Funding totaling $256,714 was recently received by the School of Education, the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, and the Program for Academic Excellence.
- Dr. Melissa Boston, Department of Instruction and Leadership in Education, $7,000, from Intermediate Unit 1, Coal Center, to provide travel, rater training and general expenses for Boston, an external evaluator for the Intermediate Unit 1 Center for STEM Education Math-Science Partnership Grant.
- Dr. Jeffry Madura and Dr. Jeff Evanseck, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, $6,000, from Gaussian Inc., for the Center for Computational Sciences. This brings the total award amount to date to $72,000.
- The Program for Academic Excellence, an anticipated $90,000 grant, from the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency. Dr. Judith Griggs, director of the Learning Skills Center, will be the award administrator.
- Dr. Aleem Gangjee, School of Pharmacy, an additional $153,714, from the National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, for Water Soluble Antimitotics That Circumvent Tumor Resistance. This brings Year 3 funding to $294,880 and the total amount of funding received to date to $920,909.
Spring Clean-Up: More Than Picking Up Litter and Planting
The 27th annual Spring Clean-Up is a one-day, large-scale litter pick-up and greening event that takes place throughout the South Side and Greater Hill District neighborhoods; however, it is much more than that.
- Spring Clean-Up: More Than Picking Up Litter and Planting