American College Theatre Festival Sarah Pothier winner of the Richard Maltby Jr. Award for Excellence in Musical Theatre. Student Stephanie Harrop winner of The Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas Award for Excellence in Design Technology. Alan Pickart and the Technical Crew and cast of A-MIRROR-CA winner of The Kennedy Center Golden Hammer Award for outstanding skill and knowledge of backstage practices. The Drowsy Chaperone - Outstanding Execution of Design and Outstanding Musical Ensemble A-MIRROR-CA - Excellence in Writing, Ensemble and Execution Jessie Darrell Jarbadan for The Miracle Worker winner of Outstanding Costume Design. A-MIRROR-CA is up for the Kennedy Center National Awards to be announced at a later date.
What else has the Academic Division accomplished in fall 2012?
Programs Under Development B.A. in Youth Development B.S. in Community Health and Wellness B.S. in Early Childhood Education B.S. in Health Sciences First blended-learning academic program: a Certificate of Undergraduate Study in Youth Services
Learning for Life (L4L) www.ric.edu/learningforlife
Central Falls District and RIC Potential Collaboration
New First-Year Experience Program www.ric.edu/obom
Enhanced Technology Improved Blackboard support: Implemented a coordinated, seamless support model for Blackboard where USS and FCTL staff systematically coordinate to provide the best support by the appropriate experts. Expanded support options for faculty and staff: In addition to walk-in, telephone and email assistance, faculty and staff are now able to use Track-IT! self-service to create and track their own online work orders to request assistance. Improved feedback mechanism for Help Desk support: Developed more informative Help Desk satisfaction survey sent to 100 percent of work order requestors. Website improvements: Consolidated Web pages, created new instructions and continue to update existing pages.
Upgraded obsolete and failing equipment (specifically, analog to digital; standard definition to high definition) in 24 e-classrooms for Fall 2012 and four e-classrooms for spring 2013 (in process). Opened RICs first Testing Lab in CL 131. Renovated and enhanced modern languages and media e-classroom in CL132. Installed 4 multimedia-enhanced rooms in the Yellow Cottage. Installed two large-screen TVs in Admissions in the Forman Center in conjunction with iPad support for recruitment purposes. Inst alled large-screen TV in Kelley Board Room. Installed numerous multimedia/AV capabilities throughout the Rec Center. Spring upgrades: Currently planning upgrades, primarily in Alger e-classrooms. E-Classroom Upgrades
Office of Research and Grants Administration: A Unit of Academic Affairs
ORGA FY 2013 July 1, 2012 – December 31, 2013 Awards received in the first two quarters of FY 2013 total $7,497,679. (Reflects proposals submitted in FY 2012 and 2013.) Proposals submitted in the first two quarters of FY 2013 total $7,548,293. (Proposals submitted in FY 2013 only.) Award amounts are in line with mid-year FY 2012, a banner year!
Office of Research and Grants Administration PI NameSponsor NameGrant Name Antosh, AnthonyUS Department of EducationVision Services (RIVESP) Antosh, AnthonyMeasured ProgressRI Alternate Assessment Antosh, AnthonyRhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) Surrogate Parents/Educational Advocates 2012-13 Antosh, AnthonyUS Department of Education /RIDERI State Personnel Development Grant Antosh, AnthonyRI Department of EducationORS Employment and Training 2012-13 Antosh, AnthonyRI Department of Human ServicesEarly Intervention Training and Technical Assistance Antosh, AnthonyRI-Department of Children Youth and Families Positive Behavioral Supports (PBIS) Training for the RI Training School 2012-13 Antosh, AnthonyUS Department of EducationDual Sensory Impairment -- 2012-13 Antosh, AnthonyUS Department of EducationRI Technical Assistance Project (RITAP) 2012- 13 Antosh, AnthonyUS Dept. of Health & Human ServicesUCEDD - Univ. Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Beardwood, MarieUS Dept for Veterans' AffairsVirtual CPRS Educational Platform (VCEP)
