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Palmetto College is pleased to offer the Chancellor’s Innovation Grants program.  The 2016-2017 academic year was the inaugural year for this initiative, which was established to promote and foster innovative ideas to support associate and baccalaureate programs offered through Palmetto College.

2016-2017 Recipients

Project Title Campus(es)
Virtual Student Services USC Beaufort
PI: Dakalios, Lamkin, Vargo, Vermilyea
CCTC Palmetto College Recruiting Office USC Sumter
PI: Sonntag
Digital Advertising Campaign: Reach students. USC Sumter
PI: Hatfield
Faith Based Initiative: Partnering with area churches to provide College Planning Workshops USC Sumter
PI: Britton
USC Sumter Housing Feasibility Study USC Sumter
PI: Sonntag
College. Clicks. Updating USC Sumter’s Virtual Tour USC Sumter
PI: Hatfield
Making a Difference: A Proactive Student-Centered Approach to Retention USC Salkehatchie
USC Columbia Student Success Center
PI: Love, Carmichael
Palmetto College Online Learning Conference: an annual professional development event for Palmetto College faculty and staff All 8 campuses represented
PI: Downing
Research Modules for Student Success Extended University (Columbia)
PI: Jones
Palmetto College Campuses’ Website Redesign: Creating Responsive Framework Websites for Student Recruitment and Marketing of Campus Opportunities USC Lancaster
USC Salkehatchie
USC Sumter
USC Union
PI: Carmichael, Catalano, Collins, Sonntag
Palmetto College Online Teaching Faculty Academy: A Practicum in Online Course Delivery/Design USC Aiken
PI: Fekula
Piloting an Online Orientation and Online Learning Readiness Program for New Students in Palmetto College Degree Completion Programs USC Upstate
PI: McCurry

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