Grants, Funding & Awards


Yes, Financial Investment in College Completion Pays Off

A team of analysts attempted to lay out the costs and benefits of a sustained investment program aimed at boosting program completion rates, especially for disadvantaged students. The bottom line: The investment would hurt in the beginning but pay off in big ways down the road.

Education Department Funds Innovation for $95 million

Recipients of this year's federal EIR grants include organizations that are undertaking promising work in teacher professional development, reading and writing, school leadership and other practices.

Purdue App Puts Learning Data into Students' Hands

Engineering students at Purdue University can track their study behaviors with Pattern, a quantified-self tool designed to help learners regulate and improve their habits.

Getting Beyond the Vicious Cycle of Outdated IT

An information technology overhaul at Johnson County Community College has resulted in true culture shift, coupled with better-fortified infrastructure and deeper partnerships with vendors.

Bring-Your-Own-Device Transforms Physics Lab

North Carolina State University created a free app that turns students' smartphones into lab instruments, saving money in lab setup and maintenance and giving learners the tools to explore physics anywhere.

Meredith College Wins Nearly $1 Million to Support Women in STEM

The college will use the grant money, estimated to be $997,077, to launch the Advancing Women's Education in STEM (AWE-STEM) Scholars Program, which will aim to offer additional scholarship and programming support for women in STEM majors beginning next fall.

Free College Finds Success in Tennessee

Tuition-free attendance in Tennessee is raising college and full-time enrollment and speeding the awarding of degrees. Those are the outcomes shared with the state's Board of Regents regarding the first class of "Tennessee Promise" students, who entered college in the fall of 2015 and have gone through four semesters since then.

Call for Entries: 2018 Campus Technology Impact Awards

The Campus Technology Impact Awards will honor exemplary colleges and universities that are making an extraordinary impact with technology on campus, doing important work in the service of teaching, learning, administration and operations.

2017 Readers' Choice Awards

Campus Technology readers weigh in on their favorite tools and tech for higher education.

Cornell to Launch Center for Data Science for Improved Decision Making with $1.5 Million Grant

A team of computer scientists at Cornell University is looking to ensure that data management systems are responsible and used for the public benefit.

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