ASU ShapingEDU Pente Pitch

Pente Pitch Challenge – Arizona State University (ASU) ShapingEDU
The SUNY EmTech model served as a basis for the pitch, which tied for 4th place. The proposed idea combines the efforts of the ShapingEDU Broadband Community, SUNY EmTech, the National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA), and other proposed partners to apply a train-the-trainer process to redesign EmTech to develop effective digital literacy training to create digital belonging. View the recording of the Pente Pitch here (10 min.). Award – $500. (2022).

National Education Association NEA

Learning and Leadership GrantNational Education Association (NEA)
Extending P20+ Instructors’ Abilities to Teach 21st-Century Skills and Develop Lifelong Learners through the Appropriate Use of Emerging Technologies. Principal Investigator – Roberta (Robin) Sullivan, Co-PIs – Nicole Simon, Christine Marchese, &  Cherie van Putten. Award – $5,000. (2021).

SUNY Online Effective Practice

Open SUNY Effective Practice Award Program – Honorable Mention – The State University of New York.
This award acknowledges best practices, strategies, and innovative online teaching and learning activities, initiatives, or programs with the Open SUNY community of online practitioners.

Educause Horizon Report

Educause 2019 Horizon Report > Higher Education Edition #EmTech’s Director, Roberta (Robin) Sullivan, served as a member of the 2019 EDUCAUSE Higher Ed Expert Panel to guide the discovery and selection process of the 2019 Horizon Project > Higher Ed Edition. The Horizon Project is a global ongoing research initiative that explores the trends, challenges, and technology developments likely to have an impact on teaching, learning, and creative inquiry.


Keeping Pace with Web-based Technology: A MOOC for Lifelong Learning in a Digital Age – The State University of New York (SUNY) Innovative Instruction Technology Grant (IITG). Principal Investigator – Roberta (Robin) Sullivan, Co-PI – Cherie van Putten & Chris Price with multiple collaborators across SUNY. Tier III – $46,500 (2017).

University at Buffalo

Professional Pathways Planning Grant, Inquiry-based and self-directed learning opportunity to support the UB Curriculum – The University at Buffalo. Principal Investigator – Roberta (Robin) Sullivan, with collaborators from a variety of departments and units from around UB. $10,000 (2016-2017).