2017-2018 QEP Funded Projects
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2017-2018 QEP Funded Projects

Faculty, staff and students received grant funds for projects occurring during the 2017-2018 fiscal year that directly relate to the two high-impact practice focus areas: service-learning and study abroad. Proposals could be used to create new or enhance existing experiences. 

Title of Project Principal Investigator # of Students Involved Amount Awarded

Service-Learning Course Support

Alexandra Wills     

18

$380

Unpacking Your Global Govs Suitcase

Marissa Chandler

40

$20,000

Hogwarts to Wonderland: Scholarship for Study Abroad in Education

Tara Alvey

4

$5,000

APSU Goes Global

Matthew Kenney

12

$6,000

September 11 Day of Service

Ken Shipley

15

$4,950

Global ENGAGE Program

Jamie Pack

10

$7,500

Exploring Immigrant Experiences and Narratives

Neeta Bhasin

9

$5,000

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program

Jennifer Thayer

18

$2,000

Tropical Ecology, Biodiversity, and Conservation in Costa Rica  

Carol Baskauf, Colleen White

7

$4,735

Spain's Early Renaissance

Miguel Ruiz

13

$5,000

Criminal Justice in Ireland

Christopher Wright

14

$3,800

Modern Eastern Europe: Battlefields of the Great Wars & the Holocaust

John Steinberg, Keith Chezem

7

$9,315

Trinidad Leadership Study Abroad

Rodney Mills, Colin Crist

10

$7,450

Religious Ethics Service Learning

Jordy Rocheleau

8

$1,326

Experience in Synthesis and Characterization of Binary Ge-Te Glasses

Cord Beck, Roman Holovchak

1

$3,500

Granada: Mirror of Three Cultures

Miguel Ruiz, Kasey Burns

13

$5,532

Experience in Synthesis and Characterization of Binary Ge-Te Glasses

Austin Harnage, Roman Holovchak

1

$3,500

Quebec: Exploration of Cultures and Voyage of Discovery in Francophone Canada

Karen Sorenson

3

$5,000

Excursion to Buenos Aires to Enhance Student Knowledge of Spanish and Latin American Culture

Jacob Burney, Osvaldo Di Paolo Harrison, Katherine Honea

9

$7,600

Dance Cultural Arts Experience in Japan

Megan Cundiff, Margaret Rennerfeldt

13

$9,800