01/27/2017
Heather Menne is 2017 Cottrell Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient
We are pleased to announce that Heather Menne is the recipient of the 2017 Cottrell Distinguished Alumni Award. A 2001 graduate of the Master of Gerontological Studies program, Heather went on to earn a PhD in Sociology with a concentration in Sociology of Aging and Medical Sociology from Case Western Reserve University in 2006.
01/09/2017
Miami University's OMA program receives national Alzheimer's legacy award
Opening Minds through Art (OMA), developed at Miami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center, has received a 2016 Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer's Disease Caregiving Legacy Award in the Creative Expression category.
08/23/2016
Scripps Gerontology Center receives grant to improve Ohio's nursing homes
Scripps-PELI-400x244.gifMiami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center has been awarded a $1 million grant from the Ohio Department of Medicaid to improve nursing home residents’ quality of life.
08/15/2016
State grant to expand Miami's Opening Minds through Art program
Molly_Artist_Audrey_Voln_CedarVillage_F13-200x134.gifOpening Minds through Art (OMA) has been awarded a grant from the Ohio Department of Medicaid to expand its award-winning program in the state.
06/23/2016
Miami's Scripps Gerontology Center Awarded $1.4 Million Grant
Miami University's Scripps Gerontology Center is the recipient of a $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The money will be used to understand the factors that support older learners in their ability to complete training and education programs.
03/05/2015
Miami Faculty Receives Top Honor
Miami University's Dr. Suzanne R. Kunkel received the 2015 Clark Tibbitts Award for her outstanding contributions to the advancement of gerontology as a field of study. Dr. Kunkel received the award from the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education.