2023 Whole Person Education Digital Content Development Grants Each year, the United Board invites concept papers for the development of digital content which will advance the capacity of colleges and universities to deliver whole person education (WPE) related material in innovative and effective ways. This grant opportunity is designed to fund the development of unique WPE-related digital content which promotes …
Learn more about the ways that United Board grants support whole person education at our network institutions.
Po Ho Huang, Chang Jung Christian University
Chang Jung Christian University in Taiwan has learned that “resource mobilization” means more than financial resources – it also means starting conversations with alumni and other friends about concerns, visions, and expectations for the university.
Lilian Jasper, Women’s Christian College
Transformative Teaching, Learning, and Leading
Principal Lilian Jasper renewed her connection to the United Board Fellows Program in order to learn more about leadership.
Project Grants: Proposal Process Now Open
We welcome proposals for projects that advance whole person education.
Didik Wahjudi, Petra Christian University
Developing a Spirit of Giving
A United Board grant helped Didik Wahjudi and his colleagues at Petra Christian University expand their knowledge of effective fundraising practices.
Chen I-Jun, Soochow University, Suzhou
A Human Science
“Psychology is a human science, and its ultimate goal is to serve humans,” according to Chen I-Jun (Evelyn), a professor in the School of Education at Soochow University in mainland China. That focus on serving others inspired her to introduce Soochow University psychology students to service-learning.
La Wun Shwe Wut Ye, Myanmar Institute of Theology
Building a Journalism Program, Step by Step
Myanmar Institute of Theology wanted to develop a journalism course to introduce students to the field, so it turned to the United Board’s network for sources of expertise.
Petra Christian University
Teaching Empathy through Design
Architecture students at Petra Christian University listened to people living with disabilities describe their aspirations and their day-to-day lives, and then collaborated with them on inclusive designs.
Environment and Health Projects in India: A Closer Look
A new volume shares key findings from environmental projects that the United Board supported over the course of five years at 12 Indian colleges and universities.
Zhu Yunzhi, Ginling College
From Textbooks to Picture Books
Student-centered learning has been a guiding force in Dr. Zhu Yunzhi’s work as an educator at Ginling College, and this has opened her students’ eyes to new possibilities in language teaching and learning.
Stephanus Mandagi, Sam Ratulangi University
Sharing Knowledge between One Community and Another
With support from the United Board’s Bamboo Grants Program, Stephanus Mandagi’s project on local knowledge and coastal communities helps students at Sam Ratulangi understand the role that mangroves play in coastal conservation.
Central Philippine University
A Respectful Spirit of Inquiry
“Students need to be engaged in discussions about local culture as part of their whole person education,” Irving Domingo Rio believes, and a grant from the United Board to Central Philippine University enabled this political scientist and mountain climber to turn his fieldwork in the Central Panay region of the Philippines into a teaching module on the conflict resolution practices of indigenous people.
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