Source: News One
Howard University in Washington D.C. received a $4 million gift this year to help advance its STEM program.
The donation was made by the Hopper-Dean Foundation, which is dedicated to funding STEM programs and initiatives. According to News One, this is the largest donation the university has ever received from a foundation.
The Bison STEM Scholars Program helps students with full-ride scholarships and the donation will help nearly a dozen students. It will also fund many of the university’s STEM initiatives.
“This generous gift will further enhance Howard’s strategic plan and University mission to diversify the workforce with skillfully trained students who are prepared to focus on careers in computer science and computer engineering,” said the University’s president, Wayne Frederick.
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