Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.05
Liaison Katherine Spector
Submission Date March 3, 2023

STARS v2.2

State University of New York at Oswego
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Jonathan Mills
Sustainability Office
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Does the institution have an ongoing program that offers incentives for academic staff in multiple disciplines or departments to develop new sustainability courses and/or incorporate sustainability into existing courses? :

A brief description of the incentive program(s):
Curriculum Innovation (CIG) Grants: This program supports the creation of new courses needed to keep our education programs currently in content, quality, and delivery, with the applicants addressing courses that focus on the expansion of students' knowledge in diversity and intercultural issues.

Rice Creek Field Station Small Grants: The Rice Creek Associates' Small Grants Program supports research and scholarly projects by providing funds to scholars, scientists, educators, and students. Proposals oriented toward basic and applied research in field biology, the natural sciences, social sciences, physics, atmospheric and geological sciences, arts, communication, education, wellness, and/or service projects will be considered.

A brief description of the incentives that academic staff who participate in the program(s) receive:
CIG: The maximum funding that can be received from this grant is up to $2400 for one faculty member and $3600 if two faculty members decided to teach the desired class together.

Rice Creek: Funding for the projects that are accepted under this grant can range from $500-$3000 depending on the magnitude of the research.

Website URL where information about the incentives for developing sustainability course content is available:
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