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National Park Service awards $9.7 million to preserve Historically Black Colleges and Universities

By: National Park Service WASHINGTON - The National Park Service (NPS) today announced $9.7 million in grants to assist 21 preservation projects in 9 states for historic structures on campuses of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).  “For more than 180 years, Historically Black Colleges and Universities have

MVSU announces phased return to campus for Fall 2020 semester

ITTA BENA, Miss.— As part of its continued efforts to prioritize safety while monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the university and surrounding communities, Mississippi Valley State University has announced plans to implement a phased approach to instructional methods and the returning of

MVSU receives 200k grant from Woodward Hines Education Foundation to support students’ success

ITTA BENA, Miss.—Students attending Mississippi Valley State University (MVSU) will benefit from a five-year $200,000 grant commitment from the Woodward Hines Education Foundation (WHEF) to support college retention, persistence, and completion through the Improving Mississippi’s Persistence and Completion Together (IMPACT) initiative.  WHEF is an endowed

Two MVSU students named 2020 HBCU Competitiveness Scholars by the White House Initiative on HBCUs

ITTA BENA, Miss.—Two Mississippi Valley State University students were among 44 scholars from 33 historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) announced by the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities as 2020 HBCU Competitiveness Scholars— the initiative’s highest student recognition.  MVSU’s Remeya Ganesh of Toronto,

MVSU Adjusts Fall 2020 Academic Calendar for COVID-19

ITTA BENA, Miss.— Mississippi Valley State University administration recently announced adjustments to the Fall 2020 Academic Calendar as part of the institution’s continued efforts to mitigate the effects of COVID-19. MVSU will now commence its Fall 2020 semester on Monday, Aug. 10—two weeks earlier than its

MVSU, HCASC presents two community organizations with $3,500 each

ITTA BENA, Miss.— Two local community organizations are now planning to purchase much-needed supplies thanks to a generous donation from Mississippi Valley State University (MVSU) and American Honda through its Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC). HCASC is America’s premier academic competition for Historically Black Colleges and Universities

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