President Carriuolo’ s Mid-year Report February 20, 2013
PRESIDENT CARRIUOLO’S 2013 MID-YEAR REPORT PART I What have we accomplished since the opening coffee hour in August?
On Election Day, Rhode Island voters said “yes” to Question 3.
On Election Day, Rhode Island voters • said “yes” to Question 3.
ADP American Democracy Project
Esther Kingston-Mann Award Julie Kessler Jamilah Pittman
20 graduate students earned Certificates of Graduate Studies in Autism Education
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 Workerwinner of Outstanding Costume Design. • A-MIRROR-CA is up for the Kennedy Center National Awards to be announced at a later date. American College Theatre Festival
What else has the Academic Division accomplished in fall 2012?
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 Programs Under Development
Learning for Life (L4L) www.ric.edu/learningforlife
Central Falls District and RIC Potential Collaboration
New First-Year Experience Program www.ric.edu/obom
Urban and Community Farming Educational Program “Going Local”
Richard Hillman Garden
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. Enhanced Technology
E-Classroom Upgrades • 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 RIC’s 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. • Installed 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.
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!