Engagement Incentive Grants Award Honor Roll

Spring 2014 Engagement Incentive Grants Awards

Small Town Studio: The Eureka Springs Park Project

R. Todd Gabbard, associate professor in the Department of Architecture, leads this project.
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GratitudeAmerica MIL-SERV Retreats Program: Military Support and Educational Retreats for Veterans

Dr. Briana S. Nelson Goff, professor, School of Family Studies and Human Services in the College of Human Ecology, leads this project

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Together We Can - Making a Difference in Child and Family Poverty

Elaine Johannes and Charlotte Shoup Olsen, School of Family Studies and Human Services Extension, leads this project

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Shawnee County Community Garden Network

Lisa J. Martin, K-State Research and Extension-Shawnee County, leads this project

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Assessing the Needs and Capacity of Northwest Kansas for Access to Quality Early Child Care

Dr. Bradford B. Wiles, Extension Specialist, Early Childhood Development, leads this project

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Spring 2013 Engagement Incentive Grants Awards

Engaging Novice Agricultural Educators in Community Based Service Learning Programs

Brandie Disberger, instructor in the Department of Communications and Agricultural Education, leads this project.

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Engage, Collaborate, and Counsel to Enhance Educational Capacity

Judy Hughey, associate professor with the Department of Special Education, Counseling, and Student Affairs, leads this project.

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North Salina Community Development, Inc. and Kansas State University Salina

Greg Stephens, David Norlin and Kathy Brockway, all associate professors in the Department of Arts, Sciences and Business at Kansas State Salina, lead this project.

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Engaging the Design Students in Developing Rehabilitation Facility Prototype to Assist the Wounded Warriors Returning from Iraq and Afghanistan: A Service Learning Project

Vibhavari Jani, associate professor in the Department of Interior Architecture and Product Design, leads this project.

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Three Words that Changed the World

Thomas Vontz, associate professor and director of the Center for Social Studies Education, and Arthur DeGroat, director of the Office of Military Affairs, lead this project.

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Fall 2009 Engagement Incentive Grants Awards

Earthworms Across Kansas: A Citizen Science Approach to an Invasive Species Survey

Bruce Snyder, Department of Biology

A Probabilistic and Network-Based Approach for the Development of Efficient Epidemic-Mitigation Strategies for the City of Chanute, Kansas

Caterina Scoglio, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Click here to read "Impact of Preventive Responses to Epidemics in Rural Regions".

Partnering with K-State Research and Extension to Develop and Disseminate a Cognitive-Behavioral Program for Physical Activity

Elizabeth Fallon, Department of Kinesiology

Filling the Larder, Feeding our Families: A Chapman Center for Rural Studies History is Now Project

Bonnie Lynn-Sherow, Department of History

Spring 2009 Engagement Incentive Grants Awards

Why Buy Rural When I Can Get it on the Way Home

Marcus Ashlock, Department of Communications

Increasing Acceptance of Food Assistance Vision Cards by Rural Kansas Groceries to Improve Resident Health and Economic Viability Within Rural Kansas Communities

Sandra Procter, Human Nutrition

Morland Grocery Store Project - Community Awareness/Support Survey (CASS)

Chris Petty, Graham County Extension Office

Fall 2008 Engagement Incentive Grant Awards

Development and Promotion of Healthy Snack Products for School Children

Sajid Alavi, Department of Grain Science and Industry

Design Development and implementation of the Northview Elementary Learning Garden                   

Katie Kingery-Page, Architecture/Regional and Community Planning

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Measuring and Analyzing Efficiency of Safety Net Clinics

David Ben-Arieh, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering

Summer Institute for Teaching: Camp Shakespeare

Don Hedrick, Department of English

Spring 2008 Engagement Incentive Grant Awards

Technology Enhanced Collaboration -- Schools and Teachers Engaged in Professional Development (TEC-STEP)

Tim Frey, Special Education, Counseling, and Student Affairs

Matchmaking Made Easy: Helping Jobs, Young Workers, and Trainers Find Each Other

Betty Stevens, Continuing Education

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Biscuits and Bison: Great Plains Foodways Connection Project

Jane Marshall, Dept. of Hotel, Restaurant, Institution Management and Dietetics

Transportation Network Development: Leaping the Hurdles for Local Food Markets

Vincent Amanor-Boadu, Agricultural Economics

Fall 2007 Engagement Incentive Grant Awards

Putting the Community in Community Assessment: Public Deliberation in Assessing Social Service Assets and Needs in Manhattan, KS/Riley County

Lynda Bachelor, Civic Leadership

Health Literacy for HIV/Aids Prevention among Minority Women: A Community-Based Participatory Approach

Nancy Muturi, Journalism and Mass Communication

Romeo and Juliet -- A Theatrical Response to Youth Violence

R. Michael Gros, Theatre Program

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Rural Engagement and Action Leadership, or the REAL Project

Ron Wilson, Huck Boyd National Institute for Rural Development

Engaging the Engagers: What Excites the University Extension Agent?

Satoris Youngcourt, Psychology

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Spring 2007 Engagement Incentive Grant Awards

Pilot learning community at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community

Gayle Doll, PI

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Expanding Institutional Markets and Local Food Production in the Kansas River Valley

Rhonda Janke, PI

  • Expanding Institutional Markets and Local Food Production in the Kansas River Valley is a project to engage K-State faculty, local farmers and ranchers, and local institutional, school system and restaurant buyers to build a sustainable food system.
Building Web Site Templates to Support Rural Communities and Immigrant Populations in the Great Plains

Tom Gould and Bradley Shaw, PIs

  • Building Bridges with Rural Communities: Building Web Site Templates to Support Rural Communities and Immigrant Populations in the Great Plains. This project involves K-State faculty working with rural communities and immigrant populations to create useable community web sites.
Impact of Civic Discourse on Citizen Participation in Political Process

Larry Erickson and Marie Steichen, PIs

  • The Impact of Civic Discourse on Citizen Participation in the Political Process will increase K-State's engagement with Kansas communities on important community issues. The project also will seek to engage community research to study the impact of public forums on citizen participation.

Fall 2006 Engagement Incentive Grant Awards

Technical Assistance to Urban Core Communities

Sheri Smith, PI

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Engaging the Military Student Community in the K-State Academic Culture

Daryle Youngman, Donna Schenck-Hamlin and Federico Rodriguez, PIs

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Partnerships for Healthier Kansas

Mike Bradshaw, Elaine Johannes, and Carol Ann Holcomb, PIs

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Community-based Participatory Research for Obesity Prevention and Management in Rural Kansas Latinos

Melissa Bopp and Elizabeth Fallon, PIs

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