1890 Universities Foundation 
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Centers of Excellence

The 1890 Universities have identified six Centers of Excellence which will represent Foundation focus for system-wide collaboration and leadership. 

 

There are several existing projects funded through USDA agencies with linkages to some of those designated Centers.

 

STUDENT SUCCESS & WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

 

 

Center to Motivate and Educate for Achievement

 

  • Animal Plant Health Inspection Service | USDA

  • Foreign Agriculture Service | USDA

  • Forest Service | USDA

HEALTH, WELLNESS & QUALITY OF LIFE

FARMING SYSTEMS, RURAL PROSPERITY & ECONOMIC SUSTAINABILITY

Partnership to Address the Needs of Underserved Communities in Rural America

 

  • Rural Development | USDA

 

Center of Excellence for Innovation and Sustainable Small Farms, Ranches and Forestlands

 

  • Forest Service | USDA

GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY

International Engagement and Development

 

  • Animal Plant Health Inspection Service | USDA

  • Foreign Agriculture Service | USDA

NATURAL RESOURCES ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT

EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES