Chicago State University has been awarded a $1.2 million technology grant from the state of Illinois to provide new education advances in classrooms and upgrade existing computer systems.
The Fashion Institute of Technology (N.Y.) has received software valued at $588,732 from Microsoft as part of Microsoft’s philanthropic Working Connections program.
Lorain County Community College (Ohio) received $100,000 from the Energizer Charitable Trust. The Energizer Diversity Incentive Award will help support as many as five minority students studying chemistry or office information systems at LCCC.
The St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley is teaming up with other education institutions and community-based organizations to increase the number of low-income middle school students who are prepared to enter and succeed in college.
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will receive a $1.5 million grant from the federal Commerce Department. The grant will be used to help build a new-business incubator facility to provide business assistance to local companies in Pine Bluff.
The University of South Dakota’s Cardiovascular Research Institute received a $9.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health and the National Center for Research Resources. The institute, which focuses on detecting and treating heart failure, will receive the grant over the next five years.
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