Sponsored Research & Federal Relations - Workshops


Sponsored Research Brownbag Lunch Workshops 2018-2019

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Thursday, October 25, 2018:  Meet the Sponsors    
SOBA Conference Room/EBH   12:15-1:00 pm

This annual workshop is a great opportunity to get acquainted with our generous local sponsors and learn what’s new!  Representatives from the Ballantine Family Fund/Community Foundation Serving Southwest Colorado and LPEA (Round-Up and Educational Grants) will update you about their respective foundations and answer your questions.  

Thursday, November 15, 2018:  NEW!  Writing National Science Foundation Proposals:  Tips and Tricks for New PIs    SU 163 Senate Chambers    12:30-1:45 pm

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear experienced campus faculty who have successfully pursued and received NSF awards share tips and tricks about the proposal writing process, NSF review panels and award negotiations.

Thursday, December 6, 2018:  NEW!  Analytics on theFort: Slice, Dice and Drill Your Way to the FLC Data You Need   Reed Library 2E Computer Classroom    12:30-2:00 pm

Orien McGlamery, Institutional Research, will teach you how to use Analytics on theFort.   Analytics contains 13 dashboards chock full of data on current enrollment (by major, degrees, applicants, class size, course utilization, retention and graduation rates), planning metrics, grades, admissions, student life center utilization and much more.  

Thursday, January 17, 2019:  NEW!  Grants 101 Bootcamp for PIs and Project Directors   
SU 112 Cascade Room   12:00-1:30pm

This workshop is designed especially for PIs and Project Directors who are responsible for managing the grant funds awarded to them in compliance with sponsor requirements, FLC policies, and Uniform Guidance or UG.  We will review your responsibilities for such things as reporting, paying people, purchasing, and show you some cool reporting tools for budget activity tracking so you don’t overspend.               

Monday, January 21, 2019:  Grants 101 for Department Admins  
SU 163 Senate Chambers       12:00-1:30pm

Do grant related tasks give you the willies?   If so, please attend this workshop designed especially for Department Administrative Assistants.  We’ll explain everything you need to know about the pre and post award work flow process, clarify all forms (EAS, PDS, CARF, Sub Recipient, etc), explain grant budgeting, purchasing procedures and a lot more. (Admins have permission to attend 1.5 hours)

Tuesday, February 26, 2019:  Nuts and Bolts of Grant Proposal Writing for Beginners                
SU 112 Cascade Room   12:00-1:00 pm    

Fasten your seatbelts for this fast-paced overview of the entire pre-award grant process, from searching for and assessing grant opportunities, to writing the major sections of a proposal, to routing your proposal in Cayuse, and submission.