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UNCG community-based research grant recipients

Posted on Monday, September 23rd, 2013 by Sangeetha Shivaji.
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Repost from Campus Weekly

Seven UNCG 2013-14 community-based research grant recipients have been announced.

The community-based research (CBR) initiation grant supports proposals that represent collaborative partnerships among community partner, student and faculty teams. The goal of this community-based research grant is to support the agenda of each team member while simultaneously grounding the process in mutual development of all three entities.

The UNCG Office of Leadership and Service-Learning, Undergraduate Research and The Graduate School made the announcement. For more information, visit: http://olsl.uncg.edu/community-scholarship/cbr-grants/ 

Recipients are:

Preserving Local History: A Field-Based Digitization Pilot Project 
Faculty: Mr. David Gwynn
Students: Rachel Sanders (UG), Megan Coker (G)
Community Partner: College Place United Methodist Church

Engaging Middle School Children in Discourses of Identity, College and Careers 
Faculty: Dr. Cerise Glenn
Students: Brittany McGee (UG), Crystal Sutton (G)
Community Partner: Turrentine Middle School

Sustainable Glenwood: Preservation Guidelines for Sustainable Community Development
Faculty: Dr. Travis Hicks
Students: Joylyn Troyer (UG), Catherine French (G)
Community Partner: Preservation Greensboro

Temporary Employment Opportunities for Citizens Experiencing Homelessness: Staffing Agency at the Interactive Resource Center 
Faculty: Dr. Channelle James
Student: Fatu C. Faye (UG)
Community Partner: Interactive Resource Center of Greensboro

The Links Between Health Literacy and Use of Health Care Services Among Montagnard Refugees and Immigrants: The Effective Health Communication for Health Promotion 
Faculty: Dr. Seung-Hyun Lee
Students: Debra L. Waddell (G), Undergraduate Student TBD
Community Partner: The Montagnard Health Professional Association (MHPA)

Evaluation of the Domestic Violence Intervention Program at Family Services of the Piedmont
Faculty: Dr. Christine Murray
Students: Rachel Shyloski (G), Bethany Garr (G)
Community Partner: Family Services of the Piedmont

The Process and Benefits of Friendship for Boys Aged 8-12 with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Faculty: Dr. Rosemery Nelson-Gray
Students: Jenna Mendelson (G), Undergraduate Student TBD
Community Partner: The Independence Place