Here is this week’s news of grants to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.
Pennsylvania State University received a $150,000 grant from the Spencer Foundation for research on racial and ethnic disparities in designation for disability education.
Historically Black Tuskegee University in Alabama received a $250,000 grant from the Chevron Corporation. The grant will fund job placement programs at the university’s College of Engineering.
Delaware State University, the historically Black educational institution in Dover, received a $300,000 grant from InterDigital, a technology firm based in Wilmington. The grant will fund the establishment of three laboratories for electronics, wireless technology, and micro-controllers.