Funded Initiatives

Funded initiatives in the School of Nursing at Hampton University (Past and Present)

Dr. Arlene Montgomery was awarded $41,290.00 by the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration for the Department of Graduate Nursing Education through the Nurse Faculty Loan Program (July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010). This award will assist in increasing the number of nursing faculty.

Dr. Arlene Montgomery was awarded $11 ,940.00 by the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration for the Department of Graduate Nursing Education through the ARRA Nurse Faculty Loan Program (August 1, 2009 through June 30,2010). This award will increase the number of nursing faculty.

Dr. Arlene Montgomery was awarded $39,795.00 by the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration for the grant entitled "Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship" for the period July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010.

Dr. Arlene Montgomery was awarded $10,707.00 by the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration for the College of Virginia Beach Department of Undergraduate Nursing Education for Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students for the period July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010.

Dr. Arlene Montgomery was awarded $14,989.00 by the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration for the HU Main Campus, Department of Undergraduate Nursing Education for Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students for the period July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010.

Dr. Arlene Montgomery was awarded $4,283.00 by the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration for the Department of Graduate Nursing Education for Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students for the period July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010.

Dr. Bertha Davis was awarded $1,149,608.00 (over a three year period) by the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (7/1/2009 - 6/30/2012) for the grant entitled "Advanced Education Nursing Grant". The purpose of this project is to enhance the Doctor of Philosophy program to prepare graduates for national certification as nurse educators. This will positively impact the education of nursing students who will join the workforce.

Dr. Michelle Penn-Marshall and Mrs. Sherri Saunders-Goldson was awarded $835,136.00 by the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (7/1/2009 - 6/30/2012) for the grant entitled "HU CapacityBuilding and Retention Strategies (HU-CARES)". The purpose of this project is to expand enrollment in the baccalaureate nursing program. This grant was selected as an exemplary grant by the Division of Nursing and will be used as a model grant in the fall 2009 technical workshops to be held by the Division of Nursing.

Dr. Hilda Williamson and Mrs. Shevellanie Lott was awarded $1,210,873.00 (over a three year period) by the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (7/1/2009 - 6/30/2012) for the grant entitled "Hampton University Strategies to Achieve Retention of Students (HU-STARS)". The purpose of this project is to increase nursing education opportunities through the implementation of a model pre-entry and post-enrollment program that includes retention activities, stipends, and scholarship support for persons from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Dr. Michelle Penn-Marshall and Dr. Hilda Williamson were awarded $5,000.00 for the grant entitled "Kids Plus Health Equal Awareness" from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) for the NLM Environmental Health Information Partnership (EnHIP) July 2009. Dr. Michelle Penn-Marshall was awarded $3,500. for a faculty research grant entitled "Successful Children's Obesity Prevention Strategies to Hampton University" (SCOPE) (April 27, 2009).

Dr. Sherri Saunders-Goldson, (Project Director), Dr. Bertha Davis and Dr. Hilda Williamson were awarded a grant of $1,395,090.00 dollars over four years by the Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration. HU was the only Historically Black College or University (HBCU) awarded. The Hampton University - Veterans Education Transition for Success (HU-VETS) project seeks to increase veteran's enrollment and graduation from Hampton University School of Nursing's baccalaureate curriculum with counseling, mentoring, curriculum adaptations, test preparation, and appropriate recognition of related military education and experiences. The goals of the HU-VETS project are to 1) Design and implement a three prong career ladder approach for veterans by recruiting, retaining and graduating eligible veterans with baccalaureate degrees in nursing who can successfully past the National council Licensing Examination for Registered nurses. (NCLEX-RN) and assist in meeting the overarching goals of Healthy People 2020, and 2) Design and implement a strategy for awarding academic and clinical credit for prior medical training and military experience.

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