Strategic Priority 3

Idea Title Idea Submitter Next step
Put a bench or seating in hallway of Speech Arts building (starting at SA 150) Domenick Satterberg Not feasible due to ADA requirements
Create a micro-Fresno State student webpage customizable for each student based on their interest, affiliation, major etc. to help students remain aware of events, services, and activities on campus.  Phong Yang Forward to department for further review
Use our ID cards as “Smart Cards” to establish communication between ID cards and iBeacon technology.  Uses include ability to quickly trigger emergency responses to exact location in case of a threat or injury Phillip Templeton Forward to department for further review
Surcharge event tickets at the Save Mart Center to cover the price of parking during major events. Derek Brantley Not feasible.
Build an updated creamery which includes a retail outlet Debra Penner Forward to department for further review
Upgrade all outdated classrooms to be compatible to current technology Tanya Nichols In progress
Design a collaborative intranet platform for efficient online communication between diverse groups on- and off-campus. (Examples include Yammer and Socialcast) Kevin Medeiros Forward to department for further review
Make Fresno State a smoke-free campus Sande Wu Forward to department for further review
Develop a student led initiative called "The Blue Dot Program" to respond and instruct on active shooter and attack responses. Boyce Buckner In progress with public safety
Develop a system that would flag any international travel to and from Fresno State in order to properly train individuals regarding export controls.  Christina Modica Forward to department for further review
Build a new multi-purpose venue on campus that will at least double the current capacity of the SSU Matthew Mileham In progress
Build an online inventory of campus software and experts to eliminate the information barrier between specialized software (experts and expertise) and the regular employee Yue Hongtao Forward to department for further review
Develop a groundwater recharge system utilizing the resources we have here on campus to create a sustainable supply of water for the campus and nearby community. David Sieperda Forward to department for further review
Implement "smarter" Fresno State ID cards that give students, staff and faculty access to particular buildings at particular times and can be used as a financial debit system to pay for services on campus. Jes Therkelsen Current Bulldog Cards already give students, staff and faculty access to buildings. Debit system under review.
Invest in "thin client," a virtual desktop that would live on a server and save money and resources, and be more secure. Bryan Alvarado Forward to department for further review
Section off the sidewalks into two areas: bike zones and walk zones Jody Burum Forward to department for further review
Equip every classroom with a webcam so students can "go to class" from the comfort of their own home. David Hale Forward to department for further review
Improve the signage on the outside of buildings to indicate what rooms are in what buildings Pilar De La Cruz Reyes In progress
Update and/or create signage, art, and/or murals along Shaw leading up to Fresno State.  (Example: Paint a giant mural on the east end of the SMC above the loading dock that says something about 'Welcome to Fresno State!') Jenny Toste Forward to department for further review
Install outdoor LED displays on strategic areas on campus that students can view from a short distance as they are navigating to their next destination.  These can broadcast information which can be overlooked in other communication sources. Say Xiong Forward to department for further review
Implement a module to the Fresno State website or an app on the iphone/Android that works similar to Uber or Lyft where people can pick up other employees nearby and carpool to work. Lee Xiong Forward to department for further review
Build a 2 car reciprocating elevated tramway between the SMC and Bulldog Stadium, with a center station at the College Union Thomas Stratman Not feasible  
Build an overbridge at locations where there is more foot traffic. Akshay Raorane Forward to department for further review
Evalue the Graduate Studies forms and understand what components are required; revise, combine and eliminate when possible and automate forms using BizFlow. Tom Gaffery Forward to department for further review
Have trollies/golf carts pick up students around the overflow SMC parking lot and transport them to designated, convenient locations on campus. Shayla Spiliotis Already happening with the Campus Shuttle
Create an electronic request form in PeopleSoft linked to BizFlow so students and faculty can be notified when Police approve after hours, weekend, and spring break access on campus. Nimat Davis Forward to department for further review
Construct building structures for parking. Omar Carrillo Forward to department for further review
Campus shuttle should pick up and drop off students from in front of the North Gym instead of the roundabout by the South Gym. Maia Pucay Forward to department for further review
Create a campus unit to provide High Performance computing (HPC) services more widely to faculty and students.  (HPC systems analyze vast amounts of data to prove new theories.) Jay Fowler Forward to department for further review
Put sign boards indicating the direction of buildings on all forks, entrances, exits, and cirlces. Kalyani Singh Forward to department for further review
Have parking tickets waived if you later show your parking pass. David Bezinque Forward to department for further review
Construct a pedestrian bridge that will safely allow for continuous flow of pedestrian traffic over Barstow Ave. Kathleen Rindahl Forward to department for further review
Create an application or an online notification system similar to WAZE to provide traffic updates, construction updates, emergencies or routine events taking place on campus. Nancy Kobata Forward to department for further review
Student evaluations should be done entirely online. Seren Perry Forward to department for further review
Develop a more organizationally simplified and user-friendly web interface. Heidi Vernon Forward to department for further review
Develop a digital monitoring system that indicates which parking spaces are available Heidi Vernon Forward to department for further review
Give Admissions Transfer Advisors the ability to text students to answer uestions regarding their admission status and/or reminders of upcoming appointments Maria Wilson Forward to department for further review
Create an outdoor courtyard patio near the library that can be used in good weather conditions by all students and staff Paul Turner Forward to department for further review
Improve the parking experience to use machine vision to provide a basis to communicate where open stalls are located and available on a real-time basis Lars Newlander Forward to department for further review
Create a central fund to replace equipment and upgrade facilities directly related to safety. Michael Burgess Already in place.
Process all invoices and timesheets electronically Na Lee In progress.
Have the campus daycare provide emergency daycare for students, faculty, and staff. Maggie Espinoza Forward to department for further review
Install streetlights on Barstow Ave to help facilitate the busy traffic and students crossing. Dvera Saxton Forward to department for further review
Add horizontal crosswalks to allow individuals to cross diagonally on Maple, near Joyal, and to the Rec Center Josie Almeida Forward to department for further review