Grants & Awards
Auburn University’s Samuel Ginn College of Engineering received a $1 million pledge from William F. “Hank” and Brenda Hayes with a portion of the gift designated for an existing Endowment for Diversity. The endowment, originally established by the Hayes family, supports the college’s BellSouth Minority Engineering Program.
Callaloo, the premier journal of African American literature that recently moved to Texas A&M University, has been awarded a $40,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshops for 2002.
Delaware State University received $20,000 from the Organization of Black Airline Pilots to be used for scholarships in the DSU Airway Science Program.
Prince George’s Community College was awarded a $45,850 Dwight D. Eisenhower Professional Development Grant from the Maryland Higher Education Commission for teacher training. The grant will help fund the Multi-Institutional K-16 Consortium for Empowering Teachers and Principals.
Winston-Salem State University (N.C.) received an additional one-year $826,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health for the enhancement of the university’s biomedical research infrastructure and biomedical research capability.
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