Florida officials from both sides of the aisle reacted after more than a dozen Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) received bomb threats this week. Edward Waters University (EWU) in Jacksonville and Bethune Cookman University...
In addition to FAMU, the first wave of schools to benefit from the foundation’s investment include Hampton University, Howard University, Meharry Medical College, Morehouse School of Medicine and Xavier University of Louisiana. Up to four more testing hubs will be added in the coming weeks, the foundation noted.
The agreement is designed to support no-cost COVID-19 testing for students, faculty and staff throughout the 2020-2021 school year.
This announcement comes in advance of the 145th anniversary of Mary McLeod Bethune’s birthday, celebrated on July 10.