Fiscal Year 2005 Funded Proposals

General Campus

Proposal

FY05 - 02

Project Title

Student Modem Pool Maintenance

Unit

Information Services [Network Services]

Responsible Personnel

Jon Dolan, Shay Dakan

TRF Funding

$38,025

Summary Description

This funds the ongoing circuit costs and server maintenance costs related to the providing of current modem pool service to students. Existing equipment and infrastructure will be used, with funding only for operational costs. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 04

Project Title

Wireless Coverage for Memorial Union

Unit

Information Services [Network Services]

Responsible Personnel

Jon Dolan, Shay Dakan

TRF Funding

$16,000

Summary Description

TRF funding is used to cover the Memorial Union with wireless data access, as well as the common area in the Dixon Recreation Center. Funds will pay for wireless access points, part of the wire plant enhancements, and labor for installation. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 06

Project Title

ONID Ongoing Services

Unit

Information Services [Central Computing]

Responsible Personnel

Catherine Williams, Curt Pederson

TRF Funding

$239,376

Summary Description

TRF funding will support the operation of ONID, which provides a combination of centralized services to students. A comprehensive directory of everyone in the OSU community is maintained by ONID, and ONID LDAP directory provides data to the campus online directory. Account authentication is provided for ONID services, Modem Pool access, Blackboard access, for the Student Computing Facility and for the Residence Computing Network. Email, LAN accessible file storage and web space is provided for all current students. Account information and email access are available through one web interface. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 18

Project Title

Information Services Computer Consulting

Unit

Information Services [Technology Support Services]

Responsible Personnel

Tammy Barr, Curt Pederson

TRF Funding

$85,849

Summary Description

The IS Computer Consulting service provides telephone and email "how to" assistance to OSU students, staff, and faculty. Student staffed with IT Management responds to a variety of questions related to modem pool access, ONID accounts, Blackboard use, operating systems, software applications and internet tools. OSUWare CD is produced by this operating unit. Resources are also provided via the web, including help documents, downloadable software, and lists of other helpful sites. Funding is for student portion only. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 33

Project Title

Technology Enhanced Classroom Maintenance and Upgrades

Unit

Information Services [Media Services]

Responsible Personnel

Rick Brand, John Greydanus

TRF Funding

$507,409

Summary Description

This use of TRF funding is for the operation, maintenance, upgrade and further enhancement of the instructional technologies in the 123 general-use campus classrooms. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 36

Project Title

Adaptive Technology Equipment

Unit

Information Services [Media Services / Technology Access Program]

Responsible Personnel

John Greydanus, Ron Stewart

TRF Funding

$465,700

Summary Description

The mission of the Technology Access Program at OSU is to support and facilitate the University community in meeting and accommodating the technology access needs of students with disabilities. As our educational environment becomes increasingly technology dependent with each passing term the challenges faced by our students with disabilities increases correspondingly. TAP's efforts help OSU's students with disabilities overcome technology hurdles and develop needed skills and abilities. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 37

Project Title

ONID Mail and Storage Upgrade

Unit

Information Services [Central Computing]

Responsible Personnel

Catherine Williams, Curt Pederson

TRF Funding

$111,000

Summary Description

Funding is requested to upgrade the ONID file server to increase performance, and to replace the single ONID mail server with multiple mail servers for increased performance and redundancy. In addition, funding would allow the upgrade and combined ONID mail and file storage into a SAN storage solution. ONID mail quotas would be increased to 200MB per user, and ONID disk quotas to 1GB per user. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 39

Project Title

Student Computing Facilities

Unit

Information Services [Media Services]

Responsible Personnel

Russell Born, Rick Brand, Curt Pederson

TRF Funding

$632,809

Summary Description

Student Computing Facilities provides undergraduate and graduate students 24/7 access to Apple Macintosh and Windows computers. SCF also provides technical and administrative support for seven computer classrooms, which are available for any college for class scheduling. SCF also provides support to several departmental computer labs. This represents the operating budget for computer facilities in Milne, Kidder Multimedia Lab, and seven computer classrooms. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 42

Project Title

Graduate Student Multimedia Presentation Center

Unit

Information Services [Media Services]

Responsible Personnel

John Greydanus, Teresa Preddy

TRF Funding

$54,039

Summary Description

An integral part of graduate education and development is formal presentation of student research. Throughout their university careers, students communicate research at professional conferences and within program departments. GSMPC provides state-of-the-art multimedia technology, including computer projection, equipment, digital video editing, and large poster presentations. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 43

