College of Liberal Arts

University of Mississippi

2015 Faculty Grants—McLean Institute for Community Development

Nylander, A., primary investigator

Catalyzing Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (CEED)

Sponsor: Robert M. Hearin Support Foundation
Award Amount: $1,599,000.00

The Catalyzing Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (CEED) initiative is funded by a 4-year grant to work with cohorts of 14 students from across UM campus who are interested in using lessons from their academic programs to support local community development in Mississippi.

Tkachuck, E & Nylander, A., primary investigators

Horizons at the University of Mississippi

Sponsor: United Way of Oxford & Lafayette County
Award Amount: $15,628.00

Horizons at the University of Mississippi is a 6-week summer learning program offering academics, enrichment, and recreation to low-income students in the LOU community.