Grant Awards

Grant Awards

KING'S COLLEGE GRANTS

 

2013/2014

 

Sponsor:  National Science Foundation

Project Director(s):  Isaac VonRue, Ph.D.

Project:  Major Research Instrumentation Program to acquire a Differential Scanning Calorimeter for the Department of Chemistry and Physics

Amount:  $87,775

 

Sponsor:  U.S. Department of Education Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program

Project Director:  Margarita Rose, Ph.D.

Project:  Enable 13 Participants to Study Abroad in Uganda for a Four-Week Faculty/Student Research Experience in the Summer of 2014

Amount:  $75,000

 

Sponsor:  George I. Alden Trust

Project Director(s):  David Glick and Kristi Concannon

Project:  Acquire Science Laboratory Equipment to support Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Initiatives

Amount:  $75,000

 

Sponsor:  Luzerne/Schuylkill Work Force Investment Board, Inc.

Project Director: William Bolan, Ph.D.

Project:  Learning Works After-School Program

Amount:  $48,768

 

Sponsor:  Prudential Foundation

Project Director:  Brother George Schmitz

Project:  McGowan Hispanic Outreach High School Summer Residential Enrichment Program

Amount:  $15,000

 

Sponsor:  Degenstein Foundation

Project Director:  Brian Mangan, Ph.D.

Project:  Environmental science faculty/student summer research projects

Amount:  $10,000

 

Sponsor: PA Fish and Boat Commission PA SeaGrant

Project Director:  Brian Mangan, Ph.D.

Project:  Research on Crayfish/Living Creatures living in the Susquehanna River

Amount:  $5,000

 

Sponsor:  Luzerne Foundation Wilkes-Barre General Hospital Women’s Auxiliary

Project Director:  Lorraine Novinger, MPAS, PA-C

Project:  Automatic External Defibrillators

Amount:  $3,000

 

Sponsor:  John G. Lynch Foundation

Project Director:  John McKeown

Project:  Irish Teachers Program

Amount:  $3,000

 

Sponsor:  PA Partners in the Arts

Project Director:  Sheileen Corbett

Project:  Annual Shakespeare Production

Amount:  $2,003

 

Fiscal Year 2012/2013

 

Sponsor:  Prudential Foundation

Project Director:  Brother George Schmitz

Project:  McGowan Hispanic Outreach High School Summer Residential Enrichment Program

Amount:  $15,000

 

Sponsor:  Degenstein Foundation

Project Director:  Brian Mangan, Ph.D.

Project:  Environmental science faculty/student summer research projects

Amount:  $12,500

 

Sponsor:  Northeastern Pennsylvania Technology Institute

Project:  Development of a grant proposal to the National Science Foundation

Amount:  $10,000

 

Sponsor:  First Federal Charitable Foundation

Project:  Transportation to and from Hazleton, PA for high school students participating the Luzerne County Juvenile Justice College Mentoring Program, which is primarily funded through the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency.

Amount:  $7,500

 

Sponsor:  John G. Lynch Foundation

Project Director:  John McKeown

Project:  Irish Teachers Program

Amount:  $3,000

 

Sponsor:  PA Partners in the Arts

Project Director:  Sheileen Godwin

Project:  Annual Shakespeare Production

Amount:  $1,400

 

2011/2012

 

Sponsor: Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD)

Project Director(s): Paul Lindenmuth

Project:Juvenile Justice College Mentoring Program

Amount: $144,550

Sponsor: Louisville Institute Sabbatical Research

Project Director(s): Jonathan Malesic, Ph.D.

Project:Sabbatical research on the Value of Work

Amount: $39,996

Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities Enduring Questions Program
Project Director(s): Jonathan Malesic, Ph.D.
Project: The Value of Work
Amount: $24,920

Sponsor: Dept. of Energy/Ben Franklin Technology Partners
Project Director(s): Ronald Supkowski, Ph.D.
Project: Interactions of Temperature Variation on Precipitation of Iron from Acid Mine Drainage

Amount: $29,195

Sponsor: NCAA Student Athlete Affairs Grant
Project Director(s): Theresa DaKay

Project:StepUP!

Amount: $1,894

 

2010/2011

 

Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities Enduring Questions Program
Project Director(s): Bindu Vyas, Ph.D., Director; Paul Lamore, Ph.D., Co-Director
Project: Enriching International Business Curriculum Through Ethics and Entrepreneurship Initiatives at King’s College

Amount: $132,000

Sponsor: HRSA: Physician Assistants Expansion Program
Project Director(s): Diana Easton
Project: King's College PA Program: Expanding to Meet National Needs

Amount: $990,000

 

2009/2010

Sponsor: William G. McGowan Charitable Fund, Inc.
Project Director(s): James Sysko and Isabel Balsamo under the direction of Fr. Jack Ryan and Teresa Peck
Project: McGowan Center for Ethics and Public Life (Year 5).
Amount: $998,655
                         
