Grant Awards

2019-2020

A. Kasturiarachi, Ph.D., R. Sturr, Ph.D., and L. Hart, Ed.D., in partnership with Stark County Educational Service Center (ESC) and Stark Education Partnership, Ohio Department of Higher Education-Ohio Department of Education, Teacher Credential Grant, “CCP Credentialing Consortium of Stark County Plus,” ($447,634).

A. Kasturiarachi, Ph.D., C. Kauth, R.N., Ph.D., and G. Smith, Ph.D., Ohio Department of Higher Education, Choose Ohio first STEMM Scholarship Program, “Regional Collaboration for Pathways to STEMM Degrees for High-Demand Occupations in Ohio,” ($125,921).

T. Motter, Ph.D., and C. Kauth, R.N., Ph.D., Ohio Department of Higher Education, Choose Ohio first STEMM Scholarship Program, “Choose Ohio First STEMM Scholarships for Nursing Students at Kent State University at Kent and Stark Campuses,” ($112,000).

V. Pavona, Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA), SBDC FY 2020 Grant, ($14,700).

E. Ribnik, Kent State University, Graduate Student Senate, Fall 2019 Domestic Travel Award, “All Ohio Counselors Conference,” ($300).

E. Soprunova, Ph.D., A. Tonge, Ph.D., M. Mikusa, Ph.D., and A. Kasturiarachi, Ph.D., Ohio Department of Higher Education-Ohio Department of Education, Teacher Credentialing Grant, “CCP Math Teachers Credentialing at KSU,” ($356,149).


2018-2019

L. Aller, Ph.D. (c), R.N., C.N.S., Austin Bailey Health and Wellness Foundation, Challenge Grant, “Enhancing Stark County Nursing Education for Patient Safety Using a Mobile Medication Administration Simulation Cart,” ($10,000).

L. Aller, Ph.D. (c), R.N., Health Foundation of Greater Massillon, “Enhancing Nursing Training with a Mobile Medication-Administration Simulation Cart” - matching funds for the Austin-Bailey Health and Wellness Foundation Challenge Grant, ($5,787).

L. Aller, Ph.D. (c), R.N., Kent State University, University Teaching Council, Summer Teaching Development Grant, ($9,000).

P. Bagavandoss, Ph.D., Kent State University, University Research Council, for research materials ($2,480).

A. Damrow, Ph.D., National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works: Theater, “Other People’s Stories: Dialogue Across Distance and Difference,” ($1,427), with Bowie State University ($20,000).

P. Dillon, Ph.D., Villanova University-College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, The Waterhouse Family Institute for the Study of Communication and Society, 2019-2020 WFI Research Grant Program, “African Americans and End-of-Life Care: Assessing Young Adults' Perceptions of Advance Care Planning and Hospice,” ($1,680).

P. Dillon, Ph.D., SAMHSA, Targeted Capacity Expansion: Medication-Assisted Treatment – Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction, “MAT – Opioid Buffalo Valley Evaluation Project,” ($15,000), as subaward with S. Kedia, Ph.D., University of Memphis.

P. Dillon, Ph.D., SAMHSA, Targeted Capacity Expansion: Medication-Assisted Treatment – Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction, “MAT – Opioid Mending Hearts Evaluation Project,” ($15,000), as subaward with S. Kedia, Ph.D., University of Memphis.

P. Dillon, Ph.D., Office of National Drug Control Policy-University of Baltimore, Combating Opioid Overdose through Community-level Intervention, “Community-Based Outreach and Integrated Medication-Assisted Treatment and Psychosocial Intervention for Opioid Disorder in Appalachian Counties in Tennessee,” ($16,554) as subaward with S. Kedia, Ph.D., University of Memphis.

K. Garchar, Ph.D. and M. Shew, Ph.D., American Philosophical Association, Diversity and Inclusiveness Donor Fund, “Philosophy for Girls: An Invitation to the Life of Thought,” ($1,000).
 
M. Gasper-Hulvat, Ph.D., Kent State University Research Council, Professional Conference Travel, “The Politics of Malevich’s Peasant Iconography,” International Symposium: Malevich’s Vision of Politics, Collège Universitaire de Sciences Po, Dijon (France) Campus, December 6-7, 2018, ($750).

