Grants & Awards
The Bethune-Cookman College (Fla.) Booster Club received $10,000 from the Daytona International Auto Mall Association to provide scholarships for student-athletes who qualify for the Jack “Cy” McClairen Scholarship fund.
Elizabeth City State University received $200,000 from James H. and Connie Maynard to provide administrative and student support to the new Maynard Outreach Project. The project is a new initiative in the university’s School of Education and Psychology to address the unprecedented shortage of teachers in North Carolina, particularly minority males.
Loyola University Chicago’s School of Education has received a $330,456 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to develop a graduate certificate program in community college learning and teaching.
North Carolina Central University received $660,000 in IBM computer software and the launching of several initiatives designed to integrate technology into the university’s curriculum. The donation is part of a four-year partnership with IBM.
Sacramento City College received a Hewlett-Packard Wireless Mobile Classroom grant award, totaling nearly $100,000 in equipment and technical support. The grant will provide technology access to educationally disadvantaged students in mathematics, engineering, and science achievement programs.
Dr. J. Terrence McCabe, associate professor of anthropology and Laura DeLuca, a doctoral candidate, both at the University of Colorado at Boulder, received a $10,000 grant from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation to help foster development of African art and cultural resources in the Rocky Mountain region.
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