DOE Announces First-Ever HBCU Clean Energy Education Prize Winners

Winning Team Will Receive $40k to Support Clean Energy-Focused Summer Programs

Each HBCU Winning Team Will Receive $40k to Support Clean Energy-Focused Summer Programs The U.S. Department of Energy announced the first 10 prize winners in the inaugural Historically Black Colleges and Universities, HBCU, Clean Energy Education Prize Inspire Track. Each HBCU team selected today will receive $40,000 to support the development or enhancement of clean…

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Empowering Tomorrow’s Leaders: Grantchester Growth Participates at Cheyney University’s First Summit

Participants at Cheyney University's Inaugural Summit

By Steve Siddal, General Partner, Grantchester Growth Recently, I had the honor to participate at the Inaugural Cheyney University Impact Summit in Cheney, Pennsylvania. This event marks a significant step towards our collaboration of fostering impactful leadership and driving meaningful change with universities. Cheyney University’s rich legacy as the first HBCU institution for African American…

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African-American Students’ Academic Achievement in STEM at HBCUs

African american graduates from HBCU college

Numerous reports assert that the United States must increase its production of highly educated workers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields in order to maintain its competitive edge in the global marketplace (Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering 2004; National Science Foundation (NSF) 2006a, b; Southern Education Foundation, 2005). Historically Black…

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