Grant Report: August 2010

Title: Ag Opeartions
Agency: USDA
Project director: Ganesan Srinivasan
Amount of Award: $28,448
Purpose: Funding for on-going research support within the Ag Operations Department.
College/School: Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology/Ag Operations

Title: Monitoring Fairmead Landfill (Year 4 of 5)
Agency: Madera County
Project director: Robert Dundas
Amount of Award: $175,404
Purpose: Funding to perform paleontological monitoring and fossil salvage services.
College/School: Science and Mathematics/EES

Title: Specialized Foster Parent Training 2011
Agency: Fresno County, Department of Social Services
Project director: Barbara Foster/E. Jane Middleton
Amount of Award: $436,358
Purpose: Funding for specialized foster parent training which will include beginning and intermediate sessions, along with MTFC training, CPR/First Aid and Special Health Care Needs training.
College/School: Health and Human Services/Social Work Education

Title: CCTA-Fresno County Mentoring Services
Agency: Fresno County, Department of Social Services 2010-2011
Project director: David Foster/E. Jane Middleton
Amount of Award: $100,677
Purpose: Funding to assist social work supervisors in the further development of their role as educator and trainer to new and/or transitioning social workers.
College/School: Health and Human Services/Social Work Education

Title: Multi-Site Off-Campus RN-to-BSN Program (Year 1 of 3)
Agency: US Department of Health and Human Services/HRSA
Project director: Mary Barakzai
Amount of Award: $90,021
Purpose: Funding to provide a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in the RN-to-BSN track at multiple sites throughout the Central San Joaquin Valley.
College/School: Health and Human Services/CCCEN

Title: College Assistance Migrant Program CAMP 2010-2011
Agency: US Department of Education – Office of Migrant Education
Project director: Ofelia Gamez
Amount of Award: $425,000
Purpose: Funding to provide support to migrant students through programs that provide recruitment, academic, personal, career, cultural, leadership and retention services.
College/School: Administration/Student Affairs/CAMP

Title: Stanislaus County Grievance Review Officer 2011
Agency: Stanislaus County Community Services Agency
Project director: Barbara Foster
Amount of Award: $13,000
Purpose: Funding for the Grievance Review Officer for the Stanislaus County for the Child Welfare Services.
College/School: Health and Human Services/Social Work Education

Title: Paleontology Sensitivity Mapping
Agency: The Trustees of the California State University (Caltrans pass-through)
Project director: Robert Dundas
Amount of Award: $195,724
Purpose: Funding to provide professional and technical services required to indentify sensitive paleontology resources in accordance with professional standards and requirements.
College/School: Science and Mathematics/EES

Title: CA-MSP (August start)
Agency: Fresno Unified School District (federal pass-through)
Project director: Rajee Amarsinghe
Amount of Award: $9,936.50
Purpose: Funding for Saturday workshops and professional learning communities.
College/School: Science and Mathematics/Mathematics

Title: San Joaquin Valley Mathematics Project STIR
Agency: The Regents of University of California (State of California pass through)
Project director: Karen Arth/Carol Fry Bohlin
Amount of Award: $24,000
Purpose: Fourth year funding for the STIR program to support teachers to increase retention.
College/School: Kremen School of Education and Human Development/Curriculum and Instruction

Title: Long Term Training – Vocational Evaluation (CFDA 84.129F)
Agency: US Department of Education
Project director: Charles Arokiasamy/John Lloyd
Amount of Award: $100,000
Purpose: First year funding for the Vocational Evaluation Long Term Training program for student support.
College/School: Kremen School of Education and Human Development/CSER

Title: Rehabilitation Counseling (CFDA 84.129B)
Agency: US Department of Education
Project director: Charles Arokiasamy
Amount of Award: $150,000
Purpose: Second year funding for the Rehabilitation Counseling Training program for student support.
College/School: Kremen School of Education and Human Development/CSER

Title: Business Support in Blue Technology 2010-2011
Agency: Central Valley Business Incubator
Project director: David Zoldoske
Amount of Award: $146,003
Purpose: Funding for water tech subcontract for the programmatic support for the adult and dislocated worker programs.
College/School: Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology/ICWT

Title: CSU Fresno English Language Acquisition Program
Agency: US Department of Education
Project director: Anne Murphy
Amount of Award: $298,278
Purpose: Fourth year funding for the English Language Acquisition Program.
College/School: Kremen School of Education and Human Development/Office of Teacher Recruitment

Title: Central California Child Welfare Training Academy 2011
Agency: State of California, Department of Social Services (federal pass through)
Project director: Jane Middleton/David Foster
Amount of Award: $1,876,291
Purpose: Funding to train county child welfare and probation staffs that are responsible for children and families in the foster care program.
College/School: Health and Human Services/DSWE/CCTA

Title: Convention and Entertainment Center Cost Survey
Agency: Fresno Convention and Entertainment CenterProject director: Michael Mahoney
Amount of Award: $4,501
Purpose: Funding to support development of a survey benchmark key rates at convention centers, arenas, auditoriums, theaters and other venues in the Southwestern Region of the United States.
College/School: Health and Human Services/Recreation Administration

Title: Pesticide and Gene Interactions in Latina Farm Workers
Agency: The Regents of University of California
Project director: Jason Bush
Amount of Award: $17,300
Purpose: Coordination and achieving of saliva samples as well as coordinate outsourcing of amplicon gene sequencing.
College/School: Science and Mathematics/Biology

Title: RIG: Integrated Research and Class Teaching on a Family of Bacterial Transcription Factors (Year 1 of 2)
Agency: National Science Foundation
Project director: He Youn
Amount of Award: $115,753
Purpose: To understand the diverse functions of CRP homologs. This will serve as a valuable groundwork for the elucidation of physiological functions of the targeted regulators.
College/School: Science and Mathematics/Biology

Title: Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment (Year 2 of 5)
Agency: US Department of Education
Project director: Charles Arokiasamy /John Lloyd
Amount of Award: 99,360
Purpose: Funding to support student activities for the second year of the Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment program.
College/School: Kremen School of Education and Human Development/CSER

Title: Radio-Frequency Interference Analysis
Agency: Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Project director: Peter Kinman/Ram Nunna
Amount of Award: 69,880
Purpose: Funding for technical studies and analyses to investigate potential radio frequency interference to the deep-space network caused by terrestrial systems and satellite systems operating in and near the DSN frequency bands.
College/School: Lyles College of Engineering/Electrical Engineering

Title: Workforce Development in Mechatronics
Agency: University of California, San Diego
Project director: Ram Nunna
Amount of Award: 10,000
Purpose: Funding to develop projects in mechatronics; Unmanned Aerial Vehicle and the Lowell Neighborhood Project.
College/School: Lyles College of Engineering