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Peace Corps Announces Top Volunteer-Producing Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Peace Corps Acting Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet is proud to recognize the top Peace Corps volunteer-producing Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). This year, Howard University in Washington, DC, holds the top rank for HBCUs with 21 undergraduate alumni serving as … Continue reading

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The Fulbright U.S. Student Program

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the largest U.S. exchange program offering opportunities for students and young professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and primary and secondary school teaching worldwide. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides … Continue reading

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U.S Department of Health & Human Services Office of Small and Disadvantageed Business Utilization

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the Secretary (OS), Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) provides information for Minority Institutions of Higher Education (MIHE) that are interested in doing business with the Federal … Continue reading

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Tenneesee Department of Health Launches Obesity Awareness Campaign at Five Historically Black Colleges and Universities

The Tennessee Department of Health has entered into a grant agreement with five historically black colleges and universities to implement obesity awareness campaigns on their campuses. The campaigns currently underway will reach students and community members at Fisk University and … Continue reading

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Fox Partners With HBCU’s to Encourage Diversity in Entertainment

Fox recently announced a transformative new partnership with the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) designed to further the development of diverse voices across the company’s entertainment businesses. The FOX/HBCU Media Alliance (FHMA) will bring HBCU students, faculty and alumni together … Continue reading

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Court Approves Consent Decree to Desegregate Tucson Public Schools

 The U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona today approved a consent decree filed by the Department of Justice, together with private plaintiffs and the Tucson Unified School District. The consent decree is a detailed and concrete plan to … Continue reading

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Media Sales Institute (MSI) at Florida A&M University

What is the MSI? The Media Sales Institute (MSI) at Florida A&M University is a national training and career placement program for graduating seniors interested in media sales careers with local and national companies. The curriculum for this intense 10-day … Continue reading

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Broadening Participation Research Initiation Grants in Engineering (BRIGE)

The National Science Foundation (NSF) through its Divisions and Directorates has as one of its goals to educate and prepare a diverse and able Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) workforce who are motivated and prepared to participate at the … Continue reading

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Nominate Your Mentor for the Presidential Award in Science, Math, and Engineering Mentoring

The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) is a Presidential award established by the White House in 1995. The purpose of the award is to recognize U.S. citizens or permanent residents and U.S. organizations that … Continue reading

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Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) and HBCU Research Infrastructure for Science and Engineering (HBCU-RISE)

The Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) program provides support to enhance the research capabilities of minority-serving institutions through the establishment of centers that effectively integrate education and research. CREST promotes the development of new knowledge, enhancements … Continue reading

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