Zynga grants $1.4m to North Carolina A&T college of engineering

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New partnership with university announced to address racial disparities in gaming industry and establish career pipeline

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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University announced today that it has partnered with publisher Zynga and will receive a grant of $1.4 million for its school of engineering.

The funding will be provided to the historically Black college (HBCU) over the next four years in the newly created Zynga Scholars program. The investment is a part of Zynga’s Social Impact Fund.

The institution said that the partnership is designed “to address racial disparities in the gaming industry, as well as establish

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