ALA announces winners of the 2017 I Love My Librarian Award
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ALA announces winners of the 2017 I Love My Librarian Award

December (2017)– Today 10 librarians were honored with the prestigious 2017 I Love My Librarian Award for their outstanding public service contributions. Selected from more than 1,100 nominations submitted by library users nationwide, including educators and members of the public, the winning librarians are being recognized for their leadership in transforming lives and communities through … Continue reading

$325,000 grant will implement weight management program for African Americans
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$325,000 grant will implement weight management program for African Americans

December (2017) — Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) researchers have received a $325,000 grant to implement and explore the effectiveness of a weight management program for African American adults on campus and in neighboring communities in Winston-Salem. The two-year grant – from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) … Continue reading

VSU Awarded $800,000 for Two Capacity Building Grants in Agricultural Research
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VSU Awarded $800,000 for Two Capacity Building Grants in Agricultural Research

November (2017)— Researchers within the Virginia State University’s Agricultural Research Station (VSU-ARS) have received two United States Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA) capacity building grants (CBG) worth more than $800,000. One three-year grant, valued at $416,248.00, was awarded to Dr. Guo-Liang Jiang and his colleagues Dr. Shuxin Ren, Dr. Xu, … Continue reading

$385,000 grant will create HBCU model diabetes prevention program
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$385,000 grant will create HBCU model diabetes prevention program

November (2017) — Winston-Salem State University’s School of Health Sciences (SOHS) has been awarded a $385,000 research grant to carry out a model diabetes prevention program for high-risk, low-income communities. The long-term goal of the grant – through the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities –will be to create a first-of-its-kind network of healthcare intervention … Continue reading

N.C. A&T’s Dr. Ongeri Awarded $1.42 Million NIH Grant to Study Kidney Disease
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N.C. A&T’s Dr. Ongeri Awarded $1.42 Million NIH Grant to Study Kidney Disease

November (2017)— Dr. Elimelda Moige Ongeri, associate professor in the Department of Biology at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, has been awarded a $1.42 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institute of General Medicine (NIGMS) to investigate acute kidney disease initiated by ischemia-reperfusion Injury (IRI), or reduced blood flow … Continue reading

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