Previous Projects - Corbin J. Standley

Previous Projects

"First in the World" Grant Proposal

Student Community Research Coordinator - Summer 2015
Center for Community Engaged Learning, Weber State University
Ogden, UT

Researched and wrote the literature review, significance, and competitive preference priority sections and helped designed the conceptual framework for a grant proposal from the U.S. Department of Education. The goal of the grant was to analyze how embedding learning assessment tools into high-impact practices can help foster student growth, thus improving persistence and graduation rates among high-need students.

Catholic Community Services "Bridging the Gap" Evaluation

Student Community Research Coordinator - Spring 2015
Center for Community Engaged Learning, Weber State University
Ogden, UT

Designed, administered, analyzed, and reported on a survey to evaluate both the effectiveness and perceptions of the "Bridging the Gap" mobile pantry program. The program was designed to deliver healthy foods to elementary school children in Title I schools.

Community Partner Survey Analysis

Student Community Research Coordinator - Fall 2014
Center for Community Engaged Learning, Weber State University
Ogden, UT

Analyzed and developed a report for the Community Partner Survey for the Center for Community Engaged Learning. This 80-item survey assessed the effectiveness and perceptions of CCEL's tiered community partnership program.


Minority College Student Retention Initiative

Student Research Assistant - Spring 2014
Center for Community Engaged Learning, Weber State University
Ogden, UT

Conducted a comprehensive search and wrote a literature review on the contributing and protective factors for minority college student attrition and proposals for interventions aimed at increasing student retention and graduation rates at Weber State University.

Ogden United Promise Neighborhood Initiative

Research Assistant/Student Research Coordinator - Summer 2013-Spring, 2015
Center for Community Engaged Learning, Weber State University
United Way of Northern Utah
Ogden, UT

Collected, entered, analyzed, and managed data related to the OUPN initiative. Conducted lieterature reviews and program evaluations for projects related to the initiative. Conducted door-to-door surveys for the Community Needs Assessment. Managed the projects website and social media platforms. Designed research reports and findings for stakeholders and community members.