New grant: Gloria Kim, US Dept of State

Gloria Kim (Pingchien Neo Co-PI) was awarded a new grant entitled “U.S.-Korea Global Design Thinking Alliance for Community College Students”.  

This project will address low study abroad participation of STEM students through the creation of a new faculty-led study-abroad program in South Korea. This 12-week immersive summer program will be a design thinking course for students in the University of Florida’s (UF) Gator Engineering at Santa Fe College program, taught by UF faculty. UF’s multidisciplinary and multicultural team will use IDEAS grant funding to conduct site visits to establish and strengthen partnerships with South Korean universities, research institutions, and industry for this program.

PI: Gloria Kim
Co-PI: Pingchien Neo
Sponsor: US Department of State
Amount: $35,000
Grant period: Aug 1, 2020 – Sep 30, 2021