Southeastern Oklahoma State University br> February, 2011
The following grants have been awarded to Southeastern Oklahoma State University:
Students in Service................................................$1,260.00
This grant was awarded from the Corporation for National and Community Service via Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education in the amount of $1,260. The effective date of the grant is August 20, 2010. This grant’s Project Director is Dr. Bryon Clark, Assistant VP for Academic Affairs and Instruction. The Project Coordinator is Ms. Carrie Williamson, Administrative Assistant Academic Affairs. The purpose of this grant is to increase the number of college student volunteers and service learners, to help disadvantaged youth succeed and advance along the academic continuum, develop members’ civic skills and attitudes, to improve members’ and students’ workforce skills, and to engage veterans in serving their local communities. Fifteen (15) students are signed up to do at least 300 hours of community service within one calendar year.
Oklahoma IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Institutional Funds…………………………$40,000.00
This grant was awarded from the National Institutes of Health via University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in the amount of $40,000. The effective date of the grant is December 1, 2010. This grant’s principal investigator is Dr. Nancy L. Paiva, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Computer and Physical Sciences. The purpose of this grant is to support biomedical research and training at the regional university campus in Durant. Under the supervision of Dr. Nancy L. Paiva, Southeastern will purchase equipment and provide travel for two faculty members to attend the American Chemical Society Spring 2011 National Meeting ($3,328). Dr. Nancy L. Paiva, Dr. Loide Wasmund, Dr. Tim Smith, Dr. Mo Chehbouni, and Dr. Teresa Golden will continually use these resources in their research and teaching at Southeastern.