The show was started to spotlight research projects, said Kim Muller, grants development manager at SUCO, and reflects that the college is filing successful grant applications. SUCO
has been in the top five State University of New York colleges in total grants received in recent years, she
...Muller, who also is mayor of Oneonta, encouraged community members to attend the free show.
"They might be amazed at the volume of research being conducted at their hometown SUNY campus," Muller
said."It,s quite a statement."
said grants awarded to SUCO projects were $4.8 million in 2003-04 and $4.5 million in 2003-04, and this year,s results could be comparable.
The grants are from public and private sectors, Muller
said.Funds have been awarded by the National Science Foundation
, the National Institutes of Health
, the Environmental Protection Agency
, state and federal education departments and other sources.
The number of grant applications from SUCO
has increased to 91 in 2003-04 from 31 eight years ago, Muller
said. The SUCO
Faculty Research Show is sponsored by the college,s grants development office, provost,s office and college advancement office.
For more information, call the grants development office at 436-2479.Muller and Kathleen Meeker, grants writer, are organizing the show.