Magazine article Black Issues in Higher Education

Grants & Awards

Magazine article Black Issues in Higher Education

Grants & Awards

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* Florida A&M University recently has received $3.27 million in grants, including: $1.77 million from Ford Motor Co. for student scholarships and $1.5 million from Eli Lilly and Co. to increase the company's pool of African American interns and professional employees.

* The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey's Robert Wood Johnson Medical School has received $2 million from Bern and Mary Gallagher to establish an endowed professorship in developmental biology at the New Brunswick campus of the Child Health Institute of New Jersey.

* Xavier University has been awarded a five-year, $1.95 million grant from the Kresge Foundation and the Southern Education Foundation to enhance the fund-raising capability of historically Black colleges and universities. The money will be used to build a more effective gift and alumni program as part of a five-year capital campaign to raise $75 million.

* Arkansas State University and the University of Arkansas together received a $1 million grant from the Economic Development of Arkansas Fund Commission to help development in the impoverished Delta region. The schools plan to set up small-business development services and aid with international marketing of Delta products.

* The University of Georgia received a $770,000 grant from the Goizueta Foundation to train childcare workers to help increase their numbers in parts of the state where the supply of experienced daycare employees is limited.

* Howard University has received $500,000 from A. …

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