Spelman College Receives $2 Million Grant To Support Minority Women In STEM

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Spelman College has announced that it recently received a $2 million grant from the Department of Defense to create the Center of Excellence for Minority Women in STEM.

The college said in a news release on September 3 that the center will be affiliated with its Office of Research, Innovation, and Collaboration and is the first of its type to serve as a hub for all STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) undergraduate research and training activities at the Atlanta college.

“The Center aligns with the College’s strategic priorities and ensures that our students are empowered and equipped to enter competitive STEM fields,” said Spelman president Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell in a statement. “We are honored to be awarded this grant, and to have the support of the Department of Defense in assisting Spelman in fulfilling its mission to diversify STEM.”

Associate provost for research, Dr. Tasha…

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