The mission of OSRA
is to build the research capacity and infrastructure of SSU, support
faculty and students to conduct original research and community service
programs, and increase the enrollment, retention, and graduation of SSU
students and their successful entry into professional, academic, and
research careers, through assisting the faculty and staff to acquire
and manage grants and contracts.
Presently, the University has approximately $35
million in annual grants funding, which supports curriculum
enhancement, faculty and student research, student scholarships,
presentations at conference, and other scholarly activity.