Recent Grant Awards Made to Xavier Faculty and Staff

Faculty/Staff Department Funding Source Project Funding Date
Dawn Tolenen Management & Entrepreneurship PNC Foundation Start ME: Evanston $7,000 June 2019
Ann Ray Biology USDA Development of diagnostic tools for species of an economically important leafhopper genus Scaphytopius $84,994 May 2019
Ann Ray Biology USDA Support of the Spotted Laternfly $115,612 May 2019
Scott Beck Customer Analytics P&G Fund - Higher Education Grant Program MS Customer Analytics – Leading with a Story Workshop $10,000 January 2019
Pete Mallow HECOR Interact for Health Quick Response Team Evaluation $25,308 November 2018
April Robles Career Services American Association of University Women Leadership Mastery and Moxie for Mentors $4,250 November 2018
Linda Schoenstedt & Debra Mooney Mission & Identity Lilly Fellows Program in the Humanities and Arts Supporting Adjunct Faculty Members Understanding Ignatian Pedagogy: Developing a Video Resource $3,000 November 2018
Karim Tiro History National Park Service Ethnohistorical Study for Saratoga National Historical Park $73,000 September 2018
Ann Ray  Biology USDA Biology, chemical ecology and trapping of invasive woodboring beetles in Ohio $180,252 September 2018
Ann Ray Biology  USDA Biology and trapping of the velvet longhorned beetle, Trichoferus campestris $32,871 September 2018
Kathy Winterman School of Education Ohio Deans Compact Building on our Strengths and Sustaining What Works $34,997 September 2018
David Hyland Finance U.S. Bank Foundation Xavier DCF Financial Literacy Program $8,500 August 2018
Teresa Young School of Education Ohio Association of Colleges of Teacher Education Rethinking edTPA from Local to National Scoring: What's Next? $1,000 August 2018
Ann Ray Biology USDA Development of an Identification Guide for Lace Bugs $66,571 August 2018
Dawn Tolonen Management & Entrepreneurship BB&T Start ME: Evanston $5,000 August 2018
Gabe Gottlieb Philosophy University of York Reason, Right, and Revolution: Practical Philosophy between Kant and Hegel $9,697 August 2018
Mack Mariani Political Science Jack Miller Center Constitution Day Activities $2,000 August 2018
Mack Mariani Political Science Jack Miller Center Events focused on Political Economy $12,000 July 2018
Steve Frankel Philosophy Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati Xavier University Building OUr Israel Program $180,000 July 2018
Ann Ray Biology USDA-Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Support for spotted lanternfly studies $53,534 June 2018
Susan Schmidt School of Nursing U.S. Department of Health and Human Services-Health Resources and Services Administration Xavier University Nurse Faculty Loan Program $208,031 June 2018
Dawn Tolonen Management and Entreprenuership PNC Foundation Start ME: Evanston $5,000 March 2018
Angie Kneflin Dean of Students Office 1N5 Warrior Run $7,022 December 2017
Kathy Winterman Secondary and Special Education Ohio Deans Compact on Exceptional Children Implementation Grants for Compact-funded Dual Licensure Teacher Education Programs $11,986 December 2017
Ahlam Lee Leadership Studies and Human Resource Development National Center for Institutional Diversity Developing a Comprehensive Conceptual Model of Hierarchical Microaggressions in Higher Education Settings $1,462 December 2017
Abie Ingber Center for Interfaith and Community Engagement Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati Living Memory: Jewish Cemetery Restoration in Lithuania $105,000 November 2017
Stephen Skiles and Joe Leonard Theatre William H. Albers Foundation Xavier Theatre Productions $45,000 November 2017
Sr. Nancy Linenkugel Health Services Administration William H. Albers Foundation Scholarships for students in the graduate program in Health Services Administration $54,000 November 2017
David Hyland Finance U.S. Bank Foundation Xavier DCF Financial Literacy Program $10,000 October 2017
Cheryl Jonson Criminal Justice City of Cincinnati (contract through DOJ grant) Technology Innovation for Public Safety Contract $25,020 September 2017
Laney Bender-Slack and Teresa Young School of Education Duke Energy Foundation Literacy for All: Supporting Student Reading Goals in an After School Literacy Program $9,000 September 2017
Ann Ray Biology USDA-Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Identification of Port Interceptions in Wood Packing Materials $103,137 September 2017
Ann Ray Biology USDA-Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Biology and trapping of velvet longhorned beetle, Trichoferus campestris $30,000 September 2017
Ann Ray Biology USDA-Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Identification of Port Interceptions in Wood Packing Materials $103,137 September 2017
Ann Ray Biology USDA-Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Biology, chemical ecology and trapping invasive woodboring beetles in Ohio $223,000 September 2017
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. $198,585 August 2017
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. $199,714 August 2017
Dawn Tolonen Management and Entrepreneurship BBandT Bank Start ME: Evanston $10,000 July 2017
Susan Schmidt School of Nursing U.S. Department of Health and Human Services-Health Resources and Services Administration ANEW-Innovation Academic-Practice Partnership Model for Clinical Training in Primary Care Settings $1,387,156 June 2017
Susan Schmidt School of Nursing U.S. Department of Health and Human Services-Health Resources and Services Administration Xavier University Nurse Faculty Loan Program $176,462 June 2017

Jim Snodgrass and Celeste Goodloe

Academic Advising and Financial Assistance Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation and Affiliates Dash Emergency Grant $84,000 June 2017

Valerie Daley

Community Building Institute PNC Foundation Youth Leadership and Civic Engagement Academy and Community Speaker Engagement Series $10,000 May 2017

Emily Shipley

Institutional Research Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities Assessing the Understanding of Mission among Faculty, Administrators and Staff in Jesuit Catholic Institutions $1,200 May 2017
Dawn Tolonen Management and Entrepreneurship PNC Foundation Start ME: Evanston $10,000 May 2017
Justin Link, Dottie Engle, Margaret Ahmad Physics and Biology National Science Foundation International Research Experiences for Students $249,291 January 2017
Taj Smith Center for Diversity and Inclusion

Macy's Inc.

