Curriculum-Related Grants

2020-21 Request for Proposals and Application 

Evaluation Rubric

This grant opportunity is open to all full-time faculty.

Curriculum Related Activity Grant proposals should address curricular innovations. Proposals that focus on writing courses, on-line/hybrid courses, incorporating social justice pedagogy into curricula, program development, interdisciplinary collaborations and other developments that further the goals of the Liberal Education Program, program accreditation, and departments' academic strategic plans are recommended. Proposals should clearly reflect effort and activity that is above and beyond normal expectations for course preparation. Preference will be given to projects that enhance instruction and assessment of learning in multiple sections of courses. A letter from the department chairperson or program coordinator acknowledging that the department or program has been informed should be submitted with the proposal.


For information on disbursement of grant funds, please contact Carol Jenkins, Associate Director of Post Award Services,  Sponsored Programs and Research, at


Submission of Grant Reports

A final report on curriculum-related project outcomes and expenditures must be filed upon completion. The Project Report Form should be used as the template for all final reports. The Request for an Extension Form should be used as the template in the event extenuating circumstances hinder progress on the project. All extensions are subject to administrative approval. Please Note: Any funds unaccounted for shall be returned to the university and be added to the allocation for the competition in the following year.


2020-21 Grant Recipients

Adimando, Andrea. Psychiatry in Primary Care.

Axtell, Robert, Lunn, William, and Rupp, Kristie. Exercise Testing Instructional Lab Videos.

Baraw, Charles, Sinclair, Meredith, and Stretch, Cynthia. A User's Guide to a Publicly Engaged English Major: Research, Professional Preparation, and Experiential Learning.

Barnes, Ericka, Hwang, Candy, and Ryder, Todd. Enhancing Online Learning for Introductory Chemistry.

Bonjo, Laurie. Doctoral Program in Counselor Education and Supervision.

Breny, Jean. Development of a Graduate Qualitative Research and Evaluation Methods Course in Public Health.

Brown, Mary and Okobi, Elsie. Information Literacy with a Social Justice Lens.

Cardone, Resha and Miowei Weng. Responding to the Crisis in the Humanities and the BOR-Low Computer Policy.

Cotrufo, Raymond. Development of 2-course online Professional Development Sequence in Recreation, Tourism, and Sport Management.

deLisle, Lee. Tourism, Hospitality, and Event Management Development.

Elahi, Ata and Podnar, Hrvoje. Software Defined Networking (SDN) Laboratory Experiment Manual.

Farley, William. Creating a Writing-Intensive Museum Studies Course.

Ferraro, Marisa. Expanding SCSU's EL library to include Instructional Videos.

Generali, Margaret and Parzych, Jennifer. Improving Video Learning Modules to Enhance Educational Leadership Training: Understanding the Role of Comprehensive School Counseling Programming and its Impact on Student Success.

Gregory, Jess. Developing a Technology Focused Elective for Doctoral Students to Support Independent Research.

Liu, Yan. Analytical Case Studies Database of US Digital Libraries.

Powell, Jessica. Re-designing the Early Childhood Education Program.

Rogers, Dana and Savelli, Melanie. Revising COM 150 to Increase Transferability.

Stewart, Carol. Conscious Capitalism Certificate Program: Motivating a Community of Students and Working Professionals.

Yavuz, Olcay. Designing the First Online Dual Enrollment Course on College and Career Readiness.

Zigmont, Victoria. The Creation of a Master's level Interdisciplinary Course in Applied Health Research.