Previous 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)
    Amount: $23,325.00

  • 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)
    Amount: $25,000.00

  • 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)
    Amount: $23,000.00

  • 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)
    Amount: $25,000.00

  • 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)
    Amount: $21,500.00

  • Cultivating Community Based Research By and With LGBTQ Southerners of Color
    Kamden K. Strunk
    College of Education (Ed. Foundations, Leadership and Technology)
    Amount: $24,938.00

  • Auburn University Brain Imaging Visiting Fellowship (AU Brain Camp)
    Jennifer L. Robinson and Jeffery Katz
    College of Liberal Arts (Psychology)
    Amount: $21,256.00

  • Implementing Multidisciplinary Diabetes for Improved Patient Care
    Heather P. Whitley
    Harrison School of Pharmacy (Pharmacy Practice)
    Amount: $25,000.00

2014-15 Competitive Outreach Scholarship Grant Recipients

2015-16 Competitive Outreach Scholarship Grant Recipients at the 2015 Outreach Scholarship Symposium

  • Increasing Access to Autism Evaluations in Alabama: Training Professionals on Diagnostic Procedures
    Dr. Chris Correia and Dr. Polly Dunn
    College of Liberal Arts (Psychology)
    Amount: $21,054.00

  • Registered Dietitian Services and the Impact on Patient Outcomes in the Management of Diabetes Mellitus in Alabama
    Dr. Patricia Z. Marincic, Ms. Amie Hardin, and Ms. Susan Scott
    College of Human Sciences (Nutrition, Dietetics and Hospitality Management)
    Amount: $21,250.00

  • Pilot of an Evaluation Protocol to Assess the Uptake of Treatment Innovations within Juvenile Corrections
    Dr. Christine M. Wienke Totura and Dr. Jan Newman
    College of Liberal Arts (Psychology)
    Amount: $21,150.00

  • Reach Out to Assist Medicare Beneficiaries
    Dr. Salisa C. Westrick
    Harrison School of Pharmacy (Health Outcomes Research and Policy)
    Amount: $21,219.00

  • Auburn University Brain Imaging Visiting Fellowship (AU Brain Camp)
    Dr. Jennifer L. Robinson and Dr. Jeffrey S. Katz
    College of Liberal Arts (Psychology)
    Amount: $16,207.00

  • Opelika Grows: Planting Seeds for Sustained Localism
    Dr. Sean A. Forbes, Dr. Carey E. Andrzejewski, Dr. Brian A. Parr, and Dr. James D. Spiers
    College of Education
    Amount: $16,456.00

  • Community Health Investment Program (CHIP)
    Dr. E. Jean Dubois and Dr. Margaret Williamson
    School of Nursing; Harrison School of Pharmacy
    Amount: $21,250.00

  • Edamame in Alabama: Farmer Market Links for the Introduction and Evaluation of a Nutritious and Valuable Specialty Crop
    Dr. Beth Guertal and Dr. David B. Weaver
    College of Agriculture (Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences)
    Amount: $12,066.00

  • Effect of Discount Coupons and Healthy Food Awareness Education on Healthy Food Purchase and Obesity
    Dr. Tannista Banerjee
    Business (Economics)
    Amount: $17,440.00

  • Identifying and Celebrating Diversity in Alabama - A Community Partner Initiative
    Dr. Tessa W. Carr
    Liberal Arts (Theater)
    Amount: $15,260.00

  • Science in Our Own Backyard: Investigating the Wetumpka Impact Crater
    Dr. David T. King, Jr. and Dr. Lucille W. Beardsley
    College of Sciences and Mathematics (Geology and Geography)
    Amount: $19,757.00
  • DESIGNhabitat 5: Net Zero Ready Prototype Documentation
    Justin Miller and Robert Sproull
    College of Architecture, Design and Construction
    Amount: $18,200.00

  • Improving Community Re-entry for Ex-Offenders by Partnering with the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles
    Melanie Iarussi and Peggy Shippen
    College of Education
    Amount: $18,174.00

