Students First Grants
2018 Students First Campus Grant Competition
You are encouraged to apply for grants of up to $2,500 in any of these three categories:
- Grants that “Improve Teaching Inside the Classroom”
- Grants that “Improve Learning Through Activities Outside of the Classroom”
- Grants that facilitate “Assessment of Pedagogies and Programs”
The entire grant announcement can be found at HERE.
The application deadline is Friday, February 16th, 2018, by 5:00 PM
Information sessions and consultations about the Students First Grants will be held at the following times, or by appointment:
- Thursday, January 25, from 2:00 PM-3:00 PM, Greenley 125
- Friday, January 26, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM, Greenley 125
- Tuesday, January 30, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM, Greenley 125
- Wednesday, January 31, 3:00 PM-4:00 PM, Greenley 125
Should you have questions about the competition or need assistance in preparing your application, please contact Karen Gelles
Students First Grants advance Farmingdale State College as a learner-centered institution by providing support that enhances classroom teaching, applied learning, co-curricular activities, and assessment.
This is a competitive internal peer-reviewed grants program beginning in 2011 with support from a Title III “Strengthening Institutions” Grant awarded to Farmingdale State College by the U.S. Department of Education. This successful and important program now continues with support from the Provost's Office.
Download the information and guidelines for processing all expenditures through FSC 4Pi grant funds in 2017.
Previous Winners of Students First Grants .....click below to see what they have done with their awards!
- 28 faculty and staff were awarded 19 grants in 2017.
- 15 faculty and staff were awarded 12 grants in 2016.
- 18 faculty and staff were awarded 13 grants in 2015.
- 18 faculty and staff were awarded 14 grants in 2014.
- 14 faculty and staff were awarded 11 grants in 2013.
- 16 faculty and staff were awarded 13 grants in 2012.
- 16 faculty and staff were awarded 13 grants in 2011.
Publications by Students First Grant Winners
- Peer Tutoring Program for Academic Success of Returning Nursing Students By Jennifer Bryer.
- Writing and Designing Your Future: A Learning Community that Combines English Composition with Art and Graphic Design By George Fernandez, Laurie Rozakis.
- Teaching First-Year Architecture Students Sustainable Construction Technology through Active Problem-Based Learning and a Field Trip to a Sustainable Building By Orla LoPiccolo.
- Testing Jigsaw Learning Against a Traditional Lecture (page 455 - page 463) By Orla LoPiccolo.
- Testing Jigsaw Learning In a Freshman Laboratory Course By Orla LoPiccolo.
- Using Robotics to Improve Retention and Increase Engagement in an Undergraduate Freshman Programming Logic and Design Course By Marie Pullan.
- A Foundations for Growth: A Learning Community Pairing (EGL 101 - Composition: Rhetoric and BUS 109 - Management Theories & Practices) By Sarbijt "Sab" Singh, Anthony Sovak, Ann Shapiro.
- A Dynamic Social Feedback System to Support Learning and Social Interaction in Higher Education By Brian Thoms.
- Teaching Shakespeare - HENRY GOES TO HIGH SCHOOL (page 13-16) By Howard Gold.
- Improving Intercultural Competence in the Classroom: A Reflective Development Model By Jing Betty Feng.