January 27, 2022

Governor Hogan Announces Nearly $63 Million For State Revitalization Program

Written by Coppin State University, Governor Larry Hogan announced new awardees for several state revitalization programs administered by the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD). Pronounced last month, nearly $63 million was awarded to 214 projects and activities that promote community development and economic growth. All 23 Maryland counties and Baltimore City received


MDE awards Jackson State $2M in grants to train more teachers in elementary and secondary education graduate degree programs

By Latoya Hentz-Moore The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE), through its Mississippi Teacher Residency (MTR) program, is awarding $2,038,589 in grants to Jackson State University (JSU) to cover tuition and expenses for individuals seeking a graduate degree in elementary and secondary education. “This grant will help those individuals reach their milestone of achieving a teacher’s


Savannah State University to Observe National Freedom Day Feb. 1

By Savannah State University Savannah State University’s (SSU) Honors Program and The Wright Choice Mentoring Program will host the second virtual National Freedom Day observance on Tuesday, Feb. 1. A campus wreath-laying ceremony will be held at 1 p.m., as well as, a virtual live stream presentation at 6 p.m. with video reflections from President


Tuskegee University receives $2 million from The Tracking Foundation

Courtesy of Tuskegee University The Tracking Foundation has announced a $2 million gift to expand its support for minority college education and student scholarships under the Stephen A. Feinberg Scholarship Program at Tuskegee University. Gregory S. Nixon, a Tuskegee University alumnus and trustee, facilitated the gift. “The pandemic has presented significant challenges for students of

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FBOG Chairman Brian Lamb Issues $100,000 challenge to Alma Mater FAMU DRS

By Andrew Skerritt Florida Board of Governors (FBOG) Chairman Brian Lamb issued a $100,000 challenge to his alma mater Florida A&M University Developmental Research School (FAMU DRS) to further science technology, engineering and math (STEM) and Science technology, engineers, the arts and mathematics (STEAM) educational opportunities for students. Lamb spoke during the “Governor Brian Lamb