Announcing the 2021 Small Seed and Sustaining Innovation Funding Recipients

Educational Innovations at the Minnesota State system office is pleased to announce the 2021 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.

Shark Tank Open Success Story: Bridges Health

Funded by a large seed grant through the Shark Tank Open, Bridges Health is an emerging pedagogic model at Winona State University providing innovative clinical education and training to a wide variety of students to effectively prepare for entry into practice in today’s complex healthcare environment. This model collaborates with community organizations to form academic-community partnerships that serve students and the local community.

Call for Reviewers – Innovation Funding

Educational Innovations invites faculty, staff, and administrators to participate as application reviewers in the FY21 innovation funding round. Innovation funding provides seed and sustaining grants for campus projects that support student, faculty, and staff innovation and show great potential for improving teaching, learning, and access for students across the system’s 37 colleges and universities. Individual... Continue Reading →

Watch the Innovation Funding Information Session

Anyone interested in learning more about innovation funding opportunities but missed the information sessions, are invited to watch the recording. Watch on MediaSpace (Sign in with Applications for the FY21 round must be received by 4:00 pm on January 22, 2021 for consideration. Learn more in the announcement. Faculty and staff can find the application on the Innovation Funding... Continue Reading →

Shark Tank Open Success Story: MN REFLECT

Starting in the 2016-2017 school year, Anoka-Ramsey Community College launched a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning initiative to encourage and support community college faculty in conducting research on effective teaching strategies in the community college classroom. With additional innovation funding, Anoka-Ramsey developed the MN REFLECT program, which stands for Research Experiences For Learning, Engaging, Connecting,... Continue Reading →

Announcing the 2021 Innovation Funding Round

Minnesota State seeks to support student, faculty, and staff innovation that shows great potential for improving teaching, learning, and access for students across its 37 colleges and universities.  Funded projects will aim to address obstacles to student success by using existing technologies, resources, or practices in innovative ways. Projects that can help support the Minnesota State... Continue Reading →

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