National Endowment for the Humanities Awards Grants to Several HBCUs

The National Endowment for the Humanities recently announced more than $30 million in grants to colleges, universities, nonprofit groups, and other organizations. Among the grantees are several historically Black colleges and universities.

Alabama State University received a $312,177 grant to digitize 125 linear feet of documents from the Alabama State Teachers Association and the Alabama Democratic Conference.

Clark Atlanta University received a grant to develop a new sophomore-year course in the digital humanities.

Savannah State University in Georgia received a grant to fund a student internship program to produce a podcast series about literature.

Grambling State University in Louisiana received a grant to create virtual reality experiences highlighting historic moments on Grambling’s campus.

Mississippi Valley State University was awarded a grant to fund the revision of introductory English course curricula and the development of an upper-level special topics course on contemporary African American writers of the South.

Prairie View A&M University in Texas received a grant to fund a two-year project to create two new courses in digital storytelling.

 

 

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