Expanding B-CU Global Online Footprint: Bahamas Initiative Update
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Expanding B-CU Global Online Footprint: Bahamas Initiative Update

October (2017)— Bethune-Cookman University has a history of recruiting and graduating Bahamian students. As the institution seeks to expand its global online footprint throughout the diaspora and beyond, its Bahamas Initiative will serve as a model and pilot. This process provides the template for B-CU to model with other countries. During June 6 – 9, 2017 … Continue reading

GSU SEES $2 MILLION INCREASE IN FEDERAL CONTRACTS, GRANTS
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GSU SEES $2 MILLION INCREASE IN FEDERAL CONTRACTS, GRANTS

October (2017)— Grambling State University is celebrating a $2,000,000 increase in federal grants and contracts awarded. Excluding federal Title III funding, federal funding increased from $3.6 million in the 2015-2016 fiscal year to $5.6 million in the 2016-2017 fiscal year, a 55.55 percent increase. Faculty and staff wrote competitive, winning proposals that were funded by … Continue reading

Researchers secure $350,000 NSF grant to engage in ‘high-risk,’ ambitious research
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Researchers secure $350,000 NSF grant to engage in ‘high-risk,’ ambitious research

October (2017)— The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded Jackson State University researchers a $350,000 EAGER grant to support untested, “high-risk” exploratory research that potentially may yield a “high payoff.” One early-stage study involves exploring serious consequences that result from possible prejudice by police against unarmed African-Americans. This research is led by Dr. Byron D’Andra … Continue reading

Loretta Parham  appointed to the EDUCAUSE Board of Directors as a director-at-large!
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Loretta Parham appointed to the EDUCAUSE Board of Directors as a director-at-large!

October (2017)— Congratulations to Loretta Parham on her appointment to the EDUCAUSE Board of Directors as a director-at-large! EDUCAUSE is the association for information technology in higher education and the largest community of IT leaders and professionals committed to advancing higher education. Mrs. Parham will serve as a board member for a four-year term starting … Continue reading

Student Affairs Receives $1.8 Million in Grant Funding
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Student Affairs Receives $1.8 Million in Grant Funding

October (2017)— Dr. Bernadine Duncan, Director of Student Counseling Services, was awarded two grants totaling approximately $1.8 million. The first award is a Title III grant of $180,000 per year for five years, for a total of $900,000. The primary goal is to enhance Student Counseling Services in order receive IACS Accreditation for the center and … Continue reading

SU Environmental Toxicology Department receives FAMRI Grant
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SU Environmental Toxicology Department receives FAMRI Grant

September (2017)— The Southern University Baton Rouge Environmental Toxicology department recently received renewal of a Flight Attendant Medical Research Institute (FAMRI) grant for 2017-2018. The $108,000 grant is supporting research of the cytosolic receptor PAN5/PYNOD/ NALP10 and how it regulates secondhand smoke induced inflammation. Specifically, the team’s focus is the importance of cellular membrane micro domains, autophagy, immunoproteasomes and epigenetic … Continue reading

DLF and HBCU Library Alliance Name 2017 DLF HBCU Fellows
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DLF and HBCU Library Alliance Name 2017 DLF HBCU Fellows

Washington, DC, September 20, 2017—Twenty-four individuals, primarily from historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) or with HBCU backgrounds, will attend the 2017 Digital Library Federation (DLF) Forum and DLF Liberal Arts/HBCUs Preconference in October, thanks to a grant of fellowship funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program. … Continue reading