” One early-stage study involves exploring serious consequences that result from possible prejudice by police against unarmed African-Americans. This research is led by Dr. Byron D’Andra … Continue reading