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Office of Sponsored Programs

The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) serves as the principal point of contact for individuals seeking and/or managing external funding for research, scholarship, and creative activities. It acknowledges and supports the efforts of faculty in seeking and utilizing external funding on behalf of their own professional interests and on behalf of the university’s mission.

How to Obtain and Manage Research Grants

Faculty: Select a resource box for more information regarding that step of the grant process.

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Workday Grant Functions Reference Guide

Refer to this guide for assistance using Workday.

Main Contact Information

Lori Ciccone, MBA, CRA

Executive Director
Office: RAB 110
Mail Code: 1055
Phone: 702-895-5541

Althea Sheets

Office Manager
Office: RAB 100
Mail Code: 1055
Phone: 702-895-1357

Pre-Award Team

Jeanette Bernard-Snyder

Senior Research Administrator, Pre-Award Services
Office: RAB 116
Mail Code: 1055
Phone: 702-895-1895

Lyndsay Ifo, CRA

Senior Research Administrator, Pre-Award Services
Office: RAB 112
Mail Code: 1055
Phone: 702-895-2362

Hallie Lyons, CRA

Senior Research Administrator, Pre-Award Services
Office: RAB 104
Mail Code: 1055
Phone: 702-895-3104

Francisco Mejia, CRA

Senior Research Administrator, Pre-Award Services
Office: RAB 115
Mail Code: 1055
Phone: 702-895-0430

Felicia Sumler

Senior Research Administrator, Pre-Award Services
Office: RAB 115
Mail Code: 1055
Phone: 702-895-5525

Leslie Wideman-Henry

Program Officer I, Pre-Award Services
Office: RAB 114
Mail Code: 1055
Phone: 702-895-1310

Post-Award Team

Mary Vicuna-Howe, CRA

Associate Director, Post-Award Services
Office: RAB 105
Mail Code: 1055
Phone: 702-895-1151

Drew Ehlert

Senior Research Accountant, Post-Award Services
Office: RAB 117
Mail Code: 1055
Phone: 702-895-1153

Jane Kober

Senior Research Accountant, Post Award Services Workday Designee
Office: RAB 111
Mail Code: 1055
Phone: 702-895-0529

Ruth Lopez

Senior Research Accountant, Post-Award Services
Office: RAB 113
Mail Code: 1055
Phone: 702-895-1150

Quentin Murrel, CRA

Senior Research Accountant, Post-Award Services
Office: RAB 103
Mail Code: 1055
Phone: 702-895-0528

MinSun Park, MHA, CRA

Senior Research Accountant, Post-Award Services
Office: RAB 107
Mail Code: 1055
Phone: 702-895-3843

James Wright

Account Technician II, Post-Award Services
Office: RAB 102
Mail Code: 1055
Phone: 702-895-1659