Project Title

Campus-Wide Software Site Licenses

Unit

Information Services [Technology Support Services]

Responsible Personnel

Tammy Barr, Curt Pederson

TRF Funding

$142,296

Summary Description

The negotiation of software site licenses is beneficial as it allows wider use of software packages covered under a site license. Currently covered are: AutoCAD, Mathematica, Maple, Statgraphics, Symantec Antivirus, and ESRI's GIS products. Software agreements provide use capability to student laboratories, Residence Hall Network, HMSC, and distance education. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 44

Project Title

Information Commons Computer Replacement

Unit

University Libraries [Valley Library]

Responsible Personnel

Richard Griffin, Karyle Butcher

TRF Funding

$68,850

Summary Description

The Library's Information Commons was created in 1999 to provide electronic research and basic computing facilities for Library users, most of whom are OSU students. The Commons has 120 desktop personal computers, with 54 due for replacement because of years of heavy use. Funding will allow the purchase of 54 new Dell computers to replace the machines showing age and needing replacement. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 45

Project Title

OSUWare CD [formerly ORSTware]

Unit

Information Services [Technology Support Services]

Responsible Personnel

Tammy Barr, Curt Pederson

TRF Funding

$8,541

Summary Description

This CD is the primary mechanism for distributing software that is available to students, staff, and faculty, through OSU's software licensing agreements. It includes updated versions of Symantec Antivirus, applications including Internet browsers, email programs, and other Internet utilities. It includes instructions for setting up student computers to dial into the OSU Modem Pool as well as getting connected through the Residential Network. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 46

Project Title

Electronic Resources for the Library

Unit

Valley Library

Responsible Personnel

Bonnie Allen, Karyle Butcher

TRF Funding

$550,000

Summary Description

The transition to electronic resources [electronic databases] has become essential to undergraduate and graduate students as the information has become basic to the research projects of students, group projects, and the ability to share information seamlessly, even at a distance. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 57

Project Title

Instructional Technology Multimedia Classroom Enhancement

Unit

Information Services [Media Services]

Responsible Personnel

Rick Brand, Larry Pribyl, John Greydanus

TRF Funding

$31,205

Summary Description

The project will update and replace obsolete and non-functional equipment that was designed and installed over 15 years ago. Upgrades will allow enhanced learning using the latest in multimedia technology, and produce high quality media for streaming to students any time, any place. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 62

Project Title

2004/2005 Blackboard Instructional Portal Support

Unit

Information Services [Central Computer]

Responsible Personnel

Catherine Williams, Frank Kessel

TRF Funding

$302,048

Summary Description

The TRF proposal is to provide funding for the central infrastructure required for Blackboard, including systems administration, hardware and software. Blackboard is a combination teaching and learning environment, and a configurable portal for the OSU community. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 65

Project Title

OSU Write: A University Blog Solution

Unit

Academic Affairs [CWL, WIC, IS/Media Services]

Responsible Personnel

Jon Dorbolo, John Greydanus, Lisa Ede, Vicki Tolar Burton

TRF Funding

$5,000

Summary Description

TRF resources would fund the enterprise-wide solution whereby every OSU student may operate their own Blog. Educational value would be increased by strategic integration into the library and Blackboard resources. Tutorials and workshops will be available for students. A pilot project will be developed from the initial TRF funding. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 70

Project Title

Wireless Access Point Installation - Residence Halls and Co-Ops

Unit

University Housing and Dining Services

Responsible Personnel

Thomas Scheuermann, David Craig, Chris White

TRF Funding

$19,800

Summary Description

UHDS will use funding to create environments where students can gather and collaborate on course projects, while being able to access university network resources outside of the confines of a computer lab or residence hall. Funding will allow wireless installations in the following: Bloss, Buxton, Callahan, Cauthorn, Finley, Halsell, Hawley, McNary, Poling, Sackett, Weatherford, West, Avery, Azalea, Dixon, Oxford, and Reed. (to Top)

College of Agricultural Sciences

Proposal

FY05 - 53

Project Title

AREC Graduate Laboratory Printer

Unit

College of Agricultural Sciences [Ag & Resource Economics]

Responsible Personnel

Patricia Maynard, Marianne LeDoux

TRF Funding

$1,444

Summary Description

An aging printer is no longer meeting student needs, so the current HP LaserJet 4000 will be replaced with a new HP LaserJet 2430dtn printer with an additional 64MB of memory. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 89

