Events

Workshop: Successfully Managing Your Grant

November 13th, 2015 by Kenya Hudson

Thursday, November 19, 2015

10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

JSU Innovate, 1st Floor of H.T. Sampson Library

Designed for new and aspiring principal investigators, this workshop demonstrates how to successfully set-up and manage all aspects of federal and foundation grants.  Successful grant managers and personnel from Grants and Contracts will address the following topics:

  • *  Organizational requirements for solid grant management
  • *  Roles and responsibilities of members of a grant management team
  • *  Pre-award activities that establish solid foundations for your grant
  • *  Essential post-award functions involved in start-up, operation and closeout
  • *  Steps to take to ensure compliance with funder requirements (including policies and circulars)
  • *  Crticial aspects of managing grant finances
  • *  Procurement and disposition of proerty
  • * Determination and management of indirect costs

There will be light refreshments.  Please register so that we can plan properly for your participation.

 

Saturday Writing Retreat (Nov. 14)

October 27th, 2015 by Kenya Hudson

Saturday, November 14, 2015
9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
Cups–An Espresso Cafe, 
2757 Old Canton Rd, Jackson, MS 39216

Retreat off-campus to work on your writing project and discover potential multi-faculty collaborations.  Light refreshments (i.e. coffee, pastries and fruit) will be provided.  This retreat will occur at Cups–An Espresso Cafe.  Space is limited.  Please register so we can plan properly for your participation.

This activity is hosted by the Center for University Scholars and JSU ADVANCE.

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Tuesday, November 3, 2015
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Holden Reading Room, 4th Floor of H.T. Sampson Library

Join us for Dr. Ranjani Kulawardhana's research talk, "Geospatial Technology (GIS and Remote Sensing) for the Study of the Earth and Its Changing Environment."  Dr. Kulawardhana is an assistant professor in the Department of Biology.  The Center provides light refreshments and invites participants to bring their lunches.

Thursday, October 29, 2015
10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
JSU Innovate Classroom, 1st Floor of the H.T. Sampson Library

This workshop introduces faculty to JSU's efforts to develop a digital education ecosystem for students and focuses on the role of digital textbooks.  Participants will learn how to work with JSU Cyberlearning to create their own iBooks and discuss ways that faculty are using iBooks in their courses.  Light refreshments will be provided.

Thursday, October 8, 2015
10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
JSU Innovate Classroom, 1st Floor of the H.T. Sampson Library

This workshop helps participants to integrate research and scholarly agendas with teaching responsibilities, discover techniques to avoid or work through obstacles and develop collaborations and partnerships at the university and beyond.  Light refreshments will be provided.

 

Flyer with information replicated in the text.Tuesday, September 29, 2015
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Holden Reading Room, 4th Floor of H.T. Sampson Library

Join us for Dr. Kathi Griffin's and Dr. Tatiana Glushko's research talk, "How Writers Improve: Learning from Students' Reflections on Their Writing."  Dr. Griffin directs the Richard Wright Center for Writing, Rhetoric and Research and Dr. Glushko coordinates service for the Richard Wright Center.  The Center provides light refreshments and invites participants to bring their lunches.

Academy Working Session (Sept. 25)

September 20th, 2015 by Kenya Hudson

Flyer with information replicated in the text.Friday, September 25, 2015
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
4th Floor of the H.T. Sampson Library

Join us to learn more about the Academy for Research and Scholarly Engagement and to find a funding opportunity that matches your great idea!  The Academy for Research and Scholarly Engagement assists faculty in developing and submitting competitive proposals for external funding.  Successful participants receive a $3,000 summer research stipend.

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