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Faculty and staff sketches

Posted on August 06, 2013

Faculty and staff members who have given presentations or had articles published are listed below.

In the News

Tera Qualls, project manager for the Johnson Center for Philanthropy’s Community Research Institute, was interviewed by The Rapidian for an article about young people working for nonprofit organizations.

Adriel A. Hilton, assistant vice president for inclusion initiatives, was interviewed by Wisconsin Public Radio for a story about historically black colleges and universities.


Cynthia McCurren, dean of the Kirkhof College of Nursing, was elected to the board of directors for the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. Her term will be from 2013-2015.  

Paul Reitemeier, chair of the Human Research Review Committee, was named to the inaugural Alion Human Research Protections Program Council on Accreditation.

The McNair Scholars Program received a $239,400 grant from the U.S. Department of Education, bringing total program funding to $492,000.

Cynthia Coviak, professor of nursing, received a $347,650 grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration for year two of the Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship program.

The Groundswell Continuation 2 project received a $145,000 grant from the Great Lakes Fishery Trust.

The School Counselor Graduate Program project received a $10,000 grant from the Michigan College Access Network.

Lihua Huang, assistant professor of social work, gave a presentation, “The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and Health Parities in Older Adults: Lessons from an American Debate,” at the Social Policy International Symposium in Shanghai, China. She also co-chaired a session on health equity and health policy.

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