Georgia's HBCUs receive federal funds

Here are Georgia's recipients and the amount they received:

  • Albany State University, about $1.17 million.
  • Clark Atlanta University, about $993,000.
  • Fort Valley State University, about $913,000.
  • Paine College in Augusta, about $777,000.
  • Morehouse College, about $899,000.
  • Savannah State University, about $1 million.
  • Spelman College, about $870,000.

The money allows the colleges to improve and academic the courses they teach, provide faculty and staff with more training and enhance campus life, according to a news release. The money can also be used to start teacher education programs and community outreach programs for children and their families.

In all 96 HBCUs received $84.7 million.

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