PSEG Awards, 2007 to the Present


Flavia Montenegro-Menezes (Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning)
Holyoke Community Development Coalition (with Olde Holyoke Development Corp & Nueva Esperanza)

Rebecca Woodland, (Educational Policy, Research, and Administration)
Instructional Rounds for Educational Leadership (with Gill-Montague School District).

Alicia Timme-Laragy (Environmental Health Sciences)
A New Source of PCBs to Waterways--Does it Pose a Health Risk?
(with Greenfield Community College, Eureka, U.S. Geological Survey)

Margaret Gebhard (Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies)
Supporting Teachers' Professional Development and Students' Disciplinary Literacy Development (with Springfield HS of Science and Technology & Springfield Central High)



Judyie Albilali, Gil McCauley, Priscilla Page (Theater)
Art, Legacy, and Community (an applied theatre production researching and dramatizing the legacy of African-American scholarship, consciousness, and culture in the Pioneer Valley)

Paula Rees (CoE), Charles Schweik (ECO), Steven D. Brewer (Biology)
Town-gown Makerspace (After-school program to engage Amherst Middle School youth in STEAM, Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics)

Jonathan Rosa  (Anthropology)
Youth Ethnographers Documenting and Analyzing Sociolinguistic Assets in Holyoke MA


Davis, Kathy,  TECS (SoE)
Morgan After-School Science and Engineering Club

Chipkin Stuart/Heffernan, Dawn  Kines./ Pub. Health
My life, my health: A proposal for sustainable chronic disease self-management programming in the communities surrounding Umass Amherst, withFranklin Cty Home Care, Highland Valley Elders, West Reg. Mass Pub Health

Hruska, BarbaraTECS (SoE)        
Intensive Summer School for Beginning English Language Learners in Holyoke Public Schools withHolyoke students and teachers/ contact through HPS ELE Director

Buchanan, David  Pub Health
Engaging Springfield youth in designing a violence prevention program withMOCHA (Men of Color Health Awareness); Springfield Teens

Pham, Giang  Comm. Disorders
Pilot for PAVE (Program to Acquire Vietnamese and English), withVietnameseAmer. Civic Assoc. (VACA) of Springfield


Elena Carbone  Nutrition/ Commonwealth Honors College
Community Engaged Research  Seed Grant  (ongoing)


Miller, Marla  History
Making Memories Matter: Public History and Amherst's Seniors

Fountain, Jane  Pol Sci and Pub Policy
UMass/ STS Worldwide Views on Biodiverity Collaboration

Ganz, Aura  Elec. & Computer Engineering
Wayfinding for Blind and Visually Impaired Users in Mass Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) Subway System Usin UMASS PERCEPT System


Matos, Nelida  TECS (SoE)
Closing the Achievement Gap in Springfield Public Schools

Shetty, Kalidas,  Food Science
Community Food Systems to Combat Type 2 Diabetes in Springfield

Valdiviezo, Laura  TECS (SoE)
Teachers as Researchers: Investigating Language Diversity in Amherst Regional Public Schools.


Mercaitis, Pat  Comm. Disorders
Critical Issues Impacting Second Language Learners: An Innovative Training Program for Speech-Language Pathologists in the Greater Springfield Area

Davis, Kathleen TECS (Soe)
Energy Thinking, Energy Action: Teaching about Climate Change and Renewable Energy

Hoque, Simi  Nat. Resources and Conservation
Building Energy Workshop


Feldman, Alan TECS (SoE)
Supporting Novice Mathematics Teachers

Lavine, Michael  Math & Statistics
STATCOM, Statistics in the Community

Zucker, Donna  Nursing
The Hepatitis C and HI Prevention and Risk Reduction in Community Corrections Program


Maloy, Robert  TECS (SoE)
and Edwards, Sharon, Verock-O’Loughlin, Ruth-Ellen)
4Mality (4th Grade MCAS Active Learning Intelligent Tutoring System

Baker, Erin  Mech & Indust. Engineering
Decision Support for the Hitchcock Center Sustainable Building Demonstration Project

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