Government of the Azores awards $100,000 to Ferreira Mendes Portuguese-American Archives

University officials accept grant and launch journal focusing on Azorean author during overseas visit with Azorean president

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Chancellor Jean F.MacCormack and President Dr. Carlos Cesar of the Azores today announced a new partnership that will expand education and research initiatives focusing on Azorean Americans. The centerpiece of the agreement is a $100,000 grant from the Azorean govenrment to the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives at UMass Dartmouth.

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