FAMU Secures $13.7 Million in Performance-Based Funding from Board of Governors
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FAMU Secures $13.7 Million in Performance-Based Funding from Board of Governors

June (2019) — Florida A&M University (FAMU) will receive $13.7 million in new funding for the 2019-2020 fiscal year as part of the Florida Board of Governors (BOG) Performance-Based Funding allocation. During this week’s Board meeting in Tampa, Fla., FAMU President Larry Robinson, Ph.D., and other State University System presidents presented their annual Accountability Plans, which describe short- and long-term goals for each institution. Today, the BOG approved FAMU’s 2019 Accountability Plan, which outlines aggressive strategies and goals for … Continue reading

B-CU Awarded National Science Foundation Robert Noyce Grant
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B-CU Awarded National Science Foundation Robert Noyce Grant

June (2019)— The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant of $1,199,901 to Bethune-Cookman University for support of a project entitled “Developing Effective Mathematical Sciences School Teachers for High-Need Middle Schools.” With support from the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program, this Track 1 Scholarships & Stipends project at Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU), a Historically Black College and … Continue reading

$5-Million Grant from NIST Benefits Morgan Students and Faculty
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$5-Million Grant from NIST Benefits Morgan Students and Faculty

May (2019) — With a 580-acre headquarters campus in Gaithersburg, Maryland, and more than 3,000 employees in six locations across the U.S., the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) carries out a mission that helps make possible much of the world’s advancement in science and technology. Last fall, Morgan State University (MSU) began a … Continue reading

Voorhees raises $200,000 during 2019 Presidential Scholarship Gala
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Voorhees raises $200,000 during 2019 Presidential Scholarship Gala

April (2019)— Voorhees College held its 2019 Presidential Scholarship Gala: “Voorhees College: Begin. Believe. Become,” which was the most successful to date, raising $200,000. Friday, April 12 at the Gala by JW in Columbia, S.C. Ten presidential scholars were recognized for their continuous scholastic achievements. All proceeds from the institution’s premier fundraising event will support … Continue reading

Morehouse College Receives $4.6 Million to Create an Endowed Student Scholarship
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Morehouse College Receives $4.6 Million to Create an Endowed Student Scholarship

April (2019)– Morehouse College has received a $4.6 million donation to establish the Eugene McGowan Jr. endowed scholarship as the college strives to become one of the nation’s top liberal arts schools. The donation, the largest of the year, was made by the estate of the late Dr. Eugene McGowan Jr., an alumnus who graduated … Continue reading

SC State Awarded Over $400,000 to Build its Capacity to Compete for Federal Funds
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SC State Awarded Over $400,000 to Build its Capacity to Compete for Federal Funds

March (2019) — SC State has been awarded $404,992 by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA). The funds will support the implementation of technical assistance workshops for faculty at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, (HBCUs) so they can be more competitive when seeking federal research and development grants. The overall goal … Continue reading