Sunday, Sep 21, 2014
Subscribe to our News RSS

Featured Story

13 projects selected for Foundation Mini-Grants

The Foundation for Seminole State College's Board of Directors recently announced its spring 2013 Mini-Grant awards, which will fund 13 faculty and staff projects totaling $17,070 in support.

The recipients are:

  • Paul Luby (Arts and Communication): $2,000 for a rear projection screen for the Fine Arts Theatre
  • Richard Harmon (Arts and Communication): $1,000 for student travel support for the United States Institute of Theatre Technology
  • Inshan P. Edoo (Automotive): $1,722 for a MaxiDAS scan tool
  • Kevin Konecny and Kerri Smith (Center for Global Engagement): $1,000 for Rosetta Stone foreign language training for International Study/Travel
  • Mary Lou Hilbert (Health Professions): $375 for attendance fees for the Florida Health Information Management Annual Conference
  • Eden Donahou and Barbara Lott (Mathematics): $1,000 for Achievement in Mathematics activity kit creation equipment
  • Anne Matthew (Office Systems): $1,198.5 for interactive eLearning software with character bundle
  • Doug Engel (Physical Science): $785.62 for physical science demonstration equipment
  • Dr. Sherry Savrda (Physical Science): $1,199 for clickers for an interactive physics classroom
  • Michael Santiago (Respiratory Therapy): $1,570.91 for respiratory care lab equipment
  • Dr. Terri Daniels, Mr. Frank Bonjione and Dr. Dan Scott (School of Academic Foundations): $1,992 for Florida Ready to Work credential assessment fee waivers
  • Susan Aten (School of Academic Foundations): $2,000 for production equipment for an interactive video curriculum
  • Wendy Allison (School of Academic Foundations): $1,227 for clickers for classroom use

Since 2006, a total of $313,237 has been awarded to support mini-grant requests. The Foundation's Mini-Grant Program was created to provide full-time faculty and staff with financing for projects not supported by their regular department budgets. Awards are funded by Presidents' Club donations, and a committee of members who represent both the Presidents’ Club and Foundation Board of Directors selects the recipients.

There were 16 submissions for spring Mini-Grants, totaling $25,063 in requests. All funds allocated for spring 2013 must be expended or encumbered by March 31, 2014. Additional awards are planned for the fall, with a request for applications expected to be sent campuswide in October. For more information, please call Maureen Preuss at 407.708.2429.

Campus Announcements »

CTS Notice: Sakai, website unavailable starting at 10 p.m. on Wednesday

CTS Notice: Sakai, website unavailable starting at 10 p.m. on WednesdayDue to DataCenter maintenance, Seminole State College's Computing and Telecom Services (CTS) is reporting that all College data systems will be unavailable for about six hours starting at 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 24.Read More »

Campus Announcements »

Seminole State receives national award for excellence in diversity

Seminole State receives national award for excellence in diversitySeminole State College is one of only three colleges and universities in Florida honored with a 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.Read More »

Campus Announcements »

Help shape the future of Seminole State

Help shape the future of Seminole StateAs Seminole State College's 50th anniversary approaches, the College is reviewing its Mission, Vision and Core Values statements. The College is asking students, faculty and staff to participate in the process by completing the Strategic Plan Update Survey.Read More »

Our Social Media
 

Featured Video

View All Videos »

Submit a News Story

Do you have a story that you would like us to cover? Send us the info and, if available, a related photo.

Submit story and/or photo Submit story
and/or photo

Media Relations »