Apr 06, 2012
Humboldt State University’s Sponsored Programs Foundation will host the McCrone Promising Faculty Scholars & Graduate Fellowship Awards on Wednesday, Apr. 11, at 4 p.m. in the Great Hall of the College Creek Apartments.
Faculty honorees are Robert Cliver (History), Daniela Mineva (Music) and John Pascal-Berrill (Forestry and Wildland Resources). The fellowship honoree is graduate student Nathan Helm-Burger of Biological Psychology.
The awards recognize the accomplishments of HSU’s newer faculty members and an outstanding graduate student. They are named after former HSU President Alistair McCrone, who led the university from 1974 to 2002.
Tenured and tenure track faculty members from all disciplines who have received their terminal degrees within the last seven years and who are actively involved in research, scholarship or creative activities are eligible.
The fellowship is funded through private contributions that support an endowment for the annual award to a student in one of HSU’s graduate programs, while the Sponsored Programs Foundation funds the faculty awards. Candidates are nominated by faculty.
The Sponsored Programs Foundation is a component of Humboldt State’s new Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP), which is responsible for research policy. ORSP is an umbrella unit that combines different components of institutional research to foster greater professional development for HSU faculty and staff.
The new office includes the Institutional Review Board, Centers and Institutes, and conducts outreach both on campus and in the community to identify new sources of funding.
Although the Sponsored Programs Foundation has been incorporated under the ORSP, it remains a non-profit auxiliary serving HSU.
Details are available at 707/826-4189.