Grants & Awards

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The ASSOCIATION TO ADVANCE COLLEGIATE SCHOOLS OF BUSINESS has received a $25,000 grant from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants to fund scholarships for the AACSB's Bridge Program. The program is intended to help accounting professionals transition into a university teaching position.

The CONQRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS FOUNDATION has received a three-year, $485,000 donation from Chrysler to support personal finance education for students at historically Black colleges and universities. The funds will be used for the foundation's SHOP for Wealth program, a seminar designed to teach students how to manage their personal finances and build wealth.

GANNON UNIVERSITY (Pa.) has received a $4 MILLION state grant to support its new Erie Technology Incubator, which will house high-tech startup companies. The incubator has the potential to produce 10 new companies and 600 new jobs every five years. Over the past four years, Cannon has received $1.1 million in federal, state and local funds for the incubator.

MIAMI DADE COLLEGE has received a $741£29 grant from the Florida Department of Education to support the training of professionals in occupations in critical-need areas, including math and science, nursing, biosciences and alternative teaching.

The US. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded a total of $10.4 MUJON in grants to 13 historically Black colleges and universities, including $600,000 each to NORFOLK STOE UNIVERSITY (Va) and SOUTHERN UNTVERSTTY AND AAM COLLEGE (La. …