Commitment to Excellence

March 24, 2015

As part of IUPUI s Commitment to Excellence project, $700,000 has been designated to support a three-year program initiative to increase intrastructure within academic units to increase student involvement in the community. Three proposals were available to full-time faculty: Interdisciplinary Community Partnerships, IUPUI-Eiteljorg Course Development Grant, and Engaged Department/School Grants. This first year (2003), $45,000 has been awarded:

a. Nursing/Physical Education project on obesity in partnership with Cold Spring Elementary School
b.Geology/Liberal Arts /SPEA/ project on the environment in partnership with the Central Indiana Water Resources Partnership
c.Engineering/Technology project to host student interns in partnership with nonprofit organizations (e.g., Timmy Foundation)


Contact: Patti Hair,, 317.278.2662

Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis (IUPUI) - IN, Indiana
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