Macy's Multicultural Award $10,000 January 2017
Laura Wessels Physics Jonathan F. Reichert Foundation Equipment for Biophysics Advanced Lab: Imaging DNA with AFM $7,500

October 2016

David Hyland

Department of Finance U.S. Bank Foundation Xavier DCF Financial Literacy Program $10,000

October 2016

Laney Bender-Slack

Department of Middle Childhood Education and Literacy U.S. Department of Education Going Global: Internationalizing Teacher Education Through Teacher Immersion $89,360 September 2016

Ann Ray

Department of Biology USDA-Ctr. Plant Health Science and Technology - Coop. Agreement Biology of Asian Longhorned Beetle in Ohio $181,937 July 2016

Ann Ray

Department of Biology USDA-Ctr. Plant Health Science and Technology - Coop. Agreement Identification of Port Interceptions $99,2222 July 2016

Dawn Tolonen

Department of Management and Entrepreneurship BBandT Start: ME Evanston $10,000 July 2016
Dawn Tolonen Department of Management and Entrepreneurship PNC Foundation Start: ME Evanston $8,000 July 2016

Susan Schmidt Megan Bushman

School of Nursing Health Resources and Services Administration Advanced Education Nursing Traineeships $346,400 June 2016
Trina Jackson Community Building Institute PNC Foundation 2016 Youth Leadership and Civic Engagement and Livability Series $12,000 May 2016
Trina Jackson Community Building Institute Greater Cincinnati Foundation West End Speaks: Quality of Life Plan 10,000 May 2016
Ann Ray Biology USDA-Ctr. Plant Health Science and Technology - Coop. Agreement Biology and trapping of the Velvet Longhorned Beetle,Trichoferus campestris $24,724 April 2016
Paisley Scarberry Center for Inclusion and Diversity Ohio Department of Higher Education Changing Campus Culture $7,500 March 2016
Sean Rhiney Eigel Center for Community Engaged Learning Warrior Run: The Run for Life Will support a mental health programming $5,069 December 2015
Kathy Winterman and Gina Lofquist Secondary and Special Education and Montessori Ohio Deans Compact Xavier Dual Licensure Implementation $41,128 October 2015
Gabe Gottlieb and Adam Konopoka Philosophy Ohio Humanities The Cooperative Economy: Building a Sustainable Future Conference $3,548 October 2015
Ann Ray Biology USDA-Ctr. Plant Health Science and Technology - Coop. Agreement Identification of Port Interceptions in Wood Packing Materials $99,894 September 2015
Steve Frankel Philosophy Jewish Foundation of Greater Cincinnati Will support student scholarships for a study abroad program to Israel. $120,600 September 2015
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. $198,127 August 2015
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. $194,809 August 2015
Daniel Otero Math/Computer Science National Science Foundation Collaborative Research: Transforming Instruction in Undergraduate Mathematics via Primary Historical Sources $84,822 July 2015
Susan Schmidt School of Nursing Health Services and Resources Administration NEPQR-IPCP Innovative Public Health Model of Multisite IPCP Environments $1,461,223 July 2015
David Hyland Finance U.S. Bank Foundation Xavier DCF Financial Literacy Program $10,000 June 2015
Trina Jackson Community Building Institute U.S. Bank Foundation Will support West End Community Engagement Phase 1 $5,000 December 2014
Sean Rhiney Eigel Center for Community Engaged Learning Warrior Run: The Run for Life Will support a scholarship and mental health programming $6,751 December 2014
Trina Jackson Community Building Institute PNC Foundation Will support Stable Communities Series $10,000 November 2014
Sr. Nancy Linenkugel Health Services Administration W.H. Albers Foundation To provide scholarships for students in the graduate program in Health Services Administration $54,000 November 2014
Susan Schmidt School of Nursing Interact for Health To support health-related programs $4,000 September 2014
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 and Recycling (Ohio EPA) EcoVim Food Scrap Dehydrators $50,000 May 2014
Diane Ceo-DiFrancesco
Laney Bender-Slack
Modern Languages and 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 and 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 and Technology- Coop. Agreement Biology of Asian Longhorned Beetles in Ohio $193,841 September 2013
Ann Ray Biology USDA-Ctr Plant Health Science and 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 and 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 and 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 and 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 and 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 and 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 and 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 and 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 and Entrepreneurship The Procter and Gamble Fund MBA Course: Corporate Citizenship and 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 and Human Services - Health Resources and Services Administration Equipment to Enhance Training for Health Professionals - Advanced Education Nursing $283,781 September 2010
Sue Schmidt School of Nursing 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 $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 and 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