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Florida A&M University President James H. Ammons announces that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration awarded FAMU an education and research grant totaling $15 million. This is the largest single grant awarded in the history of the University.
Tallahassee, FL (BlackNews.com) — Florida A&M University (FAMU) has been awarded an education and research grant totaling $15 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to meet the agency’s workforce needs in areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) that support NOAA’s mission. This is the largest single grant awarded in the history of the University.
“One of the highest criteria used to determine the quality of a university is the level of extramural funding and quality of research taking place by faculty and the funding obtained for them to conduct research on a regular basis,” said FAMU President James H. Ammons. “This announcement proves that Florida A&M University meets that standard of excellence.” Read more…
|(Reprinted with permission from the original author, BIG CED, from TheIndustryCosign.com- August 19, 2004)|
OK, I’m back and I think I’m staying this time! Between trying to bring great writers and content to the site and the overall business of the site, I have neglected my duties as an All Around Good Guy. I am bringing back the Top Ten list! And more blaring Cedit, oops, I mean, more interesting topics and discussions that Needs To Be Ced!
Anyway, we all read or at least we should all be reading and i have soooooooo many magazine subcriptions that I can open up my own newstand! With that being CED, here are 10 of my favorite magazines! (In no particular order!)
1. Vibe- The leader in urban entertainment, you can’t front! A good set of writers and stability.
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Soledad O’Brien’s public spanking of Tech Crunch founder Michael Arrington is, in my opinion, the stuff that legends are made of. During a recent interview, Arrington, who prides himself on covering the tech industry in detail, actually told Soledad that he doesn’t know of any black entrepreneurs in the tech industry. He then had the audacity to go on and say that he firmly believes that Silicon Valley is a meritocracy and that your level of success is determined by the size of your brain.
So, in Michael Arrington’s small and polluted reality, black people must not succeed because we have tiny brains and an even tinier level of ambition. So, I’m sure Arrington would have a great pow-wow with Herman Cain, who also believes that if you’re not receiving riches and glory for your work, you only need to blame yourself. You already know my thoughts on the Arrington issue, as well as those of our political contributor Yvette Carnell, so let’s just talk about Soledad.