Blue Cross NC Announces $1 Million Investment in NCCU
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Blue Cross NC Announces $1 Million Investment in NCCU

March (2018) — Investment will be used to address access to care and nursing shortages, educational resources and technology Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) will invest $1 million in North Carolina Central University’s (NCCU) nursing program. The investment is part of Blue Cross NC’s commitment to contribute $50 million … Continue reading

Grambling State Alumni and Friends raise $114,000 to support Presidential Initiatives
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Grambling State Alumni and Friends raise $114,000 to support Presidential Initiatives

March (2018) — Draped in black and gold, more than 100 GSU community members joined Jonesboro Mayor James Bradford for the second annual New Era of Excellence Reception Saturday, March 3, 2018 which raised more than $100,000 for Grambling State. The reception, in its second year, was originally inspired by alumni who, ignited by President … Continue reading

CLAFLIN RECEIVES $500,000 MELLON GRANT TO REFORM GENERAL EDUCATION
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CLAFLIN RECEIVES $500,000 MELLON GRANT TO REFORM GENERAL EDUCATION

March (2018) — Claflin University has been awarded a $500,000 grant by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to revitalize the School of Humanities and Social Sciences’ General Education Curriculum. The grant supports Claflin’s goal of addressing the needs of the 21st Century workforce by re-engineering the general education curriculum. The primary focus is to prepare … Continue reading

President Rankins and national alumni partner to launch $1 Million fundraising initiative
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President Rankins and national alumni partner to launch $1 Million fundraising initiative

March (2018) — Alcorn State University President Alfred Rankins Jr. is calling on all alumni to support the university’s first ever one-million-dollar fundraising initiative that would propel students on their way to educational success. The president announced the $1 Million Brave Strong Challenge Friday, Feb. 23 during the annual Mid-Winter Conference in Tupelo, Mississippi. The … Continue reading