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Requests need not be lengthy. However, the request should include:

  1. a clear statement of the proposal
  2. a budget
  3. the audience expected to attend
  4. a statement as to whether or not public service funds are the sole source of funding for the program
  5. if there are to be registration fees or matching funds from other sources

(Please use The University of Memphis "REQUEST FOR PUBLIC SERVICE FUNDING" Form when applying for this funding.)

Further information can be obtained by contacting the Dean's office.

Recipients of Public Service Awards for 2006-2007

Cathy Allen English Wordsmith 2007
Camille Barsukiewicz Health Administration Health Law Symposium
John Bensko & Jan Coleman English River City Writers Series
Beverly Bond African & African American Studies KWANZAA
Barbara Ching Marcus Orr Center for the Humanities Humanities Center Spring Lecture Series
Lee Anne Duck Women's Studies Girls for Change Film Festival
Larry Houk Chemistry Radon, Engery, Air Project (REAP)
Susan Johnson Foreign Languages & Literatures 14th Annual Language Fair
Bill Lawson Philosophy Race and the Post-Civil Rights South
Lee McCauley Computer Science University of Memphis Programming Challenge
Dorothy Norris-Tirrell Public & Nonprofit Administration
John Ronan English "Culture: Does it Exist?" lecture by Louis Menand
Lynda Sagrestano Center for Research on Women Health & Structural Barriers to Women's Economic Self-Sufficiency
Bill Simco Biology Program in Urban Ecology Inaugural Event

Recipients of Public Service Awards for 2005-2006

Name Department Event/Reason
Ralph Albanese Foreign Languages & Literatures 14th Annual Foreign Language Fair
Cathy Allen English WordSmith 2006
John Bensko English River City Writers Series
Phyllis Betts SUAPP Teen Sex in the Bluff City
Beverly Bond African & African American Studies KWANZAA
Barbara Ching Marcus Orr Center for the Humanities The Unspeakable and the Unimaginable: Words and Images in a Time of Terror & Allison Laurie reading
Raymond Clapsadle Mathematical Sciences TMTA Mathematics Examinations
Lorinda Cohoon English & Ladrica Menson-Furr, English 2nd Annual African American Read-In Festival
Dipankar Dasgupta Computer Science Cyber Security Day
Robert Gudmestad History High School Scholars Seminars
Nele Hempel Women's Studies Girls for Change Rally/Women's History Month
April Hoffmeister Mathematical Sciences Workshop in Elementary School Mathematics
Larry Houk Chemistry Radon, Engery, Air Project (REAP)
Dorothy Norris-Tirrell Public & Nonprofit Administration MidSouth American Humanics Fall Retreat
Dan Swan Anthropology & Chucalissa Museum Native American Heritage Days
Jennifer Wagner-Lawlor English The Discoveries: A Lecture by Alan Lightman

Recipients of Public Service Awards for 2004-2005

Name Department Event/Reason
Ralph Albanese Foreign Languages & Literatures Foreign Language Fair
Barbara Ching Marcus Orr Center for the Humanities MOCH Lecture Series
Raymond Clapsadle Mathematical Sciences TMTA Mathematics Contest
Lorinda Cohoon English Children's Literature Lecture & Festical
Stan Franklin Institute for Intelligent Systems Conciousness, what does it buy us?
Kim Gardner English WordSmith 2005
Robert Gudmestad History High School Scholars Seminar
Jane Henrici Anthropology Work, Women and Danger: A U.S. Mexico Border Crisis
Cary Holladay English River City Writers Series
Larry Houk Chemistry REAP Program
Mohamed Laradji Physics 2005 Centennial Celebration of Albert Einstein's Miraculous Year
Susan Schmidt Public & Nonprofit Administration Social Entrepreneurship in the Midsouth
Susan Silver Foreign Languages & Literatures Cajun and Creole Mardi Gras
Barbara Ellen Smith Center for Research on Women Memphis and the NAFTA Corridor
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