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Announcement of Grant Awards under the RUS Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Program

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Rural Utilities Service, USDA.


Notice of applications selected to receive grant awards.


The Rural Utilities Service (RUS) hereby announces the recipients that were selected to receive grant awards during fiscal year (FY) 2001 under the Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Program.

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Marilyn J. Morgan, Branch Chief, Distance Learning and Telemedicine Branch, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Utilities Service, STOP 1550, Room 2845, South Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20250-1701. Telephone: (202) 720-0413. FAX: (202) 720-1051.

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Pursuant to 7 CFR 1703.101, RUS is hereby publishing the names of the 87 organizations that have been awarded $26,750,535 in grants under 7 CFR part 1703, Subpart D, Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Program. The recipients are as follows:

USDA, Rural Utilities Service, Telecommunications Program, FY 2001 Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Awards

StateGranteeAward amount
AKMatanuska-Susitna Borough School District$361,272
ALLowndes County Board of Education228,000
ALNorthwest-Shoal Community College273,887
ARCrowley's Ridge Education Service Cooperative81,872
ARDeQueen/Foreman/Ashdown Distance Learning Consortium500,000
ARHelena-West Helena School District500,000
ASAmerican Samoa Community College411,989
AZCentral Arizona College130,100
CAMonterey County Office of Education500,000
CAWest Hills Community College District500,000
CAVisible Light, Inc.500,000
CAVisiting Nurse Association of the Inland Counties339,524
CAClovis Unified School District438,011
COHigh Plains Rural Health Network292,900
COMontrose Memorial Hospital418,000
FLFlorida State University246,206
HIHawaii Health Systems Foundation372,650
IAIndian Hills Community College94,028
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IALamoni Community School District249,380
IACorning Community School District494,289
INCentral Indiana Health System133,428
INScott County School District 1500,000
INWilson Education Center500,000
KSSmith County Memorial Hospital59,500
KYJohnson Mathers Health Care, Inc.352,787
KYMorgan County ARH Hospital52,500
LAUnion General Hospital, Inc69,600
LAEast Carroll Parish Hospital100,100
MAHampshire Educational Collaborative208,288
MANantucket Cottage Hospital113,400
MEPenquis Community Action Program, Inc.497,426
MESt. Andrews Hospital115,000
MESt. Joseph Healthcare, Inc.499,800
MEVisiting Nurse Service of Southern Maine and Seacoast New Hampshire188,702
MIGratiot-Isabella Regional Educational Service District296,500
MIIosco Regional Educational Service Agency106,362
MIOwendale-Gagetown Area Schools54,000
MNCuyuna Range Hospital District500,000
MNPaynesville Area Health Hospital District264,071
MNTri-County Hospital, Inc.500,000
MOPathways Community Behavioral Healthcare410,275
MOThe University of Health Sciences165,840
MOTexas County Technical Institute71,863
MSCleveland School District500,000
MSHarrison County School District500,000
MSNeshoba County School District500,000
MTDeaconess Billings Clinic Foundation500,000
MTPoplar Public Schools350,000
MTSaint Vincent Foundation368,142
NDLandon School District Foundation110,000
NDMedcenter One Health Systems, Inc447,710
NDWest River Health Services68,229
NECrossroads Distance Learning Education Consortium433,830
NEMadonna Rehabilitation Hospital306,110
NERural Health Partners, Inc.196,012
NMClayton Municipal School District No. 1163,100
NMUniversity of New Mexico-Gallup482,420
NYCopenhagen Central School—Lead Educational Agency473,900
NYHoosick Falls Health Center, Inc.205,393
NYResearch Foundation of SUNY for SUNY College of Technology at Canton122,565
NYWestchester Medical Center455,303
OHOhio University Southern Campus468,000
OKHillcrest-Riverside, Inc.142,000
OKSequoyah County-City of Sallisaw Hospital Authority63,431
ORNorth Central Education Service District215,300
ORNorth Lincoln Hospital Foundation103,519
ORRogue Valley Medical Center Foundation499,750
ORSt. Charles Medical Center Foundation321,447
PAThe Pennsylvania State University364,087
SDHorizon Health Care, Inc.208,739
TNPolk County School System500,000
TNThe University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Pharmacy459,295
TNThe University of Tennessee Health Science Center498,747
TNThe University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Pharmacy493,675
TNThe University of Tennessee Health Science Center477,057
TXHill College176,266
TXInfo-Net Consortium463,040
TXOdessa Emergency Providers AF, Inc.71,838
TXScott & White Memorial Hospital & Scott, Sherwood, Brindley Foundation335,402
TXTaft Independent School District190,038
TXTexana Mental Health and Mental Retardation Center66,800
TXTexas Family Health Network, Inc.494,927
TXTexas A&M University-Kingsville195,500
VAMedical College of Hampton Roads (Eastern Virginia Medical School)51,226
VAPaul D. Camp Community College445,930
WISpring Valley Health Care Center70,257
WICooperative Educational Service Agency500,000
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Dated: October 19, 2001.

Kenneth M. Ackerman,

Acting Administrator, Rural Utilities Service.

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[FR Doc. 01-26836 Filed 10-24-01; 8:45 am]