Congratulations to the 2022 Small Seed and Sustaining Innovation Funding Recipients

Educational Innovations at the Minnesota State system office is pleased to announce the 2022 innovation funding recipients for small seed and sustaining innovation funding projects. Recipients were chosen based on the outcomes of a competitive review program and received up to $10,000. Review teams were comprised of faculty, staff, administrators, and students from the Minnesota State system. 

The recipients will be recognized formally at the Shark Tank Open event on Thursday, April 7, 2022. Register to join and learn more about the projects. This online event will also feature Minnesota State faculty and staff will pitching their innovative ideas live in an effort to receive large seed innovation funding – up to $25,000.  

Small Seed and Sustaining Innovation Funding Recipients 

Project TitleCampusType of Funding
Creation of Inclusive OER Materials for Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum (LASC) Minnesota State University Moorhead Small Seed Innovation Funding 
Helping Students Get Back On Track: A structured approach to encourage students on academic warning to utilize tutoring Winona State University Small Seed Innovation Funding 
Indigenous Students in Psychology Training Bemidji State University Sustaining Innovation Funding 
Online Course Design for Holistic Learner Development Century College Small Seed Innovation Funding 
A Pathway into College for Multilingual Adults: A Summer “Be Your Best” Adult Learner Cohort Riverland Community College  Small Seed Innovation Funding 
We Are Here; Hear Us Lake Superior College Small Seed Innovation Funding 
Piloting the Maverick Research Ambassador Program Minnesota State University, Mankato  Small Seed Innovation Funding 
Designing conversational agent for education: tailoring university student’s personalities into human-centered intelligent systems St. Cloud State University Small Seed Innovation Funding 
Minneapolis College Career Readiness Digital Badging Program Demonstrates Skill & Competency Minneapolis Community and Technical College Sustaining Innovation Funding 
Improving Dev Ed Student Outcomes Through Highly Effective Partnership Practices Northland Community and Technical College Small Seed Innovation Funding 
Gateway Mastery Project Inver Hills Community College Small Seed Innovation Funding 

Visit the Innovation Gallery to learn more about innovation projects happening at campuses throughout Minnesota State. More details on the small seed and sustaining innovation projects will be added to the Innovation Gallery soon! 


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