Faculty Development

Funded Mini-Grant Proposals

Funded Mini-Grant Proposals

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Health Promotion and Physical EducationHealth Promotion and Physical Education

Julia Lapp & Stephanie Piech, Health Promotion and Physical Education – Ithaca College (2011-12)

Proposal: Develop course pilot “ICook: Nutrition and Culinary Education"

Outcome: A collaborative effort between IC Dining Services and the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education. This course will cover basic nutrition, culinary, food and sustainability, and food safety topics and skills for students. This course will be offered as a non credit pilot 1/hr a week for block 1 in the Fall 2012 semester with plans to develop it into a one credit Fall and Spring elective.


Srijana Bahracharya, Department of Health Promotionand Physical Education - Ithaca College (2010-11)

Proposal: Community-based/service learning component for “Environmental Health”

Outcome: Dr. Bajracharya proposes to integrate a Service-Learning component into the graduate course titled “Environmental Health.” Partnering with the Cayuga Nature Center, graduate students will gain hands-on experience in developing an educational program for local schoolchildren that incorporates environmental health and sustainability issues. This training will enable the participating graduate students to meet some of New York State Teacher Certification standards, and the Cayuga Nature Center will gain valuable assistance to enhance its educational programming around sustainability issues. 


Srijana Bajracharya, Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education - Ithaca College (2006-07)

Proposal: Emphasizing Sustainable Health and Wellness

Outcome: To modify an existing course, “Wellness: A multicultural Perspective on Health and Healing” to incorporate new material about different kinds of modalities with special reference to nutrition and herbal products and the importance of environment in their daily lives. Plans will be developed for a sustainable health fair

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