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Funding Opportunities for Two-year College Faculty: Possibilities, Challenges, and Successes

Saturday, October 8 1:00-5:00 pm at the University of St. Thomas


This workshop/short-course will bring together two-year college faculty, National Science Foundation program officers and others to explore and discuss a range of issues associated with involvement of 2yc faculty and funding opportunities at NSF. The workshop/discussion will address the following questions: What are examples of NSF-funded projects that involve 2yc faculty? What are issues faced by 2yc faculty interested in pursuing NSF funding and how might these be addressed? How can we better support two-year college faculty in the grant proposal, from proposal writing to final reporting. What suggestions might we offer for increasing the involvement of and support for community college faculty and students in NSF-funded projects? Particular focus will include overcoming institutional barriers and ideas on managing workloads to be successful in both proposal preparation and project execution. Refreshments will be served and space is limited.

You must register for this short course through the Geological Society of America .

The fee is $15. Early registration ends on 6 September; after that date, prices go up by $30. To sign up for this short-course, use the GSA registration page . You can add a short course to your meeting registration or attend a workshop as a stand-alone event without registering for the whole meeting.

Besides registering with GSA, we request you fill out the form below so that we can better tailor the short-course content to your needs.

For additional information, contact Eric Baer or Heather Macdonald.

Complete the following form and click on SUBMIT. You must click SUBMIT for your response to be recorded.

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In confirming my registration for this workshop, I agree that any audio recording or images (still or video) made of me during the workshop may be used on the project website, in printed project publications, and in materials developed by the project. I further agree that my contributions to creative works that emerge from workshop activities (e.g., discussions on the email list, contributions to the web page, summaries of group discussion, etc.) may be used by the workshop series, PIs, and conveners for development of future workshop materials, for scholarly reports, and for promotion of the workshop series. Attribution for original contributions will be made whenever possible.

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