CAP Grants

Fall 2014 Diversity & Social Justice Course Development Grants

The second request for proposals for the Common Academic Program (CAP) Diversity and Social Justice course development grants is schedule for Fall 2014. Successful grant applicants will be awarded $2500 per person for the development or significant revision of a course with this focus, and implementation of the course.  Proposals from all disciplines are encouraged. 

Proposals are due to Sawyer Hunley, Assistant Provost for CAP at by Wednesday, November 5th. Development grants for proposed courses will be awarded on the basis of their alignment with the Diversity and Social Justice requirements and responses to the criteria and questions in the proposal form. 

The application form is being finalized and will be available here soon.

Spring 2014 Diversity & Social Justice Grant Recipients

Congratulations to the Spring 2014 Diversity & Social Justice grant recipients:




Ann Biswas English Health Literacy
Annette Taylor & Joseph Valenzano III Communication Faith and Free Expression
Darden Bradshaw Art Education Art Ed for Social Justice
Stephanie Litka Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work Language and Culture
Jeanne Holcomb Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work Food Justice
Tereza Szeghi English Latino/a Literature
Cassandra Dickson & Teresa Thompson Communication Dialogue, Power and Diversity
Kurt Mosser Philosophy Radical Philosophy, Self Interest and Excluded Voices
Simanti Dasgupta Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work Medicine, Power and Right to Heal
Jana Bennett & Irene Dickey Religious Studies / Marketing & Management Christian Ethics and Meaningful Marketing
Rebecca Whisnant Philosophy Philosophy and Women
Patricia Reid History African American Women's History Survey
Corinne Daprano Health & Sports Sciences Sport in the International Community
Viorel Paslaru Philosophy Medical Ethics
Caroline Merithew & Haimanti Roy History World Migration/Global Immigrants
Jamie Longazel Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work Diversity & Social Justice in Society & Criminal Justice Studies
Ruth Thompson-Miller Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work Sociology of Poverty & Inequality
Janet Bednarek History History of American City Planning
Rachel Collopy Teacher Education Middle Childhood & Adolescent Development in a Diverse Society
Donna Cox Music Ebony Heritage Singers