Nishant Kumar

Educational research mini-grants go to seven faculty projects

Posted by on August 3, 2021

STEM barriers for rural students and learning outcomes with computer tutorials are a couple of topics faculty will be researching with the help of mini-grant funding from the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE). CAFE recently provided nearly $21,000 in mini-grant funding for the following projects:

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Outstanding teaching awards go to 44 faculty

Posted by on December 1, 2020

Forty-four faculty members will be honored with the Outstanding Teaching Award for 2019-20 and 35 faculty members received an Outstanding Teaching Commendation. Additionally two faculty members are being honored with the Sustained Excellence in Outstanding Teaching Award. Recipients are:

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The NTT perspective – Kumar talks mini-grants

Posted by on March 26, 2020

Springtime means grant time at the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE), and instructors can apply for Educational Research Mini-Grants. The center welcomes innovative thinkers, like Dr. Nishant Kumar, associate teaching professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering. In this video, he discusses how his grant aided in his success as a non-tenure-track (NTT) faculty member.

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Faculty members honored with awards

Posted by on December 6, 2019

Congratulations to 33 S&T faculty members who are being honored with faculty campus awards in 2019 for excellence and achievement in teaching, research and service. An additional 37 faculty members are being recognized with Outstanding Teaching Awards, based on their end-of-course evaluations.

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