Grants & Gifts

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, BAKERSFIELD, has received $1 MILLION from the CSU system, which received funds from the Bernard Osher Foundation to be distributed. The monies will go to support a scholarship endowment fund at CSU Bakersfield.

Twelve faculty members at OHIO UNIVERSITY have been awarded a $124,000 grant by the Ohio University Research Committee and the University Post-Doctoral Fellow Program for new research, scholarship and creative works.

QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (N.Y.) has received a $62,000 grant from the G-Unity Foundation for scholarships. Five new students at the college this fall will receive the funds to pursue an associate degree.

SAINT AUGUSTINE’S COLLEGE (N.C.) has received a $400,000 grant from The Andrew Mellon Foundation to enhance student learning and retention.

SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (La.) has received $34,950 from the ExxonMobil Foundation under the foundation’s Educational Matching Gift Program.

With a $1.8 MILLION grant from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, the SOUTHERN EDUCATION FOUNDATION has fulfilled requirements to create a $6 million endowment for the Center to Serve Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Income from the endowment will provide about $300,000 annually to support technical assistance, research and leaders of HBCUs.

The UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM has received a $3 MILLION, fiveyear grant from the National Institutes of Health to head an initiative to reduce health disparities among older Blacks in rural areas.

The UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY, has received $2 MILLION from the Dow Chemical Co. Foundation for a program that supports environmental sustainability.

The UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS has received a $10,000 grant from the University of Southern California’s Center for Enrollment Research, Policy and Practice to explore student access to higher education.

The UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL OF NURSING has received a $10 MILLION grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute and the National Institute of Nursing Research to study better ways of managing sedation for children on lifesaving ventilators. The grant is the largest in the school’s history.

WINSTON-SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY (N.C.) has received a $291,000 grant from the University of North Carolina General Administration to collaborate with Mount Airy Schools and Winston-Salem area schools. The funds will be used to help teachers improve the literacy skills of low-skill students.



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