NSF Daylong HBCU-UP Workshop at JSU 11/20

NSF HBCU-UP Outreach Workshop
November 20, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
at Jackson State University

NSF is conducting a daylong workshop focusing on programs in the Directorate of Education and Human Resources and on cross-cutting programs such as Education & Human Resources (EHR) Core Research (ECR), Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE), Advanced Technological Education (ATE), Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S-STEM), Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP), Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program, Graduate Research Fellowships Programs (GRFP), NSF Research Traineeship (NRT), Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST), and Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP). It features presentations by NSF program officers and staff as well as meetings with faculty in small groups to discuss potential projects. The cost of the workshop is $50.

For more information (including how to register): see: http://www.jsums.edu/research/event/nsf-hbcu-up-outreach-workshop/

ORSP will reimburse the $50 registration fee of any UM faculty/staff member who attends. In addition, ORSP will reimburse transportation costs, as follows:

  • single traveller in one vehicle: 1/4 of costs
  • two or three travellers--e.g., driver plus one passenger: 1/2 of costs
  • four or more travellers: full costs

ORSP will not reimburse hotel/meal costs for this workshop.

Individuals planning to attend are asked to e-mail April Harriell (afharrie@olemiss.edu) in ORSP, and let her know whether you: 1) have registered yet; 2) are planning to or interested in driving yourself or other passengers; or 3) would like to catch a ride with someone else, and would like ORSP to help coordinate that.

Per University policy (PUR.TR.111.002), advanced travel authorizations are required for in-state trips to meetings sponsored by national organizations. After obtaining departmental/dean approvals, route travel authorizations to April Harriell in 313 Lyceum for VCSRP initials and account number. http://procurement.olemiss.edu/travel-authorization-form/. After trip is complete, route reimbursement forms with departmental/deal approvals to April for ORSP initials and account number. http://procurement.olemiss.edu/travel-reimbursement-forms/

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