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Tuskegee receives $4M diversity-focused NSF materials research grant
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Tuskegee receives $4M diversity-focused NSF materials research grant

August (2018)— Tuskegee University is one of eight recipients of the National Science Foundation’s newest Partnerships for Research and Education in Materials (PREM) grants. The collective outcomes of these grants will foster cutting-edge research while increasing diversity within the materials science field. The six-year, $3.9 million grant from NSF’s Division of Materials Research is part … Continue reading

Clark Atlanta Receives $20,000 Grant from the UPS Foundation
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Clark Atlanta Receives $20,000 Grant from the UPS Foundation

August (2018) — Clark Atlanta University (CAU) received a $20,000 grant from The UPS Foundation, which drives global corporate citizenship and philanthropic programs for UPS. For the fifth consecutive year Clark Atlanta has been selected as a university partner for this vital program. The fellowship empowers young African leaders through academic coursework, leadership training, mentoring, … Continue reading

Research Funding Surges to $64.26 Million at N.C. A&T, Second Consecutive Record Year
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Research Funding Surges to $64.26 Million at N.C. A&T, Second Consecutive Record Year

August (2018) — Faculty researchers at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University earned $64.26 million in contracts and grants in 2017-18, an increase of nearly $2 million over the previous year, school leaders revealed today. The university has been on a steady trajectory of growth over the past two decades, adding nearly $46 million … Continue reading

PHILANDER SMITH COLLEGE RECEIVES $200,000 CONTRIBUTION FROM ATLANTA-BASED FOOD SERVICE PROVIDER, GOURMET SERVICES, INC.
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PHILANDER SMITH COLLEGE RECEIVES $200,000 CONTRIBUTION FROM ATLANTA-BASED FOOD SERVICE PROVIDER, GOURMET SERVICES, INC.

August (2018) — Philander Smith College announced the receipt of a $200,000 donation from campus dining provider, Gourmet Services, Inc., a premier food service management company based in Atlanta, GA. The contribution represents an initial installment of a long-term commitment of financial support to the College. With over 40 years of experience in the industry, … Continue reading

New AKA President Glenda Glover Gives $50K for HBCUs
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New AKA President Glenda Glover Gives $50K for HBCUs

July (2018)–  Dr. Glenda Glover, the new international president of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., (AKA) kicked off her role by donating $50,000 to the sorority’s Educational Advancement Foundation, specifically for historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Glover’s donation at the sorority’s recent Boule gathering in Houston was lauded as a commitment to education – … Continue reading

House Bill Provides $8M for HBCU Historic Preservation Fund
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House Bill Provides $8M for HBCU Historic Preservation Fund

July (2018) —  Advocates for historically Black colleges and universities are praising the passage of a U.S. House of Representatives “minibus” appropriations bill that will increase funding for the HBCU Historic Preservation Fund if approved by the Senate for fiscal year 2019. Earlier this year, the H.R. 6147 bill originally set aside $5 million for … Continue reading

Fisk President’s Tenure Off To A Strong Start – Local Institution Reports Record 2017-2018 Fundraising Totals
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Fisk President’s Tenure Off To A Strong Start – Local Institution Reports Record 2017-2018 Fundraising Totals

July (2018) — For two consecutive years, Fisk University has posted record fundraising totals. The unaudited fundraising totals exceeded $7.7 Million (excluding private grants) and alumni giving participation increased to over 33%. The turnaround, in large part, can be attributed to a growing number of Nashville donors and a tremendously dedicated group of alumni ambassadors. … Continue reading