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2021-22 DEI InNOVAtion Grant Recipients

January 12, 2022

The Office of DEI Announces Recipients of the Innovation Grant

The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion extends its congratulations to the recipients of the 2021-22 DEI InNOVAtion Grant! The recipients of this year’s grants were announced on Tuesday, at the 2022 PUP Conference, and are listed below:

  • Turning The Test Around, submitted by Ashley Wilkins
  • Supporting All NOVA Students: Creating Inclusive Learning Environments and Authentic Engagement to Improve Learning Experiences and Future Employability Skills, submitted by Hong Wang and Stacey Bustillos
  • Mentoring Black and Hispanic/Latino/Latinx Success in Information and Engineering Technology, submitted by Christianne Nieuwsma and Paula Ford
  • Applying DEI Guidelines In Course Redesign, submitted Maureen Madden, Shaoyu Chi and Rong Zhu
  • DEI on the Inside: Using Personal Discernment Work to Foster Culturally Responsive Community, submitted by Dr. Paul Fitzgerald and Dr. Cheri Lemieux Spiegel
  • Did you Know? NOVA Celebrates Neurodiversity, submitted by Melissa Chabot and Susie Ko
  • Open For Inclusive Excellence: Using Open Education to Create More Equitable Learning Materials, Spaces and Experiences for NOVA Students, submitted by Dr. Kim Grewe
  • Empowering Students Through the Diversity of Music, submitted by Connie Robinson
  • NOVA Foodways: Global Culture, Third Spaces and Community, submitted by Susan Monroe and Laura Garcia-Moreyra
  • The Journey of the Eldest Immigrant Daughter, submitted by Antonina Rodgers

Congratulations again to all the InNOVAtion Grant Award recipients! For more detailed information about each of these projects, please visit the InNOVAtion Grant page on the DEI web site.