Successes

A Department of Education Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language Program is awarded $99,262 to the University of Maine at Farmington for disseminating international studies throughout the curriculum and to plan and fund study abroad.

MassBay Community College, Humanities Division, wins $300,000 NEH CARES grant to save the jobs of forty adjunct professors in the humanities, and to equip those individuals with digital learning techniques.

Natasha Goldman and Page Herrlinger win $99,000 NEH Summer Seminars and Institutes for School Teachers for their project, “Teaching the Holocaust through Visual Culture” at Bowdoin College.

The Davenport Trust awards $7,500 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bath/Brunswick, Maine to fund programming to held disadvantaged youth in the Midcoast Maine region.

A foundation awards $15,000 for undocumented students at MassBay Community College to offset COVID-related expenses.

University of Maine at Augusta (PI Amanda Willette, Dental Health Programs), wins a $50,000 Northeast Delta Dental grant for a dental assistantship training clinic.

University of Maine at Augusta (PI Amanda Willette, Dental Health Programs), wins a $25,000 Libra Foundation grant for a dental assistantship training clinic.

University of Maine at Augusta (PI Lisa Botshon) wins a $100,000 National Endowment for the Humanities Public Discussion Grant, “Maine’s Midcentury Moment: A Bicentennial Celebration.”

WISSEN project managed the commission of two 9′ x 9′ mosaics for The Hartley Block, Lewiston, Maine. Client: The Szanton Company. Mosaics: Miotto Mosaics Studios. Researched artists, presented options, wrote directed call for submissions, and led decision-making process.

Gettysburg Montessori Charter School (PI Faye Pleso) wins successful Hoffman Trust application. Award: $18,000 for books for a new school library. Client:

Wrote National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar application. Award: $90,000. Client: Bowdoin College (PIs Natasha Goldman and Page Herrlinger).

Reviewed NSF S-STEM grant application. Award: $649,000. Funds at-risk minority students in STEM fields. Client: McAllister & Quinn/Franklin Pierce.

Wrote seven successful Grants to Reduce Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking on Campus applications (US Department of Justice, Office of Violence Against Women). Awards: $300,000 each. Funds new positions to create a coordinated community response to reduce sexual assault on campus. Clients: University of Maine at Augusta, McAllister&Quinn (Juniata College, Gettysburg College, among others).

Wrote two successful National Endowment for the Humanities Connections applications. Awards: $35,000 each. Funds faculty across disciplines to engage in a humanities theme. Clients: various.

Wrote National Endowment for the Humanities Access grant. Award: $30,000. Funds paid internships for undergraduates (NEH no longer offers this opportunity). Client: McAllister & Quinn/Dean College.

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