DAVID CHENOT AWARDED $3,177,237 FROM HRSA TO HELP DIVERSIFY HEALTH PROFESSIONS
David 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.
Select grant opportunities:
- NSF: Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Education and Human Resources (IUSE:EHR) (Dec. 11)
- Haynes Foundation: Faculty Fellowship Awards (Dec. 13)
NSF: Accelerating Research through International Network-to-Network Collaborations (AccelNet) (Feb. 28, 2019)
NSF AWARDS SUDARSHAN KURWADKAR $1,496,967 TO SUPPORT STEM EDUCATION
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.
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.
Natalie Tran Receives $684,000 from DOE
Natalie 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.
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- OGC's Paulina Tagle wins 2018 University Leadership Award
- Nina Robson Receives NSF Early CAREER Award
- Chris Liu Awarded NSF Grant for Regional HSI STEM Conference
- 2018 Outstanding Poster/Exhibit Award Recipients
- 2018 Outstanding Student Scholarly and Creative Activities Award Recipients