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Clark Atlanta University Alumna Carol Waddy Presents The HBCU With A $1M Gift From Chick-Fil-A

Clark Atlanta University’s efforts to continue creating an impactful experience for its students are being aided even more thanks to a whopping donation.

Jul 17, 2023

HBCU Clark Atlanta University Receives $11.8M Grant For Knowledge Metaverse Hub

The metaverse isn’t just for cryptocurrency and NFTs; it’s for education, too. According to a press release, augmented and virtual reality-focused platform EON Reality has awarded Clark Atlanta University an $11.8 million grant to bring a Knowledge Metaverse Hub. “Clark Atlanta University remains dedicated to our scholars and equipping with the best resources and innovative technologies,” said President George T. French Jr., Ph.D., according to the press release. “As we accelerate our momentum, these essential partnerships support our efforts to step into the future of interactive teaching and learning through relevant and future-focused innovations.” What is a Knowledge Metaverse Hub? It’s a combination of digital information and extended reality (XR) similar to immersive experiences. The technology’s purpose is to serve as a more innovative way to approach education for both faculty and students. Clark Atlanta University is now the first Historically Black College and University...

Mar 31, 2022

Georgia Power, Southern Company Award Georgia HBCUs Over $1.6M For Critical Technology Needs

Georgia Power is showing its committment to supporting Georgia’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities with a donation toward infrastructure, technology tools, professional development, and more. The company, along with its parent, Southern Company announced that they will provide $1.625 million in funding through the Southern Company Foundation, according to a press release. This gift is part of the Southern Company’s multi-year funding strategy –announced in January 2020 — that will provide HBCU students with leadership development, scholarships, internships, and access to innovation and technology to support career readiness. It is included in the company and its subsidiaries’ $50 million HBCU Initiative. “Georgia Power has been a longtime partner of HBCUs in our state and I am proud we can build on our support for these important institutions through these grants,” said the president of Georgia Power, Chris Womack, in a press statement. “Not only are these schools...

Nov 30, 2020