Grant Recipients Panel

Research/Creative Activities Grant Recipient Panel 2021

Wednesday, September 15, 2:15–3:15 p.m. (ET)

Note: The 2020 recipient panel is scheduled for Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 2:15–3:15 p.m. (ET)         

Engaged scholarship involves asset oriented, mutually beneficial partnerships between university personnel and community organizations. The work is co-planned, co-implemented, and co-assessed and may lead to social change.  The recipients or their representatives of our 2021 Engaged Scholarship Grant program will present their work in progress during this session.

Moderator:  Lynnette Overby, University of Delaware


  • Dr. Patricia Beierwaltes, Minnesota State University Mankato
    Take Charge: Your Well-being and Wellness
  • Dr. Virginia Cope, The Ohio State University
    The Mardi Gras Indians of New Orleans: Cultural Preservation Amid a Pandemic
  • Dr. Maru Gonzalez, North Carolina State University
    Pilot Testing the #PassTheMicYouth Curriculum to Nurture Youth-Led Community Engagement
  • Dr. Lesley Harris, University of Louisville
    “The Promise:” Arts-Based Socially Engaged Research Exploring the Impact of Race-Based Trauma and Gun Violence in Louisville
  • Dr. Tracey Hodges, The University of Alabama
    A Collaborative, Professional Development Partnership Focused on Resetting Writing Goals and Working to Eliminate Inequities Post-COVID19
  • Dr. Michael Kimball, University of Northern Colorado
    Heritage Conversation Partners Project
  • Dr. Joanne Marciano, Michigan State University
    “Are we gonna make a difference?” Taking Action Toward Change with Youth Through Community-Based Participatory Action Research
  • Dr. Socorro Morales, University of Texas at San Antonio
    Latinx Youth Empowerment through Ethnic Studies: Developing Critical Youth Educators and Anti-Racist Advocates
  • Ashley Pigford, University of Delaware
    Helping AMC Families with Assistive Devices
  • Dr. Traci Rider, North Carolina State University
    Aligning Health and Built Environment Assessment Frameworks in Affordable Housing
  • Dr. Pengyi Shi, Purdue University
    A Community Approach for Racial Justice: Decision Analytics Using Fair Machine Learning and Optimization
  • Dr. Deborah Tyndall, East Carolina University
    School Connectedness: Supporting the Emotional and/or Mental Health Needs of Adolescents in a Low-Income Middle School
  • Dr. Lindsey Weiler, University of Minnesota
    Addressing Children’s Mental Health via University-Community Partnerships