Grants and Gifts

• Central State University, the historically black educational institution in Wilberforce, Ohio, received $500,000 in funding from the state of Ohio for updating its campus master plan. The new plan will outline proposals for new buildings, walkways, and roads as the college prepares to double its enrollment to 6,000 students over the next seven years.

The School of Public Health at the University of Maryland received a four-year, $1.8 million grant from the American Cancer Society for a prostate cancer educational program for African-American men at 20 churches in Prince George’s County, Maryland.

• Hampton University, the historically black university in Virginia, received a $100,000 grant from Prudential Financial. The funds will be used to upgrade a classroom at the university’s business school with state-of-the-art video conferencing equipment.