Fall 2013 STEP Awards

Fall 2013 STEP Awards announced

For the Fall 2013 cycle, nineteen (19) awards totaling $388,931.83 were funded by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Student Technology Enhancement Program (STEP). Of the those proposals funded, eight (8) will have an annual sustainability fund impact of $44,002.84 (average $5,500.36/project). Interestingly, this cycle, seven (7) of the eight (8) "sustainable" projects were SMART Classrooms/TEC rooms.

The highest rated (by the STEP Council in rank order H-L) proposals for the cycle included: Projector Replacement For English Department Computer Classroom H.L. Griffin 307, Edith Garland Dupré Library: Promoting Interaction and Collaboration, Computer replacement for Anatomy and Physiology, Wireless Service Redundancy, and Technology Enhancement, Graphic Design Studio. Funded grant scores ranged from (H-L) 63.13 to 47.41. Other interesting awards included: Steam Laboratory Repair and Upgrade, Building Information Modeling (BIM) Center, Revitalization of Physics Department’s Undergraduate Labs and Classrooms, COBA Instructional Lab Replacement, and Honors Program Technology Up-grade.

The following table and graph illustrate this cycle's awards by College/Division and budget by category:

 Awards by College/Division:

College/Division Awards
College of Sciences 6
College of Liberal Arts 3
College of the Arts 2
College of Business Administration 1
Information Technology 1
Office of International Affairs 1
College of Engineering 1
College of Education 1
Edith Garland Dupré Library 1
University Honors Program 1
College of Nursing and Allied Health Professions 1


Award Budget Summary:

Note: To review the list of the funded grants, please use the link below to navigate to the awards list page.  Once there, click on the title of each proposal to review the summary information and access the detail proposal.  Note: All proposals are formatted in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.

Fall 2013 Awards List