New Award Announcements - Coastal Carolina University
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Recent Awards

  Katie Stringer Clary Carolyn Dillian (Anthropology and Geography) and Katie Clary (History) were awarded a $1,700 mini-grant from SC Humanities for their project on The Waccamaw Indian People: Past, Present, and Future.
Ariana Baker Ariana Baker (Library Services) received a $1,000 grant from the Partnership Among SC Academic Libraries (PASCAL) for a project called Leveraging Leganto: Promoting Ex Libris Reading Lists to CCU Faculty.  
Bryan Wakefield   Bryan Wakefield (Chemistry) received a 5-year award from the National Institutes for Health through the University of South Carolina for a total of $748,405 for the CCU INBRE Program. 
Brandon Palmer  Brandon Palmer (History) received a $10,000 grant from SC Humanities for the project entitled National History Day in South Carolina 2020-2021.  
Derek Crane Derek Crane (Biology) received $10,099 in funding from the NC Wildlife Resources Commission for his project entitled Estimating population size and age distribution of Muskellunge in the French Broad River. 
Robert Pellerin Robert Pellerin (Public Safety) will supervise a Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant from the Office of the SC Attorney General in the amount of $35,062 for partial funding of a Law Enforcement Victim's Advocate and received $11,276 in funding from the SC Department of Public Safety for COVID-19 Prevention, Preparedness and Response. Major Pellerin also received $1,313.19 from the SC Department of Public Safety for the Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) Program.
Till Hanebuth Till Hanebuth (Marine Science) received $126,299 in funding from Georgetown County for Phase II of a Feasibility Study on Developing a Strategy to Overcome Georgetown Harbor Silting.
Chris Hill Chris Hill (Biology) received $22,951 from the SC Department of Natural Resources for his project entitled Population Dynamics of Loggerhead Shrikes in a Commercial and Urban Landscape.
Gay Schmidt Gary Schmidt (Languages and Intercultural Studies) received a two-year grant from the US Department of Education in the amount of $181,636 for his project entitled Building Collaborative Area Studies through an Interdisciplinary Language Resource Center.
Var Limpasuvan Var Limpasuvan (Marine Science) received funding in the amount of $209,891 from the National Science Foundation for a second year serving as a visiting scientist at NSF. 
Will Jones Will Jones (Computing Sciences) received funding in the amount of $89,525 for his HPC Scheduler Resilience Research with the Los Alamos National Laboratory. 
Jamia Richmond (Foundations, Curriculum and Instruction) received an award from the SC Department of Education in the amount of $58,822 for the SC-CREATE project. 
Doug Van Hoewyk (Biology) received a grant award from the National Science Foundation in the amount of $154,089 for his project entitled The Physiology and Nitrogen Assimilatory Pathway of Spanish Moss in Response to Increased Nitrogen.
William Ambrose William Ambrose (School of the Coastal Environment) received a grant from the National Science Foundation in the amount of $21,678 for work on the project entitled Research Networking Activities in Support of Sustained Coordinated Observation of Arctic Change.
Rob Young Robert Young (Marine Science) received funding in the amount of $72,967 from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration for his project entitled Stranding Response and Diagnostic Testing for the South Carolina Marine Mammal Stranding Network: Final Transition Year.
Angelos Hannides Rich Viso Angelos Hannides and Rich Viso (Marine Science) received funding from Horry County in the amount of $117,961 for a four-year project entitled Water Level and Water Quality Monitoring in Singleton Swash, Horry County, South Carolina.

Mike Cruise Mike Cruise (Health Educator) received $13,500 in grant awards from multiple Walmart locations for the LiveWell Program at CCU: A Campus Wellness Initiative for FY2021.
Alli Crandell (Director of The Athenaeum Press and Digital Initiatives) received a $5,000 Bridge Emergency Relief grant through CARES Act funding for the Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts.
Explore Blocks box - teal with logo Garrett Elmo (Coastal and Marine Wetlands Studies Graduate Student) received a grant in the amount of $1,126 from the Slocum Lunz Foundation for his project entitled Validation of age estimates and back-calculation methods for juvenile Tarpon in SC estuaries.
Paul Gayes (Burroughs & Chapin Center for Marine and Wetland Studies) received a grant from Synoptic Data PBC in the amount of $227,230 for continued work for the National Mesonet Program.  He was also awarded $66,614 from Horry County and the City of North Myrtle Beach for the Grand Strand Beach Nourishment Project 2020:  Lessons to be Learned Guided from Past Experiences with Storms and Nourishments in the Grand Strand.
Bronze Placeholder jpg Russell Fielding (HTC Honors College) was awarded $10,000 for his project entitled Whaling in St. Vincents and the Grenadines: a Public Health Research Study Plan.
Prashant Sansgiry (Gupta College of Science) received a grant from the SC Department of Education in the amount of $14,612 for the 2020 AP Institutes for Teachers.
Eric_Crawford_125x125 Eric Crawford (Music) received a $5,000 award from the Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation for the Gullah Geechee Community Day Event.
Till Hanebuth Till Hanebuth (Marine Science) received an award from Georgetown County for $9,970 for his project entitled: Sampit River Vessel Accessibility Study.
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Kimberly_Hale_125x125Drew_Kurlowski_125x125 Kimberly Hale (Politics) and Drew Kurlowski (Politics) received a $5,000 award from the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University for their 2020 spring semester reading group on The Federalist/Anti-Federalist Debate.
Anthony Setari (Educational Research, Graduate and Specialty Studies) received a $656 mini-grant from the American Montessori Society for his research project entitled Measuring Secondary Holistic Education Outcomes Using Montessori Erdkinder Values.
Carissa Medeiros (Emergency Management Director) received an award in the amount of $426,241 from the US Department of Education through the Emergency Assistance to Institutions of Higher Education Program.
Crystal Cox Crystal Cox (Computing Science) received a $4,000 CCU Professional Enhancement Grant for her project entitled Preparing Students for Industry: Incorporating Unit Testing.

