As grant research coordinator (post-award), Cecial Patrick coordinates effort reporting and leads the monthly financial records certification process.
Cecial Patrick has 15 years of experience working in financial management at VCU and provides administrative support to the College of Humanities and Sciences Sponsored Programs Office. She has worked in four VCU departments: Medicinal Chemistry (office services assistant), Training and Technical Assistance Center (office services specialist), Biology (office services specialist), and the dean’s office (fiscal technician senior and grants specialist).
Patrick serves as the coordinator of effort reporting and leads the coordination of the monthly financial records certification process. Additionally, she provides support for post-award administration, including fiscal oversight of grants and contracts and funding sources for various units across CHS.
She is a member of the Society of Research Administrators International and the National Council of University Research Administrators.