Funding University

Tech sorry for the circumvention of funds

The Arkansas Tech University attorney apologized to state lawmakers on Monday for the school bypassing the Department of Finance and State Administration before paying $ 1.1 million in emergency financial aid grants to students. On another issue regarding the Russellville-based school, some lawmakers are unhappy with the race-related material given …

Read More »

Eight SBU Students Win Prestigious Fulbright Scholarships |

Eight Stony Brook University students have been recognized by the State Department’s prestigious Fulbright US Student Program, a highly competitive scholarship opportunity that provides funding for US students to conduct research or teach English in more than 140 countries abroad. The Fulbright Program, which was established by US Senator J. …

Read More »

Historically black colleges finally get the limelight

John S. Wilson Jr., who served as president of Morehouse College and the White House adviser on historically black colleges, said the institutions, known collectively as HBCUs, must seize this moment. “Is this a lasting moment that constitutes a new era?” Said Dr. Wilson, whose upcoming book, “Up From Uncertainty,” …

Read More »