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Funds to support STEM programs at schools

nissan-logoCANTON — Nissan is donating $250,000 to supporting science, math and engineering programs at six Mississippi historical black colleges.

The announcement came Friday at the Nissan plant in Canton.

The funds will go to Alcorn State University, Coahoma Community College, Jackson State University, Mississippi Valley State University, Rust College and Tougaloo College with resources to support their STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) programs.

Jeffrey Webster, Nissan’s director of diversity and inclusion, says in a news release that each school will be able to promote a range of STEM related programs in applied sciences, engineering, math, computer and information science and others.



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