New Award Announcements - Coastal Carolina University
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Recent Awards

 

Arianna Trapp Arianna Trapp (HTC Honors College undergraduate student) received a $412.50 grant from the M.K. Pentecost Ecology Fund at Savannah Presbytery to support her research project on Public Opinion and Knowledge of Marine Biodiversity in a Coastal Community-Horry County, SC.  
Dan Abel Dan Abel (Marine Science) received a $4,000 CCU Professional Enhancement Grant award for his research on Heart Function in Great White and Other Sharks.
Michelle Barthet Michelle Barthet (Biology) received a CCU Professional Enhancement Grant award for $5,955 for her research on the Identification of a novel intron splicing complex in the chloroplast of rice.
Andrew Busch Andrew Busch (HTC Honors College) received $5,756 from a CCU Professional Enhancement Grant for his project entitled "High Tech Texas: Public Institutions, Regional Economic Development, and the Myth of the Free Market". 
Charles Clary Charles Clary (Visual Arts) received a Professional Enhancement Grant for $5,132 for his project on Memento Morididdle: A Contemporary Take on the Art of Memento Mori.
Derek Crane Derek Crane (Biology) received $6,000 in CCU Professional Enhancement Grant funding for his research on the Use of oxytetracyline in fisheries science: we are still learning after nearly 60 years.
Russell Fielding Russell Fielding (HTC Honors College) received a CCU Professional Enhancement Grant for $5,974 for his research on Breadfruit Cultivation in Hawai'i. 
Timothy Fischer Timothy Fischer (Music) received $5,800 in CCU Professional Enhancement Grant funding to support his work on Recording a Full Length Album- "The Low Country Sessions".
Justin Guilkey Justin Guilkey (Kinesiology) received a CCU Professional Enhancement Grant for $5,999 for his project on Hemodynamic Responses during Aerobic Blood Flow Restriction Exercise at Different Percentages of Limb Occlusion Pressure.
Christopher Gunn Christopher Gunn (History) received a CCU Professional Enhancement Grant for $6,000 for his research on The War Within: Violence and Military Rule in Argentina and Turkey, 1971-1983.  
Julianna Harding Juli Harding (Marine Science) received $4,868 in CCU Professional Enhancement Grant funding for her project on Fish growth rates as a tool to evaluate warming water effects in southeastern estuaries.  
Hsing-Wen Hu Hsing-Wen Hu (Graduate and Specialty Studies) received a CCU Professional Enhancement Grant award for $5,835 for his project entitled Using High-Quality Supportive Workshops to Help New Graduated Teacher Candidates Integrate TPACK into Mathematics Classrooms.
Richard Kilroy Richard Kilroy (Politics) received $4,168 in CCU Professional Enhancement Grant funding for his project called Forging New Security Institutions in Mexico.
Catharina MiddletonHeather Hagan Catharina Middleton and Heather Hagan (Foundations, Curriculum and Instruction) received a $3,800 CCU Professional Enhancement Grant award for their project on Learning to Teach Indigenous South Carolina History Through Inquiry and Primary Sources. 
Rhonda Miller Rhonda Miller (Foundations, Curriculum and Instruction) received $4,365 in CCU Professional Enhancement Grant funding for her project to create a Library of Content Acquisition Podcasts for the faculty in the College of Education.
Meghan O'Connor Meghan O'Connor (Visual Arts) received a $6,000 CCU Professional Enhancement Grant award for research and fieldwork in preparation for a series of art exhibitions called Casting Fingers, Casting Blame?
Shari Orisich Shari Orisich (History) received a CCU Professional Enhancement Grant award for $4,530 for her project entitled "Daughters of the Revolution Speak: Girls and Girlhood in Cuba, 1952-1970". 
Tripthi PillaiRebecca Childs Tripthi Pillai and Rebecca Childs (English) received a $6,000 CCU Professional Enhancement Grant award for their Storytelling and Critical Applied Narrative (SCAN) Certificate Development Project. 
Michael Promisel Michael Promisel (Politics) received a CCU Professional Enhancement Grant award for $4,345 for his project entitled From Dissertation to Book Proposal: Prudence and Political Leadership.
Sara Rich Sara Rich (HTC Honors College) received $6,000 in CCU Professional Enhancement Grant funding to purchase basic art and science equipment for students in the first Maymester SciArtField School (May 2022).  
Jessica Richardson Jessica Richardson (English) received a CCU Professional Enhancement Grant for $6,000 for her project entitled Seeding Climate Narratives: Novel Research and Beyond.
Paul Richardson Paul Richardson (Chemistry) received a CCU Professional Enhancement Grant award for $5,603 for his project on Perceived stress levels and its impact on bacteriophage presence in the human population at Coastal Carolina University.
Eric Schultz Eric Schultz (Music) received $6,000 in CCU Professional Enhancement Grant funding for his Debut album recording and release: Eric Schultz, clarinet.  
Catherine Scott Catherine Scott (Foundations, Curriculum and Instruction) received a $500 CCU Professional Enhancement Grant award for her project entitled Beyond the Montessori Classroom: Examining How Teachers Use Online Instruction in Montessori Mathematics.  
Brianna Thomas Brianna Thomas (Physics and Engineering Science) received $3,998 in CCU Professional Enhancement Grant funding for her project on The effects of color on students' interpretation and retention of multiple representations in introductory mechanics (a pilot study).
Nicole Uphold Nicole Uphold (Foundations, Curriculum and Instruction) received $5,979 in CCU Professional Enhancement Grant funding for her project on Special Education Teachers' Views of Community-Based Instruction.  
Misti Williams Misti Williams (Communication, Media, and Culture) received $1,090 in CCU Professional Enhancement Grant funding for her project called Public Relations Society of America Membership and Certificate in Digital Communication.
Matthew Lykins Matthew Lykins (Physics and Engineering Science) received $3,999 in funding from NASA through a subaward from the College of Charleston for his project entitled REAP 2021-22:  Opening Astrophysics Career Paths for Under-served Groups at CCU.
Prashant Sansgiry (Gupta College of Science) received $12,257 in funding from the SC Department of Education for this summer's AP Institute for Teachers.
Russell Fielding Russell Fielding (HTC Honors College and Center for Interdisciplinary Studies) received a subaward from the University of Washington for $6,050 for his project entitled Caribbean Dietary Mercury Survey.
Keith Walters Keith Walters (Marine Science) received a federal award from the City of North Myrtle Beach in the amount of $15,659 for Oyster Reef Construction for Phase I of the DHEC 319 Hog Inlet Watershed Management Project.

Keith Walters

Paul Gayes (Burroughs & Chapin Center for Marine & Wetland Studies) and Keith Walters (Marine Science) received a grant in the amount of $192,509 from The Nature Conservancy for their monitoring work on the Boyd Living Shoreline in Georgetown, SC. 
Sheena Kauppila Sheena Kauppila (Graduate and Specialty Studies) received a subaward from the University of Utah in the amount of $29,867 for her involvement in the Degrees When Due project which is a completion and equity initiative to help states and colleges increase degree attainment among the "some college, no degree" population.  
Elizabeth Baltes Elizabeth Baltes (Visual Arts) received an individual $6,000 award from the National Endowment for the Humanities for a Summer 2021 Stipend for her research and writing on Portrait Statuary from the Athenian Agora Excavations.