Highlights


Innovations in Faculty Development, June 2, 2015

Innovations in Enrollment Management, Sept 17, 2015

Innovations in Academic Advising, Nov 2015

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Contact Information

Dr. Christina M. Sax
Horton Hall 111
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg University
Shippensburg, PA, 17257
(717) 477-1502
(717) 477-4050 fax
pcde@ship.edu

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Academic Innovation Conferences

2012 Conference
2013 Conference

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Innovation Grants

Academic Outreach and Innovation is pleased to provide grant opportunities to Shippensburg University faculty.  Contact Chris Sax, Associate Provost and Dean of Academic Outreach and Innovation (csax@ship.edu or x1348) for additional information on these grant opportunities.  
 

The Academic Innovation (AI) Grant Program combines the expertise of Ship’s faculty, the quality of its curriculum, and innovative practices occurring at the national level to enhance academic excellence and student success.  Exploring and adopting new and innovative strategies can support the retention and success of students and ensure the academic quality and personalized approach that are hallmarks of a Shippensburg University educational experience.  The program is also aligned with a number of AMP goals, objectives, and strategies.  All tenured and tenure-track faculty are eligible to apply for funding.  Funding for up to $6,500 for teams of faculty, or up to $3,000 for individual faculty, is available per proposal.  Proposals are due by 4:00 pm on May 26, 2015.  View 2015-2016 AI Grant Program Call for Proposals  

The New Academic Program Development (NAPD) Small Grant Program combines the content expertise of Ship’s faculty, the quality of its curriculum and academic reputation, and the needs of Pennsylvania’s workforce.  It is designed to support the development of new credit-bearing academic programs and is aligned with a number of the AMP goals, objectives, and strategies.  Funding is available for individual or teams of faculty for 2015 summer stipends up to the equivalent of a total of two to three weeks of work and additional direct expenses for activities related to the exploration, design, and development of new academic program proposals. Proposals are due by 4:00 pm on May 26, 2015.  View the 2015-2016 NAPD Grant Program Call for Proposals

The Conference and Workshop Grant Program provides funding opportunities for a limited number of Shippensburg University faculty to attend a selected set of conferences and workshops.  This program is designed to engage departments, faculty, and the curriculum in academic initiatives focused on increasing student engagement, success, and retention, academic quality, and the achievement of student learning outcomes.  Additionally, the program is designed to integrate such initiatives occurring at the national level into Ship’s ongoing practices and to assist faculty in furthering their professional development.  The 2015-2016 program details will be available in August, 2015.

The Quality Matters Scholars (QMS) Grant Program is designed to assist faculty in incorporating the course design principles of the Quality Matters Program (QM - qmprogram.org) into online, blended, and face-to-face classes in ways that are designed to increase student engagement, success, and retention, academic quality, and the achievement of student learning outcomes. Additionally, the program is designed to develop a cadre of Ship faculty to serve as QM leaders on the Ship campus, and to assist faculty in furthering their professional development. Funding is available for various levels of engagement in the program.  The 2015-2016 program details will be available in August, 2015.

The Academic Camp Grant Program is designed to assist faculty in developing summer academic that focus on areas of interest to K-12 students, are content rich, and include a high degree of experiential activities and interaction between faculty members and students. The summer 2016 program details will be available in September 2015.