Mini-Grant Recipients

Spring 2017

  • Beverly Smith (Grindle Honors Institute): $320 for rebranding the Grindle Honors Institute Brochure
  • Joan Geile (School of Engineering, Design and Construction): $1,645.80 for student built tiny house branding to showcase during events and tours
  • Kurt Esser (Raider Athletics): $2,000 for Raider Student-Athlete Recovery System
  • Paul Luby (Arts and Communication): $1,099.90 for Harriett's Theatre handheld and lavalier mics
  • Richard Harmon (Fine and Performing Arts): $1,982 for portable vinyl dance flooring for the performing arts program
  • Morgan Tracy (Library): $267 for card swipe stations for information literacy instruction
  • Eden Donahou (Mathematics): $285.75 for classroom set of VersaTiles for Engage, Enlighten, Empower, and Energize program
  • Karen Kaufmann & Hatem Akil (Library, QEP): $1,000 for READ to SUCCEED Student READ Poster Promotion
  • Hatem Akil (QEP): $699.99 for QEP Easels for Student Events
  • Douglas Anne Taylor (DOL TAACCCT TRAMCON Grant): $1,458.64 for TRAMCON Student/Employer Hiring Events
  • Michael McConville (Planetarium): $2,000 for Solar Eclipse Viewing Glasses
  • Lina Williams (Mathematics): $2,000 for the Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation Program (LSAMP)
  • Carlos Vasquez (Energy and Automotive Technology): $1,949.85 for General Tools DCS1100 Borescope System with 4.9mm switchable front
  • James Cokos (Automotive): $1,955.70 for Advanced Technology Equipment Upgrade and Advancement

Fall 2016

  • Tod Benedict (Physical Sciences): $600 for Environmental Science fieldtrip support
  • Marshall Bryant (Disability Support Services): $2,000 for a Portable Reading, Writing and Distance Video Magnifier
  • James Cokos (Automotive Technology): $1,760 for Automotive Driveline Power Flow Theory and Diagnostics
  • Mary Colon (Biological Sciences): $995 for Undergraduate STEM Field Research using camera trapping
  • Rafal Grudzien (Physical Sciences): $944 for Lewis Structure and VSEPR dry lab used for the general chemistry I laboratory 
  • Andrea Harrison (Altamonte Campus Student Affairs): $992.47 for Altamonte Financial Aid Improced Service through enhanced technology project
  • Jim Jollie (Public Safety): $698.50 for Fire Academy injury Safety Prevention
  • Christopher Lorscher (Physical Sciences): $1,000 for Honors Quantum Mechanics
  • Jaime Magnetico (Allied Health): $1,239.86 for Respiratory Therapy Equipment
  • Michael Miller (Physical Sciences): $600 for Laboratory Balance Replacement
  • Angela Nater (Public Safety): $1,746 for Portable Suction Units
  • Laila Nimri (Biological Sciences): $1,551.25 to explore the Central Nervous system of the Human Body
  • Holly Rodwick (Interior Design): $1,152.60 for Construction Site Safety Protection Equipment (i.e. hard hats, safety vests, protective eyewear)
  • Evodney Speed (Tutoring/Academic Success Center): $326.01 for SOMSO Neuron Models for enhanced academic learning and support
  • David Taylor (Biological Sciences): $1,268 for an Anatomy & Physiology Human Model

Spring 2016

  • Victoria Ackerman (Digital Media): $986 for digital media student supplies to create special pieces for portfolios
  • Jeffrey Adamson (DOL TAACCCT TRAMCON): $500 for TRAMCON Employer Engagement Luncheon
  • Natalie Clark (DOL TAACCCT TRAMCON): $1,000 for purchase of National Center for Construction Education and Research wallet cards
  • James Cokos (Automotive): $982.27 for automotive driver information and entertainment system operation diagnosis and repair
  • Steveb de Zwart (Humanities): $600 for humanities resource text grant
  • Azan Edoo (Automotive): $600 for power windows system trainer
  • Michael J. Foster (Music): $1977.96 for music department social media IPAD initiative
  • Cheryl Knodel (Construction): $1,912 for construction tool sets for service learning projects
  • Christopher Lorscher (Physical Sciences): $2,000 for Oviedo Campus physics equipment update
  • Paul Luby (Arts & Communication): $1,449.13 for front of the house REP Plot Lights
  • Michael McConville (Planetarium): $1,693 for Planetarium Binoviewer Eyepiece Kit
  • Michael McCurdy (eLearning): $1,902.39 for Lecture Capture - Phase 2 "Capture Anywhere, Anytime"
  • Dorothy Mitchell-Danzy (Library): $1,436 for Dell Latitude Laptop
  • Michael Staley (Engineering, Design and Construction): $1,600.68 for Lecture Capturing Tools
  • Carlos Vasquez (Energy and Automotive Technology): $1,391.06 for Bosch Global Diagnostic Interface Tool
  • William (Bill) Warren (Construction and Design): $1,607 for Thunderbolt

