Tag Archives: training

News Roundup: Welcome Back!

  Though we’ve been back from break for a few days now, I want to welcome you back to work, and back to the blog! There are a few things happening here that I am really excited to tell you! First, we want to congratulate Maggie Gallagher-Mondak on successfully passing the Certified Research Administrator (CRA) […]

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Are You Ready?

Today’s post is reblogged from Jessica Venable’s official Ready, Set, Grant! blog! Make sure you sign up for and attend these exciting sessions!  After months of planning, we are pleased to announce the Ready, Set, Grant! program of workshops and registration are now available. This event, scheduled for January 12-14, 2016 in the Academic Learning Commons, is a […]

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Spotlight on Policy: Integrity and Compliance Training

By: Maggie Gallagher-Mondak Spotlight on Policy:  Integrity and Assurances In the spirit of the Integrity and Compliance Training VCU requires its employees to complete every year around this time, this week’s Spotlight on Policy blog post covers a few of the gems covered in the training and how they may be connected to Research Administration. […]

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What’s Happening in Research Administration at VCU?

In case you haven’t noticed, we’ve been really busy around here lately! Here’s a sampling of what’s going on in the days and weeks to come: Friday October 30 marks our annual College of Humanities & Sciences Research Orientation.  We’ll be talking about how the VCU system works, as well as new faculty issues on […]

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Spotlight on Policy: What is a Policy?

BY: Maggie Gallagher-Mondak In light of the Uniform Guidance (UG) and the changes and updates to policy it will initiate, let’s briefly touch on the subject: What is a Policy? The UG is a great opportunity to review existing policies and address those gaps in procedures that may be needed in your department. VCU’s Integrity […]

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Ready, Set Grant! You Need to Sign Up for This!

We’ve been working with a team of grant professionals from across VCU on a new 3-day conference-style event that you cannot miss! Set for January 12-14, 2016, this program will feature speakers from federal agencies and private sponsors, as well as mock proposal reviews, hands-on sessions, and more. Check out the Ready, Set, Grant! blog […]

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Dashboard Monthly Expense Report Training for PIs

The awesome team at the School of Medicine’s Research Administration office is holding a training for faculty on how to use the PI Dashboard’s Monthly Expense Report feature! This is a great session for new investigators, or investigators new to research at VCU, to attend.  Administrators are welcome. “An overview of the process for PI`s […]

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NCURA You Tube Tuesdays

Have you checked out NCURA’s YouTube Tuesday channel? If not, you should! There are hundreds of short educational videos on all sorts of research administration topics! Check it out here!

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Gearing Up for a Busy Summer in CHS-OSP

Happy Monday! You may have noticed that I’ve been posting less often over the past few weeks.  There’s a reason for that. We are gearing up for a very busy summer! Just this past month, we’ve implemented a new pre-award system at VCU, changed some processes, made plans to hire additional staff, and attended training […]

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Happy Wednesday!

Happy Deadline Day! Today is when the majority of our proposal queue will leave our hands for the time being. We can (hopefully) stop pulling all nighters (at least until the next big concurrent deadline hits)! I’ve got lots of new information to share with you, starting with a great training opportunity for VCU faculty […]

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