The U.S. Department of Education has awarded more than $12.2 million to Maryland's four historically black colleges and universities, Sens. Ben Cardin and Barbara A. Mikulski said Monday.
The money is aimed at strengthening academic resources, management capabilities, and infrastructure at Coppin State University and Morgan State University in Baltimore, Bowie State University and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in Princess Anne.
The federal grants include:
•$3,890,115 for tutoring and counseling programs, an endowment, job training in underrepresented disciplines and faculty development and community outreach at Morgan State;