Bennett College (N.C.) has received a $102,735 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to fund learning communities for the purpose of improving the performance of first-year students requiring remedial help.
The California State University, Dominguez Hills Orthotics and Prosthetics (O&P) program received a $575,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to expand the work of the O&P to satisfy the needs of the nation’s disabled who require artificial limbs and braces.
California State University, Northridge has received a two-year $300,000 grant for a innovative new program that puts K-12 teachers in the university’s arts and sciences classrooms so that CSUN students and faculty can work together to better prepare future educators.
Delaware State University, along with three other major Delaware institutions of higher education and a health-care provider, have been awarded a $16.7 million grant from the Delaware Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence to bolster its research infrastructure in the areas of biomedical sciences, biotechnology, and bioinformatics. The consortium of institutions include Wesley College, University of Delaware, Delaware Technical and Community College and Christiana Care Health Services. All institutions will receive a portion of the five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health.
Monroe Community College (N.Y.) and Rochester Institute of Technology (N.Y.) were awarded a $624,386 National Institutes of Health grant to attract and prepare minority students for careers in biomedical research.
North Carolina Central University was awarded a five-year $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation for science education and undergraduate research, to enhance science and mathematics programming. NCCU also received a $2.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of General Medical Sciences.
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