October 2007

Augusta State University (ASU) team attends CUR workshop on Institutionalizing Undergraduate Research at Spellman College

Spring Semester 2008

Undergraduate Research Brown Bag series begins

Committee for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship is established, Dr. Andy Hauger, Chair.

June 2008

Attendance to  National CUR conference in Minnesota funded by Dean of Pamplin College

February 2009

Site visit by Dr. Mary Crowe of OUR, UNC, Greensboro

CURS presents to Presidents Advisory Committee on the Importance of Undergraduate Research

October 2008

Committee submits a second Self Study required by CUR in preparationfor an onsite follow-up visit

July 2009

Committee submits first budget proposal ($30k) to Dean of Pamplin College; accepted

October 2009

Committee hosts Mentoring Student Research 101 at Faculty Development event

March 2010

Committees is officially added to the University ad hoc committee list as the "Committee for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship"

Committee holds faculty On campus Faculty Conference on Undergraduate research

June 2010

First Summer Scholars Program (SSP)

Spring 2011

CURS Provides first grant funding to support faculty mentoring students in UR (~$6k)

Name changes to Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship

August 2013

CURS hires first full time position of CURS Coordinator

Jul7 2015

Associate Dean Sutherland joins College of Science and Mathematic; becomes Director of CURS

March 2018

CURS Celebrates 10th anniversary

January 2019

Quentin Davis named first full time director of CURS

April 2019

CURS Awards first Undergraduate Mentor Excellence Award

August 2019

CURS Awards first student nominated High Five My Faculty Awards

June 2020

10th running year of Summer Scholars Program

January 2021

First Undergraduate Research Fellowships offered for scholarship in the areas of Community Impact, Enhancing Equity & Diversity, and International Researcher

January 2021

CURS announces new Distinction in Research and Distinction of Excellence in Research available to undergraduates