Students First Grants
Students First Grants advance Farmingdale State College as a learner-centered institution by providing support that enhances classroom teaching, co-curricular activities, and assessment.
This is a competitive internal peer-reviewed grants program with funding provided by a five-year Title III “Strengthening Institutions” Grant awarded to Farmingdale State College by the U.S. Department of Education in October 2010.
Current Application Packet
This packet contains two components of the application:
- Students First Grants Announcement and Guidelines
- Students First Grants Information, Budget, and Approval Forms
APPLICATION DEADLINE: TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2015 (by 5 PM)
Previous Winners of Students First Grants .....click below to see what they have done with their awards!
- 18 faculty and staff were awarded 14 grants in 2014. Click here for descriptions of their projects. More details ...
- 14 faculty and staff were awarded 11 grants in 2013. Click here for descriptions of their projects. More details ...
- 16 faculty and staff were awarded 13 grants in 2012. Click here for descriptions of their projects. More details ...
- 16 faculty and staff were awarded 13 grants in 2011. Click here for descriptions of their projects. More details ...
Publications by Students First Grant Winners
- Peer Tutoring Program for Academic Success of Returning Nursing Students By Jennifer Bryer.
- Writing and Designing Your Future: A Learning Community that Combines English Composition with Art and Graphic Design By George Fernandez, Laurie Rozakis.
- Teaching First-Year Architecture Students Sustainable Construction Technology through Active Problem-Based Learning and a Field Trip to a Sustainable Building By Orla LoPiccolo.
- Testing Jigsaw Learning Against a Traditional Lecture (page 455 - page 463) By Orla LoPiccolo.
- Testing Jigsaw Learning In a Freshman Laboratory Course By Orla LoPiccolo.
- Using Robotics to Improve Retention and Increase Engagement in an Undergraduate Freshman Programming Logic and Design Course By Marie Pullan.
- A Foundations for Growth: A Learning Community Pairing (EGL 101 - Composition: Rhetoric and BUS 109 - Management Theories & Practices) By Sarbijt "Sab" Singh, Anthony Sovak, Ann Shapiro.
- A Dynamic Social Feedback System to Support Learning and Social Interaction in Higher Education By Brian Thoms.