Magazine article Black Issues in Higher Education

GRANTS & Awards

Magazine article Black Issues in Higher Education

GRANTS & Awards

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The Barrio Logan College Institute (Calif.) received a $40,000 grant from the James Irvine Foundation. The Institute, a non-prof it organization dedicated to transforming families for generations by preparing kids for college, will use the funds to support academic counseling and college preparation assistance for low-income Latino, first-generation college-going youth and their families in San Diego.

The Cleveland State University Foundation will receive $45,730 from the George Gund Foundation forthe development of curriculum and research projects that will be linked to construction of green buildings on campus.

Forsyth Technical Community College (N.C.) has received a five-year $1,788,220 grant from the U.S. Department of Education authorized under Title III of the Higher Education Act of 1965. The college received $298,043 in first-year funds that will be used to create a Student Success Center to increase effective academic advising for Forsyth Tech students.

The Lincoln Memorial University (Tenn.) Student Support Services program has received a four-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The -program will receive $267,982 for the first year. The goal of the Student Support Services program is to increase college retention and graduation rates and facilitate the process of transition from one level of higher education to the next. …

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