Monday, 18 June 2018
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
 
MSC News National Headlines U.S Health Tech Talk World Business Sports Top Headlines
Grant Awarded For Project Involving Peru State Professors
07/17/2017
Professor Kyle Ryan

(KLZA)-- The Rural Futures Institute has announced nine teaching and research grants worth almost $400,000--including one involving two Peru State College professors.

Peru State College Professor of Business, Dr. Sheri Grotrian-Ryan and Professor of Kinesiology, Dr. Kyle Ryan, are attached to a project based in Nebraska City focused on obesity education for post-secondary students.

The Rural Futures Institute noted the project was a collaborative project to combat the epidemic of rural pediatric obesity. University of Nebraska at Omaha Assistant Professor Danae Dinkel and Peru State College Professors Kyle Ryan and Sheri Grotrian-Ryan are working with schools and community-based organizations in Nebraska City to create a service-learning course for undergraduate students.

Ryan notes that, even though the obesity epidemic has been well chronicled, many are unaware of the circumstances that make combating rural obesity more challenging.

The grants build on RFI’s successful Competitive Awards program that so far has funded 50 teaching and research projects in more than 100 Nebraska communities. 
 

© Many Signals Communicatons
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.


RELATED STORIES
All College Reunion at Peru State
Peru State Not Liable For Student Disappearance
Gov. Ricketts to Speak at Peru State Commencement
Ribbon Cut on New Peru State Facility
Peru State College To Host Job Fair
Olympic Gold Medalist to Speak At Peru State
Bond Set In Peru Stabbing Case
Arrest Made In Peru State Student Stabbing
Peru State Accreditation Review Goes Well
Enrollment at Peru State College Continues to Grow
Click Here For All Stories

MOST VIEWED STORIES
Drugs, weapons, cash, seized in raids
Police: Puppy stabbed, roommate punched, during disturbance
Rollover wreck claims one life
One killed in Brown Co wreck, three injured
Sexual battery allegation holds Atchison man
DNA testing closes two-year Atchison probe
Child dies, one charged, after shooting
2nd KS sheriff's deputy dies after shooting
Weekend attack sends woman to jail
One injured in Atchison Co wreck
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Two arrested following altercation at Sabetha Lake
It’s Melon Season
Healthy Grilling Tips
Leaf-Spot Diseases of Tomato
Livestock and Natural Resources
Kansas Awarded $1.2 Million Additional Grant Funding
KU Conducts First U.S. Livestock Study With Japanese Encephalitis
Day 5, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report
Southeast Neb road work to begin this week
Joint service set for KS deputies killed in line of duty
Click Here For All Stories

©2018 MSC News
Hiawatha, Ks 66434
EEO Public Report


Powered by Radio Media Group