Bernadette Tiernan: Aim High Academy 2013
The Center for Continuing and Professional Education (CPE) will offer a third two-week summer experience for students from across northern New Jersey who are seeking advanced instruction in a variety of subjects thanks to this grant from the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education for $164,112.
Marianne Edmond: Addiction Education Grant, 2013
The Counseling, Health and Wellness Center will provide alcohol-free events and activities while educating college students about alcohol and drug abuse and providing positive messages to help students make better choices related to substance use thanks to a $23,595 grant from the Passaic County Department of Human Services.
Nancy Norris-Bauer: New Jersey History Day 2013
New Jersey History Day is the premier statewide program that gets students in grades 7 to 12 excited about research with original archival materials and then presenting it through poster presentations, essays, films, PowerPoint presentations or dramatic presentations. The New Jersey Historical Commission renewed its longstanding support of this project with a grant of $15,000.
Behnaz Pakizegi: Passaic Family Head Start Bright Futures Program
As a partner in the Passaic Family Head Start's award from the New Jersey Department of Children and Families, Dr. Pakizegi will provide training and other support for this project that serves low income families in Passaic County, particularly in the City of Passaic. This is a two-year project with WPU receiving $20,000 annually.
The College of Science and Health recently received news of a new, 3-year, $351,841 grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse of the National Institutes of Health to determine the behavioral effects of CB2-cannabinoid receptor ligands and to analyze the expression of CB2-receptors (CB2Rs). Cannabinoids are the constituents in marijuana and endocannabinoids are the nature endogenous marijuana-like substances found in animals and humans.
Carrie Hong and Gladys Scott: Preparing All Teachers to Better Serve English Learners (PATSEL)
The College of Education and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences recently received news of a new, 5-year, $1.5 million grant from the US Department of Education to increase the academic achievement of K-12 English Lanaguage Learners in Paterson, Passaic and Clifton by (a) providing in-service professional development for up to 40 teachers annually through workshops and in-class observation and support, (b) increasing the number of teachers with bi-lingual certification by offering financial aid to undergraduate and graduate students who enroll in certification-related courses, and (c) offering professional development workshops for College of Education faculty to enable them to include best-practices concerning teaching bi-lingual students in their courses.
Nancy Friend: Consulting and Professional Development, Passaic Public Schools
The Center for Continuing and Professional Education will continue coordinating the provision of targeted professional development and consulting support as needed for teachers and schools in the Passaic Public Schools through a $60,000 contract.
Glen Sherman and Bill Kernan: Passaic County Coalition to Utilize Environmental Strategies
The New Jersey Division of Mental Health & Addiction Services provided a grant to assist WP in bringing agencies and organizations from across Passaic County together to identify and then begin addressing issues related to providing substance abuse services and training resources. This is part of a statewide initiative in which similar activities are being undertake in every county; WP is the only university involved in the program. $150,000.00
Catalog of All Active FY2012 Grants and Contracts Received Through the OSP (coming soon)
The Star Report Newsletter
List of all awards received in the previous fiscal year as well as information on finding funding, preparing proposals and the OSP services and resources
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