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
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
Shawnee County Community Garden Network
Lisa J. Martin, K-State Research and Extension-Shawnee County, leads this project
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
Spring 2007 Engagement Incentive Grant Awards
Pilot learning community at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community
Gayle Doll, PI
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
Engaging the Military Student Community in the K-State Academic Culture
Daryle Youngman, Donna Schenck-Hamlin and Federico Rodriguez, PIs
Partnerships for Healthier Kansas
Mike Bradshaw, Elaine Johannes, and Carol Ann Holcomb, PIs
Community-based Participatory Research for Obesity Prevention and Management in Rural Kansas Latinos
Melissa Bopp and Elizabeth Fallon, PIs