Funded Grant Projects 2016-2017

AY2016-2017 saw the inaugural cycle of the Student Affairs Faculty Research Grants program, and we received many competitive reearch proposals from a variety of disciplines, including both basic and applied research topics. 


The following proposals were awarded funding and research is currently underway:


Proposal title: Concept Plans to Improve Water Quality at Lake Herrick

Jon Calabria, Ph.D.; Associate Professor, College of Environment & Design

Partnering with: University Housing and UGA Office of Sustainability

Keywords: water quality, sustainability, housing residents' perceptions


Proposal Title: Parent-Child Relationships Across Students’ Transitions to College

Katie Ehrlich, Ph.D.; Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Franklin College of Arts & Sciences; the Center for Family Research

Anne Shaffer, Ph.D.; Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Franklin College of Arts & Sciences

Student Affairs Partner: Erin Richman, Ph.D., Academic Partnerships & Initiatives

Keywords: student transition-to-college, family context, psychosocial development


Proposal Title: An Exploration of How the UGA Food Scholarship Affects Students’ Social and Financial Success in College

Georgianna L. Martin, Ph.D. 

Assistant Professor, College Student Affairs Administration program

Department of Counseling and Human Development Services, College of Education

Student Affairs Partner: Dr. Jan Barham, Associate Dean of Students & Director of Tate Student Center

Keywords: food security, student success, adjustment, intervention assessment, scholarship programs


News from UGAToday :  Student Affairs Grants encourage innovative faculty research partnerships