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Kristal Curry (Graduate and Specialty Studies) and Suzanne Horn (Graduate and Specialty Studies) received a $4,000 CCU Professional Enhancement Grant for their project entitled Teacher growth and development: the development of lecture style throughout internship.
Diane Fribance (Marine Science) received a CCU Professional Enhancement Grant in the amount of $4,478 for her project entitled Biophysical Interactions within a Temperate Reef.
Monica Gray (Physics and Engineering Science) received a CCU Professional Enhancement Grant for $2,665 for her project entitled: Broadening Participation in Engineering: A Research Experiences for Engineering Undergraduates Approach.
Sara Rich Sara Rich (Interdisciplinary Studies) received a $550 CCU Professional Enhancement Grant for her project entitled: Shipwreck Hauntography: Underwater Ruins and the Uncanny.
Jennifer Schlosser Jennifer Schlosser (Sociology) received a CCU Professional Enhancement award in the amount of $4,135 for her project on Bringing an Inside-Out Prison Exchange Class to Coastal.
Christina SelbyCorinne DalelioAndrea Bergstrom Christina SelbyCorinne Dalelio and Andrea Bergstrom (Communication, Media and Culture) received a CCU Professional Enhancement Grant in the amount of $2,400 for their project entitled Parental Negotiation of Healthy Choices for Children.
Jen Boyle  Jennifer Boyle (English) received a CCU Professional Enhancement Grant in the amount of $5,996 for her project entitled Digital Media Ecologies and Manuscript Studies: Documenting Practices of Open Educational Resources and Digital Cultural Memory Projects.
Drew Budner  Drew Budner (Chemistry) received a CCU Professional Enhancement Grant in the amount of $4,500 for his project entitled Determination of the chemical contribution of hemp to beer aroma.
Wes Hitt Wes Hitt (Physics and Engineering Science) received a $5,700 CCU Professional Enhancement Grant award for his project entitled Separation and Sorting of Marine Microplastic Pollution with "MOV-YY Channel": A (M)icrofluidic (O)peration and (V)isualization station with a (YY-Channel) Microfluidic Chip.
Jakob Lauver (Kinesiology) received a CCU Professional Enhancement Grant in the amount of $2,375 for his project entitled Acute Physiological and Perceptional Responses to Unilateral versus Bilateral Walking with Blood Flow Restriction.
Victoria Pickett Victoria Pickett (Visual Arts) received a $5,500 CCU Professional Enhancement Grant for her project entitled Proximity: into smaller parts.
Katie Stringer Clary Katie Stringer Clary (History) received a CCU Professional Enhancement Grant in the amount of $6,000 for her project entitled Human Remains in Museums: Research and Fieldwork for Manuscript.
Adam Chamberlain  Adam Chamberlain (Politics) received a CCU Professional Enhancement Grant in the amount $6,000 for his project entitled Lobbying in the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries: A View from the States.
Jeff Rich Jeff Rich (Visual Arts) received a CCU Professional Enhancement Grant in the amount of $1,980 for his project entitled The Watershed Project: Clean Drinking Water for Togo.
Leslie Wallace (Visual Arts) received a CCU Professional Enhancement Grant in the amount of $5,090 for her project on Chinese Representations of Falconry.
Steven Bleicher  Steven Bleicher (Visual Arts) received a CCU Professional Enhancement Grant in the amount of $2,400 for his project entitled The Harriet Tubman Byway.
Corey LeeSherri Restauri Corey Lee (Graduate and Specialty Studies) and Sherri Restauri (Coastal Office of Online Learning) received a CCU Professional Enhancement Grant for $5,797 for their project entitled The development of Chinese version of eLearnReady and improvement of the existing survey to better meet a diverse group of users' needs, including expansion into a foreign market.
Rimma Ableeva Rimma Ableeva (Languages and Intercultural Studies) received $5,465 from a CCU Professional Enhancement Grant for her project entitled Developing a Computerized Dynamic Assessment of Language Proficiency: the case of listening comprehension and Russian morphology.
Joe WinslowAlex Fegely Jamia Richmond (Foundations, Curriculum and Instruction), Joe Winslow and Alex Fegely (Graduate and Specialty Studies) received $3,000 in funding from a CCU Professional Enhancement Grant for their project entitled TREAT (Training Educators in Assistive Technologies).
Ben Sota Benjamin Sota (Theatre) received a CCU Professional Enhancement Grant in the amount of $5,319 for this project entitled Theatre, Puppetry, Dance, and Traditional Pedagogies: Interweaving Knowledge, Performance and Lifeways in Indonesian Communities of Bali Indonesia.
Xinyi Tan Xinyi Tan (Languages and Intercultural Studies) received a CCU Professional Enhancement Grant in the amount of $5,900 for her project entitled Thinking Beyond the Migrant Text: Transcultural Tales by Contemporary Québécois Writers.
Eliza Glaze Eliza Glaze (History) received a CCU Professional Enhancement Grant in the amount of $2,800 for her project entitled Medicine in the Making: Hippocrates and Galen at Monte Cassino and early Salerno.
Stephen Borders Stephen Borders (Health Sciences) received a CCU Professional Enhancement Grant for $3,575 for his project entitled Department of Health Sciences Student Consulting Center.
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