E. Hollenbaugh, Ph.D., and D. Mukherjee, Ph.D., Kent State University, University Research Council, Research Activity Grant, “The impact of social media use among NE Ohio small businesses on metric of success,” ($3,500).

K. Kalgreen, Kent State University, Seeds of Wellness Program, “Counseling Services Student Engagement and Outreach,” ($998).

K. Kalgreen, Ohio Counseling Association, AOCC Tim Luckhaupt Grant, OCA All Ohio Counselors Conference, November 7-9, 2018, Columbus, ($500).

K. Kalgreen, M.A., LPCC-S, Kent State University, Seeds of Wellness mini-grant, to support student outreach and programming for finals’ Stress Busters in April/May, ($512).

A. Bathi Kasturiarachi, Ph.D., C. Kauth, Ph.D., R.N., and G. Smith, Ph.D., Ohio Department of Higher Education, Choose Ohio First STEMM Scholarships, AY 2020, ($100,737).

C. Kauth, Ph.D. and T. Motter, Ph.D., Ohio Department of Higher Education, Choose Ohio First STEMM Scholarships, AY2020, ($89,600).

A. Larison, D.M.A., Ohio Arts Council, ArtSTART Program, Third Annual “Kent State Stark Guitar Weekend” ($2,720).

D. Mukherjee, Ph.D., Kent State University Research Council, Professional Conference Travel, Keynote: “One Belt One Road: The Purpose, the Goals, and the Challenges,” 9th International Trade and Academic Research Conference (ITARC), London, United Kingdom, November 5-6, 2018, ($750).

A. Myers, M.F.A., Kent State University, University Research Council, Summer Research/Creative Activity Appointment, “weiche Wände (soft walls): Textile Site Specific Installations,” ($10,000). 

V. Pavona, Small Business Administration, SBDC FY 2019 Grant supplement, Kent State University at Stark, Small Business Development Center, ($14,700).

V. Pavona, Ohio Development Services Agency, SBDC Program, FY2019 SBDC ($100,000).

K. Piero, Walmart Foundation, Walmart Community Grant, “Kent State Stark Boo U Community Fall Festival” ($1,000).

C. Post, Ph.D., E. Taylor, Ph.D., and C. Schweitzer, Ph.D., Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, Environmental Education and Stewardship Grant, “Enhancing Environmental Education and Outreach with an Augmented Reality Sandbox,” ($7,500).

E. Ribnik, Ohio Counseling Association, AOCC Tim Luckhaupt Grant, OCA All Ohio Counselors Conference, November 7-9, 2018, Columbus, ($500).

E. Ribnik, M.Ed., LPCC-S, Kent State University, Seeds of Wellness mini-grant, to support the purchase of light therapy lamps for several campuses to be used by the counseling and wellness offices, ($399).

D. Seachrist, Ph.D., The Small Business Development Center Scholarship Fund of Stark Community Foundation, Scholarships for the Business Consulting and Practicum Course or Similar Future Designation ($635).

D. Seachrist, Ph.D., The Visiting Nurse Society Designated Fund of Stark Community Foundation, Nursing Scholarships, ($8,233).

D. Seachrist, Ph.D., Health Foundation of Greater Massillon, “Nursing Scholarships” ($5,000).

G. Smith, Ph.D., and R. Hamilton, Ph.D., Herbert W. Hoover Foundation Grant, with subaward to Michael Beck, Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz, ($100,000).

E. Vaughn, M.A., Ohio Arts Council, ArtSTART Program, “Kent State Stark’s 4th Annual Guitar Weekend,” $1,997.

Amber Wallace, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, 2019-2020 Nursing Student Loan (NSL) Program, ($37,000).

H. Zourrig, Ph.D., Association for Consumer Research, Transformative Consumer Research Grant, “The Effects of Adaptive and Maladaptive Consumption on Refugee Consumer’s Well-being: The Moderating Effects of Social Support,” ($1,810).

H. Zourrig, Ph.D., Barnes & Noble Education, Inc., LoudCloud Courseware Faculty Mini-Grant, “Revamping Principles of Marketing Curriculum,” ($3,500).

H. Zourrig, Ph.D., Oxford University Press, to support 5 real-world case studies on CB and social media marketing, ($2,500).