First Grants Awarded by Voices Career Development Fund

In recognition of the U-M Bicentennial and 200+ years of staff contribution, the Voices of the Staff Career Development Fund announced its first four grants to U-M staff in October to support their continuing professional growth and development.

For the 2017-18 academic year, grant funding was limited to all current and alumni members of Voices of the Staff.

Grants were awarded to:

  • Paul Artale - Manager, Graduate Student Engagement, Rackham Graduate School
  • Altorian Derrick - Training Specialist Senior, Michigan Medicine
  • LaShon Hart - Patient Flow Coordinator, Michigan Medicine
  • Laura Walsh - Registered Nurse, Michigan Medicine

Beginning in 2018, eligibility for funding will be extended to all regular U-M staff members in good standing with one or more years of service.

Applications for 2018-19 grants will be accepted beginning in June 2018.

For more information about the fund and how you can help support staff career development, visit the Voices Career Development Fund webpage.