Spring 2016 Conference

Hi all, we would like to thank you for attended the 2016 TxHSIC Conference. As promised, here are the slides from the presentations:

Dr. Gloria White, President of the TxHSIC – St. Edward’s University
Tx HSI Consortium 2016 Conference

Linda M. McManus, PhD, Director of the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs – The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
NIH and Other Biomedical Funding Opportunities

Dr. Diana Doan-Crider – US Forest Service and USDA; and Dr. Bill Quinn – St. Edward’s University
Challenges and Disconnects in Diversity Recruitment for Natural Resource Management” – This presentation discusses what you should know about the federal pathways hiring system for interns and recent graduates from our HSI institutions; also, funding opportunities for institutions, faculty, and students at USDA and USFS.

Paul Tymann, PhD – National Science Foundation
Reviewing NSF Proposals: Learning about Effective Proposal Writing & the Reviewer Process– This presentation will describe funding opportunities that are available for HSIs, and his advice about successful proposals.  

Beatriz Cajo, Program Director for Title V HSI grants – U.S. Department of Education
Supporting Hispanic Student Success” – This powerpoint goes over the 2016 priorities and selection criteria for HSI-STEM grants and outlook for additional funding opportunities for HSIs.

Elizabeth Retamozo – Nosotros Education Center
Developing a Winning Proposal in 2016” – Ms. Retamozo has a 90% success rate with assisting institutions to secure Title V funding.