City Tech HSI Grants

As a federally designated HSI, City Tech is eligible for grant funding from the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) and the National Science Foundation (NSF). The HSI Division of the USDE provides grant funding to institutions of higher education to assist efforts to strengthen institutional programs, improve facilities, and develop services as well as to expand the educational opportunities for Hispanic Americans and other underrepresented populations. The NSF Improving Undergraduate Education: Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) Program focuses on enhancing the quality of undergraduate STEM education at HSIs and seeks to increase the retention and graduation rates of students pursuing associate or baccalaureate degrees in STEM. A list of recent HSI grants awarded to City Tech is below.

Project TitleDateProgramAmount
National Science Foundation
Building Capacity: Enhancing Undergraduate STEM Education by Enhancing Transfer Success2019National Science Foundation Improving Undergraduate STEM Education

Pamela Brown

IUSE OpenLab site
$1,499,767
REU Site: Research Experience for Undergraduates in Satellite and Ground-Based Remote Sensing at NOAA-CREST: Expanded Opportunities2016REU Site

Reginald Blake
$607,580
US Department of Education
“Digital Pathways” Title III HSI-STEM and Articulation Grant (lead partner BMCC),2016Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) program of the Office of Postsecondary Education at the U.S. Department of Education, #P031C160132,

$6M ($713K earmarked for City Tech)
$713,000
Opening Gateways to Completion: Open Digital Pedagogies for Student Success in STEM2015Title V Cooperative Arrangement

Jonas Reitz
$3.2M
Curricular and Strategic Changes in Mathematics and Computer Science to Enhance STEM Education2015Minority Science and Engineering Improvement (MSEIP)

Sandie Han
$736,438
A Living Laboratory: Revitalizing General Education for a 21st-Century College of Technology2010Title V—Strengthening Hispanic Serving Institutions

Jonas Reitz, Maura Smale, Matthew Gold

Living Lab OpenLab site
$3.4M
NASA
New Horizons in Space Additive Manufacturing and STEM Education2016EONS-2014/MUREP (MOO)

Gaffar Gailani

ATE Website | CMDAM OpenLab site
$453,129
Achieving Proficiency in Engineering Research and STEM Education through NASA Initiatives2010CIPAIR

Gaffar Gailani
$145,703
National Endowment for the Humanities
A Cultural History of Digital Technology2016
Humanities Projects at Hispanic Serving Institutions

Anne Leonhardt
$99,998
Making Connections: Engaging the Humanities at a College of Technology2014Faculty Development at High Hispanic Enrollment Institutions (HHE)

Geoff Zylstra
$99,958
Comparative Perspectives: Illness, Health and Healing2013Faculty Development at HHEs

Mary Sue Donsky (Barbara Grumet)
$74,986
Water and Work2008Faculty Development at HHEs

Richard Hanley
$29,959
Retentions and Transfigurations: Social Change and Technological Progress in Five NYC Neighborhoods2006Faculty Development at HHEs

Marta Effinger-Critchlow
$30,000