Minority Serving Cyberinfrastructure Consortium (MS-CC) and Internet2 have to agree to pursue an opportunity to collaborate through a Letter of Collaboration. The Ultimate goal of this collaboration is to identify and submit grant opportunities to create strong research and education community with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs), Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), and other Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs). Both groups are hoping to increase the support significantly we offer these institutions.
Since its inception in 1996, Internet2 has been led and governed by the research and education community in the United States. Internet2 supports our members by providing unique opportunities that facilitate the development, deployment, and use of advanced networking capabilities and offering cloud solutions, research support, and services tailored for research and education. Currently, Internet2 has nine active members from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
Minority Serving Cyberinfrastructure Consortium (MS-CC) was established after the 2018 Meeting to create a community with HBCU. A group of 20 attendees decided to continue our discussion and create the MS-CC to develop and discuss a potential consortium among HBCUs and other Minority-serving Institutions.