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A publication of The Community Colleges of Spokane's Office of Grants & Sponsored Research
501 N. Riverpoint Boulevard, Suite 111  Spokane, WA 99217  509-434-5160

Office of Grants & Sponsored Research
Bridging the Gap to Support Needed Services for Students, Enhance Faculty Engagement and Provide Funding for Innovative Programs
   National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education Grant "Rebranding the 21st Century IT Technician"
Principal Investigator: Asa Bradley
Co-PIs:  Max Josquin, Michele Moore

70 middle school girls attended an IT camp at SFCC June 22, 2016 led by 6 female SFCC IT students.  Participants learned how to install operating systems, program material, software, set up servers and play Minecraft on mini computers.   Learn more....
 to SFCC students Sabrina Hobbs and Angela Rickerson who were invited to attend the National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education conference in Washington D.C.!  Both were student mentors at the IT summer camp at SFCC.  While at the conference, they highlighted the SFCC project, were hosted by WA Senator Patty Murray and toured the Capital building.  Congratulations Angela and Sabrina, the CCS community is proud of you! 
Meet Sabrina....
National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education Grant  "Teaching Sustainability Through Problem Based Learning Communities: Professional Development for the Teachers of Tomorrow's Green Economy Technicians" 
Principal Investigator:  Scott Rollins 
Co-PI:  Adriana Bishop
Local high school teachers and college instructors will once again have an opportunity to participate in a sustainability workshop project hosted by SFCC faculty members, Scott Rollins and Adriana Bishop.  The project will provide tools for integrating sustainability into existing programs through problem-based learning communities.  Learn more...   
NSF and the American Association of Community Colleges invite teams to submit projects under one of three themes.  Ten teams will be selected as finalists to attend a 4 day innovation "boot camp" focused on developing skills in innovation and design thinking, entrepreneurship and business planning.  Contact the Grants & Sponsored Research office at 434-5160 for more info.  Watch this video to learn more...
Washington College Spark Community Grant Program "Collaboration for Rural Student College & Career Readiness":  $149,991
Grant Coordinator: Andrea Reid
CCS faculty will collaborate with high school teachers and counselors in the Mary-Walker, Reardan-Edwall, Riverside, Grand Coulee Dam and Colville school districts to help prepare students for college.  Learn more....
WA State Dept. of Transportation:
Pre-Apprenticeship Supportive Services Grant:  $62,505

Funding for training a diverse workforce for the highway construction industry. 
Learn more...
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CCS Grants Workshop

February 24, 2017 
9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
SCC Lair Bldg. 6- Sasquatch Room

Keynote Speaker:  Mel Cossette
Executive Director & Principal Investigator for the National Science Foundation's Advanced Technological Education funded National Resource Center for Materials Technology Education (MatEdU) Edmonds Community College
This exciting workshop will focus on grant processes, information about specific grant programs, and next steps to apply for funding.  Lunch will be provided.  Online registration available soon.
Did you know the Grants & Sponsored Research Office can help you apply for grants for your department?  Our website offers links to many resources to walk you through the process of searching for grants, building a proposal and complying with any award requirements!  You will be supported every step of the way.  For more information, contact G&SR office at 434-5160 or visit us at
Community Colleges of Spokane does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation or age in its programs, activities and employment.  Please direct all compliance inquiries to the chief administration officer, Community Colleges of Spokane, 501 N. Riverpoint Blvd., PO Box 6000, Spokane, WA 99217-6000 or call 509-434-5037.  SCC TTY 533-8610/VP 866-948-2811.
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