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NSF grant to attract women, minority engineering and science professors to FIU. 

MIAMI (Nov. 17, 2016) – FIU has been awarded a $3.2 million National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant aimed at developing strategies to increase the number of women and minority professors in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and the social and behavioural sciences at the university.

Brother Tyneal Haywood, Gamma Mu Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., was named Teacher of the Year for Amos P. Godby High School in Tallahassee, Florida.

MIAMI (October 24, 2016) – As part of a grant from the National Science Foundation, FIU and two other Florida universities will receive $1 million each in student scholarships to remove financial barriers to student success and increase the number of graduates in computer and information technology. The scholarships are part of a $5 million, five-year grant awarded to FIU and its partners, the University of South Florida and the University of Central Florida, in support of the collaborative Florida IT Pathways to Success project.

MIAMI (Aug. 30, 2016) – The U.S. Department of Education announced a five-year, $1,179,815 grant to St. Thomas University (STU) to start a TRIO Educational Opportunity Center (EOC). The EOC grant will help young adults from disadvantaged backgrounds – low-income individuals, first-generation college students, individuals with disabilities, and veterans – pursue a higher education.

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