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Workshops and Faculty Development

ORSP offers opportunities for faculty and staff to learn about our services, the types of funding available, how to locate funding sources, the steps in developing proposals and project budgets, and post-award and compliance topics.

Bright Ideas Conference - 2015 Conference date TBD. Watch for additional details from the Center for Teaching & Learning. 

GRANT SUPPORT GROUP LUNCHEONS – This discussion series focuses on various grant-related topics and is limited to faculty and staff working with active grants. Lunch is served at 11:30 and the program runs from 12-1 pm (President's Suite B - Pattillo Student Center). RSVP required.

Contact ORSP for more information and to be included on the contact list.

  • October 7, 2014
  • December 2, 2014
  • March 3, 2015
  • June 16, 2015

FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM - Comprehensive services provided by ORSP to inform, train, and support new (and not-so-new) faculty members.

FY 2015 WORKSHOPS - REGISTER HERE by using the My Training website: http://mytraining.sfasu.edu:8080/

Faculty Research Grants - the New RCA Process 
Friday, September 26, 2014 from 1:30 - 2:30 pm
Thursday, October 2, 2014 from 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Wyatt Room, Ralph W. Steen Library, 1st floor

This session provides an overview of the new Research and Creative Activities faculty research grant process and timeline. Eligibility requirements, application instructions and competition deadlines will be covered in this session. Seats available: 25

The New Federal Grant Regulations: What 2 CFR 200 Means to You 
TBD
Wyatt Room, Ralph W. Steen Library, 1st floor

OMB Circulars A-21, A-110, A-133, and 2 CFR 220 are no more! Effective December 26, 2014, all federal grant circulars are combined under one umbrella, with some significant changes. This session will translate important changes to SFA's policies and procedures in response to these new regulations. Seats available:  25

Tips for Successful Grant Writing
TBD
Wyatt Room, Ralph W. Steen Library, 1st floor

This session will outline the dos and dont's of grant writing. Learn how to develop for your grant concept, the difference between a good and bad abstract, and reviewer's pet peeves. All you need to know to help write a winning proposal! Seats available: 25

Budget Development and Management 
TBD
Wyatt Room, Ralph W. Steen Library, 1st floor

Learn how to develop and manage a budget that meets both sponsor and university requirements. This session will cover salary, fringe benefit calculation, capital outlay and more. Also covered are SFA's guidelines for items such as matching/cost sharing and faculty compensation. Seats available: 25

Workshops and Training Opportunities Provided by Other Entities
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