Fall 2015

  • Susan Aten (Academic Foundations): $500 for manipulatives and technology for Adult High School math classrooms
  • Natalie Clark (Engineering, Design and Construction Grants): $1,980 for library of required MSSC-CPT textbooks for students participating in TRAMCON
  • Steven DeZwart (Humanities, History and Modern Languages): $1,788 for humanities resource texts grants
  • Derek Demeter (Planetarium): $1,974 for safety lighting for Planetarium outdoor programs
  • Richard Harmon (Fine and Performing Arts): $1,400 for wireless DMX lighting control Fine Arts Concert Hall and Theatre
  • Jim Jollie (Public Safety): $1,938 for Fire Academy Res-Q-Jack
  • Kathleen Lynch (Academic Success Center): $1,498.60 for blood cells model set and comprehensive male pelvis model
  • Angel Nater (Public Safety): $1,761 for electronic student portfolios
  • Terina Nusinov (Biological Sciences): $700 for camera trapping to engage undergraduates in research
  • Carlos Spears (Physical Sciences): $1,933 for determination of melting points of vaious chemical compounds
  • Erika Wayne (Library): $699 for interactive research app for students

Spring 2015

  • Barbara Greenwell (The Grindle Honors Institute): $1,125 for Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship Award preparation for honors students
  • Cheryl Ann Sherlock (Adult High School): $1,132 for the innovative interconnectivity utilizing Apple MacBook Air with current technologies
  • David Moradian (Center for Business, Legal Studies and Entrepreneurship): $2,000 for Seminole State Business Startup Entrepreneurship Competition
  • Diana Wenzel (Physical Science): $978.50 for Articulate Studio 13 Pro
  • Erin et al Cosentino (Altamonte Springs Student Servies): $720 for student bus passes
  • Evodney Speed (Tutoring Center - Academic Success Center): $722.50 for 27-part muscular model
  • Hugh Moore (Center for Business, Legal Studies and Entrepreneurship): $2,000 for Seminole State Business Startup Entrepreneurship Fair
  • Javier Du Quesne (Automotive): $1,997.97 for the Fluke 87V Digital Multimeter
  • Jeannette A. Steeves (School of Engineering, Design and Construction): $457 for model display lighting
  • Jeremy Mosure (Student Affairs): $1,555.02 for the Altamonte Springs Student Services project "iEfficiency," improved services through enhanced technology
  • Jessica Shearer (Nursing): $979.10 for the accreditation commission for education in Nursing self-study
  • Jim Jollie (Public Safety): $2,000 for fire training tower prop-building equipment
  • Lori Theodore (Nursing): $2,000 for the National League for Nursing Education summit
  • Loriann Wolff (Arts and Communication): $1,202 for theatre drapery
  • Michael P. McConville (Planetarium): $1,831 for a Planetarium Interactive Response System
  • Richard Harmon (Fine and Performing Arts): $1,718 for the Fine Arts Theatre video and photo display wall
  • Sherry Savrda (Physical Science): $581.91 for high-speed video analysis for the physics labs

Fall 2014

  • Carlos J. Vasquez (Automotive): $2,000 for MDMAX2
  • Derek Demeter (Planetarium): $1,995 for the Fisheye GoPro Project
  • Cheryl Cicotti (Nursing): $1,985 for Nursing Lab Equipment
  • Craig Broeker and Jaime Magnetico (Respiratory Care) $1,980.45 for Arterial Blood Gas Practice Arms
  • Ilona Sheplan (Nursing): $1,977.50 for Health Assessment Equipment
  • Kristine Buddemeyer and Angela Agocs (Mathematics): $1,922.86 to enhance Instructional Media in Mathematics
  • Carlos Spears (Physical Sciences): $1,771.60 for the updating of laboratory equipment
  • Inshan Edoo (Automotive): $1,714.74 for Fluke 87 Multimeters
  • Jay Spalding (Studio Art): $1,691.29 for the Fine Art Departments Mobile Tool Box
  • Richard Harmon (Fine and Performing Arts): $1,299 for an industrial sewing machine for the Fine Arts Theatre Program
  • Kathy Bearden (Academic Success Center): $1,188.17 for Academic Success Center science resources
  • Anne M. Matthew (Center for Business, Legal and Entrepreneurship): $1,000 for Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) Conference Registration Fee for students
  • Tod Benedict (Physical Sciences): $999.95 for Oceanography Field Trip Practical Applications
  • Jim Jollie (Center for Public Safety): $933.68 for a GoPro video camera
  • Sandy Keeter (Information Technology): $676 for the SWIVL Program used for computer and internet literacy
  • Matthew Norris (Academic Success Center): $164.76 for Turcom Drawing Tablets to be used for online tutoring

