This year, we are looking forward to furthering Goal Two of Reigniting Our Strategic Directions, Strengthening Professional Formation for All, through our activities and resources to support your scholarship, research, and creative works. We'll kick off our quarterly events on October 13th with our first OSP Community Luncheon to celebrate the impressive sponsored projects achievements from academic year 2021-2022. Later this month, we'll host the first of our quarterly Lightning Talks - where we'll learn about the scholarship conducted over the summer by this year's Summer Faculty Fellows. We’ll close out the quarter with a virtual GrantForward pop-up to help set-up your profile so you can start receiving relevant funding opportunities.

As you'll see in our recently-published OSP 2021-22 Annual Report, the SU community continues to  build on the significant momentum of recent years with an unprecedented 120% increase in grants awarded and 28% increase in proposals submitted over the last fiscal year. These results make it clear that the perseverance of our campus community in submitting, and re-submitting, proposals is paying off and we look forward to continuing that growth this year. Please don't hesitate to reach out to your OSP team to discuss how we might support your scholarly and grant-seeking goals!



Jenna Isakson, MPA

Director, Office of Sponsored Projects

In this issue:

The Office of Sponsored Projects is here to help!

We are here to support the full life-cycle of your research and scholarship – from identifying funding opportunities and creating a research plan, developing and submitting competitive proposals, and managing awards. Please reach out to us to request a consultation, notify us of your intent to apply for a funding opportunity, or for help with managing your award!

Your OSP support team:

Sarah Bricknell, MBA

Sponsored Research Officer

Supports CAS, CCE, COE,
CSE-Bio, Law & STM

Kara Luckey, PhD

Sponsored Research Officer

Supports ALB, CSE (not Bio), CON & Institutional Efforts

Jenna Isakson, MPA


Please direct any suggestions about how we can make the quarterly OSP Observer most useful to Kara Luckey – we welcome your thoughts!