Magazine article Black Issues in Higher Education

Grants & Awards

Magazine article Black Issues in Higher Education

Grants & Awards

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Columbia University has been awarded $75,000 from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation for the Kellogg Jobs and Education Empowerment Program which will help more than 400 residents of upper Manhattan receive job training, education and employment through a student-based social service program at Columbia.

Jackson State University has been awarded a $10,000 endowed scholarship for students pursuing a master's in communicative disorders. The gift was awarded by Dr. Juanita Sims Dory and Charles Dory, owners of the Lextron Corp. in Jackson, Miss. In addition, the couple has provided $1,000 for scholarships this fall semester and has committed to increasing the scholarship fund to $20,000 within the next five years.

Morris College, North Carolina Central University, and St. Paul's College have jointly received a $200,000 grant from the General Electric and Telephone Exchange Corp. The grant will purchase and install computer systems at each school.

Norfolk State University has been awarded the following grants: $4.5 million from the National Science Foundation to establish a center for photonic materials research; $100,000 from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation to support funding for the university's Dozoretz National Institute for Minorities in Applied Sciences; $12,000 from the John S. …

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