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School of Health Sciences receives $269,000 United Way grant
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School of Health Sciences receives $269,000 United Way grant

April (2017)—Winston-Salem State University’s School of Health Sciences (SOHS) has received a $269,000 grant from the United Way of Forsyth County that will help to integrate community resources and agencies to improve the health of underserved residents in East Winston. The three-year grant will create a program titled Project REACHE, or Rams Employment and Community … Continue reading

MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY’S ASCEND CENTER FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH AWARDS $420,000 IN RESEARCH GRANTS
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MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY’S ASCEND CENTER FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH AWARDS $420,000 IN RESEARCH GRANTS

April (2017)—Morgan State University’s ASCEND Center for Biomedical Research has awarded a combined $420,000 in grants to support 12 research projects. The awards include a total of $300,000 in second round grants ($50,000 each) to six university faculty members for pilot research, and a total of $120,000 in first round grants ($20,000 each) to six … Continue reading

Bethune-Cookman University Produces Its First Online Black Florida History Encyclopedia
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Bethune-Cookman University Produces Its First Online Black Florida History Encyclopedia

April (2017)—Dr. Richard Buckelew and Dr. Jeanette Ford, both history professors at B-CU, have obtained a $2,775.00 SEED grant that will assist in the development of the school’s first online encyclopedia. This online catalog has been a long-term project that will be fully-accessible to all students as well as the public with the history of … Continue reading

$1.5 Million Awarded to Clark Atlanta University to Enhance Treatment for Prostate Cancer
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$1.5 Million Awarded to Clark Atlanta University to Enhance Treatment for Prostate Cancer

March (2017)—The Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development (CCRTD) at Clark Atlanta University, together with the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) and Vancouver Prostate Centre, has been awarded a $1.5 million grant by the Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program to develop groundbreaking drugs to aid in the treatment of castration-resistant … Continue reading

WSSU professor wins UNC System award for teaching
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WSSU professor wins UNC System award for teaching

March (2017)—Donna Gwyn Wiggins, associate professor in the Department of Music at Winston-Salem State University, has been named a recipient of the 2017 Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching. She will receive a $12,500 stipend and be presented with a commemorative bronze medallion during the university’s spring commencement ceremony. The award was established … Continue reading