Winter 2016– Volume IX, Issue 2 NSPAA Voice | Page 2

NSPAA’s Voice The Newsletter of the National Sponsored Programs Administrators Alliance of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Inc. * Mr. Elbert R. Malone PO Box 42030 Atlanta, GA 30311 * Editor Dr. Mildred Huff Ofosu, Morgan State University Associate Editor/Graphics Envia Malone, Morgan State University Contributors Mr. Elbert Malone, South Carolina State University Ms. Linda Jackson, Virginia Union University Ms. Corine Williams, Alabama A&M University Ms. Paula, Shaw, Norfolk State University Mr. Alfred L. Galtney, Alcorn State University Ms. Veronica Goodman, Norfolk State University Ms. Danette Hall, Tuskegee University Dr. Franklin Hamilton, Retired, Florida A&M University Ms. Vareva Harris, Benedict College Dr. Edet Isuk, Morgan State University Dr. Norma J. Frank, Southern University A&M, Baton Rouge Campus Mr. Waverly McMichael, Jr, Morehouse School of Medicine Mr. Marvin H. Watkins, Retired, North Carolina A&T State University * NSPAA’s Voice is published by the National Sponsored Program Administrators Alliance of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Inc., a non-profit organization registered under section 501 (a) of the Internal Revenue Code, Federal I.D. No. 59-3219364. Please forward all submission to: Editor, NSPAA’s Voice, NSPAA-HBCU, PO Box 42030, Atlanta, GA 30311 or email to [email protected]. Mr. Elbert R. Malone, President of NSPAA, is the Associate Provost for Sponsored Programs at South Carolina State University. He leads the organization and continues its commitment of sharing information among members that encourages best practices, upcoming research initiatives, along with professional development opportunities. Mr. Malone is very enthusiastic about the 2015 Technical Assistance Workshop being a success. At this workshop, members along with government agencies and other stakeholders will be invited to present and share their ideas that will allow HBCUs to remain competitive among peers in the sponsored program arena. Government agencies will present the most current information on contracting fundamentals funding and other research opportunities as well as technical assistance for preparing grant applications.