Distance Education Initiative Grant Recipient , October 2001. Co-principal investigator and online course coordinator. Awarded $80,600 from the Board of Regents of the State of Louisiana to fund the development of web-based courses in substance abuse at Northwestern State University , Southern University, and Nicholls State University beginning Fall 2002.

Carl Perkins Leadership Grant Recipient , January 2003. Co-tutorial developer. Awarded $24,791 from the Louisiana Community and Technical College System for a grant entitled "Multimedia Training to Enhance Student Success in Online Learning". This grant is designed to sponsor a project that will develop multimedia-based tutorials that teach students the skills they will need to be successful in their online courses and programs.

Board of Regents Enhancement Grant , June 2003-June 2004. Co-principal investigator. Awarded $16,000 from the Board of Regents of Louisiana for a grant entitled "Using Multimedia-Based Instructional Resources, Online Advising, and Assessment to Maximize Online Learning in Psychology". This grant provided the Psychology department with 2 Dell Workstation computers and software that will help our faculty create multimedia resources for their online courses.