TUSKEGEE, AL (WSFA) –
The Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine has been awarded a $7.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The grant will help the veterinary program expand its ability to recruit and train African Americans and other under-represented minority veterinary medical students and faculty.
In addition to recruiting and training, the grant will help the School’s educational infrastructure by enhancing e-learning environments,adding more counselors and peer and faculty tutors. It will also strengthen the School’s mentoring program
The grant will be awarded in $2.3 million installments over the next three years, says Dr. Ruby Perry, dean of the college.