Resource for Excellence Grants

The following projects were selected by the Resource for Excellence Committee for funding for the FY13 year.

Total Resource for Excellence grant funding for the year: $101,869.

Natural Sciences Colloquium Speakers Pilot Project

Health & Sciences, Physics
$5,175

Funds provided a monthly science colloquium speaker, an active research scientist, who will be selected for his or her research and ability to explain the work to students and the public, to raise awareness and interest in doing research with students.

College of DuPage Women's Scholarship Program

Enrollment Management

$15,000

Funds provided assistance to low-income women, ages 50 and over, returning to school to renew or continue their education or training, in an effort to gain better employment opportunities.

Promoting STEM Education through Undergraduate Research

Health & Sciences, Chemistry
$6,724

Funds used to provide COD students with science research experiences in partnership with and at Northwestern University.

Project Access: New Veterans to Work Initiative

Continuing Education
$20,000

Funds used to provide tuition assistance to veterans who enter noncredit professional programs in workforce development.

Talent Impact Plan: TIP 630

Business Solutions
$19,970

Funds used to conduct a study and develop a better understanding of the skills gap in six key industry clusters in DuPage County in order to better address the training needs of the business community.

START for Talented COD Chemistry Students

Health & Sciences, Chemistry
$20,000

Funds used to provide summer research internship funding for three chemistry students.

Spatial Explorations through Built Environments:
Building a Temporary Summer Pavilion

Architecture
$15,000

Funds used to involve students in a design-build project from initial concept through design and construction phases.

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