Moyes Academic Support and Technology Endowment Committee (ASTEC)

The Moyes Academic Support and Technology Endowment is to support the following funding needs:
• Technology for pedagogy/teaching 
• Research
• Professional Growth & Support for Faculty and Staff
• Student Support 
• Program Development
• Special Programs Support

The following funding needs are NOT supported by the ASTEC:
• Regular faculty or classroom technology needs/upgrades (faculty interested in pursuing such upgrades should work through their department chair and the College funding sources)
• Funding for additional degrees and/or credentials (e.g., Registered Dietician)
• Undergraduate or graduate student projects

ASTEC Members 


Cass Morgan (2016)

Geri Conlin (2018)


Pam Payne - Co-Chair (2016)

Sheila Anderson (2017)


Jenn Ostrowski - Co-Chair (2016)                                                                    

Matt Donahue (2018)                                                                                                                                


Patrick Leytham (2016)                                                                     

Gina Shelley (2017)


Paul Dykman

The ASTEC will review proposals during the week proceeding Leadership Council. Applications must be signed by applicant's department chair and submitted to one of the ASTEC co-chairs at least ONE WEEK before Leadership Council meets. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their proposal for review to their department committee representative for feedback prior to formal submission. Leadership Council meeting dates are as follows:

2015-2016 Leadership Council
Meetings begin at 2:00 p.m. in room 238 on the following dates:        


October 14th

November 11th

December 9th


January 13th

February 10th

March 9th 

April 13th

May 11th

The following proposals were funded by the ASTEC in 2014-2015:

  • Purchase of “clicker” system for the Nutrition program on the Davis Campus
  • Purchase of a motion analysis camera system
  • Funding for certification for the Picks and Links Relationship Curriculum
  • Purchase of qualitative data analysis software
  • Purchase of a cold therapy system for classroom and research
  • Funding to support research investigating the effects of stress and mindfulness strategies in adult caregivers (teachers and parents)
  • Purchase of video recording equipment to document student progress in classroom and experiential learning
  • Purchase of a therapeutic laser system