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Daeri Tenery Funds Grant With the Help of RDO...

By Dani Moritz-Long State funding may be dwindling, but our students’ needs are not. That’s why Chemistry Professor Daeri Tenery became interested in the Resource Development Office (RDO) and its Valencia College Resource Development Fellows Certification Program. “I wanted to enroll in the program because I wanted to become more familiar with the grants development process,” said […]

Title III Pathways Grant Successfully Enhances Student Ex...

Five years ago, Valencia was one of 14 colleges and universities nationwide awarded the five-year, $1,884,810 Department of Education Title III Strengthening Institutions Program grant, which was designed to help educational institutions like Valencia build innovative solutions to better serve students along the pathway from enrollment to graduation and beyond. Five years later, the grant has […]

Welcome Nancy Mallison and Kimberly Taylor, Managers,...

Left to right: Nancy Mallison and Kimberly Taylor A message from Kristeen Christian, Assistant Vice President, Resource Development On behalf of the Resource Development Office, I would like to welcome two new managers, grants development and special projects, to our team, Nancy Mallison and Kimberly Taylor. Nancy joined Valencia in February 2016 to support the College in pursuit of funding […]

The Resource Development Office is Available to Help You...

A message from Kristeen Christian, Assistant Vice President, Resource Development Valencia’s Resource Development Office (RDO) is your point of contact for grants and all external funding that support the many innovative initiatives contributing to student success and our learning community. The RDO team will help you explore grant ideas through facilitated conversations, identify funding opportunities and manage grants […]

13 Things to Know When Managing Staff Paid by Grant Funds

By Kristeen Christian, Assistant Vice President, Resource Development                       Managing grant staff can be complicated. As a manager, you are responsible for compliance with the funding source and College guidelines. By working closely with the resource development team, you can be sure that all aspects of the grant, including the management of staff paid by grant funds, […]

Innovative Experiences Made Possible with Endowed Chairs...

By Joy S. Jones There are a number of studies that indicate a strong relationship between students who have completed a research project and choosing science as a major. When Professor of Geology Mary Beck wanted to teach a summer field course in 2007, where students could complete geology research projects, she applied for an […]

Resource Development Projected Funding Opportunities...

The mission of the Resource Development Office (RDO) is to increase external funding that will support innovative projects that increase student success. Throughout the year, the RDO collects a list of funding opportunities that may support Valencia programs, projects or initiatives. For a list of the projected funding opportunities through 2016, click on the button below. The RDO […]

Resource Development Office “Finding Resources for...

Faculty and staff members who previously received Endowed Chairs for Learning Leadership, completed a sabbatical leave or are currently participating in the Teaching Learning Academy assembled on Friday, February 27, 2015, at East Campus for the Finding Resources for Good Ideas event. Assistant Vice President of Resource Development Kristeen Christian led the participants in a discussion of the grant development process. Mary […]

Grantsmanship at Valencia: Demystifying the Grant...

If you want to write a grant proposal and can use help determining where to begin, you’re in luck. Kristeen Christian, assistant vice president, resource development, talks about where to start the grant proposal process. Identify the Need First If you want to access outside funding, it is important to first identify a need, preferably related […]

Resource Development Team Shares Projected Funding...

Left to right: Lashon Henderson, Beverlee Andrews, Linda Sullivan, Kristeen Christian and Allie Yadav Valencia’s resource development team secures external funding to support the College through a variety of external sources that encompass federal, state, local and private agencies. Do you have an idea for a new program, project or initiative that will move the […]