Project Title

Crop and Soil Sciences Computer Enhanced Teaching Facility

Unit

College of Agricultural Sciences [Crop and Soil Sciences]

Responsible Personnel

Curt Onstott, Marcia Brett

TRF Funding

$28,395

Summary Description

Funding will be used to upgrade the computer-enhanced, collaborative, teaching lab. This is used to provide students with first-hand experience with specialized software used in agricultural research and teaching. Learning is enhanced through the use of statistical analysis tools, genome databases, interactive weed identification software and other tools. Upgrade and enhancement would be to upgrade four-year old computers, and for adding an interactive control system for the instructor. (to Top)

College of Business

Proposal

FY05 - 35

Project Title

Bexell Hall Student Computer Laboratory

Unit

College of Business

Responsible Personnel

Stephen Landis, Ilene Kleinsorge

TRF Funding

$155,000

Summary Description

Funding from TRF is used to pay for a portion of the operating costs of the Bexell Hall Computer Lab, which is one of the larger general access computer labs on campus. Funds are for general operations, plus acquisition of new hardware and software. (to Top)

College of Engineering

Proposal

FY05 - 21

Project Title

Capstone Computer Laboratory

Unit

College of Engineering [Civil Engineering]

Responsible Personnel

Tracy Arras, Ron Adams

TRF Funding

$26,096

Summary Description

This project will provide CCEE and other Engineering students with access to key computing applications. Effort consists of the acquisition, installation, operation, and maintenance of 12 workstations and one large-format duplex printer, to be located in 311 Apperson Hall (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 25

Project Title

Expansion and Upgrade of Student Computing Facilities in Dearborn Hall

Unit

College of Engineering

Responsible Personnel

Chris Thompson, Cherri Pancake, Ronald Adams

TRF Funding

$43,298

Summary Description

College of Engineering request is for funds to upgrade the 26-station undergraduate computing lab in Dearborn Hall, and expand it by remodeling the adjacent room, and thus joining the two into a single lab. Expansion will double the current size and provide a more central location for the College of Engineering's Student Computing Helpdesk. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 49

Project Title

Student Computing Facilities Upgrade, Rogers Hall

Unit

College of Engineering

Responsible Personnel

Dallas Holmes, Todd P Shechter

TRF Funding

$24,000

Summary Description

Student Computing Facilities in Rogers Hall 340 are outdated and must be upgraded to support software for academic and professional preparedness. 16 new Dell workstations will resolve this deficiency. Mechanical Engineering students are leaving Rogers Hall to find machines that have the capability to meet their needs, and this is an inconvenience to students, and puts additional pressure on other departmental labs. Smaller workstations and displays will enhance usable space in the small computer lab space available in Rogers 340. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 52

Project Title

Scheulin Laboratory

Unit

College of Engineering [Chemical Engineering]

Responsible Personnel

Milo David Koretsky, Leslie Jones

TRF Funding

$44,480

Summary Description

In its current status, the Scheulin Lab is unable to manage the extensive programs in Chemical Engineering. This will be alleviated by the acquisition, installation, operation and maintenance of 20 Pentium 4 workstations, plus two large format duplex printers. All will be installed in the computer lab in Gleeson Hall, Room 002. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 60

Project Title

Hovland Labs Student Computing Facilities [FY05]

Unit

College of Engineering [EECS]

Responsible Personnel

James Buckley, Ron Adams

TRF Funding

$318,106

Summary Description

The Hovland SCF provides OSU students access to Apple and PC computers running Macintosh, Windows and Linux operating systems on a 24/7 basis while OSU is in session. Technical assistance is provided in Hovland's main computer lab. Specialized software is provided, and supported, as needed/requested by colleges and departments. (to Top)

College of Forestry

Proposal

FY05 - 07

Project Title

Operations and Equipment Upgrade of Student Computing Facilities in the College of Forestry

Unit

College of Forestry

Responsible Personnel

Darius Adams, Kathy Howell

TRF Funding

$72,523

Summary Description

College of Forestry operates 16 student computing labs offering 143 workstations, 8 black/white printers and 3 color printers, and assorted multimedia peripherals used by approximately 558 CofF students and 130 non-CofF students per term. Labs and helpdesk staff assistance is provided for 63 hours/week during the term. Funding is needed for general operations including equipment and software upgrades. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 23

Project Title

Duffie Digital Video Library Upgrade

Unit

College of Forestry [Forestry Media, Forest Resources]

