College of Sciences

College of Sciences

SLS Liaisons:

Budget: $20,000

Strategy Overview:

CoS faculty already teach many of the basic concepts important to sustainability. The CoS funding initiatives described below are designed to facilitate connecting this basic knowledge to community sustainability by fostering new research and educational efforts that develop and engage community partnerships. Student research and curricular and co-curricular activities will be funded through a call for proposals. Funding levels range from $500 to $5000 depending on the type of activity and scope. Funding areas include:

1.     Collaboration database for connecting faculty with community partners (funding used to hire contractor to develop database)

2.     Citizen Science Projects

3.     Curricular and co-curricular activities engaging community partners

4.     RISS (Research in Sustainability Supplement) Award for PURA