Paine College in Augusta, Georgia, received a $75,000 grant from the UNCF Special Programs fund as part of its Global Entrepreneurship Initiative. Alabama State University, Prairie View A&M University, St. Augustine College, and North Carolina Central University are also involved in the UNCF’s Global Entrepreneurship Initiative.
The grant will help fund a trade mission to Johannesburg and Pretoria, South Africa. Faculty members and students at Paine College will accompany entrepreneurs seeking business opportunities in South Africa. The grant will also help fund a new course at the college on entrepreneurship. The program is under the direction of Okoroafor Nzeh, chair of the department of business administration at Paine College.