Service-Learning Travel Grant Past Recipients

2016-2017

Melanie Buffington and Courtnie Wolfgang, Art Education, School of the Arts, $1,000.
Imagining America, Oct. 6-8, 2016, Milwaukee, WI.

Beth Kreydatus, Focused Inquiry, $1,000.
Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities, Oct. 2016, Washington, D.C.

Carrie LeCrom, Center for Sport Leadership, School of Education, $1,000.
International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement, Sept. 2016, New Orleans.

2015-2016

Melanie Buffington, Art Education, School of the Arts, $1,000.
Imagining America Conference Presentation, Oct. 2015, Baltimore, MD.

Lindsay Chudzik, Focused Inquiry, $985.
Imagining America Conference Presentation, Oct. 2015, Baltimore, MD.

Lindsay Chudzik, Focused Inquiry, $1,000.
Lilly Conference on Evidence-Based Teaching & Learning, Jan. 2016, Austin, TX.

Robyn Everhart, Psychology, $1,000.
Hawaii International Conference on Education, Jan. 2016.

Tito Luna, Division of Community Engagement, $1,000.
Gulf-South Summit, April 2016, Savannah, GA.

Pamela Taylor, Art Education, School of the Arts, $1,000.
American Educational Research Association Conference, April 2016, Washington, D.C.

Courtnie Wolfgang, Art Education, School of the Arts, $1,000.
Imagining America Conference Presentation, Oct. 2015, Baltimore, MD.

Courtney Wolfgang, Art Education, School of the Arts, $1,000.
Conference for Arts-Based Research and Artistic Research, June 2016, Helsinki, Finland.

2014-2015

Melanie Buffington, Art Education, School of the Arts.
American Education Research Association, April 2015, Chicago, IL.
“Reflections in Service-Learning: A study of Undergraduate Art Education Majors”

Melanie Buffington, Art Education, School of the Arts, $1,000.
Imagining America, Oct. 2014, Atlanta, GA.
“Food Landscapes: An arts-based after school service-learning program.”

David Coogan, English Department, College of Humanities and Sciences, $1,000.
Imagining America, Oct. 2014, Atlanta, GA.
“Imagining the Arts and Humanities in the Prison Industrial Complex.”

Donna Dockery, Counselor Education, School of Education, $1,000.
Southern Association of Counselor Education and Supervision, Oct. 2014, Alabama.
“Using Service-Learning to Enhance Counselor Education.”

James Fueglein, Focused Inquiry, University College, $685.
National Service-Learning Conference, April 2015, Washington, D.C.
“Dynamism of TAs in Service-Learning Projects.”

Amanda Hall, School of Education, $1,000.
International Association of Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement, Sept. 2014, New Orleans, LA.
“Growing Community School Garden Partnerships.”

James Keck, Homeland Security, Wilder School, $401.
17th Annual Emergency Management Higher Education Symposium, June 2015, Emmitsburg, MD.
“Service-Learning for the Emergency Management Student in the Online Environment.”

Michael Lease, Department of Photography and Film, School of the Arts, $1,000
Imagining America Conference, Oct. 2014, Atlanta, GA.
“Civil Rights through the Windshield: A Public Art Project with the Bus Drivers of Richmond, VA.”

Carrie LeCrom, Sport Leadership, School of Education.
International Association of Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement, Oct. 2014, New Orleans, LA.
“The emotions of teaching through service-learning.”

Michelle Peace, Department of Forensic Sciences, College of Humanities and Sciences, $1,000.
Gulf South Summit, March 2015, Little Rock, AR.
“Talking F.A.C.T.S (Forensic Application of Critical Thinking Skills) to the Middle Schools.”

Pamela Taylor, Art Education, School of the Arts, $1,000.
American Education Research Association, April 2015, Chicago, IL.
“Reflections in Service-Learning: A study of Undergraduate Art Education Majors.”

Catherine Viverette, Department of Biology, College of Humanities and Sciences, $1,000.
Annual meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, the Cooper Ornithological Society, and the Society of Canadian Ornithologists
“Documentary Film: Bay2Bay.”

Terrence Walker, Student Affairs, Office of the Provost, $1,000.
International Association of Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement, Oct. 2014, New Orleans, LA.
“VCU Student Food Pantry-RamPantry Service-Learning Experience.”

2013-2014

Melanie Buffington, Art Education, School of the Arts, $1,000.
National Art Education Association Annual Conference, March 2015, San Diego, CA.
“What counts as service-learning?”

Kris Byrd, Focused Inquiry, University College, $497.
North Carolina Symposium on Teaching Writing, Feb. 2014, Raleigh, NC.
“PDA: How to measure student learning in community writing courses.”
    
Lindsay Chudzik, Focused Inquiry, University College, $405.
North Carolina Symposium on Teaching Writing, Feb. 2014, Raleigh, NC.
“PDA: How to measure student learning in community writing courses.”

James Fueglein, Focused Inquiry, University College, $560.
North Carolina Symposium on Teaching Writing, Feb. 2014, Raleigh, NC.
“PDA: How to measure student learning in community writing courses.”

Joann Richardson, Health and Human Performance, College of Humanities and Sciences, $1,000.
13th International Conference—Community-Campus Partnerships for Health, April 2014, Chicago, IL.
“Coming Full Circle: From Service-Learning to Internship to Employment to Mentorship in Addressing Health Equity.”

Kirk Richardson, Focused Inquiry, University College, $402.
North Carolina Symposium on Teaching Writing, Feb. 2014, Raleigh, NC.
“PDA: How to measure student learning in community writing courses.”

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