  • The Auburn University Stream Team: Preparing the Next Generation of Water Scientists
    Christopher J. Anderson, Eve Brantley, Michelle Cole and Eric Reutebuch
    School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, Agriculture and AU Water Resource Center
    Amount: $11,538.00

  • Strategic Community Revitalization Plan for Inner City Montgomery, AL--Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail along Oak, Jeff Davis, Holt, & Mobile Streets
    Jay Mittal, John J. Pittari, Sweta Byahut and Charlene Lebleu
    College of Architecture Design and Construction
    Amount: $18,200.00

  • Mathematics for All: Making the Common Core Standards Accessible
    Margaret M. Flores, Vanessa Hinton, Megan Burton, and Michel Smith
    College of Education, and College of Science and Mathematics
    Amount: $18,076.00

  • A Fit Force: Improving the physical readiness of citizen soldiers
    Danielle D. Wadsworth
    School of Kinesiology
    Amount: $18,072.00

  • Development of a Service learning course that will prepare Veterinary Students to plan, organize and carry-out Public Veterinary care to Underserved Communities
    Barbara W. Kemppainen, Dawn Boothe, Stephanie Ostrowski, John Schumacher, Julie Gard, and David Pugh
    College of Veterinary Medicine
    Amount: $18,200.00
  • Effectiveness of a MyPlate Social Marketing Campaign for Family Child Care Providers Enrolled in the Family Child Care Partnerships Program in Alabama
    Onikia Brown and Ellaine B. Miller
    Auburn Cooperative Extension Service and College of Human Sciences
    Amount: $20,000.00

  • Using Positive Behavior Support in Physical Education (PBS-PE)
    Alice M. Buchanan, Vanessa Hinton and Margaret Flores
    College of Education
    Amount: $20,786.00

  • Bridging a Curriculum Gap in Prisoner Education: A Collaboration of Colleges Innovating Solutions
    Doug Goodwin, Kyes Stevens and Alan Wilson
    College of Science and Mathematics, College of Agriculture, and College of Human Sciences
    Amount: $20,000.00

  • Improving e-Pharmacy Literacy among Seniors through Intelligent Agent Technology
    Wi-Suk Kwon and Veena Chattaraman
    College of Human Sciences
    Amount: $19,956.00

  • Medicare Part D Plan Selection Assistance for Seniors in Alabama
    Salisa C. Westrick
    Harrison School of Pharmacy
    Amount: $19,990

  • Macon a Movable Feast: A Celebration of Food and Health in Macon County, Alabama
    Norbert Wilson, Michelle R. Worosz, Conner Bailey, Claire Zizza, and Jocelyn Zanzot
    College of Agriculture, College of Human Sciences, and College of Architecture, Design and Construction
    Amount: $20,000.00
  • Integrated Design & Construction Outreach: Cordova, AL, Long Term Recovery
    Joshua Emig
    Architecture and Building Science
    Amount: $24,777.00

  • Empowering Distressed Communities through Digital Signage Technologies for Effective Recovery from Disasters
    Chetan S. Sankar
    College of Business
    Amount: $27,000.00

  • Developing Career and College Competencies: Preparing At-Risk Students to be Successful in Career and College Opportunities
    Amanda Evans
    College of Education
    Amount: $27,543.00

  • Health-Enhancing Physical Education Initiative - Butler County Schools
    Pester Hastie
    College of Education
    Amount: $24,805.00

  • Green Teams- Leading Green and Saving Green in Four Alabama Public Schools
    Lisa Kensler
    College of Education
    Amount: $26,964.00

  • Developing a Virtual Community Support Network to Promote Rural Entrepreneurial Sustainability
    Sang-Eun Byun
    College of Human Sciences
    Amount: $26,982.00

  • Tele-Health in Guatemala: Serving Hearing Healthcare Needs of Impoverished Children
    Kelli M. Watts
    College of Liberal Arts
    Amount: $12,312.00

