DEI News

​​​​​​​September 1, 2022

Innovation Project Funds Awarded

The Reach and Rally Steering Committees/Councils are excited to announce the following Innovation Fund Projects. Each of these applicants' projects were evaluated and selected for funding. Special thanks to Laura Bethea, Kim Olds, Rachel Madsen and Jimmy Smith for their contributions to this initiative. We are thankful for the work our applicants have done and excited for the amazing work to come.

Project title
Award amount
Kasey Ashton
Wake Invests in Women Career Guides Mentoring and Coaching Program
Cindy Luttrell
Creating an Engaging, Equity-Minded, Fluid and Inclusive Syllabus
Johnette Smith and Sonya Hayes
Diversity Matters: Informational Interviewing Night
Dayla VanSchaick
RealCare Baby Project
Shelia Spiegel
DEI Council Student Success Workgroup Peer Tutoring Initiative
Ryan Pescosolido
Moving Toward College-Owned Resources in MAT 152
Jackie Swanik
Increasing Student Diversity and Recruitment in the START Internship Program Through Student Ambassador Engagement
Catalina Suarez
"Your Pathway to..." – Early Career Intervention Connecting College and Career Success
Jeanene McBride
Youth Apprenticeship High School Outreach
Mary Matthiesen
Student Success in MAT-171 (Pre-calculus) Starts with Having the Right Calculator and Learning How to Use It
Bianca Diaz
ILC Resource Pantry and Academic Resilience
Travis Smith
Safe Bucks