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Bronx Community College’s Mathematics and Computer Science Program received a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to increase the number of well-prepared mathematics, computer science, engineering or engineering technology majors who will continue in a four-year college or will join the high-technology work force.


Central Community College (Neb.) has received a $1.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The five-year grant will be used to help Hispanic teaching assistants get advanced degrees or certificates.

Elizabeth City State University (N.C.) received a $1.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education in support of its comprehensive plan to prepare more teachers for the region’s public schools.

Monroe Community College’s (N.Y.) Student Support Services has received a grant of $234,000 to provide supplemental services that help students overcome obstacles outside the classroom.

Palm Beach County Community College (Fla.) has received two federal grants totaling $3.7 million to help the school district tackle teacher certification and training problems, and draw more highly qualified teachers to its classrooms. The Transition to Teaching grant gives PBCC $370,000 a year for five years, and the English Language Acquisition Grant also gives the college $370,000 a year for five years.

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, received a three-year $225,000 grant from the Bildner Family Foundation to promote and enhance intercultural interaction among its diverse undergraduate student body.

St. Joseph’s College (N.Y.) received a $393,750 grant from National Science Foundation to provide financial assistance in the form of scholarships for academically talented, financially needy students, particularly women and other underrepresented groups, to enable them to complete at least a baccalaureate degree in computer science or mathematics.

The University of Missouri-Rolla received a $40,000 grant from the Alcoa Foundation to support the Minority and Women in Engineering & Science Programs.

Wheeling Jesuit University’s Challenger Learning Center received $225,000 from Verizon West Virginia to develop and implement a new online educational package.


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