• Collaborative Mini-Grants

    2004-2005 Mini-Grants

    Applicants


       
     

    Project Description

     

    Funding Provided

    Deb Holtz, Hamline Director of Disability Services; Shannon McParland, Hancock Curriculum Coordinator

     

        

    Hand-in-hand mentoring program
    that matches students with learning disabilities on both campuses.

        

    Activities to learn & play together.

    Rhonda Simonson, Hancock Kindergarten Teacher; Barbara Brokopp, Hamline Bush Library Staff

     

     

    Brief tour of Hamline campus for Kindergarten students.

     

    Tour guides, food, first day at college certificates.

    Alana Schommer, HU student in the Forensic Science Society; Mary Hedenstrom, Hancock Science Specialist

     

    Taught science class about forensic science including forensic odontology, fingerprints, crime scene and forensic anthropology.

     

     

    Hands-on activities for
    casting a foot print and bite marks, fingerprinting and dusting for latent fingerprints.

    Peggy Knapp, Hamline Center for Global Environmental Education; Mary Hedenstrom, Hancock Science Specialist

     

     

    Continued to integrate the H/H garden into teaching/learning.  Maintained & sustained an organic garden through high soil quality & proper watering.  Students measured soil quality and adjust throughout the semester.

     

    Soil kits, organic fertilizer and soaker hoses. 

    Heather Cohen, HU student, Lead Tutor; Shannon McParland, Hancock Curriculum Coordinator

     

    Produced a new training video for Hamline student workers who tutored in America Reads/America Counts.

     

    Digital video camera, video tapes, computer program, minimal fee for volunteer to tape and then edit for the finished product. 

    MacKenzie Hilfers Bilunas, Hamline Biology Professor; Mary Hedenstrom, Hancock Science Specialist

     

     

    Brain Awareness Week -- Hamline students developed and taught a mini-lecture in neuroscience.

     

    Take-home packets for 90-4th grade students/parents; latex gloves, supplies.

    Dan Haertl, HU Tennis coach

     

    Taught songs/prepare for performance – build self-esteem.

     

       

    First Grade

     

    Writers’ Workshop with Hamline University Liner staff.  


     

       

    Kathleen Walsh and 4th Grade Language Academy Teachers

     

    Swimming Lessons for 4th Grade Students

       

     

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    Margot Howard, coordinator of social justice initiatives in the Wesley Center, successfully completed her Master's in Education from Hamline University with her research thesis entitled, Increasing Capacity and Quality of Alternative Break Programs: Moving to a Student Led Model. It is available online through Bush Memorial Library.

    The Wesley Center for Spirituality, Service and Social Justice will have a voter registration table located on the first floor of the Anderson Center every Tuesday and Thursday during convo hour until the election.

    The Wesley Center for Spirituality, Service, and Social Justice welcome Dr. John B. Cobb Jr. for the annual United Methodist Heritage Lecture entitled Beyond Spiritual Bankruptcy: Why United Methodist Theology Still Matters. The lecture is free and will be held in the Hamline Church on Tuesday, November 3 at 7 p.m.