Recent Grant Awards Made to Xavier Faculty & Staff

Faculty/Staff Department Funding Source Project Funding Date
Tekeia Howard and Jonika Moore-Diggs Multicultural, Gender and Women's Center and Career Development Office Macy's Inc. Uncensored Programs $2,500 September 2014
Joseph Wagner Mathematics National Science Foundation Collaborative Research: Research on Learning and Teaching at the Physics-Mathematics Interface $57,862 September 2014
Tekeia Howard Multicultural, Gender and Women's Center Macy's Grant will fund the Macy's Multicultural Award $10,000 September 2014
Karim Tiro History Ohio Humanities Council The Legacy of Martha:  The Last Passenger Pigeon and the Rise of Conservationism $3,286 July 2014
Alison Morgan, Annette Marksberry University Library, Information Technologies Southwest Ohio and Neighboring Libraries Consortium University Library MakerSpace $2,500 July 2014
Ann Ray Biology USDA-APHIS Biology and Trapping of the Velvet Longhorned Beetle $26,043 July 2014
Trina Jackson Community Building Institute Helen C. Coard Foundation, PNC Bank, Trustee Leadership and Civic Engagement Academy $10,000 July 2014
Ann Dougherty Sustainability/Physical Plan Hamilton County Solid Waste & Recycling (Ohio EPA) EcoVim Food Scrap Dehydrators $50,000 May 2014
Diane Ceo-DiFrancesco
Laney Bender-Slack
Modern Languages & Classics / Childhood Education and Literacy American Council on Education/SUNY COIL Advancing Internationalization Through COIL $16,000

January
2014

Ann Dougherty Sustainability, Physical Plant Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District Community Food Waste Diversion and Integrated Waste Management $8,300 December 2013
Tori Zascavage & Kathy Winterman Secondary and Special Education

Ohio Deans Compact for Exceptional Children

Early Childhood Intervention Specialist/Early Childhood Licensure Program with Montessori Credentials $95, 741 December 2013
Ann Ray Biology USDA-Ctr Plant Health Science & Technology- Coop.  Agreement Biology of Asian Longhorned Beetles in Ohio $193,841 September 2013
Ann Ray Biology USDA-Ctr Plant Health Science & Technology- Coop.  Agreement Identification of Port Interceptions in Wood Packing Materials $89,100 September 2013
Tekeia Howard Multicultural, Gender and Women's Center Macy's Inc. Grant will fund the Macy's Multicultural Award. $10,000 September 2013
Tekeia Howard & Jonika Moore Multicultural, Gender and Women's Center / Career Services Macy's Inc. Funds to support the Uncensored Programs $2,000 September 2013
Susan Schmidt School of Nursing Ohio Board of Nursing Grant will provide funds to increase Xavier's enrollment capacity in the pre-licensure nurse education program. $194,838 July 2013
Susan Schmidt School of Nursing Ohio Board of Nursing Grant will provide funds to increase Xavier's enrollment capacity in the post-licensure nurse education program. $200,000 July 2013
Susana Luzuriaga, Deborah Mooney, Joe Shadle Institutional Research, Mission & Identity Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities Assessing the understanding of mission among faculty, administrators and staff in Jesuit Catholic Institutions. $1,000 May 2013
Ann Ray Biology USDA - Forest Service Woodboring Beetles Survey $16,831 May 2013
David Burns Center for Mission & Identity Lilly Program in Humanities and the Arts-Summer Seminars What Does It Mean to Be a Human in Consumer Culture $56,000 May 2013
Sally Barnhart Childhood Education & Literacy Middletown City Schools/Ohio Department of Education Ohio's Early Literacy and Reading Readiness $14,124 April 2013
Glenn Arnold Recreational Sports Ohio Department of Natural Resources-Division of Watercraft Xavier Outdoor Adventures Education $14,031 November 2012
Tekeia Howard & Jonika Moore Multicultural Affairs/ Career Services Macy's Customer Service Funds to support the Uncensored Programs $2,500 September 2012
Susan Schmidt Nursing Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati Funds to support the MSN Program. $2,000 September 2012
Susan Schmidt Nursing Health Resources and Services Administration Technologically-Supported Interprofessional Program $827,256 September 2012
Ann Ray Biology USDA-Ctr for Plant Health Science and Technology Identification of Port Interceptions in Wood Packing Materials $74,250 September 2012
Claire Morress Occupational Therapy Federal Home Loan Bank Accessibility Rehabiitation Program $6,750 July 2012
Karim Tiro History Faculty Enrichment Programs, Government of Canada Making Sense of the War of 1812 $5,206 March 2012
Shelagh Larkin/Renee Zucchero Social Work/Psychology Association for Gerontology in Higher Education Careers in Aging $200 March 2012
Molly Robertshaw Center for Faith & Justice Keep Cincinnati Beautiful NEXUS Community Garden $4,000 February 2012
Mollie McIntosh Biology Hamilton County Park District Identifying the Influence of Amphibians and Invertebrate Predators on Reducing Human Disease Vectors in Wetlands Across an Urbanization Gradient in Southwest Ohio $4,242 February 2012
Gillian Ahlgren Theology Louisville Institute Beyond the Dark Night:  Theological and Spiritual Resources for Trauma Recovery $40,000 February 2012
Steve Herbert Physics John Hauck Foundation Hauck Faculty/Student Research Program $53,400 January 2012
Sr. Nancy Linenkugel Health Services Administration William H. Albers Foundation Scholarships for students in the Graduate Program in Health Services Administration. $54,000 December 2011
Sue Schmidt School of Nursing Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati Funds to support the operational costs of the MSN program. $3,000 November 2011
Sharon Merrill Secondary and Special Education Ohio Department of Education Intervention Specialist Teacher Prep. Program Redesign-Implementation Phase $99,480 November 2011
Tekeia Howard Office of Multicultural Affairs Macy's Inc. Grant will fund the Macy's Multicultural Award. $10,000 October 2011
Rick Browne Career Services/Multicultural Affairs Macy's Inc. Grant will provide funds for the "Uncensored" series of diversity programs. $2,500 September 2011
Sue Schmidt School of Nursing Ohio Board of Nursing Grant will provide funds to increase Xavier's enrollment capacity in the pre-licensure nurse education program. $199,784 August 2011
Sue Schmidt School of Nursing Ohio Board of Nursing Grant will provide funds to increase Xavier's enrollment capacity in its post-licensure nurse education program to prepare graduate level nurses to serve as nurse educators. $174,388 August 2011
Sue Schmidt School of Nursing U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Health Resources and Services Administration Traineeship funds to adult learners to assist them in overcoming financial barriers that may prevent them from seeking advanced education nursing degrees. $20,813 July 2011
Michael Ford Center for the Study of the American Dream Murray & Agnes Seasongood Good Government Foundation American Dream 3.0 and The Young Dreamers idea Conference $10,000 May 2011
David Burns Mission and Identity Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts Xavier Mission Academy $3,000 April 2011
Jennifer Beste Theology Louisville Institute Hookup Culture:  A Christian Ethical Analysis $40,000 March 2011
Mollie D. McIntosh Biology Hamilton County Park District A Temporal Assessment of Invertebrate Structure and Function within Vernal Pools of Southwestern Ohio $1,070 February 2011
Edmond Hooker Health Services Administration Bernard and Jean Ann Downey Impact of Launderable Bed Covers on Bacterial Contamination of Hospital Mattresses and Bed Covers $42,000 December 2010
Sharon Merrill Education Ohio Department of Education Intervention Specialist Teacher Preparation Program Redesign $99,480 December 2010
Pickett Slater Harrington Community Building Institute Duke Energy Foundation Green Policy Summit $10,000 December 2010
Rebecca Luce Management & Entrepreneurship The Procter & Gamble Fund MBA Course:  Corporate Citizenship & Sustainability $5,200 November 2010
Mike Flick Education Anonymous Initiative for Catholic Schools-Professional Learning Communities $50,000 November 2010
Mike Flick Education John A. Schroth Family Charitable Trust Initiative for Catholic Schools-Professional Learning Communities $7,500 October 2010
Steve Herbert Physics National Science Foundation - collaboration with University of Cincinnati All Electric Semiconductor Spin Valve $0 August 2010
Sue Schmidt School of Nursing Department of Health & Human Services - Health Resources & Services Administration Equipment to Enhance Training for Health Professionals - Advanced Education Nursing $283,781 September 2010
Sue Schmidt School of Nursing Department of Health & Human Services - Health Resources & Services Administration Traineeship funds to adult learners to assist them in overcoming financial barriers that may prevent them from seeking advanced education nursing degrees $56,043 June 2010
Delane Bender-Slack and Teresa Young Education Martha Holden Jennings Xavier New Teacher Academy:  Easing the Transition $13,700 May 2010
Molly Robertshaw Peace & Justice Keep Cincinnati Beautiful NEXUS Community Garden $500 April 2010
Marty Ferrell
Amy Ensor
McDonald Library State Library of Ohio's Library Services and Technology Act Minigrant program Digitize and transcribe the political letters of Moses Dawson, an extremely influential figure in the Jacksonian era. $7,716 March 2010
 Elizabeth Groppe  Theology

