Celebrating Awards

New Awards

Emily Monroe:  Biomedical Science Education Postdoctoral Training Program, FY17

This teaching mentorship program will place Postdoctoral Fellows in the Biology Department and will engage them in teaching, labs, and curriculum development, thanks to a grant from the National Institutes of Health for $24,715.

Kristen Evangelista: Collection Storage Improvement Plan

This project will assist in the implementation of the Collection Storage Improvement Plan, which will address immediate and long term storage needs of the WPU Art Collections, thanks to a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for $6,000.

Bernadette Tiernan: Skills Partnership Grants

These projects will provide training and certification for key managers and front-line employees of New Jersey businesses in the Industries of Healthcare, Manufacturing, and Hospitality thanks to multiple grants from the NJ Department of Labor & Workforce Development totaling $613,900.

Sherrine Schuldt, Glen Sherman, and Bill Kernan: Strategic Prevention Framework Partnership for Success

This collaborative project with The Regional Coalition, United for Prevention in Passaic County, will expand prevention programs for youth throughout the county, thanks to a $96,288 grant from the NJ Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.

Kristen Evangelista: University Galleries

The University Galleries oversee and exhibit the University’s art collections, sponsor lectures, artists and curator talks, host collaborative workshops, and offer exhibition tours and educational programs throughout the year.  The NJ State Council on the Arts is continuing its support of the University Galleries through a $19,247 grant.

Sherrine Schuldt, Glen Sherman, and Bill Kernan: Passaic Coalition to Utilize Environmental Strategies

The continuation of the Passaic Coalition project will expand prevention programs and will reduce underage drinking and access to prescription drugs through peer education groups on campus and in the surrounding communities, thanks to the NJ Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services for $150,000.

WP has had great success over the years in obtaining external support for sponsored projects.  In FY2016, we received over $6,300,000 to support a variety of projects.  This chart compares the number of proposals that were submitted to awards that were active, which includes multi-year awards.  57% of proposals submitted in FY2016 have been funded.

Number of New and Continuing Awards by Unit FY2016

Value of New and Continuing Awards by Unit FY2016