University Relations & Marketing November 18, 2005Ms. Patricia Gibbs received funding for the Strengthening Historically
Black Colleges and Universities which was funded by the U. S. Department of Education
in the amount of $2,253,287.
This grant will provide financial assistance to establish or strengthen the physical
plants, financial management, and academic resources of ECSU. Funds will also enhance
the institution's infrastructure and represents a foundation of self sufficiency for
the university. The project will provide computer labs and equipment for educational
purposes, construction, maintenance, improvement in the library, classroom and other
instructional facilities. Tutoring, counseling and student service programs will also
be provided as well as administrative, accreditation initiatives and funds management
and faculty development.