Grants and Gifts

• North Carolina A&T State University, the historically black educational institution in Greensboro, received a five-year, $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to establish a doctoral program in rehabilitation counseling.

Historically black Howard University received a $50,000 grant from the Avon Foundation to increase awareness of the importance of early detection in saving lives of breast cancer patients.

Historically black Alabama A&M University received a four-year, $483,768 grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for programs to increase the number of minority students in scientific fields relating to homeland security.