  • Auburn University Summer Science Institute
    Allen Landers
    College of Sciences and Mathematics
    Amount: $26,972.00
  • Mathematics in Motion: Bridges between Visual Mathematics and Public Education
    Andras Bezdek
    College of Sciences and Mathematics
    Amount: $20,000.00

  • Preservice Science Teachers Volunteering in an After-School Program: Service Learning through Environment Education Projects
    Carolyn Wallace
    College of Education
    Amount: $9,668.00

  • An Evaluation of Attachment Training for Mentoring Effectiveness
    Elizabeth Brestan Knight
    College of Liberal Arts
    Amount: $15,149.00

  • Alabama Partnership for Research and Training on Positive Academic and Behavior Supports
    DaShaunda Patterson
    College of Education
    Amount: $15,000.00

  • Advanced Inferential Control of Kamyr Digesters
    Jin Wang
    College of Engineering
    Amount: $15,000.00

  • Auburn University Audiology Outreach in Guatemala
    Sandra Clark-Lewis
    College of Liberal Arts
    Amount: $14,769.00
  • Water Education for Alabama: WET
    Lorraine Wolf and Ming-Kuo Lee
    College of Sciences and Mathematics
    Amount: 6,380.00

  • Enhancing the Educational Skills of Alabama's Prison Population
    Margaret Shippen and Keyes Stevens
    College of Education
    Amount: $15,000.00

  • Alabama Partnership for Research and Training on Positive Academic and Behavior Supports
    Gregory Ern
    College of Education
    Amount: $15,000.00

  • Auburn All STARS
    Nancy Barry, Edna Brabham & Bruce Murray
    College of Education
    Amount: $10,000.00

  • Communication Infrastructure Pilot Project Proposal for Alabama's Black Belt
    Prathima Agrawal
    College of Engineering
    Amount: $20,000.00

  • Making a Rural Health Promotion Connection: Caring for Alabama's Volunteer Citizen Servants
    Constance Smith Hendricks and Libba Reed
    College of Nursing
    Amount: $15,000.00

  • Bridging the Digital Divide to Enhance Internet Technology Among the Elderly
    Veena Chattaraman, Juan Gilbert, and Wi-Suk Kwon
    College of Human Sciences
    Amount: $10,000.00
  • Providing Diagnostic Services to Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Training, Tele-Health, and Service Demonstration Project
    Jennifer M. Gillis
    College of Liberal Arts
    Amount: $19,992.48

  • Improving the Basic Literacy Skills of Incarcerated Males in Two Alabama Correctional Facilities
    Margaret Shippen
    College of Education
    Amount: $19,997.50

  • The Design Seed Outreach Project
    Tsai Lu Liu
    College of Architecture, Design & Construction
    Amount: $20,000.00

  • Water Education for Alabama's Black Belt (WET)
    Ming-Kuo Lee
    College of Science and Math
    Amount: $15,000.00

  • Camp KEMET (Knowledge and Excellence in Mathematics Equilibrium and Technology) Academy
    L. Octavia Tripp
    College of Education
    Amount: $15,000.00

  • Outreach Project between AU, Harrison School of Pharmacy and the University of South Alabama, BreathMobile Program to improve asthma care in public school children
    Karen F. Marlowe
    School of Pharmacy
    Amount: $10,000.00
  • L.I.F.E. in Science: Leadership Institute for Females Exceptional in Science
    Toni Alexander & Mary Lou Ewald
    College of Sciences and Mathematics
    Amount: $20,000.00

  • Developing a Viable Retail Food Services Operation at the Rural Heritage Center in Thomaston, Alabama
    Robin Fellers
    College of Human Sciences
    Amount: $6,233.00

  • The Twenty Thousand Dollar House: Phase III
    Andrew Freear
    College of Architecture, Design & Construction
    Amount: $20,000.00

  • Prime III Ushering in a New Age of Electronic Voting
    Juan Gilbert
    College of Engineering
    Amount: $14,064.46