Responsible Personnel

Jeff Hino, Bruce Shindler

TRF Funding

$10,130

Summary Description

The Duffie Digital Video Lab offers students in the College of Forestry access to powerful tools to build their communication skills, increase technology proficiency, and create effective communication products. The lab is currently equipped with an earlier generation of equipment, 2001 era, and to address the increasing demands of digital video, as well as student expertise and expectations, the lab's hardware and software need upgrading. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 54

Project Title

Technology Enhanced Classrooms

Unit

College of Forestry

Responsible Personnel

Darius Adams, Kathy Howell

TRF Funding

$5,499

Summary Description

With increased University enrollments, smaller, seminar-sized classrooms are being more frequently used for classes, and thus existing facilities need to be upgraded to an enhanced classroom status. TRF funding will be used to equip the largest College of Forestry seminar room with a workstation and projector, self-contained in a securable cart that can also be utilized in other seminar rooms as needed. (to Top)

College of Health and Human Sciences

Proposal

FY05 - 47

Project Title

Wireless Coverage for Milan Hall, Women''s Building, Langton Hall

Unit

Health and Human Sciences / Information Services [Network Engineering]

Responsible Personnel

Tammy Bray, Jon Dolan, Shay Dakan

TRF Funding

$25,000

Summary Description

Wireless access to computer networks is becoming the expected standard in higher education, and this proposal will add wireless capability to Milam Hall, Women's Building, and Langton Hall. Funds will cover cost of the student portion of wireless access points, partial cost of wireplant enhancements, and installation labor. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 50

Project Title

Developing a Prototype for a Virtual Computer Laboratory

Unit

College of Health and Human Sciences

Responsible Personnel

Alan Acock, Carolyn M Aldwin

TRF Funding

$25,000

Summary Description

Funding is to develop a prototype of a virtual computer lab, which would be a less expensive and more flexible alternative to current PC-based computer labs. Most graduate students and many undergraduate students have laptops. Using new technologies, we can provide centralized services in a decentralized environment. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 86

Project Title

Increasing Student Access, Use and Learning Experiences in the Design and Human Environment Computer Laboratory [Milam 218]

Unit

Health and Human Sciences [Design & Human Environment]

Responsible Personnel

Leslie Burns, Carol Caughey,

TRF Funding

$21,119

Summary Description

The Design and Human Environment computer lab in Milam 218 currently provides state-of-the-art hardware and software, specific to design and merchandising professions, necessary to deliver compelling learning experiences in the professional programs offered in the Department of Design and Human Environment. Funding is for lab maintenance and operation, as the lab facilitates technical and critical thinking skills needed for the students to acquire competitive internships and positions upon graduation. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 94

Project Title

EXSS/PAC Technology Enhancements

Unit

Health and Human Sciences

Responsible Personnel

Ann Asbell

TRF Funding

$5,450

Summary Description

Funding will be for a project that will improve student learning through an upgrade to digital multimedia equipment. The project will involve purchase of a digital camcorder, 3 televisions, 3 DVD/VCR combinations, equipment carts, and peripheral materials. (to Top)

College of Liberal Arts

Proposal

FY05 - 15

Project Title

Public Policy Research Laboratory Computer Upgrades

Unit

College of Liberal Arts [Political Science]

Responsible Personnel

William Lunch, Kay Schaffer

TRF Funding

$6,899

Summary Description

Current lab equipment [computers, laser printer/scanner] in Gilkey 303 is over three years old, and out of warranty. Funds will be used to replace six computers and a laser printer/scanner. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 19

Project Title

Music Learning Center

Unit

College of Liberal Arts [Music Department]

Responsible Personnel

Michael Coolen, Kay Schaffer

TRF Funding

$11,360

Summary Description

Funding is needed to replace older G4 and Dell PCs, and peripheral equipment that form the base of the Music Learning Center. Students' only use stations for music assignments, including studying/arranging chorales, ear training, music printing programs [Finale/Sibelius], word processing for music assignments, email access, viewing of DVDs, and similar tasks. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 69

Project Title

Enhanced Studio Classrooms: Fairbanks Hall

Unit

College of Liberal Arts [Art Department]

Responsible Personnel

James Folts, Andrea Marks

TRF Funding

$25,276

Summary Description

This TRF proposal will fund the creation of two enhanced studio classrooms for the Department of Art in Fairbanks. Major goal is to increase instructional effectiveness by making a Macintosh-based computer projection system readily available in a studio environment. Enhanced studio classroom will also play an integral part in fostering the integration of new media into the Department of Art curriculum. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 71

