Project Grants

Faculty Project Grants awarded in 2017

Cosgrove, Walker (July – 2017)
$500 to attend The Verbal Art of Plato seminar at The Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, D.C.

Culpepper, Scott (Summer – 2017)
$1,500 to support travel to Nashville, Tennessee and Colorado Springs, Colorado for research endeavors related to his book project titled “Safe for the whole family: The ironic relationships between popular Christian media and American Popular culture”.

Fictorie, Carl (Summer – 2017)
$1,000 initiate a writing project on faith and science for college level students in introductory science courses.

Heldt, Rikki (May – 2017)
$950 to attend Best Practices for Teaching First Generation Latino Students: A Practical Workshop in San Jose, Costa Rica.

Janssen, Mike (June – 2017)
$660 to attend An Inquiry-focused Approach to Linear Algebra workshop at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois.

Jelsma, Tony (May – 2017)
$650 project grant to attend a Cadaver Dissection Workshop at the University of South Dakota in preparation for the establishment of Dordt’s new cadaver lab.

Lappenga, Ben (Summer – 2017)
$500 to support the purchase of references and commentaries to support his book project titled ‘The Faithfulness of the Risen Christ”.

Matthews, Joshua (July – 2017)
$757 to attend the “Teaching the Christian Intellectual Traditional: Virgil and the Modern Christian Imagination” seminar at Samford University.

Matthews, Joshua (August – 2017)
$1,000 to attend the Glen Workshop on "The Art of Criticism" in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Van Beek, Leendert (July – 2017)
$1,300 to attend the “Using Technology in Second Language Teaching” Summer Institute in Minneapolis, MN.

VanTol, Kathleen (May – 2017)
$950 to attend Best Practices for Teaching First Generation Latino Students: A Practical Workshop in San Jose, Costa Rica.

VanTol, Kathleen (Summer – 2017)
$1000 to do a comparative study of provision of services for children with special needs in Mexico and Central America, working with the Teleton Foundation in Mexico.

Versluis, David (Summer – 2017)
$1,000 to develop a series of aluminum sculptural pieces featuring formal abstraction titled “Primary Structures”.

Volkers, Mark (July – 2017)
$2,000 to attend the AVID workshop and become an AVIDLearning Partner.