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Grants & Awards

Bronx Community College (N.Y.) received a $399,828 grant from the National Science Foundation for a project titled “Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering and Engineering Technology Scholarship Program.” The grant will provide scholarships for eligible, full-time students enrolled in computer science, engineering and engineering technology or mathematics degree programs.

City College of San Francisco, California Pacific Medical Center and St. Luke’s Hospital have received a grant of over $4.2 million from the Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation. The grant is in support of the partnership’s Betty Irene Moore Nursing Initiative.

University of Connecticut received $3.5 million from insurance giant Aetna and its chief executive. The Aetna Foundation’s $2 million will be used to support the University of Connecticut Health Center’s Health Professions Partnership Initiative and $1.5 million from Aetna chairman and chief executive John W. Rowe and his wife, Valerie, to fund the John and Valerie Rowe Health Professions Scholars Program.

John Carroll University (Ohio) received a $105,000 grant from The Cleveland Foundation for school improvement collaborations with principals and teachers in the Cleveland Municipal School District and first-ring districts.

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has been awarded a three-year $187,457 grant from the National Science Foundation for the project titled “Implications of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Disciplines for Research for Instructional Innovation and Assessment in Economic Education.” The project explores STEM discipline teaching innovations that have demonstrated success in instructor use, student learning and professional research, and investigates their adaptability for economics education.

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