Project Title

208 Design: Fairbanks Hall

Unit

College of Liberal Arts [Art Department]

Responsible Personnel

Andrea Marks, James Folts

TRF Funding

$7,782

Summary Description

TRF funds will be used to purchase two pieces of equipment for 208 Design, a student run graphic design studio in Fairbanks. Equipment to be purchased will be a color laser printer and a Snap Server, which will create a more professional and efficient art studio. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 87

Project Title

Digital Projector for Classroom Presentations

Unit

College of Liberal Arts [Political Science]

Responsible Personnel

William Lunch, Kay Schaffer

TRF Funding

$2,015

Summary Description

Funding will be used to purchase one portable digital projector for use by students giving PowerPoint presentations for their classes, and for a portable screen with tripod base, and carrying case, to use with the portable digital projector (to Top)

College of Science

Proposal

FY05 - 03

Project Title

Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory Enhancement

Unit

College of Science [Zoology]

Responsible Personnel

John Ruben, Sherman Bloomer

TRF Funding

$76,132

Summary Description

Funding will be used to upgrade the Human Anatomy and Physiology labs in Cordley Hall. Twelve computers with analog-to-digital acquisition capabilities, along with peripheral hardware and software used for physiological data acquisition will be added to existing resources. Computers will be integrated with recently acquired state-of-the-art microscopes and associated camera outputs to allow students and instructors simultaneous access to microscope images, and downloading/transportability of images. Pan-and-tilt ceiling cameras outputting to existing video projectors will enhance high quality, whole class instruction using cadavers. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 09

Project Title

Refurbishing Digital Earth Tracking Teaching Classroom & Library

Unit

College of Science [Geosciences]

Responsible Personnel

Roger Nielsen, Dawn Wright, Mark Meyers

TRF Funding

$95,495

Summary Description

Digital Earth is a teaching facility primarily for Geographic Information Systems [GIS], digital image computer modeling, remote sensing, cartography, numerical analysis, and scientific visualization. Courses in computer modeling, hydrology, surface processes and climatology are also taught. Funding will be used to refurbish this facility that enables the teaching of advanced technologies and prepares students for future careers. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 34

Project Title

Upgrading Computers, Hardware and Software & Network for Advanced Chemistry Laboratory Instruction

Unit

College of Science [Chemistry]

Responsible Personnel

Douglas Keszler, Sherman Bloomer

TRF Funding

$53,702

Summary Description

To continue the advancement of the teaching goals of training and hands-on experience with scientific instruments, 12 computers will be upgraded with subject specific hardware adaptation components and subject specific software. Upgrades will enable the continued offering of first hand experience with modern instrumentation, and allow for remote data analysis via the network to students in advanced chemistry lab courses. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 55

Project Title

Enhanced Classrooms for the Department of Geosciences

Unit

College of Science [Geosciences]

Responsible Personnel

Roger Nielsen, Sherman Bloomer

TRF Funding

$5,000

Summary Description

TRF funding will support the acquisition of an enhanced classroom for the Department of Geosciences through the installation of a computer, video and sound system, and data projector in Wilkinson 207. Conversion of this classroom will improve instructional capability, as well as provide a facility for special uses, such as thesis defenses and special lectures. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 59

Project Title

Expanding Wireless Access and Presentation Opportunities in the Math Learning Center

Unit

College of Science [Mathematics Department/Math Learning Center]

Responsible Personnel

Thomas Dick

TRF Funding

$9,000

Summary Description

This proposal is to provide funding for establishment of enhanced wireless Internet access for student users of the MLC, and to provide enhanced visual student presentation capabilities of the MLC. These goals will be accomplished by the installation of two managed wireless access points, and two projection setups in the two MLC classrooms (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 85

Project Title

Computer Workstations to Integrate Database Resources and Bioinformatics into Biochemistry and Biophysics

Unit

College of Science [Biochemistry & Biophysics]

Responsible Personnel

Victor Hsu

TRF Funding

$19,130

Summary Description

TRF funding is for the update of four computer workstations in the Biochemistry & Biophysics student computer lab, and to place two computer workstations in the Biochemistry lab. Primary goal of the project is to provide students with direct access to modern computers configured with bioscience software for experimental design and data analysis, and to help integrate internet based database access with wet laboratory experiments. (to Top)

