Stat CORR 'Pre-Retreat' Research Methods and Statistics Software Training Sessions

Please join us for the Stat CORR 'Pre-Retreat' Research Methods and Statistics Software Training Sessions on Wednesday January 18, 2017, starting at 9AM in the Library

The complete description of sessions here








LIB 281 Chris Bettinger Intro to 'R' software
9-9:50 LIB 284 Jackson Wilson Intro to Qualtrics Survey Design for 'Smartphone/tablet' Data Collection
10-10:50 LIB 284 Anna Studwell Intro to GIS software
10-10:50 LIB 285 Jessica Mankus Intro to Pivot database
10-10:50 LIB 280 Rick Harvey Intro to SPSS for Analyzing 'College Health' Data
11-11:50 LIB 281 Ed Connor Intro to 'R' for SPSS users
12-12:50 LIB 286 Stat CORR LUNCH


Office of Minority Health (OMH) Announces 2017 Funding Opportunities

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health (OMH) administers grant programs to support projects that implement innovative models to improve minority health and reduce health disparities. OMH has released a new funding opportunity announcement (FOA) for which applications are now being accepted.

Announcement Number: MP-CPI-17-001
Opportunity Title: Partnerships to Achieve Health Equity (Partnership)
Estimated Funding Level: $4,700,000 per budget period

Applications Deadline: March 31, 2017 at 5:00 pm ET.


OMH announces the availability of Fiscal Year 2017 grant funds for the Partnerships to Achieve Health Equity (Partnership) program. The Partnership program seeks to demonstrate that multi-partner collaborations that address social determinants of health and have a nationwide or regional reach, focus or impact can efficiently and effectively do one of the following: (1) improve access to and utilization of care by racial and ethnic minority and/or disadvantaged populations; (2) develop innovative models for managing multiple chronic conditions; (3) increase the diversity of the health workforce; or (4) increase data availability and utilization of data that increases the knowledge base regarding health disparities and facilitates the development, implementation and assessment of health equity activities.
Learn more about this FOA and how to apply.

Save the date for a technical assistance webinar for interested applicants on February 22, 2017 at 3:00-4:00 pm ET.

Register here:

An additional technical assistance webinar on “Evaluation – Review the Basics” will be held on February 23, 2017 at 3:00-4:30 pm ET.

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Dept of Education: Eligibility Under Title III and V

SF State continues to be eligible under Title III and V via the US Department of Education through July 2017. ORSP recently submitted Fall 2016 enrollment and financial aid data, as requested by USEd, in order to obtain an updated letter reflecting SF State’s eligibility under Title III and V.

Fall 2016 NSF Grants Conference Webcast – Now Available

The Fall 2016 National Science Foundation (NSF) Grants Conference Webcast is now available on YouTube, and may be accessed here.

Topics include: Types of NSF Funding Opportunities, Proposal Preparation, Award Management, the Merit Review Process, the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program, and more.

Presentations are also available on the conference website.

For technical questions, please contact

For questions about the webcast content, please contact us at

Please allow several business days for us to respond to your question.

Contemporary Issues in LGBTQ Research/Practice Event

Contemporary Issues in LGBTQ Research/Practice.  

Join the president of Division 44 (Society for the Psychological Study of LGBT Issues) of the American Psychological Association, Kimberly Balsam, for a facilitated discussion of the current state of health and wellbeing of LGBTQ communities. December 7th from 2-3:30 in Library 222.


For questions, contact Mickey Eliason (