Congressman Michael Turner

Representing the 10th District of Ohio

TURNER Honors 130th Anniversary of HBCU 1890 Land-Grant Institution Central State

Jul 31, 2020
Press Release

Yesterday Congressman Mike Turner (OH-10) joined as an original cosponsor to a bipartisan resolution to observe August 30, 2020 as the 130th anniversary of historically black 1890 Land-Grant Institutions. Central State University is one of the 19 colleges created from the Second Morrill Act of 1890. 

“Central State University is a hub for education, research, and innovation in our community, and I am proud to recognize its 130th anniversary,” said Turner. “I have successfully fought to increase CSU’s access to federal funding as an 1890 Land Grant Institution. I will continue to advocate for historically black universities’ programs and students.”

“1890 Land Grant Institutions have had a long history of researching the issues within society and developing education and extension programs to deliver best practices for a better world,” said Central State University President Jack Thomas. “Central State University faculty and staff appreciate having the opportunity to serve Ohioans as an 1890 Land Grant Institution. We thank Congressman Turner and all the Representatives for the recognition of 1890 Land Grant University work in our country.”

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