“Shark Tank” Innovation Funding Awarded


“Shark Tank” Innovation Funding has been awarded following an event held on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at the Sheraton Bloomington.  Faculty development leaders, campus academic technology teams, students, faculty, and staff innovators came together to celebrate 2016 innovators and to hear pitches from 16 teams hoping for an award this year.

2017 Shark Tank Innovation Funding Award Recipients

Virtual Reality Lab Rochester Community & Technical College

Guy Hamernik

Toward a Mastery-Based A.S. Degree Riverland Community College

J.C. Turner

A Mindful Path to Equity Minneapolis Community & Technical College

Jennifer Sippel and Jay Williams

eOrientation for Flipped Advising


St. Cloud Technical & Community College

Melissa Majerus

Minnesota Career Pathways Mobile App LeadMN

Minda Nelson, Brett Underdahl, Isaac Jahraus, and Kimberly Theilen

Expanding and Expediting Credit for Prior Learning South Central College

Peter Neigebauer

Welcome to the Conversational economy – Let’s Build a Chatbot for Minnesota State Century College

Randy LaFoy and Kavi Turnbull

Airtame Wireless Classrooms and Beyond Made Easy Lake Superior College

Steven Fudally, Ryan Schaefer and Sarah Bustrom

Keepin’ it Cool! Utilizing State-of-the-Art Technology in Commercial Refrigeration Minnesota State Community & Technical College – Moorhead

Travis DeJong

The Mobile Computing Lab (McLAB) Winona State University

Norb Thomes

Please use this link for information about additional Educational Innovation events and CATT activities.

If you have any questions, please contact Kim Lynch, Sr. System Director for Educational Innovations.

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