Office of Research and Grants Administration PI NameSponsor NameGrant Name Cook, JenniferNational Writing ProjectRhode Island Writing Project de Oliveira, GlenissonNational Science FoundationRI Technology Enhanced Sciences (RITES) Dygert/McKameyRhode Island Council on the Humanities Promising Practices Conference Filinson/Padula/EvansHRSA Bureau of Health ProfessionalsGeriatric Education Center Forte, PaulUS Department of EducationKey Issues Addressing Student Access and Completion Giroux, JeniferRhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) Contextualized Training Giroux, JeniferRhode Island Department of Human Services (DHS) Refugee Employment and Training (Project GRAPHIC) Giroux, JeniferRI Dept. of Labor & TrainingProvidence/Cranston Workforce Investment Giroux, JeniferUnited Way RIUnited Collaboration of Training Resources Glantz, TonyaRI Department of Children Youth & Families Child Welfare Institute Glantz, TonyaRI Department of Children Youth & Families System of Care/FCCP Training
Office of Research and Grants Administration PI NameSponsor NameGrant Name Montvilo, RobinRI Dept. of Behavioral Health (BHDDH)Persons with Developmental Disabilities and Addiction Recovery Murakami, BrandonNational Science FoundationRUI: Rare lepton decays in the eras of the LHC and MEG experiments Pearlmutter, SueRI Foster Parents AssociationConsolidated Youth Services Pearlmutter, SueUS Department of Health and Human Services RI Partnership for Family Connections Pearlmutter, SueUS Department of Health and Human Services Works Wonders Pitt, R./Penfield, G.US Department of EducationLearning for Life Pitt, RonRI Office of Higher EducationComplete College Rhode Island Initiative Roberts, EricNational Science FoundationEPSCoR Year 3 - 2012-13 Sanders, KathrynNational Science FoundationS-STEM Quahog Cohort Sidorkin, SashaUS Department of EducationCommon Core Standards and College Preparedness Simson, EarlRI Senate Fiscal OfficeModern Language Studies in Portuguese Sullivan, MaryUS Department of EducationBuilding Arithmetic Fluency using iPad Technology
MAJOR NEW GIFTS SINCE FALL (Cash gifts of $25,000 or more, totaling $224,516) Nancy BondXenia Shmaruk 40 Endowed Scholarship Carter Family Charitable TrustArt Center enhancement Drive John J. Smith, Jr. 63 Keefe Transportation Center in honor of Anna Veronica (Keefe) Smith 33 Eunice O. Shatz, former facultyEunice O. Shatz Endowment Rita Munzer (Estate)Munzer Family Scholarships Marilyn Walsh 75 Nursing Program-Technology equipment for students. The 1854 Society, established in fall of 2011, inducted 34 new members at its second annual dinner this past fall. We are pleased to report that the society now has 178 supporters of the college whose lifetime giving ranges from $10,000 to $1 million.
GIFTS IN-KIND WERE GIVEN: Bob and Marie PetrarcaPaintings for campus GRANTS SECURED SINCE THE FALL INCLUDE: The Champlin Foundations$250,000 Improvements to the laboratory facilities in the Fogarty Life Sciences building Overall productivity for the six months ending Dec. 31, 2012, which includes new gifts, pledges and expectancies, totals $907,460, up three percent over last year.
10 YEARS Ronald AnsellLandscaping and Grounds Ken DeadyMaintenance and Repairs Anthony MooreCustodial Services Peter AndreozziMathematics and Computer Science Department Jonathan DysonSherlock Center on Disabilities Henk SonderNetwork and Telecommunications Elizabeth CabanaHuman Resources Julie TeixeiraPhysical Plant Administration Cheryl DuguayOffice of the Bursar Carlo CantarellaIntercollegiate Athletics, Intramurals, and Recreation Jo-Ann D'AlessandroIntercollegiate Athletics, Intramurals, and Recreation Phillip TowNetwork and Telecommunications Mark LawrenceCustodial Services Anne GoodrowElementary Education Department Donna ChristyMathematics and Computer Science Department Glenisson de OliveiraPhysical Sciences Department Christine MarcoPsychology Department Andrea NemirowIntercollegiate Athletics, Intramurals, and Recreation Paula PestanaCustodial Services Hugo PinedaCustodial Services Service to RIC
20 YEARS Carla WeissAdams Library Robin D'AgostinoCustodial Services Maurice DillonCustodial Services Debra GinolfiCollege Dining Services Paul BannaMaintenance and Repairs Dennis RedihanLandscaping and Grounds Charles SimpsonPhysical Sciences Department Robert SheinArts and Sciences Thomas MeedelBiology Department Paul TiskusEducational Studies Department Elizabeth HenshawElementary Education Department Robin AuldHealth and Physical Education Department Leslie SchusterHistory Department Ying ZhouMathematics and Computer Science Dept. Mary ByrdNursing Department Claus Hofhansel Political Science Department Beverly GoldfieldPsychology Department Charles WilsonSecurity and Safety Department
