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College of Nursing and Health Professions receives grants for student partnerships

College of Nursing and Health Professions receives grants for student partnerships

Rhonda Wheeler, Community Engagement Manager

August 27, 2019

The College of Nursing and Health Professions has received two grants amounting to nearly $5.4 million this year. The first grant is from the Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP). The grant promotes student work with community members to provide better care for elders in the tristate ar...

Supporting the influencers of tomorrow

Supporting the influencers of tomorrow

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

April 2, 2019

Kiana Smith said she couldn’t imagine beginning her student teaching halfway through a semester. The senior elementary education major is one of the eight students involved in the year-long student teaching program called “Teach Now, Transform Tomorrow.” The program is available to all elementary,...

$10,000 grant funds new app for Blackboard

$10,000 grant funds new app for Blackboard

Bobby Shipman

March 19, 2014

Katherine Winsett grew tired of working her classroom lesson plans around third-party digital materials. After a call for higher-education proposals fell in her lap, the USI biology instructor chose to act on an idea she had been stewing over for a few years. She enlisted a team of two USI students to design a visual-led proposal for Colab, an application that w...

Pott College receives grant for STEM development

Shannon Hall

January 28, 2014

Indiana Governor Mike Pence awarded USI $835,138 through the Indiana STEM Teacher Recruitment Fund to create a program that will recruit Indiana STEM teachers. USI has more than 2,400 students majoring in either STEM disciplines or teacher education programs. “This is a first time we received...

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