H&SS Endowment

H&SS Endowment

2010

Here is the final listing of the endowment grants awarded Spring semester, 2010.  (Funding was recommended by the Faculty Endowment Advisory Committee and/or by the School Director.):

Major Proposals:

  • Creative Writing (for a Writers’ Conference, summer, 2011) -- $7770
  • Political Science (to help pay travel expenses for students) -- $3000
  • Women’s Studies (to enhance annual gender conference) -- $2000
  • Communications (to support development of course materials for COMM 160) -- $1000

Individual Requests:

  • Aileen Wang (to pay for a pilot program using graduate assistants as graders) -- $710
  • John Champagne (to pay for archival research) -- $1000
  • Leigh-Ann Bedal (to pay research and travel expenses) -- $1000
  • Kim Todd (to pay costs for book illustrations) -- $900 
  • Soledad Traverso (to pay cost for right for books) -- $1000

2011

Here is the final listing of the endowment grants awarded Spring semester, 2011 (funding was recommending by the Faculty Endowment Advisory Committee and/or by the School Director):

Major Proposals:

  • Political Science (to help pay travel expenses for students) -- $3000
  • Psychology Colloquium Series ( to help pay for guest speakers expense) -- $2890
  • Young People’s Choir (to help pay for promotional materials, supplies, brochures) -- $3000

Individual Requests:

  • Elena Corbett (research trip to Jordan) -- $1000
  • Tom Noyes (research book) -- $1000

2012

Here is the final listing of the endowment grants awarded Spring semester, 2012 (funding was recommending by the Faculty Endowment Advisory Committee and/or by the School Director):

Major Proposals:

  • Communications (digital signage) -- $1150 
  • Music (Instrumental Music Master Class and Mentoring Program) -- $5250
  • Political Science (to help pay travel expenses for students) -- $2000
  • Psychology Colloquium Series (to help pay for guest speakers expense) -- $2310
  • Psychology (to help pay travel to South Africa) -- $4200

Individual Requests:

  • Amy Carney (research trip to Germany) -- $1000
  • Sharon Dale (lectures in Italy) -- $1000
  • Clare Porac (assistance for research project) $850

2013

Here is the final listing of the endowment grants awarded Spring semester, 2013 (funding was recommending by the Faculty Endowment Advisory Committee and/or by the School Director):

Major proposals:

  • Spanish (basic Spanish for Health Care workers) -- $1750
  • History (Material culture for history class instruction) -- $2000
  • Psychology (Advanced statistics summer workshop) -- $2500
  • Psychology Colloquium Series (to help pay for guest speakers expense) -- $2606
  • Creative Writing (for continuing work on Earth’s Eye Writing Festival) -- $600
  • CORE (Pell Grant Student Retention Project) $2000

Individual Requests:

  • Leigh-Ann Bedal (faculty and student research, Jordon) --$1000
  • Laurie Urraro (research trip to Madrid) -- $1000
  • Heather Lum (web conference on visuo-spacial skills) -- $1000
  • Huan Chen (student research) --$1585
  • Carol Wilson (HLM Statics Training) -- $1000
  • John Champange (subvention for book expenses) -- $781
  • Juan Fernandez (research in Spain) -- $1000
  • Kilic Kanat (research in Turkey – Israel relations) -- $1000
  • Glenn Kumhera (research on peace agreements) -- $850
  • George Looney (research on poetry book) -- $1000
  • Tom Noyes (research for a novel on a 19th century community) -- $947
  • Clare Porac (research assistance) -- $1020

2014

Here is the final listing of the endowment grants awarded Spring semester, 2014 (funding was recommending by the Faculty Endowment Advisory Committee and/or by the School Director):

Major proposals:

  • Psychology Colloquium Series (to help pay for guest speakers expense) -- $3,106
  • Cyber-bullying Conference -- $5,000
  • Spring Break trip to DC (to help pay for students expense) -- $2,300
  • Reimagining the Humanities Lecture Series -- $3,500
  • Trip to Gettysburg Battlefield in Conjunction with Summer History course -- $1,461
  • Instrumental Music Master Class and Mentoring Program -- $3,500
  • Marketing Communication, Recruitment and Retention Student Worker Assistants -- $4,000
  • Conference and Speaker on Game Design -- $2,500

Individual Requests:

  • Heather Lum (Game Developers Conference) -- $1,000
  • Clare Porac (Research assistance on a book) -- $850
  • Inkyu Kang (travel research work) -- $1,000 
  • Craig Warren (indexing work on a forthcoming book) -- $1,000

2015

Major proposals:

  • Psychology Colloquium Series (to help pay for guest speakers expense) -- $2,056
  • Conference on Promoting Resiliency in Others -- $5,000
  • North American Politics Course in Toronto (to help pay for students expense) -- $4,000
  • Reimagining the Humanities Lecture Series -- $3,000
  • Enhancing History of Gettysburg Summer History course -- $2,495
  • Enhancement of Arts Programs via a composition from Beata Moon -- $4,980
  • Logan Music at Noon Series- Bridge grant -- $5,000
  • CEAED – teaching and research equipment -- $4,768
  • Initiative for Cuban Studies Programs - $5,000
  • H&SS Program Chairs Marketing, Communication, Recruitment and Retention Student Worker Assistants -- $3,000

Individual Requests:

  • Victoria Kazmerski & Melanie Hetzel-Riggin (Student travel) -- $1,300
  • Chad Waldron (Conference program role) -- $500
  • Heather Cole (Bring Lectures to campus) -- $400
  • Jessica Piney (Travel – Cuban American Studies) -- $1,000
  • Joel Hunt (Research for monograph) -- $1,000
  • Glenn Kumhera (Research) -- $1,000
  • Heather Lum (Speaker and Conference on campus) -- $1,000
  • Inkyu Kang (Conference presentation) -- $500
  • John Champagne (research for new manuscript) -- $1,000
  • Melanie Hetzel-Riggin (Research support) -- $792
  • Soledad Traverso (Research expenses) -- $1,000
  • Janet Neigh (Conference presentation) -- $1,000
  • Eva Kuttenberg (Conference presentation) -- $300
  • Sara Luttfring (Index preparation for manuscript) -- $1,000
  • Sarah Whitney (Assistance in preparation of manuscript) -- $500
  • Clare Porac (Research assistance on book manuscript) -- $1,000
  • Matthew Levy (Conference expense) -- $1,000
  • Aaron Mauro (Research assistant for Digital Humanities Lab) -- $1,000
  • Heather Cole (Conference expense) -- $1,000
  • Carol Wilson (Training workshop) -- $1,000
  • Colleen Kelley – (Conference presentation) -- $1,000