PSEG Past Awardees

PSEG AWARDS, 2007 TO THE PRESENT

 

2017

Nilanjana Dasgupta (Psychological and Brain Sciences)
Longitudinal Evaluation of Engagement in STEM from 5 Years of Eureka (Girls Inc. of Holyoke)
$13,353  

Krystal Pollitt (Environmental Health Sciences) and Ezra Markowitz (Environmental Conservation)
Profiling Children’s Environmental Exposures in Springfield (Spatial, Temporal, and Personal) and Creating Interactive Learning Activities on the Topic. (Partners for a Healthier Community, Pioneer Valley Asthma Coalition; Springfield Renaissance School)
$14,850

Dean Robinson (Political Science)
Curriculum and Professional Development Relating to Themes of Health Behavior, Racism and the Social Determinants of Health (Springfield Men of Color Health Awareness (MOCHA))
$10,890

Genevieve Chandler (Nursing)
“Changing Minds, Changing Lives,” a Group-Writing Experience For Athletes (Springfield Central High School)
$11,479              

2016

Samuel Redman and David Glassberg (History)
Climate Change and Environmental Justice: Toward a Climate Action and Resiliency Plan for Springfield. (Springfield Climate Justice Coalition; PV Planning Commission)
$13,000

Caitlyn Butler and David Reckhow (Civil and Environmental Engineering)
Characterization of Pharmaceuticals in Urine-compost at the Grow Food Northampton Community Organic Garden. (with Grow Food Northampton)
$10,000

Ashley Woodman (Psychological and Brain Sciences)
Development and Implementation of a Respite Care Curriculum. (Association for Community Living, Inclusive Community Center, Hadley)
$5,800

Antonio Martinez (College of Education)
Building Empowering Urban Youth Spaces for Developing Academic Literacies, Civic Engagement, and Racial Identities. (Holyoke High School)
$13,000

Ray Kinoshita Mann (Architecture)
Nipmuc Design for Empowerment. (the Nipmuc community in Webster MA)
$12,000

2015

Flavia Montenegro-Menezes (Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning)
Holyoke Community Development Coalition (with Olde Holyoke Development Corp & Nueva Esperanza)
$15,000

Rebecca Woodland, (Educational Policy, Research, and Administration)
Instructional Rounds for Educational Leadership (with Gill-Montague School District).
$11,800

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)
$15,000

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)
$15,000

 

2014

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)
$15,000

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)
$15,000

Jonathan Rosa  (Anthropology)
Youth Ethnographers Documenting and Analyzing Sociolinguistic Assets in Holyoke MA
$15,000

2013

Davis, Kathy,  TECS (SoE)
Morgan After-School Science and Engineering Club
$9,891 

Chipkin Stuart/HeffernanDawn  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
15,000 

Hruska, BarbaraTECS (SoE)        
Intensive Summer School for Beginning English Language Learners in Holyoke Public SchoolswithHolyoke students and teachers/ contact through HPS ELE Director
15,000

Buchanan, David  Pub Health
Engaging Springfield youth in designing a violence prevention program withMOCHA (Men of Color Health Awareness); Springfield Teens
14,400 

Pham, Giang  Comm. Disorders
Pilot for PAVE (Program to Acquire Vietnamese and English), withVietnameseAmer. Civic Assoc. (VACA) of Springfield
10,000  

2012

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

2011

Miller, Marla  History
Making Memories Matter: Public History and Amherst's Seniors
$14,000

Fountain, Jane  Pol Sci and Pub Policy
UMass/ STS Worldwide Views on Biodiverity Collaboration
$14,720

Ganz, Aura  Elec. & Computer Engineering
Wayfinding for Blind and Visually Impaired Users in Mass Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) Subway System Usin UMASS PERCEPT System
$15,000

2010

Matos, Nelida  TECS (SoE)
Closing the Achievement Gap in Springfield Public Schools
$15,000

Shetty, Kalidas,  Food Science
Community Food Systems to Combat Type 2 Diabetes in Springfield
$12,000

Valdiviezo, Laura  TECS (SoE)
Teachers as Researchers: Investigating Language Diversity in Amherst Regional Public Schools.
$12,724

2009

Mercaitis, Pat  Comm. Disorders
Critical Issues Impacting Second Language Learners: An Innovative Training Program for Speech-Language Pathologists in the Greater Springfield Area
$8770

Davis, Kathleen TECS (Soe)
Energy Thinking, Energy Action: Teaching about Climate Change and Renewable Energy
$10,995

Hoque, Simi  Nat. Resources and Conservation
Building Energy Workshop
$15,000

2008

Feldman, Alan TECS (SoE)
Supporting Novice Mathematics Teachers
$11,195

Lavine, Michael  Math & Statistics
STATCOM, Statistics in the Community
$5,000

Zucker, Donna  Nursing
The Hepatitis C and HI Prevention and Risk Reduction in Community Corrections Program
$13,515

2007

Maloy, Robert  TECS (SoE)
and Edwards, Sharon, Verock-O’Loughlin, Ruth-Ellen)
4Mality (4th Grade MCAS Active Learning Intelligent Tutoring System
$13,559

Baker, Erin  Mech & Indust. Engineering
Decision Support for the Hitchcock Center Sustainable Building Demonstration Project
$14,715