Spring 2014

  • Robert Sparrow (eLearning): $300 for Developing Faculty to Increase Student Engagement in Online Courses
  • Amy Stuart (eLearning): $1,400 for Articulate Studio Online Course Engagement Software
  • Larry Vienneau (Art Department): $1,000 for Art Department Easels
  • Carlos Spears (Physical Sciences): $1,086 for Updating of Laboratory Equipment
  • Valeria Penny (Student Affairs): $1,931 for Turning Point Integration for FTIC Orientations
  • Inshan P. Edoo (Automotive): $1,905.75 for PicoDiagnostics Pressure Transducer Kit and NVH Kit
  • Marshall Bryant and Karen Kaufmann (DSS, Library): $2,000 for ClaroRead Pro Site License
  • Richard Harmon (Fine Arts): $1,396.50 for Lighting Lab to enable the study of light and color
  • Jan Lloyd and Patrick Blythe (Student Development, History): $924.10 for Seminole State Children Resources (Identifying On-Campus Childcare Models)
  • Kathleen Lynch (Academic Success Center): $413.06 for See-Through Man Chart System
  • Diana Wenzel (Physical Sciences): $1,545 for Water Sampling Sensors for Oceanography Field Trips
  • Jonathan Andrews (Physical Sciences, Oviedo Campus): $1,000 for Replacement of Broken Heater/Stirrers for the Oviedo Chemistry Lab
  • Derek Demeter (Planetarium): $1,467.95 for Planetarium Fulldome Quadcopter Production Toolset
  • Jacqueline Boyce and James Henry (Biology): $1,660 for General Biology I Laboratory Mitosis Exercise
  • Marguerite Abel and Sheron Rowe (Nursing): $1,997 for National League for Nursing Education Summit

 

Fall 2013

  • Linda Gregory and Denise Richardson (Academic Advising and Counseling): $1,816.78 for Express Advising – Reaching Students Beyond the Office Walls - Tablets/Ultrabooks
  • Vanessa Wynn (Adult High School): $1,833.86 for iPad Integration into Teaching and Learning
  • Inshan P. Edoo (Automotive): $1,849 for PicoQuad 4000 PC-Based Oscilloscope
  • Debbie Barr, Terina Nusinov (Biological Science): $2,000 for Mitochondrion Models to Improve Learning Outcomes for General Biology Students
  • Jonathan Andrews (Biological Science): $2,000 for Model Purchase for Anatomy and Physiology
  • Laila Nimri, Ph.D. (Biological Science): $2,000 for Magnificent Sarcomeres Models
  • Dan Johnson (Fine and Performing Arts): $1,430 for Music Stands for Seminole State Instrumental Ensembles
  • Richard Harmon (Fine and Performing Arts): $1,448.06 for Exhibition System to Aid Recruitment Efforts
  • Michael Santiago (Healthcare Programs): $1,251.45 for Respiratory Care Equipment Laboratory
  • Cheryl Cicotti (Nursing AS): $2,000 for ATI Nursing Education Summit Conference Fees
  • Carlos Spears (Physical Sciences): $1,720 for Updating of Laboratory Equipment - LabQuest 2 Standalone Interface
  • Michael Miller (Physical Sciences): $1,264 for pH Sensor Replacement
  • Carissa Baker (Quality Enhancement Plan): $700 for World Book Night 2014 Participant Materials
  • Tracy Harbin (Social Sciences): $1,023.24 for Making Yoga Class Accessible Supplies
  • Courtney Miller (Women's Softball): $2,000 for Rowing Machines for Cardio Workout Room

Congratulations to all of our current and previous Mini-Grant recipients who were able to use the funds to directly impact student programs.

For more information about Foundation Mini-Grants, visit the Mini-Grant Program Web page

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