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Hispanic Serving Institution (Title V - HSI)
Member, Texas Tech University System The Princeton Review - 373 Best Colleges, 2011 Edition

FAQs for the Community Enrichment Series

Who should apply?
Departments as a whole, any faculty members, staff and organizations are able to apply for this funding.

When should we apply?
You are able to apply at any time. Applications are posted online and available 24 hours a day.

What is the deadline for a proposal?
We are accepting proposals for the 2013-2014 Academic Year. Time between proposal deadlines allows for everything to be put into place with speakers, venues, etc.  If you would like your program to happen during Fall 2013 (August –December), please apply by May 24, 2013.  If you would like your program to happen during Spring 2014 (January – May), please apply by November 15, 2013

How do we apply?
On the Community Enrichment Series page, please click “Community Enrichment Series Proposal”. By clicking on this link, the PDF application should open.

What is the response time once a proposal is submitted?
The committee meets every other Friday and will review each submission. A formal email will be sent informing you of the decision. Please expect 3 weeks between the submission and decision dates.

What types of programs are eligible for funding?
Ideas of eligible programs include, but are not limited to: panels, discussions, seminars, workshops, documentary screenings and competitions.

What are allowable themes for a program?
Title V themes include: Diversity, Student Engagement, and Innovations in teaching and learning

Title III themes include: Innovations in teaching and learning in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math fields, Best practices, and Evidenced-based decision making

Can these themes overlap?
Yes! We encourage themes to overlap to reach a larger population.

What are some ideas of topics for programs?
Ideas include, but are not limited to: student engagement, innovations in technology, flipping the classroom, diversity, online learning, and college preparedness.

More specific topics can be addresses, such as: the oil boom that is coming to San Angelo, water concerns, the growth of technology, prepping your child for college success, and advising techniques.

What is an unallowable cost?
2 major unallowable costs are: Food and Promotional Materials. (Some marketing materials are allowable). Some items depends on the program and the committee will look at this in-depth when a proposal is received.

If we have questions, who can we contact?
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Amanda Guthrie (6611) or Kelsey Samsel (6475) in the HSI office.