Hatfield Marine Science Center

Proposal

FY05 - 38

Project Title

HMSC Library Wireless Compatibility Project

Unit

Hatfield Marine Science Center

Responsible Personnel

Dann Cutter, George Boehlert

TRF Funding

$3,000

Summary Description

HMSC is seeking to increase the growing expanse of the OSU wireless network by including the same functionality for the students at HMSC as at other major portions of the Corvallis campus. This will allow students with wireless systems registered in the Valley Library to come to the Guin Library and access network systems in a transparent fashion. Funding will add four access points at HMSC, and will include the entire Guin Library as well as the graduate student loft area. (to Top)

International Programs

Proposal

FY05 - 05

Project Title

ELI Learning Center Enhancement Project

Unit

International Programs [English Language Institute]

Responsible Personnel

Donna Shaw, Michael Witbeck, Deborah Healey

TRF Funding

$30,903

Summary Description

ELI's Learning Center is a unique 22 workstation student multimedia lab with a focus on enhancing the English acquisition of ELI and OSU students. TRF funding will be used to enhance the facility by replacing seven Windows computers, adding one new Windows computer, and increasing its student classroom presentation activities with an additional laptop, projector, video camera, and DVD player. Language learning software will be replaced or updated. (to Top)

Student Affairs

Proposal

FY05 - 16

Project Title

Student Terminals - Kerr Administration Lobby

Unit

Student Affairs [Office of the Registrar]

Responsible Personnel

Barbara Balz, Larry Roper

TRF Funding

$2,680

Summary Description

Since many student business transactions are through Web Self-Service, email and OSU websites, access to Lobby-Based computers would be helpful as the students visit the core offices on the first floor of Kerr. Providing services to students would be greatly enhanced by the installation of 2 student computer terminals [CN Lite] with data port connection in the Kerr Lobby. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 58

Project Title

Assessment of Students in Counseling Using Technological Delivery

Unit

Student Affairs [Counseling & Psychological Services]

Responsible Personnel

Ellen Taylor, Beth Dyer

TRF Funding

$3,100

Summary Description

Using a Palm Pilot or one accessible PC, each student would complete a standardized assessment instrument, designed to assess level of functioning and risk. This assessment facilitates triage and treatment planning, and generates a report for counselors. This addition will reduce the number of sessions required by students, which will reduce the waiting list and expedite service to students. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 66

Project Title

Automated Student Survey Systems

Unit

ASOSU

Responsible Personnel

Herb Vloedman, Kristen Downey

TRF Funding

$4,160

Summary Description

OSU students would benefit from an online survey tool that can be used to conduct surveys of the student body and general public. TRF funds would be used to create an Automated Student Survey System that would be hosted at OSU. All current students will be able to login, create web surveys, solicit input, and retrieve results. [Examples: class surveys, elections, student interest polls, complaint forms, etc.] (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 72

Project Title

Conversion of Wilson 125 to an Enhanced Study Space and Meeting Area

Unit

Student Affairs [University Housing and Dining Services]

Responsible Personnel

Thomas Scheuermann, Chris White, David Craig

TRF Funding

$3,100

Summary Description

Funding from TRF will be used to convert a currently unused space in Wilson Hall to an enhanced study area. Space would be available to students for class study, as well as a meeting space for campus organizations. Other uses will be for student tutoring and as a study hall. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 74

Project Title

Cultural Resource Center Computer Laboratory Equipment

Unit

Student Affairs [Diversity Development]

Responsible Personnel

Mercedes Benton, Christian Matheis

TRF Funding

$23,050

Summary Description

Cultural/Resource Centers are committed to the retention of underrepresented students by providing facilities, events, activities, support services, and leadership development opportunities for students. TRF funding would be used to purchase 18 personal computers to replace current equipment in the Cultural/Resource Centers, and 13 new network drops for use by the student staff and visitors. (to Top)

Proposal

FY05 - 96

Project Title

ASOSU Computer Upgrade 2.0

Unit

ASOSU

Responsible Personnel

Ian Lewallen, Kristen Downey

TRF Funding

$16,282

Summary Description

ASOSU maintains computers in an effort to support its mission of serving and representing the associated student body at OSU. Existing computer pool has exceeded the normal lifespan, and thus replacement is necessary. Funds will be used to replace a number of these aging computers, and accordingly complete a systems upgrade that was begun in the prior year. (to Top)

 

[Updated: Thursday, April 27, 2006]