Dr. Anthony Junior, ONRThe Ninth Biennial Awards Banquet organized by the Office of Sponsored Programs was held on August 15, 2012 for the Elizabeth City State University faculty and staff. The bi-annual event spotlights outstanding efforts by the faculty to bring grants and sponsorships to the university. The awards banquet is held every two years to give new and developing grant writers an opportunity to hone their grant writing skills and to become eligible for next awards banquet in 2014. The guest speaker for the occasion was Dr. Anthony Junior, Director of HBCU Programs at the Office of Naval Research (ONR). He spoke on programs available through ONR and gave examples large university and business partnerships formed with smaller HBCU programs.

Dr. Anthony Junior, Office of Naval Research,
prepares to address the guests

Chancellor’s Award
Winner: Morris Autrey Runner up: Anthony Emekalam (Provost Award)
Chancellor's Award
Vice Chancellor’s Award
School of Mathematics, Science & Technology
Director’s Award, SPCG
Akbar Eslami
Largest Dollar Amount Funded
1st – Abdou Sene: $7,366,400
2nd – Linda Hayden: $2,282,902
3rd – Morris Autrey: $1,754,069
Largest Number of Funded Proposals
1st place – Linda Hayden: 7 proposals
2nd place – Ephraim Gwebu, Morris Autrey: 6 proposals
3rd place – Ellis Lawrence, J. Anthony Sharp: 5 proposals
Number of Proposals Submitted
1st place – Anthony Emekalam, Linda Hayden: 11 proposals
2nd place – Akbar Eslami, Kuldeep Rawat: 9 proposals
3rd place – Victor Adedeji: 8 proposals
Scholarly Awards
School of Arts and Humanities – Shahid Shahidullah
Business Administration – Joy Smith
School of Education and Psychology – Natasha Spellman
School of Math, Science & Technology – Farrah Jackson


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