Louisville Institute's Sabbatical Grants for Researchers Program

Research: Guarding the Flame of the Grandeur of God:  Christian Life and Practice in an Era of Ecological Crisis $40,000 March 2010
Mollie McIntosh
George Farnsworth
 Biology Hamilton County Park District A Temporal Assessment of Invertebrate Structure and Function within Vernal Pools of Southwestern Ohio $2,000 February 2010
James Buchanan  Brueggeman Center Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati Lecture series:  The Search for the Spiritual Through Art $2,500 November 2009
Rabbi Abie Ingber Interfaith Community Engagement Fine Arts Fund Children of Hope:  An Intimate Look at the Darfur Refugee photo exhibit $1,000  August 2009
Rabbi Abie Ingber Interfaith Community Engagement Ohio Humanities Council Lecture by Thomas Block entitled, "Shalom/Salaam:  A Mystical Fraternity". $1,000  August 2009
Susan Schmidt  School of Nursing Health Resources and Services Administration, DHHS Three-year project  will use high-definition video conferencing to provide master's level education and continuing education credits to nurses working in rural areas. $1.5 million  July 2009
Susan Schmidt School of Nursing Ohio Board of Nursing for the Master of Science in Nursing Program Grant will provide funds to increase the School's enrollment capacity in the post-licensure nurse education programs, provide development of the nursing faculty through training in advanced technology and simulation, and to purchase an additional simulator. $199,339 July 2009
Susan Schmidt School of Nursing Ohio Board of Nursing for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program Grant will provide funds to increase the School's enrollment capacity in the pre-licensure nurse education programs and to purchase an infant simulator. $199,999 July 2009
Susan Schmidt School of Nursing Health Resources and Services Administration, DHHS Traineeship funds to adult learners to assist them in overcoming financial barriers that may prevent them from seeking advanced education nursing degrees. $75,308 May 2009
Pickett Slater-Harrington Community Building Institute Messer Construction Evanston Xavier Program to Experience College Today (EXPECT)- college awareness program for Hoffman School K-8th graders $5,000 May 2009