Magazine article Black Issues in Higher Education

Grants & Awards

Magazine article Black Issues in Higher Education

Grants & Awards

Article excerpt

* Jackson State University has received a $9 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control to research and dew, lop intervention programs for Blacks infected with HIV. The programs will help community-based organizations to use the most recent, scientific research and cultural data to tailor HIV interventions to specific populations at risk.

* The president of Hampton University, Dr.William R. Harvey, and his wife, Norma,have established a $1 million scholarship fund at the historically Black institution in Virginia to help students interested in becoming teachers. Six scholarships will be presented each year to high school graduates, three from schools in Newport News and three from schools in Hampton.

* Barry University has recently received $650,000 in gifts $500,000 from the Goizueta Foundation for the university's 2+2 program,which is in essence an articulation agreement with community colleges in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties;and $150,000 in unrestricted funds from the Bank of America.

* Dr. Beverly Mack, an associate professor of African and African American studies at the University of Kansas received a $98,000 award from the Carnegie Corporation to be used for archival research in the Maghreb, the northwest area of Africa that includes Morocco, Mauritania, Algeria and Tunisia.

* Clark University has received an $85,000 grant from the Nellie Mae Foundation for its University Park program,which offers after-school and summer programs designed to help students in Worcester, Mass. …

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