2021 CT OER Grant Awardees

2021 CT OER Grant Program Awardees

The Connecticut OER Coordinating Council is pleased to announce the awardees for our 2021 CT OER Grant Program.

Our awardees this year include faculty, staff, and administrators from public and private colleges and universities from across the state, who are working to ensure that Connecticut students have the benefit of equitable access to high-quality, openly licensed learning materials. Through review, and impact grants, our awardees are focused on pushing forward the production, use, and access of open educational resources in Connecticut higher education.

Please join us in congratulating this year’s awardees!

Review Grants

The evaluation of openly licensed content for appropriateness for a given discipline.

  • Toni Cates, Gateway Community College

  • Alexander Laskin, Quinnipiac University

  • Suzanne Marmo, Sacred Heart University (2)

  • David Shaenfield, Sacred Heart University

  • Katherine Hall, University of Connecticut

Adoption Grants

The use of openly licensed materials, generally in replacement of high cost commercial textbooks.

  • Andre Freeman, Capital Community College (2)

  • Asheka Rahman, Central Connecticut State University

  • Dana Wilkie, Charter Oak State College

  • Michelle Dunlap, Connecticut College

  • Stefan Stankovic, Gateway Community College

  • Eric Flynn, Gateway Community College

  • Rose-Mary Rodrigues, Gateway Community College

  • Sarah Churchill, Housatonic Community College

  • Michael Mandel, Housatonic Community College (2)

  • Joanna White, Manchester Community College

  • Olivia Chiang, Manchester Community College

  • Ibtsam Mahfouz, Manchester Community College

  • David Valone, Quinnipiac University

  • Suzanne Marmo, Sacred Heart University

  • Jason Patalinghug, Southern Connecticut State University

  • MaryAnn Murtha, Western Connecticut State University

Supplemental Grants

The creation of supporting instructional materials in conjunction with the use of openly licensed content.

  • Keira Robilotto, Gateway Community College

  • Sean T. Gillane, Manchester Community College

  • Aldorigo Scopino, Manchester Community College

  • Myrta Groeneveld, Manchester Community College

  • Nicole Colter, Three Rivers Community College

Impact Grants

Larger-scale, collaborative projects that address adopting, creating, or supplementing openly licensed content.

  • Di Luo, Connecticut College

  • Sandra Barnes & Larisa Rowe, Housatonic Community College

  • Jennifer Nohai-Seaman, Scott Empric, Teresa Kozek, Kathleen Micinilio, Lindsey Norton, Rebecca Samberg, & Stephen Tower, Housatonic Community College

  • Alan Teitleman & Amy Lenoce Royal, Naugatuck Valley Community College

  • Tracey Ryan & Liane Leedom, University of Bridgeport

  • Kelli Goodkowski, Joanna Pliszka, Cynthia Seiwert, Vivienne Friday, Tiffany Hoxie, Angelo Saba, Mike Rotondo, Terrence Simon & Matt Connell, Goodwin University; Art Mollengarden, James Page, Gew-Rae Kim, Harold Hartman & Elena Cahill, University of Bridgeport

To view their works, please visit the CT OER Coordinating Council Collection within GoOpenCT!