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The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program

The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is a partnership between of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the eighteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. The program awards scholarships to students attending one of the 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities, pursuing … Continue reading

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A World Without Silos: Commencement remarks of U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan at Morgan State University

Thank you, Bears, for that welcome! I am so glad to join you here because today we get to do something which should happen more often in education. Today, we get to celebrate success. It’s been a year of many … Continue reading

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CBCF Emerging Leaders Internship Program

Mission The goal of the Emerging Leaders Internship Program sponsored by Walmart is to create a corps of trained, young leaders with the skills, outlook and contacts necessary to generate and sustain positive change in Washington, D.C., and their local … Continue reading

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PHMSA Launches First Pipeline Research Program for Colleges and Universities

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration has announced an academic research program that will offer a total of $500,000 to non-profit institutions of higher learning as part of the agency’s pipeline research and development program. … Continue reading

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Grant Opportunity: Bridging Cultures at Community Colleges

NEH invites proposals for projects that advance the role of the humanities at a community college through curriculum and faculty development on the theme of Bridging Cultures. NEH expects to award seven to nine grants of up to $120,000 each. … Continue reading

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Live Webcasts of Professional Development and Training Courses offered through the AERA Virtual Research Learning Center

The American Educational Research Association announces the AERA Virtual Research Learning Center (VRLC) live webcasts of Professional Development and Training Courses offered during the 2013 Annual Meeting. We are seeking your assistance in sharing this information with colleagues and potential participants. … Continue reading

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Webinar for college seniors, young workers to address managing student loans, saving for a secure financial future

An April 30 webinar will provide tips and tools to help college seniors and young workers learn to budget for today’s needs and tomorrow’s goals. “Start Early to Take Charge of Your Financial Future” will be held from 3-4 p.m. … Continue reading

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U.S Senator Hagan Hosts North Carolina HBCU Chancellors and Presidents Summit

U.S. Senators Kay Hagan and Richard Burr today hosted a summit with chancellors and presidents from North Carolina’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to discuss ways to strengthen HBCUs. The Senators sought input on important education and workforce development … Continue reading

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SBA Signs Strategic Alliance Memorandums With HBCUs

The U.S. Small Business Administration Regional Administrator Cassius Butts recently signed Strategic Alliance Memorandums (SAMs) with Alcorn State University, Mississippi Valley State University and Rust College.  Dr. M. Christopher Brown II, Alcorn State University President, Dr. Alfred Rankins, Jr., Acting … Continue reading

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NSF Launches $10,000 BREAD Ideas Challenge

The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today launched the BREAD Ideas Challenge, a prize competition for the Basic Research to Enable Agricultural Development (BREAD) program. The BREAD Ideas Challenge is an opportunity for researchers … Continue reading

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