Mellon Foundation Donates $600,000 Grant to Winston-Salem to Support Humanities Programs
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Mellon Foundation Donates $600,000 Grant to Winston-Salem to Support Humanities Programs

January (2019)— Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) was recently given a $600,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support its humanities programs. The university is one of only five University of North Carolina System schools, and one of the few public historically Black colleges and universities in the country to receive a grant during … Continue reading

Spelman College Receives $30 Million Gift From Trustee Ronda Stryker and Spouse, William Johnston, to Support New Center for Innovation & the Arts
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Spelman College Receives $30 Million Gift From Trustee Ronda Stryker and Spouse, William Johnston, to Support New Center for Innovation & the Arts

December (2018)– Spelman College has received the largest gift from living donors in its 137-year history from long-standing Spelman trustee Ronda Stryker and spouse William Johnston. The transformative $30 million gift will help build the Center for Innovation & the Arts, the College’s first new academic facility since 1996. Chicago architect, Jeanne Gang, founding principal … Continue reading

Clark Atlanta University Receives $200,000 in Gifts from NPHC Organizations
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Clark Atlanta University Receives $200,000 in Gifts from NPHC Organizations

October (2018) — Clark Atlanta University is pleased to announce that it has received two monetary donations from local chapters of National Pan Hellenic Council organizations, Omega Psi Phi, Inc. and Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. The Beta Psi chapter of Omega Psi Phi, Inc. and the Sigma chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. each presented a … Continue reading

Hampton University Receives $1 Million Thriving in Ministry Grant for New Ministerial Program
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Hampton University Receives $1 Million Thriving in Ministry Grant for New Ministerial Program

October (2018)— Hampton University has received a $1 million grant  from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish the Pastoral Renewal Initiative for Ministerial Excellence (PRIME) program. This grant is part of Lilly Endowment’s Thriving in Ministry, an initiative that supports a variety of religious organizations across the nation as they create or strengthen programs that … Continue reading

Delaware State University News
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Delaware State University News

October (2018)— The Department of Defense through the U.S. Army recently awarded Delaware State University optics researcher a three-year/$600,000 grant for the study of an alloy that could improve the performance of night vision systems and other scientific instruments. According to Dr. Mukti Rana, the principal investigator of the grant project, the research will focus on … Continue reading

Morgan State University Leads $2.3-Million Project to Train Minorities for ‘Smart Cities’ Research
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Morgan State University Leads $2.3-Million Project to Train Minorities for ‘Smart Cities’ Research

October (2018)– Three-Year, NSF-funded Effort Involves 15 Historically Black or Hispanic-Serving Institutions The National Science Foundation (NSF) has funded the initial phase of a three-year, $2.3-million project led by Morgan State University (MSU), in which undergraduates and teachers will be trained in technologies to revolutionize U.S. cities. The project, titled “REU-RET Mega-Site: Research Experiences for … Continue reading