Tag Archives: HBCU

USDA To Provide $33M For Agriculture Projects At 19 HBCU Land-Grant Institutions

North Carolina A&T

Ariana Figueroa, Kentucky Lantern The U.S. Department of Agriculture Monday announced $33 million in funding to 19 Historically Black Colleges and Universities designated as land-grant institutions to support research and education projects. The funding through USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture will support 82 projects in sustainable farming practices …

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13 HBCUs Report Bomb Threats on the First Day of Black History Month

Morgan State University

More than a dozen historically black colleges and universities reported bomb threats on the first day of Black History Month, marking the second consecutive day of threats at many of the HBCUs. Jackson State University, Howard University, Coppin State University, Mississippi Valley State University, Morgan State University, Alcorn State University, Tougaloo …

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Maryland Governor Signs $577M HBCU Funding Legislation Into Law

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday signed legislation that sets aside $577 million for Maryland’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The HBCU legislation becomes law after more than 15 years of court battles, protests, and political fighting. Alumni and boosters of the universities — Bowie State, Coppin State, Morgan State and the …

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