Foundation, Corporate & Government Relations

Recent Grants at UIW

Faculty Member Amount Funding Source Program
Dr. Sara Tallarovic and Dr. Glenn James (Math, Science & Engineering) $6,000,000 U.S Department of Education Hispanic-Serving Institutions Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Program
Ms. Sandy McMakin (Student Success) $3,063,000 U.S. Department of Education Strengthening Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program
Ms. Jean Loden (Honors Program) $20,000 CapitalOne Bank Leadership Program for UIW Honors Students
Dr. Marcos Oliveira (Feik School of Pharmacy) $20,000

Owens Medical Research Foundation

Designing curriculum for optimal blended learning
Sandra Strickland, (Miller School of Nursing) $87,603 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Nurse Faculty Loan Program
Dr. Kevin Vichcales (Graduate Studies) $2,586,000 U.S. Department of Education Promoting Post-baccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans

Dr. Sara Jackson
(H-E-B School of Business)

$177,376 U.S. Department of Education Business International Education Program
Ms. Sandra McMakin and Ms. Lydia Roberts (Student Success) $1,200,000 U.S. Department of Education TRIO Student Support Services (UIW’s third award)
Dr. David Foglesong (Math, Science & Engineering) $80,351 Morrison Trust Research into Human Immune Cell Functions

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