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Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science Aims to Boost Nursing Enrollments

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science Aims to Boost Nursing Enrollments

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, the historically Black educational institution in Los Angeles, is joining forces with CommonSpirit Health, one of the largest nonprofit health systems in the United States in an effort to address the severe shortage of nurses in California.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

NFL Partners With Black Medical Schools in an Effort to Diversify the Sports Medicine Pipeline

NFL Partners With Black Medical Schools in an Effort to Diversify the Sports Medicine Pipeline

HBCU medical students interested in primary care sports medicine and/or orthopedic surgery will be selected by their respective schools to complete one-month clinical rotations with NFL clubs during the 2022 NFL season. Eight NFL teams each will host two medical students.

How COVID-19 Took a Disparate Impact on Black America

How COVID-19 Took a Disparate Impact on Black America

The study was produced by the Black Coalition Against COVID, a group that consists of several organizations and businesses including the four historically Black health science centers: Meharry Medical College; Howard University College of Medicine; Morehouse School of Medicine, and Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science.

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science is the Latest HBCU to Receive MacKenzie Scott Gift

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science is the Latest HBCU to Receive MacKenzie Scott Gift

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science in South Los Angeles, one of the nation’s four historically Black medical schools and the only HBCU west of Texas has received a $20 million donation from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. This one-time gift represents the largest private donation in the history of the university.

Highly Educated  and Economically Successful Black Men Do Not Escape Racial Discrimination

Highly Educated and Economically Successful Black Men Do Not Escape Racial Discrimination

The study, by scholars at UCLA and Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science in Los Angeles, found that Black men who reach a high socioeconomic status still face higher levels of discrimination compared to their White counterparts. This discrimination can also impact Black men’s physical and mental health, according to the study.

A Major Booster Shot of Funds for HBCU Medical Schools

A Major Booster Shot of Funds for HBCU Medical Schools

Michael Bloomberg, high-tech mogul, former mayor of New York City, and a Democratic candidate for president in 2020, has pledged to donate $100 million over the next four years to the nation’s four historically Black medical schools.