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

Saturday, October 8, 2011 - 1:00-5:00 pm

University of St Thomas, MOH 417 - Opus Hall in the School of Education, corner of 10th and LaSalle Ave


1:00-1:15 pm Welcome, Introductions, and Workshop Goals - Eric Baer and Heather Macdonald

pm Funding Possibilities at the National Science Foundation - Jill Karsten, Peter Lea

pm Characteristics of Successful Proposals, Review of Funded Proposals, and Project Ideas - Jill Karsten, Peter Lea, and Lina Patino (National Science Foundation)

pm Break

pm Words of Wisdom from 2YC PIs - Submitting Proposals and Managing Projects - Eric Baer and Kaatje Kraft

pm Small-group Discussions

  • Integrating Research into 2YC Programs -Lina Patino
  • TUES (Transforming Undergraduate Education in STEM) - Peter Lea
  • GeoEd and Broader issues - Jill Karsten
4:30-4:45 pm Report-back from small group discussion and Useful Resources

pm Concluding Remarks and Workshop Evaluation

Workshop Conveners:
Eric Baer (Highline Community College) and Heather Macdonald (College of William and Mary)