Sponsor: DyKnow Corporation
Project Director(s): Isabel Balsamo and Ray Pryor
Project: Software for the McGowan Hispanic Outreach Program
Amount: $4,300

Sponsor: Prudential Foundation
Project Director(s): Isabel Balsamo and Brother George Schmitz
Project: McGowan Hispanic Outreach Program Summer Residential Program
Amount: $15,000

Sponsor: PPL
Project Director(s): Brian Mangan
Project: Environmental Education Program
Amount: $1,000

 

2008/2009

 

Sponsor: Americorps: VISTA Volunteer
Project Director(s): Leanne Mazurick and Fr. Dick Hockman
Project: To aid The Green Initiative (TGI)
Amount: $15,000

Sponsor: Kanjorski/Casey Congressionally-Directed Grant
Project Director(s): Sue Henry and Karen Mercincavage
Project: WRKC Signal Expansion
Amount:  $181,000
                            
Sponsor:  Degenstein Foundation
Project Director(s): Dr. Brian Mangan
Project:  Environmental Program – Student Stipends
Amount:  $5,000

Sponsor:  John B. Lynch Scholarship Foundation
Project Director(s): Mr. John McKeown
Project:  Irish Teachers Program
Amount:  $6,000

Sponsor:  Keystone Innovation Grant
Project Director(s): Fr. Jack Ryan, Mark Leffler, Greg Emery and James Abrams
Project:  Expansion of EthosGen  / LCC Alternative Energy Project
Amount:  $40,000

Sponsor:  Margaret A. Cargill Foundation
Project Director(s): Dr. Brian Mangan
Project:  Environmental Studies Program
Amount:  $50,000

Sponsor:  PA Dept. of Education
Project Director(s): Heather Critchosin and Dr. Joyce Armstrong
Project:  Gate Opener Project
Amount:  $18,703

Sponsor:  PA Dept. of Education
Project Director(s): Dr. Lisa Marie McCauley
Project:  Multi-Use Facility on North Main St.: Site Preparation and Education Dept. Furnishings
Amount:  $350,000

Sponsor:  PennPAT
Project Director(s): Delight Yokley and Isabel Balsamo
Project:  Pasion y Arte
Amount:  $1,500

Sponsor:  PennPAT
Project Director(s): Delight Yokley and Isabel Balsamo
Project:  Pasion y Arte
Amount:  $1,500

Sponsor:  Pennsylvania Campus Compact
Project Director(s): Bill Bolan, Shoval Center for Community Engagement and Learning
Project:  Regional Network Service-Learning Intercollegiate Consortium of Northeast PA (SLIC NEPA)
Amount:  $8,990

Sponsor:  Pennsylvania Campus Compact
Project Director(s): Bill Bolan, Shoval Center for Community Engagement and Learning
Project:  Expansion of Regional Network Service-Learning Intercollegiate Consortium of Northeast PA (SLIC NEPA)
Amount:  $2,000

Sponsor:  Pennsylvania Campus Compact
Project Director(s): Bill Bolan, Shoval Center for Community Engagement and Learning
Project:  Expansion of Regional Network Service-Learning Intercollegiate Consortium of Northeast PA (SLIC NEPA)
Amount:  $2,000

Sponsor:  Pennsylvania Campus Compact
Project Director(s): Brother George Schmitz and Isabel Balsamo
Project:  Hispanic Outreach VISTA Worker
Amount:  $15,000

Sponsor:  Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board
Project Director(s): Laurie Ann Tomsho
Project:  Alcohol Education Activities
Amount:  $8,954

Sponsor:  Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts
Project Director(s): Delight Yokley
Project:  World Dance Theater
Amount:  $1,206

Sponsor:  Prudential Foundation
Project Director(s): Dr. Joyce Armstrong
Project:  E-Literacy Program for Early Childhood Center Directors
Amount:  $15,000

Sponsor:  Sanofi Pasteur
Project Director(s): Isabel Balsamo and Brother George Schmitz
Project:  Hispanic Outreach: Summer Science Programming
Amount:  $4,000

Sponsor:  UNICO
Project Director(s): Rose Gryskevicz
Project:  Scholarships
Amount:  $1,500

Sponsor:  Wall Street West Gap Investment
Project Director(s): King’s College, Lackawanna College and Luzerne County Community College (Isabel Balsamo)
Project:  Bilingual Financial Non-Credit Certificate Program
Amount:  $104,503

Sponsor:  William G. McGowan Charitable Fund, Inc.
Project Director(s): Rose Gryskevicz
Project:  McGowan Scholar
Amount:  $18,000

Sponsor: William G. McGowan Charitable Fund, Inc.
Project Director(s): James Sysko and Isabel Balsamo under the direction of Fr. Jack Ryan and Teresa Peck
Project: McGowan Center for Ethics and Public Life (Year 4).
Amount: $870,650

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