JONESBORO, AR – On April 9, 2019 The Kays Foundation announced its 2018-2019 awards of three grants to Arkansas State University faculty members. See Photo Gallery
The first award the Board of Directors of the Foundation awarded was for $7,723.04 to Dr. Philip Tew, associate professor of finance in the College of Business. The grant is a startup grant for a new program he and others will be developing as a financial literacy outreach program for ASU students titled; “SCARLET to Black” Dr. Tew will be the principal investigator for the grant and program development.
The foundation board also awarded a $4,786.00 grant to Rebecca Cooper, research assistant in the department of Ecotoxicology/Biology. She plans to use the grant to support her research project, “The determination of heavy metal concentrations in soybean field soils used by native bees.” She will purchase supplies involved in data collection which will aide in the larger UDA project she is researching.
The last grant was awarded to Brenda Anderson, associate professor of nursing. The award amount is $2,142 to be used to purchase cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) equipment so the department can continue to meet the American Heart Association’s training requirements. It includes two sets of adult and infant manikins with feedback devices for use in the CPR courses.
The Arkansas State College Foundation for the Advancement of Higher Education, which does business as Kays Foundation is a private organization which supports Arkansas State University through grants for projects which advance the mission of the University.
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