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Centenary Professors Receive Louisiana Board of Regents Grants

SHREVEPORT, LA — Several Centenary professors are implementing research and enhancement programs this fall thanks to grants they received from the Louisiana Board of Regents. They are as follows:

Enhancement Grants

  • Katherine Brandl, assistant professor of mathematics, and the rest of the mathematics department received $25,000 for "Technology Access for Introductory Mathematics Classes"
  • Barbara Davis, Samuell Guy Sample professor of business administrtion, and Helen Sikes, professor of accounting, received $43,245 for "Enhancing Collaborative Research in the Liberal Arts Business Program Through Creation of a Collaborative Research Center"
  • Ron Martin, Albert Sklar Eminent Scholars chair of chemistry, received $100,000 for "Enhancement of Chemistry with Spectrometry at Centenary College"
  • Tom Ticich, associate professor of chemistry, received $44,000 for "Building a 21st Century Chemistry Curriculum Through Molecular Modeling and Numerical Analysis"

Research and Development Grants

  • Cynthia Brame, assistant professor of biology, received $66,920 with her colleague, Lucy Robinson of the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport for phosphoproteomics/enzyme research
  • Susan Brayford, associate professor of religious studies, received $30,750 for a sabbatical extension to finish LXX Genesis: A Commentary

Facilities and Informational Technology personnel have been working with these faculty members over the summer to implement the projects proposed in these enhancement grant applications. Research and development programs are currently under way as well.

For more information, contact Patty Roberts, director of sponsored research, at 318-869-5747.

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