Lake Campus Research Initiative Program

The Lake Campus is home to numerous technical, associates, bachelors, and graduate programs. These programs are run across a student population of approximately 1,200 students andfacilitated by approximately 40 full time faculty. The scholarly achievements of Lake Faculty represent their continued commitment to pedagogy and their respective disciplines as they contribute to their classrooms, areas of study, and community.


The Lake Campus Research Initiative Program provides several distinct opportunities to foster academic endeavors across campus including 1) providing a unique internal funding source for faculty and students, 2) organizing and facilitating the annual Lake Campus Research Symposium, and 3) providing a conduit by which faculty can ask questions and be linked up with advice for proposal writing, assistance with external funding, and more. This program is designed to help drive the scholarly production of the campus by providing monies for research infrastructure, supplies, travel, and publishing costs as well as sponsoring events that contribute to the campus research mission.