Faculty Leadership Grants

Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts

Faculty Leadership Grants

Faculty Leadership Grants give UNCSA faculty extraordinary opportunities to explore new approaches to creative learning challenges; impact student learning outcomes; foster the capacity of faculty to lead; engage diverse stakeholders; and produce creative ideas, analysis, strategies and initiatives for further study or implementation. 

Past Recipients

Spring 2022 Recipients

School of Music
Jaren Atherholt
Jaren Atherholt
IDRS 2022

Teaching a masterclass at the International Double Reed Society 2022 Conference in Boulder, CO.

School of Music
Tadeu Coehlo
Tadeu Coelho
International Feminist Theory and Music Conference
Invited to present a lecture recital of "O Blissful Loss of Self: Explorations of Ecstasy in Music and Poetry of Women" at the 2022 International Feminist Theory and Music Conference in Ontario, Canada as part of the flute and soprano duo, Anima Vox.
School of Music
Janet Orenstein
Janet Orenstein
Yoga Therapeutics
Training in Yoga Therapeutics as part of research, development, and implementation of a new course.
School of Design & Production
Clifton Taylor
Clifton Taylor
World Stage Design Conference
Participating as speaker for the 2022 World Stage Design (WSD) Conference in Calgary, Canada. Panel is entitled "COLOURING THE LIGHT: Decolonizing Lighting and Diversifying the Stage."
  

Fall 2021 Recipients

School of Music
John Beck
John Beck
Global Arts Symposium and Curriculum Research Trip

Researching established healthcare and community engagement minor degree programs.

School of Dance
Taryn Griggs
Taryn Griggs
Injury Recovery and Prevention Initiative
Developing an Injury Recovery and Prevention intiative for students in the School of Dance.
School of Drama
Andy Paris
Andy Paris
The Flint Project
Anthropological theatrical research towards the creation of a new work focusing on Flint, MI and the water crisis.
Division of Liberal Arts
Chris Yon
Chris Yon
UNCSA Campus Radio
Researching and developing a proposal for an interdisciplinary arts radio stream for the campus.