AU Competitive Outreach Scholarship Grants

2016-2017 Competitive Outreach Scholarship Grant Recipients

2015-16 Competitive Outreach Scholarship Grant Recipients

2016-17 Competitive Outreach Scholarship Grant Recipients at the 2016 Outreach Scholarship Symposium

  • Bridging the Gap: Developing and Implementing a Culturally-Relevant Model to Address Mental Health Care Needs among African American Children in Macon County
    Steven K. Shapiro and Ayanda Chakawa
    College of Liberal Arts (Psychology)

  • Translational Cancer Genetics Research Provides Telegentic Counseling Through Video-Conferencing to Underserved and At-Risk Individuals in Rural Alabama
    Nancy Merner, Meagan Farmer, Warren Smedley, Michael Smith, and Jatunn Gibson
    Harrison School of Pharmacy (Drug Discovery and Development), UAB School of Medicine (Genetics, Comprehensive Cancer Center/Service Line), ADPH Division of Video Communication & Distance Learning, College of Human Science (Human Development and Family Studies)

  • Promoting Environmental Education for K-5 Students From Under-Resourced School Districts in Rural Alabama
    James P. Shepard, Ms. Jennifer Lolly, and Melody Russell
    School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, College of Education (Curriculum and Teaching)

  • Abilities Unlimited: A Summer Camp for Childrean and Youth with Developmental Disabilities
    Melissa Pangelinan, Sheri Brock, Danielle Wadsworth, and Alice M. Buchanan
    College of Education (School of Kinesiology)

  • Growing O Grows: Engaging Alternative School Students in Research and Action about Food Security
    Hanna C. Baggett, Carey E. Andrezejewski, Sean A. Forbes, and Daniel Wells
    College of Education (Ed. Foundations, Leadership and Technology), College of Agriculture (Horticulture)

  • Cultivating Community Based Research By and With LGBTQ Southerners of Color
    Kamden K. Strunk
    College of Education (Ed. Foundations, Leadership and Technology)

  • Auburn University Brain Imaging Visiting Fellowship (AU Brain Camp)
    Jennifer L. Robinson and Jeffery Katz
    College of Liberal Arts (Psychology)

  • Implementing Multidisciplinary Diabetes for Improved Patient Care
    Heather P. Whitley
    Harrison School of Pharmacy (Pharmacy Practice)
Contact Information

For further information, please contact the Director of Faculty Engagement, Dr. Chippewa Thomas, at or call (334) 844-5700. For administrative assistance, contact Gail Gauntt at or call (334) 844-5700.

Previous Grant Recipients

Last Updated: March 14, 2016