Featured Awards

October 2014

Please join us in congratulating the following MSU faculty and staff who received awards this month.

Jason Dickinson (Robert D. McCormick Center for Child Advocacy and Policy, CHSS) received a $700,000 subaward from Rutgers University/NJ Department of Children and Families for the “New Jersey Child Welfare Training Program” for 2014-2015. The Center provides training for Area Directors, Assistant Directors, Local Office Managers, and Case Work Supervisors employed by the New Jersey Division of Youth and Family Services in Essex, Union, Hudson, Bergen, and Passaic Counties. The objective of this training program is to manage and coordinate a competency-based, family-centered, culturally relevant statewide workforce development program for the child welfare/child protection agency in New Jersey.

     Dr. Dickinson was also awarded $104,624 from the NJ Department of Children and Families for “Post BA Certificate in Child Advocacy and Policy 2014-2015" which serves Division of Youth and Family Services workers and Department of Children and Families workers who wish to further their expertise in working with adolescents in the public welfare system.

Dibyendu Sarkar and Yang Deng (Earth and Environmental Studies, CSAM) were awarded $69,997--the first year of a two-year, NOAA-funded $139,995 subaward from the New Jersy Sea Grant Consortium--for "A Green Technology for Nutrient and Metals Reduction in New Jersey Coastal Waters." The project will develop new “green” stormwater BMP technologies to reduce the loadings of stormwater-induced nutrients and toxic metals to coastal waters.
Meiyin Wu (Passaic River Institute, CSAM) and Kevin Olsen (Chemistry, CSAM) received a $15,932 contract from the Lake Hopatcong Foundation for "Project II: Sediment Phosphorous Study" which will examine phosphorus in lake sediments to better understand the phosphorus availability in Lake Hopatcong.

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