Annoucement

The Deadline for submitting Fall 2016 STEP Proposals is July 15, 2016 at 12:30pm.  NO LATE SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED!
 
ALL proposals should be emailed in electronic format (Adobe Acrobat or Microsoft Word) to stepproposal@louisiana.edu.  Paper submissions will NOT be accepted!  Additional instructions, proposal templates, and process timelines can be found at:
 
STEP Proposal Submission, Evaluation, and Timelines

For the Fall 2015 cycle, twenty-one (21) awards totaling $542,843.32 were funded by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Student Technology Enhancement Program (STEP). Of the those proposals funded, seven (7) will have an annual sustainability fund impact of $44,139.64 (average $6,305.66/project).

For the Spring 2015 cycle, twelve (12) awards totaling $555,568.52 were funded by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Student Technology Enhancement Program (STEP). Of the those proposals funded, five (5) will have an annual sustainability fund impact of $74,271.90 (average $14,854.38/project). Interestingly, this cycle, three (3) of the five (5) "sustainable" projects were SMART Classrooms/TEC rooms and the remaining were network/wireless infrastructure projects.  SMART Classrooms and TEC rooms continue to be very popular with our students.

For the Fall 2014 cycle, fourteen (14) awards totaling $424,834.78 were funded by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Student Technology Enhancement Program (STEP). Of the those proposals funded, four (4) will have an annual sustainability fund impact of $39,162.00 (average $9,790.50/project). Interestingly, this cycle, two (2) of the four (4) "sustainable" projects were SMART Classrooms/TEC rooms and the remaining were network/wireless infrastructure projects.

The STEP Sustainability Program has recently added new software to it's repertoire available in the campus open-use computer laboratories. Partnering with the College of Business and the Graduate School SGA President, the University has subscribed to the IBM SPSS Campus Value Program.  IBM® SPSS Campus Edition is a 12-month, campus-wide license agreement that makes it easier for colleges and universities to meet the analytical software needs of students, faculty and researchers.