January (2020) — An Atlanta-based utility giant has committed $50 million to historically black colleges and universities in Georgia and five other Southern states, which students and supporters say is a much-needed investment in schools often overlooked by major businesses and philanthropists. Southern Co., which owns and operates Georgia Power, said Tuesday the money will … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: January 2020
HOWARD UNIVERSITY RECEIVES $10M FROM MARTHA AND BRUCE KARSH; LARGEST GIFT IN ITS HISTORY
January (2020)— Howard University proudly announces a generous $10 million gift from the Karsh Family Foundation to endow its prestigious and highly competitive Bison STEM Scholars Program, which will be renamed the Karsh STEM Scholars Program (KSSP). Founded in 2017, the program is designed to increase the number of underrepresented minorities earning a Ph.D. or combined M.D./Ph.D. in a STEM discipline. This … Continue reading
ASU Receives $25k National Grant to Assist with Student Food Availability & Security!
Alabama State University’s Student Affair’s Food Pantry that is located at its Counseling Center has been awarded a grant of $25,000 from the ECMC Foundation through the Alabama Campus Coalition for Basic Needs, which the University is a member. The grant will support food availability and security for ASU students to help ensure that their nutritional needs … Continue reading