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Perkins Grant Information Session

Location: North Campus, Gleasner Hall, room 100

About This Event


Open to SUNY Erie faculty and support staff


Join us at the Perkins Grant  Information Session on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 2 to 4 p.m. in the North Campus Board Room, Gleasner Hall, room 100. The 2018-2019 Perkins Grant cycle at SUNY Erie is now open. Learn more about this opportunity to improve student outcomes in your credit-bearing academic programs. The Perkins Grant is NYSED dollars SUNY Erie receives to improve student outcomes programs in career and technical education. The session is for college staff who work with students in these programs. Generally, department chairs attend to present their proposal for funding. Support service staff can also attend to suggest improvements.

Perkins Grant funding has been a source of numerous supportive services and upgrades here at SUNY Erie including:
- Funding for mentors, technical assistants, tutors,and instructional support specialists
- Non-high school student recruitment campaigns
- Equipment, materials and supply purchases
- Faculty training

Perkins Grant funding cannot support activities such as:
– Recruitment efforts for high school students
– Tuition and book fees
– Furniture, desks

– Food services, refreshments, banquets, meals

Please RSVP to Rob Leteste,  letester@ecc.edu with a brief description, no more than a paragraph, of your proposal by Friday, January 26, 2018. You will be able to adjust your proposal after the Info Session. View the link below for an overview of required outcomes. This cycle we are seeking proposals which improve the participation of underrepresented genders within particular programs as well as increased degree/certificate completion rates. For information, email letester@ecc.edu.