Recently Funded Projects

The Creating Inclusive Excellence Grants support a variety of different programs, from films, plays, and art exhibits to speakers and musical groups to student outreach and faculty development to research on inclusion practices.

Following is a list of some of the recent projects that received CIEG support.

  • Exhibition: Seeing Differently: Communication Problem Solving from Two Sides of the World
    Department of Advertising and Public Relations
  • Study: Chinese International Students at MSU
    Adaptation and Institutional Support, College of Social Science and Office for International Student Support
  • Premiere Documentary Film Screening and Invited Panel Discussion: “Hmong Memory in the Crossroads”
    Romance and Classical Studies
  • Photographic Exhibit: “In the Shadow of Cortes: From Veracruz to Mexico City”: 500 Years of Latin America’s Diversity
    Romance and Classical Studies, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and American Indian Studies Program
  • Speaker: Religious Literacy: Why It’s Important to Understand Religious Diversity in America
    Department of Religious Studies
  • College Diversity Efforts: Increasing Diversity in Teaching, Research, Outreach, and Minority Student Recruitment in the School of Planning, Design, and Construction
    School of Planning, Design, and Construction
  • K-12 Outreach: Innovation and Creativity Driven Hands-On Engineering Experiences for Historically Underrepresented and/or Economically Challenged Middle and High School Students
    College of Engineering
  • Student Retention: Scholars Program-Cross College Collaborative Retention Initiative
    College of Engineering and Lyman Briggs College
  • Outreach: Building Opportunities for Networking and Discovery (BOND): Enhancing Community and Career Outcomes for Students on the Autism Spectrum
    Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities
  • Faculty Development: Building an Inclusive Environment through Faculty Development
    College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • K-12 Outreach: Connecting the Pipeline: A Proposal for the MSU Youth Scholars Program
    Honors College
  • Musical Performance: Sones de Mexico: Exploring Mexican Folk Music
    Julian Samora Research Institute
  • Course: Experiential Learning Opportunities within a Michigan Prison: The Inside/Out Program
    Department of Social Work
  • Lecture Series: Department of Art, Art History, and Design Guest Lecture Series
    Department of Art, Art History, and Design
  • Original Play: 60/50 Theatre Project
    Department of Theatre
  • Faculty/Staff Development: Best Practices for Recruiting, Retaining, and Promoting Leadership of the Under-represented, including Women and Persons of Color
    Neuroscience Program
  • Conference: Spartans Working for Diversity, Scholl of Human Resources and Labor Relations
    MSU Student Chapter of LERA
  • Film Series: Black Film as Social Activism
    Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum
  • Photographic Exhibition: Seeing China: Photographic View and Viewpoints
    Michigan State University Museum
  • Speaker: One Book, One Community: Three Voices on Race in America
    One Book, One Community Organization
  • Student Support: Pathways to Passports: Creating Opportunities for Study Abroad
    Office for Supportive Services/TRIO Student Support
  • Program Support: Destination Detroit—Building Bridges
    MSU Hillel and Jewish Student Union