  • Camp KEMET (Knowledge, Excellence in Mathematics Equilibrium and Arts Project
    Kimberly King-Jupiter
    College of Education
    Amount: $18,000.00

  • Supporting the Efforts of the Black Belt: Superintendents' Coalition to Close the Achievement Gap
    Cindy Reed
    College of Education
    Amount: $16,000.00

  • Building a Professional Knowledge Community for Problem-based History Study
    John W. Saye
    College of Education
    Amount: $15,000.00
  • A Comprehensive Sickle Cell Medication Management and Education Program Supporting Juvenile Patients in the Lee County and Opelika School Systems
    Gregory Kochak
    School of Pharmacy
    Amount: $20,000.00

  • Benchmarking Childhood Obesity in Alabama Through Body Scanning
    Pamela Ulrich
    Department of Consumer Affairs
    Amount: $20,000.00

  • Prevention of Relapse and Recidivisim for Incarcerated Adolescents of Alabama
    Margaret Keiley
    College of Human Sciences
    Amount: $20,000.00

  • DESIGNhabitat II: Bridging the Gap
    David Hinson
    School of Architecture
    Amount: $23,189.00

  • Providing Group Parent-Child Interaction Therapy to Community Families
    Elizabeth Brestan
    Department of Psychology
    Amount: $18, 636.96

  • A Community Outreach Center for Design and Construction
    D.K.Ruth, Linda Ruth, Emily Myers, and John Gaber
    College of Architecture
    Amount: $20,000.00
  • Providing Group Parent-Child Interaction Therapy to High-Risk Families
    Elizabeth Brestan
    Department of Psychology
    Amount: $15,000.00

  • Grow Your Own Jobs in West Alabama: AU's Outreach to Thomaston, Ala.: Phase II
    Robin Fellers
    College of Human Sciences
    Amount: $20,000.00

  • Digital Microscopy in Earth Science
    Willis Hames
    Department of Geology and Geography
    Amount: $16,000.00

  • Building the Persistent Issues of History Learning Community
    John Saye
    Curriculum and Teaching
    Amount: $19,000.00

  • Black Freemen's Farm Environmental Art and Sciences Outreach Project for Black Belt Alabama Youth
    Upton Hatch
    AU's Environmental Institute
    Amount: $12,000.00

  • Tailoring the Encyclopedia of Alabama for the K-12 Community
    Jeff Jakeman
    Department of History
    Amount: $19,720.00

  • Untitled: Documentary Film re: Lowndes CO Public School System
    Jim McKelly
    Department of English
    Amount: $20,000.00

  • Center for Memory and Healthy Aging
    Kathy Jo Ellison and Arlene Morris
    School of Nursing
    Amount: $20,000.00

  • Youth Experiences in Science
    Marllin Simon and Robert Lishak
    Department of Physics and Department of Biology
    Amount: $20,000.00

  • Pilot Testing an Early Childhood world Citizenship Curriculum: A Community Collaboration
    Mary Rudisill and Alice Buchanan
    Department of Health and Human Performance
    Amount: $19,000.00

  • A Community Outreach Center for Design and Construction
    D.K.Ruth, John Gaber and Linda Ruth
    Department of Architecture/Building Science
    Amount: $20,000.00
  • Gaining Access to Pharmacy Services: Hale County
    Debbie Byrd and Charles Taylor
    School of Pharmacy
    Amount: $25,000.00

  • West Alabama Entrepreneurship and Leadership Program
    Keenan Grenell and Cal Clark
    Department of Political Science
    Amount: $25,000.00

  • Grow Your Own Jobs
    Robin Fellers
    Department of Nutrition and Food Science
    Amount: $21,500.00

  • West Alabama Aquaculture Honors Program
    Len Vining and Greg Whitis
    Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures
    Amount: $20,000.00

  • Creating the Leadership Sumter County Program
    William Sauser
    School of Business and AU's Environmental Institute
    Amount: $10,000.00

Last Updated: February 23, 2017