Winter 2017 Diversity Workshop

**Past Workshop**


Monday, November 13, 2017

Kent Student Center -  Room 317

Please join us Monday, November 13, 2017 for a workshop on grant funding to promote diversity and broaden participation.


The Grant Funding to Enhance and Support Diversity Workshop will cover:
  • Funding opportunities from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) for historically underrepresented groups 
  • Building alliances between two year institutions and minority serving institutions (MSIs)
  • Managing grants through adequate personnel support

Session 1 takes place from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and includes refreshments.  

Session 2 takes place from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. and includes refreshments. (Session 2 is a repeat of session 1.)

Presenter: Dr. Mark Melton, Professor of Biology & Dean, School of Sciences, Mathematics and Public Health of St. Augustine University, North Carolina.

Dr. Melton has served as principal investigator and/or director of a number of grants secured from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA), the Department of Education (DOE) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) totaling more than $10 million. Dr. Melton has served on many NIH and NSF grant proposal review panels for a variety of programs within each agency. In that capacity, he has gained experience and expertise in the management, assessment/evaluation of grants and funding opportunities.



information iconInformation/Questions

If you are seeking more information or have any questions about the workshop please contact Ruth Washington, Ph.D., Executive Director for the Office of Faculty and Graduate Student Retention, Inclusion and Success.


Ruth Washington, Ph.D. 

(330) 672-8581