09.20.2018

DAVID CHENOT AWARDED $3,177,237 FROM HRSA TO HELP DIVERSIFY HEALTH PROFESSIONS

Dr. David ChenotDavid Chenot, chair and associate professor of social work, was awarded $3,177,237 from the Health Resources and Services Administration for “Allied Health Academy Health Careers Opportunity Program (AHA HCOP).” The five-year project, co-directed with Laurie Roades, dean of the College of Health and Human Development, aims to diversify the allied and other health professions for students from disadvantaged backgrounds in north Orange County through collaborations with CSUF partners: Cypress College; Anaheim Unified High School District; Orange County Asian Pacific Islander Community Alliance, a community-based mental health and social service organization; and multiple accredited allied health profession degree programs at CSUF, Western University of Health Sciences, CSU Los Angeles, CSU Long Beach, and University of California, Irvine.

 
09.20.2018

NSF AWARDS SUDARSHAN KURWADKAR $1,496,967 TO SUPPORT STEM EDUCATION

Sudarshan Karwadkar

The National Science Foundation has awarded $1,496,967 to Sudarshan Karwadkar, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering for his project, “Building Capacity: Advancing Student Success in Undergraduate Engineering and Computer Science.” Aimed at increasing the retention and graduation rates of primarily Hispanic and other underrepresented students majoring in engineering and computer science, the multidisciplinary effort also aspires to reduce the high repeat rate in lower-division gateway courses for engineering and computer science students, and to lower the achievement gap.

11.2.2018

october grants and contracts awardees

Eight faculty and staff were awarded more than $1.2 million in grants and contracts in October, from such funders as the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services, American Chemical Society, Tustin Unified School District, University Enterprises, Inc. and more. 

10.1.2018

Natalie Tran Receives $684,000 from DOE

Natalie TranNatalie Tran, professor of educational leadership, was awarded a four-year grant of $684,000 from the Department of Education to strengthen the operation of the National Resource Center for Asian Languages (NRCAL), of which she is director.