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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

Morehouse School of Medicine Researchers Receive $1,000,000 Grant to Study Mechanisms Underlying Sleep Homeostasis
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Morehouse School of Medicine Researchers Receive $1,000,000 Grant to Study Mechanisms Underlying Sleep Homeostasis

March (2019)— Researchers at Morehouse School of Medicine have received a three-year, $1,000,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study the mechanisms underlying sleep homeostasis – the body’s effort to maintain an adequate amount of sleep.   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a third of U.S. adults report that they usually … Continue reading

Base 11 Awards Morgan State With $1.6M Grant for Student Rocketry Team
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Base 11 Awards Morgan State With $1.6M Grant for Student Rocketry Team

February (2019)—Nonprofit organization Base 11 has announced it has given Morgan State University a three-year, $1.6 million Aerospace Workforce and Leadership Development Grant that will support Morgan State’s rocketry lab and establish a student rocketry team. The commercial space industry is predicted to become a $2.7 trillion economic section in the next three decades, according … Continue reading

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. to Present SC State First Installment of $100,000 Endowment
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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. to Present SC State First Installment of $100,000 Endowment

February (2019)— Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., (AKA) in partnership with the Educational Advancement Foundation, has pledged an endowment in the amount of $100,000 to SC State University as a part of the AKA-HBCU Endowment Fund initiative. On February 28, SC State president James E. Clark will join 31 other presidents of historically black colleges … Continue reading

Spelman Receives $900K From Lilly Endowment For Black Millennial Woman Minister Sisterhood Development
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Spelman Receives $900K From Lilly Endowment For Black Millennial Woman Minister Sisterhood Development

February (2019) — Spelman College has received a $900,000 grant from Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc. as part of its Thriving in Ministry initiative. The funds will be used to establish a fellowship and programming that provides leadership development, mentoring and relationship building among Black millennial women ministers. Spelman’s WISDOM (Women in Spiritual Discernment of Ministry) … Continue reading