2013-14 Mission Micro Grant Award Projects

The following proposals received Mission Micro Grants for 2013-14.

Rachelle Belanger (Department of Biology): Material support for the purchase of recycling bins and supplies for Life Science, the Loft, and the Student Center.

Jocelyn Bennett-Garraway (Graduate Student Counseling Association / Department of Counseling & Addiction Studies): Material support to provide food, resources, and gift materials for the Graduate Student Counseling Association (GCSA) Community Service Days at the Detroit Veterans Affairs Homeless Shelter and the Neighborhood Services Organization Emergency Homeless Shelter.

Jocelyn Bennett-Garraway (School Counseling Program / Department of Counseling & Addiction Studies): Material support for refreshments for parent workshops for the Detroit Public Schools Parent Resource Center and student workshops in the Detroit Public Schools.

Catherine Corrigan, Andrea Kwasky, Carmen Stokes (College of Health Professions (CHP) / McAuley School of Nursing): Material support for refreshments for the MSON Freshman Success Seminars.

Beth Ann Finster, SSJ and Sarah Neitz (University Ministry): Material support for the Comfortable Cup of Tea Party celebrating Mercy Day.

Lori Glenn (CHP / McAuley School of Nursing): Material support for the TeLL team’s printing of healthy dating posters and brochures, printing of dating violence awareness cards, and purchase of candles for a vigil for victims of domestic violence.

Greg Grobis and Melinda Pacha (Department of Performing Arts): Material support for the multimedia theatrical event, Jordan Anderson Writes a Letter.

Tadd Heidgerken (Architecture / Masters of Community Development): Material support for community engagement events relating to the proposed new hockey arena in Detroit’s Lower Cass Corridor.

Erin Henze (Department of Psychology): Material support for graduate students in the School Psychology Program’s childhood literacy project.

Heather Hill-Vásquez (Department of English / Women's & Gender Studies Program): Material support for the development and instruction of WGS 2000: Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies.

Gary Hillebrand (College of Engineering & Science): Material support for the creation of an informational brochure detailing the range of support services available to pregnant UDM students.

Suzanne Keep (CHP / McAuley School of Nursing): Material support for blood pressure clinics for underserved Hispanic and homeless community members provided by Community Health Nursing students.

Andrea Kwasky, Carla Groh (CHP / McAuley School of Nursing), and Erin Henze (Department of Psychology): Material support for a February 2014 Self-Injury Awareness Day panel and discussion.

Katherine Marshall and Andrea Kwasky (CHP / McAuley School of Nursing): Honorarium support for a campus presentation on mental illness by the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI).

Kathy Morgan and Carla Groh (CHP / McAuley School of Nursing): Material support for a study on the relationship between diabetes mellitus (DM), depression, self-efficacy, and glycemic control in urban, underinsured, primarily minority community members.

Judith Mouch (CHP / McAuley School of Nursing): Material support for foot care clinics at the Ss. Peter and Paul Warming Center provided by Community Health Nursing students.

David Nantais (University Ministry): Material support of “Discover the D” Program trips for UDM students.

Patricia Rouen and Elizabeth Nagle (CHP / McAuley School of Nursing): Material support to sponsor a Healthy Cooking class and recipe rehab event for the uninsured, low income women who participate in the MHC WiseWoman Program.

Mary Serowoky (CHP / McAuley School of Nursing): Honorarium support for a panel of guest presenters from the Ruth Ellis Center to speak with Family Nurse Practitioner students.

Carol Weisfeld and Sarah Frost (Department of Psychology): Material support for the updating and printing of campus posters addressing the issue of miscommunication between males and females.

Kathleen Zimmerman-Oster (Institute for Leadership & Service): Material support for three “Step Up: Be a Leader” college transition programs linking UDM student mentors with students from U of D Jesuit, Loyola, and Bishop Foley Catholic high schools.

Kathleen Zimmerman-Oster (Institute for Leadership & Service): Material support for the Emerging Leaders Program student workshops.

Lisa Zessin and Christina Socha (Academic Affairs): Material support for prayer study group.