Selections have been made for the 2013-2014 Rhode Island Campus Compact Presidential Faculty Fellowship!! RICC welcomes the new Faculty Fellows and looks forward to an academic year of community engagement, shared practice, and meaningful learning. Below are the names of the selected Fellows and brief titles of their projects for the year:
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Rhode Island College
“Virtual Fieldwork: Bringing Conservation Research and Monkeys into Providence Schoolrooms”
Associate Professor, Department of Biology & Biomedical Sciences, Salve Regina University
“Advancing Student-led Community Outreach in Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies through Hydroponic Agriculture at Salve Regina University”
Lecturer, Taubman Center for Public Policy and American Institutions, Brown University
“Integrating Community Engagement in Introduction to Public Policy & Evaluating Engaged Scholarship Outcomes”
Elizabeth Covino, M.S.
Associate Professor, College of Management, Johnson & Wales University
“Community-Campus Partnership: Event Management & South Providence Neighborhood Ministries”
Sandra Enos, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Sociology, Bryant University
“Advances in Engaged Scholarship: Service-Learning/Social Entrepreneurship”
Nelson Guertin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, John Hazen White School of Arts & Sciences, Johnson & Wales University
“Conversation Partners: RI Tourism Connects ESL and Domestic Students in Engaged Learning”
Prachi Kene, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Counseling, Educational Leadership & School Psychology, Rhode Island College
“Partnering with the National Alliance of Mental Illness of Rhode Island (NAMI of RI) to Prepare Clinicians and Address Gaps in Mental Health Services”
Amy Leidtke, M.I.D.
Industrial Designer and Lecturer, Department of Industrial Design and Department of Continuing Education, Rhode Island School of Design
“Thought Leadership Position on Equal Access to Design Education”
Leslie A. Mahler, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Communicative Disorders, University of Rhode Island
“Integrating Student Training in Treatment of Neurological Disorders with Provision of Services to the Community”
Stephen Mecca, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Engineering-Physics-Systems, Providence College
“Engaging students in complex problem solving and related research with an emphasis on rural developing world communities”
Rebecca Simon, M.S., OTR/L
Associate Professor & Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, Occupational Therapy Department, New England Institute of Technology
“Advancing Occupation Therapy’s Role in Primary Care through Campus-Community Partnerships”
Laura Snyder, M.A.
Director of English Education, Lecturer in Education, Brown University
“Increasing School-year Enrichment Programming of Brown Summer High School & Adolescent Literature Community Outreach”
Paul Sproll, Ph.D.
Head of Department of Teaching + Learning in Art + Design, Rhode Island School of Design
“Evaluating Community-Based Practicum: Arts Learning for Urban Youth in Out-of-School-Time”
Associate Professor of Biology, Roger Williams University
“Community Engagement in Undergraduate Public Health Education”