30 YEARS Thomas Lavin Counseling Center William Angell Management Information Services Lenore OlsenMSW Program Lloyd MatsumotoBiology Department Robert PancioccoCustodial Services Stephen AlbaneseLandscaping and Grounds Service to RIC
New Hires NON-CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES Ms. Leslie GrinnerCoordinator, Access & Retention InitiativesLearning for Life Program Ms. Kelly McNultyEducational Support FacilitatorLearning for Life Program Mr. Paul Brooks Interim Coordinator of the Presidents StaffOffice of the President Ms. Nachel GlynnArea CoordinatorResidential Life & Housing Ms. Sharon HartleyInterim Assistant Director of Alumni/College Relations Alumni & College Relations Ms. Alyssa IncollingoInterim Assistant DirectorCollege Dining Services Ms. Laura Meade KirkAssociate DirectorOffice of Communications & Marketing Ms. Nanci MartinInterim VP of Advancement & College Relations Presidents Office Ms. Tami-Marie Mildner Assistant BursarOffice of the Bursar Ms. Valerie PecchiaAssistant Coordinator -ExplorationsHenry Barnard School Mr. Justin Sjovall Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine and Club Sports Athletics & Recreation Ms. Julie YorkAdmissions OfficerAdmissions Office
New Hires CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES Mr. Louis SciottiHousekeeperCustodial Services, Physical Plant Mr. Robert DupreCook Donovan Dining Center Mr. Donald ChoquetteHousekeeper Donovan Dining Center Ms. Anne OConnellCooks Helper Donovan Dining Center Mr. Victor De JesusCooks Helper Donovan Dining Center Ms. Karen DragerCooks Helper Donovan Dining Center Ms. Julie WhaleyCooks Helper Donovan Dining Center Ms. Karen YatesCooks Helper Donovan Dining Center Ms. Christina MessinaCooks Helper Donovan Dining Center Ms. Corissa PerryCooks Helper Donovan Dining Center Ms. Lina LopesCooks Helper Donovan Dining Center Ms. Laurene StarkeyCooks Helper Donovan Dining Center Ms. Colleen CanarioCooks HelperDonovan Dining Center Ms. Cindy VenturaCooks HelperDonovan Dining Center Mr. Joseph Gause, Jr.CookDonovan Dining Center
Staff New Assignments, Promotions and Upgrades: Non-Classified Mr. Nicholas BudanoFormerly Network & Systems Engineer Network & Telecommunications Now Manager – Network ServicesNetwork & Telecommunications Mr. Anthony CarlinoFormerly Supervisor of Distribution ServicesAudio Visual Now Information TechnologistAudio Visual Mr. Julio ContrerasFormerly Tech III – Distribution Services Audio Visual Now Information Technologist Audio Visual Mr. Peter GibbFormerly Resident Hall Director Residential Life & Housing Now Area CoordinatorResidential Life & Housing Ms. Catherine HanrahanFormerly Accountant I Development & College Relations Now Director of Constituent Relations Development & College Relations Ms. Janet PhillipsFormerly Principal CookDonovan Dining Center Now Assistant DirectorCatering and Production Services Ms. Melissa Souza Formerly Accountant II Accounting Now Assistant ControllerAccounting Mr. Brian StevensFormerly Admissions Officer Admissions Office Now Assistant Director for Undergraduate Admissions Admissions Office Mr. Donald TencherFormerly Director – Athletics, Intramurals & Recreation Now Director – Athletics, Intramural & Recreation/Asst. VP of Administration Mr. Philip Tow Formerly Programmer Network & Telecommunications Now Manager of Technical Services Network & Telecommunications Ms. Susan TurcotteFormerly Accountant IAccounting Office Now Accountant IIAccounting Office
Staff New Assignments, Promotions and Upgrades: Classified Mr. Louis Sciotti, Jr.Promotion to Housekeeper Donovan Dining Center From: Housekeeper Physical Plant Ms. Virginia PorterFormerly Senior Word Processing TypistCounseling, Educational Leadership, and School Psychology Department Now Higher Education Finance Office Pre-Audit Clerk Accounting Office Mr. Carl SoaresFormerly Cooks Helper Donovan Dining Center Now: HousekeeperCustodial Services
RIC Adjunct Faculty Union Leaders Deborah Kaspin, President Anthropology Joe Szpila, Vice President English Danielle Lavendier, Secretary English Gary Garzone, Treasurer Economic Finance
