Academic Grants (Total = $105,300)

These grants were awarded for for research purposes.

  • Eastern Illinois University, Study Abroad Development Grant, Spring 2013 ($3,000), Globalizing the Communication Curriculum, University of West Indies.  
  • Eastern Illinois University, Redden Grant, Summer 2012 ($1300), Eye-Glaze Tracking Hardware and Software. 
  • Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System, Fall 2007 ($5,000). Year 4 Validation of the ISBE Project, Co-investigators Julie Dietz and Kathy Phillips.
  • Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System, Fall 2006 ($5,000). Year 4 Validation of the ISBE Project, Co-investigators Julie Dietz and Kathy Phillips.
  • Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System, Fall 2005 ($5,000). Year 3 Validation of the ISBE Project, Co-investigators Julie Dietz and Kathy Phillips.
  • Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System, Fall 2004 ($5,000). Year 2 Validation of the ISBE Project, Co-investigators Julie Dietz and Kathy Phillips.
  • Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System, Fall, 2002 ($20,000). Validation of the ISBE Project, Co-investigators Julie Dietz and Kathy Phillips.
  • Presidential Research Award, Eastern Illinois University, Summer, 1996 ($2,500). " A Textual Analysis of four labor disputes: Multiple voices and the creation of meaning."
  • Redden Foundation Grant, Eastern Illinois University, Summer, 1995 ($500.00).
  • Faculty Development Grant, Marshall University, Spring, 1987 "Development of a Text in Business and Professional Communication," ($1,500.00).
  • Summer Research Grant, Marshall University Foundation, Summer 1986 ($2,000.00). "An Investigation into the Nature of Shyness and Other Related Constructs."
  • Faculty Development Grant, Marshall University, Spring, 1986 ($1,500.00), "Development of a Text in Business and Professional Communication."
  • Summer Research Grant, Marshall University Foundation, Summer 1985 ($1,500.00). "Evaluating Teaching Effectiveness: A Methodological Approach." 

Administrative Grants ($479,248)

These are grants were awarded to further technology in the department.

  • ATAC Funds Spring 2012 ($33,980).
  • TEAM Software Grant Suummer 2009 (23,000).
  • EIU ATAC Lab Upgrade Grant Summer 2008 ($60,000).
  • Avid Mediashare Server, Summer 2005 ($28,000).
  • EIU ATAC Funds Summer 2004 Computer Lab Upgrades ($39,500).
  • Productivity, Evaluation, Implementation Grant, EIU Summer 2004- 2006 ($60,000).
  • Sarah Bush Health Foundation, Spring 2002 ($12,600). I Sing the Body Electric Graduate Assistantships.
  • EIU ATAC Funds Fall 2000 ($7,800) Avid Edit System (with Mike Bradd).
  • Office of Safety Programs, Summer 2001 ($6,300), Graduate Assistantship.
  • Sarah Bush Health Foundation, Spring 2001 ($12,600). I Sing the Body Electric Graduate Assistantships.
  • EIU TEDE Funds Spring 2001 ($8,000). Software upgrades.
  • EIU ATAC Funds Fall 2000 ($7,500) Portable Projection System.
  • EIU ATAC Funds Fall 2000 ($7,500) Portable Projection System.
  • Eastern Illinois University ATAC Funds Spring 2000 ($30,600) Hadwiger Communication Laboratory Equipment Upgrades.
  • Eastern Illinois University ATAC Funds Spring 2000 ($10,210) Multimedia Classroom.
  • Sarah Bush Health Foundation, Spring 1999 ($12,600). I Sing the Body Electric Graduate Assistantships.
  • Illinois Consolidated Telephone Company Spring 1999 ($17,500 In kind). Project Access.
  • Lumpkin Foundation. Spring 1999 ($8,000). Walking the Talk: encouraging community- based dialogues on volunteerism.
  • Lumpkin Foundation. Spring 1998 ($10,800). Walking the Talk: encouraging community- based dialogues on volunteerism.
  • Illinois Consolidated Telephone Company. Spring 1998 ($11,585). Our Community Online Web Site.
  • Health Resources and Services Administration, Fall 1997 (total grant $289,330) shared by five project partners. Departmental allocation $68,700. I Sing the Body Electric. Rural Teen Health Education.
  • Illinois Department of Public Health, Spring 1998 (Total grant $66,494 ) shared by five project partners. Departmental allocation $10,353. I Sing the Body Electric. Rural Teen Health Education.

Non-Academic Grants (Total = $105,000)

  • The Charleston Charitable Trust Fund, October 1995 for Eastern Coles County United Way ($15,000 each year).
  • The Charleston Charitable Trust Fund, October 1996 for Eastern Coles County United Way ($15,000 each year).
  • The Charleston Charitable Trust Fund, October 1997 for Eastern Coles County United Way ($15,000 each year).
  • The Charleston Charitable Trust Fund, October 1998 for Eastern Coles County United Way ($15,000 each year).
  • The Charleston Charitable Trust Fund, October 1999 for Eastern Coles County United Way ($15,000 each year).
  • The Charleston Charitable Trust Fund, October 2000 for Eastern Coles County United Way ($15,000 each year).
  • The Charleston Charitable Trust Fund, October 2001 for Eastern Coles County United Way ($15,000 each year).

​Total value for grants = $689,548