Grants and Sponsored Projects

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Information and guidelines for the Spring 2014 competition are now available.  Please click here for more information.

Grant Highlight - Retail, Hospitality and Tourism Talent Network – North  GSP Featured Award GIF 1 23 2014

Professor Donald Hoover is currently managing a $200,000 award from the NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development for the Retail, Hospitality and Tourism Talent Network – North (RHTTN-North).  The RHTTN-North at FDU is committed to embracing a shared direction, providing access to information from established sources such as New Jersey’s WIBs and Jobs4Jersey programs, capitalizing on information technology, and marketing and servicing the two primary targets: industry specific businesses and jobseekers.  Program objectives include 1) linking together the stages or steps in the provision of services; 2) expanding into the industry-specific business sector; 3) combining resources, such as facilities, staff, expertise, and knowledge that will be meet the needs of the sector; and 4) matching jobseekers with businesses.  Sandra Bleckman serves as the Talent Network Director and Ashley Ferraro serves as the Project Coordinator.   Job placement activities have focused on local businesses and restaurants as well as temporary jobs for the SuperBowl and employment for the forthcoming American Dream, both in East Rutherford, NJ.  The RHTTN-North has been highlighted by various news outlets, including  For a full abstract of the project, please see the Grants and Sponsored Projects Awarded Grants page.  To read the article dated October 4, 2013, click here.

Grants and Sponsored Projects Office (GSP): College at Florham Schedule

Jane Tsambis, University Director of Grants and Sponsored Projects, is scheduled to be on campus at the College of Florham on each of the following Wednesdays. Please feel free to contact her to schedule an appointment.

January 8, 2014

March 26, 2014

January 22, 2014

April 9, 2014

February 5, 2014

May 7, 2014

March 12, 2014

May 21, 2014

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Compliance Training

The Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI)

The Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) is a web-based tutorial created through a federally-funded academic collaboration and newly licensed by FDU.   It offers comprehensive research ethics training to FDU faculty, staff and students through on-line training and completion report.  Training modules include (a) responsible conduct of research; (b) human research subject protections; (c) animal welfare, care and use; and (d) export controls. 

The GSP is working with each school/department to implement this training.  Please also feel free to contact us for indivudual inquiries.

For Registration Instructions, visit:

To retrieve your completion report certifying you've taken CITI:
Log in:
Get your completion report:

For technical support, contact the CITI help desk via phone, online chat or email:

If you have taken CITI at or are affiliated with another CITI Institution, please use your previous log-in & password and affiliate with Fairleigh Dickinson University. This will ensure you are in compliance with the Institutions.

Contact Information

Jane Tsambis
University Director
Becton Hall Room 200
1000 River Road
Mail Stop: T-BE2-02
Teaneck, New Jersey 07666
Phone: 201-692-2221
Fax: 201-692-2102

Christine Bravo
Sponsored Program Associate
Phone: 201-692-2095
Fax:  201-692-2102

Kim Diccianni
IRB Compliance Manager
Phone: 201-692-2219
Fax: 201-692-2102