About Us

Mission


The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs supports and fosters scholarship, research, and innovation to encourage life-long learning of the faculty and staff, enhance the educational experience of students, and provide service and benefit to the community.


Vision


Positive impact through scholarly and creative accomplishments.


Chad Hargrave

Chad Hargrave
Associate Provost of Research and Sponsored Programs & Chief Research Officer
 

Brian Loft

Brian Loft
Assistant Provost of Sponsored Programs
 

Autumn Smith-Herron

Autumn Smith-Herron
Director of Innovative & Collaborative Programs and Centers
 

Clayton Cottle

Clayton Cottle
Director of Research & Sponsored Programs
 

Jonathan Thomas

Jonathan Thomas
Coordinator of Strategic Partnerships
 

Kelbi Delaune-Trotter

Kelbi Delaune
Coordinator of Student Engagement
 

Sarah Browning

Sarah Browning
Coordinator of Faculty Development
 

Ozzy Olivares

Ossiel Oliveras
Proposal Development Specialist

Kate Chandler

Kate Chandler
STEAM Team Student

Nathaniel Rodriquez

Nathaniel Rodriquez
STEAM Team Student

Ryan Springs

Ryan Springs
STEAM Team Student

Tyler

Tyler Stokes-Kujawa
STEAM Team Student

Dee Myall

Dee Myall
Director of Submissions, Budget, and Contracts
 

Kathy Allen

Kathy Allen
Administrator – Submissions, Budget, and Contracts
 

Sydney Hereford

Sydney Hereford
Research Administrator and Data Analytics
 

Nicole Babilya

Nicole Babilya
Coordinator – Submissions, Budget, and Contracts
 

Sharla Miles

Sharla Miles
Research Ethics and Compliance Specialist
 

Edward Tivador

Edward Tivador
Science Annex Manager
 

Tiffany Sample

Tiffany Sample
Student Assistant

Chad Hargrave

Chad Hargrave
Associate Provost of Research and Sponsored Programs & Chief Research Officer
 

Candy Prater

Candy Prater
Assistant to the Chief Research Officer and Associate Provost
 

Mylin Barrette

Mylin Barrette
Administrative Coordinator I