Capital Projects Art Center Renovation - Ongoing Replacement of Unit Ventilators - Clarke Science Renovation of Parking Lot U (lower lot at Fogarty) Roof Replacement - Murray Center Parking Lot D/E - Design Main Campus Transformer Replacement - Design Burying Overhead Wires (College Road, East Campus, Parking Lot B, Behind Track) Gaige and Craig-Lee Halls Project - Selection of Architect and Design) Fogarty Life Science - Completion of Feasibility Study, Selection of Architect and Design Fogarty Life Science Lab 107 Renovation - Design College Road (One-Way to Two-Way Conversion) - Design, Possible Construction Energy Performance Contract (ESCO) - Selection of Vendor, Possible Initiation of Project
Facilities and Operations Upgrades to handicap access Electrical upgrade in Adams Library Upgrades to power plant and affiliated issues Upgrade Parking Lot D lighting to LED Campus-wide lighting upgrade to LED Planting of new trees Correct drainage issues in Buildings 7, 8 and 10 Continued parking lot conservation - sealing and striping
IT Work A web-based application system for prospective graduate students An all-electronic method of generating a new college catalog every year to shorten the lead time for catalog production An expansion of EMS will allow department chairs to submit their class schedules electronically and shorten the 11-month lead time for producing a new schedule every semester. The college will be soliciting bids for a Web-based system for submitting, reviewing, and storing research protocols for IRB evaluation of research with human participants. (Spring) Departmental support program planning: Developing and launching a focused support model where our instructional technologists work directly with departments to customize professional development to departmental needs and requirements. Improved E-classroom documentation: Over the spring semester, will be providing each e- classroom with one-page instruction sheets for room equipment (also available on the Web) and a sticker that includes the Help Desk phone number and website for detailed room instructions.
New Initiatives Enhanced technology support for Disabilities Services Center Provide iPad support Develop and support e-signature process Provide support for digital media curriculum changes in Communication Researching options for enhanced capabilities for lecture-capture, video streaming and closed-captioning video.
Term Section Enrollment ChangeSectionsChangeRevenueChange Fall 2011 188 26 $128,808 Fall 2012 27144%4469% $208,957 62% Professional Studies and Continuing Education
Term Section Enrollment ChangeSectionsChangeRevenueChange Fall 2011 188 26 $128,808 Fall 2012 27144%4469% $208,957 62% Cohort Programs Current Programs and Partners: Feinstein School of Education and Human Development Teaching English as a Second Language Certificate (3 cohorts) BS Early Childhood Education with T.E.A.C.H./Ready to Learn Providence IMEd Urban Multicultural Special Education Elementary Education Teacher Certification and IMEd with Teach for America MAT Elementary Education Middle Level Education Certificate Faculty of Arts and Sciences Certificate of Graduate Study in Mathematics Content Specialist Elementary (three cohorts) School of Social Work/Outreach Programs Certificate of Undergraduate Study in Case Management Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning Certificate of Continuing Study in Hybrid Teaching and Learning
Term Section Enrollment ChangeSectionsChangeRevenueChange Fall 2011 188 26 $128,808 Fall 2012 27144%4469% $208,957 62% Green and Sustainability Studies Programs: Host for Fruit Hill Farmers Market Beekeeping with RIBA Bee School Green Business Forum Speaker Series (launch in spring 2013) Sustainable Systems Institute (launch in summer 2013) Youth Nature Camp (launch in summer 2013) Sustainable Communities Initiative Community Garden Sustainability Studies (launch in summer 2013)
Term Section Enrollment ChangeSectionsChangeRevenueChange Fall 2011 188 26 $128,808 Fall 2012 27144%4469% $208,957 62% Financial Wellness Offered by Sovereign/Santander Bank in Partnership with Rhode Island College Spring 2013 Programs offered free and open to the public o Understanding Credit o What is Identity Theft and How to Protect Yourself o Benefits of Home Ownership: A Home of Your Own o Exploring Refinance Options and Making the Most of Your Homes Equity o Budgeting and Savings: Practicing Effective Money Management
Rhode Island College to Launch Sustainable Communities Initiative