Awards Received in Fiscal Year 2013-2014
College of Arts & Behavioral Sciences
- Monika Dix, Assistant Professor of Modern Foreign Languages, received $588 from the Japan Foundation to purchase Japanese-language teaching materials. These materials will be an asset to both the curriculum and culture of offered Japanese courses.
Crystal M. Lange College of Health & Human Services
- Elizabeth Roe, Professor of Nursing, received $37,500 over the next three years from the Saginaw Community Foundation - Ruth & Ted Braun Fellowship for her project, Mentoring for Evidence-based Practice: A Collaborative Approach.
College of Science, Engineering and Technology
- David Karpovich, H.H. Dow Endowed Chair, received $170,774 from the National Science Foundation for his collaborative research project, “Enhancing STEM Education with Research-Based Environmental Experiments: A Multi-Institution, Cross-Curricular, and Cross-Disciplinary Initiative.” Dr. Karpovich also received $413,234 from the University of Michigan Water Center to support the Saginaw Bay Watershed Ecological Sustainability Strategy. His project to develop tools to educate those involved in watershed restoration is very beneficial to those in the Saginaw Bay area and surrounding communities.
- Stephen Taber, Associate Professor of Biology, received $37,500 over the next three years from the Saginaw Community Foundation - Ruth & Ted Braun Fellowship for his project, "The Search for New Species in Michigan."
- Robert Tuttle, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, received $5,000 from the American Iron and Steel Institute Foundation for his project, "Development of Video Tutorials for Steel Topics." These tutorials will be beneficial to increase our students' understanding of physical metallurgy and a valuable resource for years to come.
- Melissa Ford, Archivist, Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum, received $25,296 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the Digitizing Drawings by Marshall M. Fredericks Project. This project to digitally photograph 315 large drawings and scan 500 other drawings of the Museum’s archival collection will be very beneficial to SVSU and the surrounding community.
- Stephanie Sieggreen, Director Office of International Programs, received the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program in Pakistan host institution grant from the U.S. Department of State – IREX. The program brought one student in Fall 2012 and two students in Winter 2013. The Pakistan students and SVSU will benefit from this cultural program.
- Mamie Thorns, Special Assistant to the President for Diversity Programs, received $11,700 from the Saginaw Community Foundation – Dow Corning Donor Advised Fund for the Youth Leadership Institute. This program is an important investment in our Great Lakes Bay Region youth as it provides them with an opportunity to learn how to become future leaders.
- Marilyn Wheaton, Director Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum, received $10,000 from the Saginaw Community Foundation for the Richard Hunt, The Art of This Century Exhibition. Her efforts to provide exhibitions help to increase interest in the arts in the Great Lakes Bay Region and benefit the Museum.
Awards Received In Previous Fiscal Years