School of Wellness, Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • Offers programs in fourteen different areas, including Wellness, Psychology, and Sociology.

Grant highlights

  • Funding for the Elementary Summer Math Institute in 2006 expanded to become the Elementary and Middle Summer Mathematics Institute by 2012. Curriculum for teachers adjusted to reflect Baltimore County Public Schools’ need for highly qualified teachers.
  • Provided financial support for tuition, fees, and books for students in Early Childcare Education program.

Sample of funded grants

New and Continuing Grant Awards 2013/2014

Grant title

Total

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Sub-grant with the East West Center Thinking through Cultural Diversity: Bridging Cultural Differences in Asian Traditions
$11,430
Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) Improving Teacher Quality (ITQ) 9 and 10 Math Summer Institute
$311,884
Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) Childcare Career and Professional Development
$212,184
Total $535,498

New and Continuing Grant Awards 2014/2015

Grant title

Total

Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) Improving Teacher Quality (ITQ)
Phase 12 and 13 Math Summer Institute (2014 - $152,000; 2015 - $135,980)
$287,980
Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) Child Care Career and Professional Development (2014 - $74,754; 2015 - $77,775)
$152,529
John J. Leidy Foundation Henrietta Lacks Scholarship
$4,400
Total $444,909