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GRANT STEPP

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Grant Stepp Grant Stepp has been named athletic director at Kentucky State University. He served as associate athletics director for development at Eastern Kentucky University (EKU). Stepp holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Western Kentucky University and a master’s in sports administration from EKU.

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Radford University Low-Income Students Get Leg Up with $1.2M Grant

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million grant from the state to support its Pell Grant-eligible and low-income students for four years. Radford received its hoped-for amount in the grant, said Trageser, as they carefully calculated what it would cost to hire and keep their student support advocates.

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Molloy University Awarded $3.5M Grant to Promote Minorities in STEM

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million, five-year grant from the National Science Foundation’s Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Program. The multifaceted goal of the grant is to support underrepresented minority students in STEM,” said Lentini. Molloy University has received a $3.5 It is good for the region.”

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$25M Foundation Grant Promotes Internships Among Humanities Majors

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Mellon Foundation has awarded a total $25 million in grant funding to five public colleges and universities to establish paid internship programs for humanities majors. To those ends, the humanities internship grants aim to make internship participation more widely available for humanities majors.

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$2.1M Grant Aims to Diversify Geosciences

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million grant to NCCU’s Department of Environmental, Earth and Geospatial Sciences (DEEGS) , as part of the more than $7 million shared among the universities, each attracting different student bodies. Akinleye “This grant presents a great opportunity for the DEEGS,” said Chancellor Dr. Johnson O. Dr. Johnson O.

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Morgan State Receives $1.5M Acceleration Grant Targeting Student Success

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million Acceleration Grant from the National Institute for Student Success. Its grant includes funding to support partnerships with Morgan State, North Carolina Central University, and Kennesaw State University over the next three years to implement recommendations with formal coaching support.

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Lilly Endowment Awards $100M Grant to United Negro College Fund

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has awarded a $100 million unrestricted grant to support the United Negro College Fund’s capital campaign. The grant is the largest unrestricted private grant UNCF has ever received, according to UNCF President and CEO Dr. Michael L. The Lilly Endowment Inc. United Negro College Fund Inc.

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