DAWG program grads hone sponsored-project administration skills
Contact: Jim Laird
STARKVILLE, Miss. — Seventeen Mississippi State staff members are graduates of the fifth-annual professional development program offered by the university’s Office of Sponsored Projects.
A unit of the Office of Research and Economic Development, OSP oversees externally-sponsored programs — the grants, contracts and similar agreements that help fund research at the land-grant institution.
This year’s edition of the Departmental Administrator Working Group — also known as DAWG — involved a nine-month curriculum designed to develop participants’ sponsored-project administration skills and foster networking opportunities with campus peers, according to OSP Director Jennifer Easley.
“The DAWG program helps departmental administrators grow …