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  • Status
    In progress
    Doug Blank

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    November 19, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    November 19, 2017
    Goal statement: 
    Create materials for students to use to easily transition into CS1, and beyond. Materials should including interesting contexts, such as robots and art, to attract them to authentic and stimulating topics.

    Meta

    Organization
    Bryn Mawr College
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Bryn Mawr
    State
    PA
    Additional Activity Info
    We have developed software that allows multiple languages to use robots with cameras, and make interesting art, animations, and games.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetaining
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees
  • Status
    In progress
    Jennifer Kay

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    December 3, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    December 3, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    The idea of this program is to introduce K-12 teachers to robot programming in the hope that they can introduce their students to ideas in computer science & computational thinking. This is a free on-line course available at https://cs4hsrobots.appspot.com/

    Meta

    Organization
    Rowan University
    Department
    Computer Science - Rowan University for Educational Robotics (RULER) lab
    Goal tag(s): 
    Outreach
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's and master's degrees only
  • Status
    In progress
    Sharon Mason

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 18, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    June 18, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Promote the professional development of women computing students

    Meta

    Organization
    Rochester Institute of Technology
    Department
    College of Computing & Information Sciences
    City
    Rochester
    State
    NY
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingAdvising/CounselingEvaluating
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees
  • Status
    Completed!
    Pat Morreale

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    April 10, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    December 29, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    The CS Department newsletter should highlight the accomplishments of undergraduate women.

    Meta

    Organization
    Kean University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Union
    State
    NJ
    Additional Activity Info
    Each semester, the CS Department prepares a newsletter for digital and print distribution. The accomplishments of undergraduate women will be featured and discussed.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreach
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's and master's degrees only
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    May 21, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 1, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Retain current Information Science & Computer Science undergraduate and graduate students.

    Meta

    Organization
    University at Albany
    Department
    College of Computing & Information
    City
    Albany
    State
    NY
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    July 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 1, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Find funding to send students to Grace Hopper.

    Meta

    Organization
    Kent State University
    Department
    School of Digital Sciences
    City
    Kent
    State
    OH
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Completed!

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 19, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    I would like to have more high school teachers involved with NCWIT. Also would like to see more high school teachers teaching computing.

    Meta

    Organization
    Arizona State University - Tempe
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Tempe
    State
    AZ
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingEvaluatingAdvising/CounselingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    September 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Target girls/women more in ongoing outreach projects implemented through STARS.

    Meta

    Organization
    Central Piedmont Community College
    Department
    Information Technology
    City
    Charlotte
    State
    NC
    Goal tag(s): 
    OutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    May 21, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Learn more about Aspirations to determine how the program can be incorporated into our high school outreach programs.

    Meta

    Organization
    Santa Fe College
    Department
    Information Technology Education
    City
    Gainesville
    State
    FL
    Goal tag(s): 
    Recruiting
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    September 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 1, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    To establish Aggie MIS women student organizations and have students mentor younger students entering the Mays Business School. To develop understanding and interest in MIS.

    Meta

    Organization
    Texas A&M University
    Department
    Information Systems
    City
    College Station
    State
    TX
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruiting
  • Status
    Completed!

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 24, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Recruit students to ISE @ FHSU.

    Meta

    Organization
    Fort Hays State University
    Department
    Information Systems Engineering
    City
    Hays
    State
    KS
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruitingOutreach
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    May 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    I want to work with our local MICWIC Conference either in organization and/or presentations.

    Meta

    Organization
    Women in Engineering
    City
    East Lansing
    State
    MI
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingEvaluating
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 15, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    December 15, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    To publish an article on the computing workshops that were conducted.

    Meta

    Organization
    Fort Valley State University
    Department
    Mathematics & Computer Science
    City
    Fort Valley
    State
    GA
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 24, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Work with our Extension Services Representative to develop a proposal to establish a recruitment & retention program at our institution (University of Texas, El Paso - UTEP). To increase the number of women in computing.

    Meta

    Organization
    University of Texas at El Paso
    Department
    College of Engineering/Electrical & Computer Engineering
    City
    El Paso
    State
    TX
    Additional Activity Info
    Our NCWIT-ES representative has her campus visit scheduled for June 24. I am looking forward to her guidance for focusing our thoughts; ideas.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruiting
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 26, 2013

    Meta

    Organization
    Harvey Mudd College
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Claremont
    State
    CA
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    August 15, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 15, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Proposal to work with the pipeline - expose more students to the opportunities available in computing.

    Meta

    Organization
    The College of New Jersey
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Ewing
    State
    NJ
    Goal tag(s): 
    OutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    December 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Promote activities with the goal of increasing women enrolled in CS major & CS minor programs to 33%.

    Meta

    Organization
    Villanova University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Villanova
    State
    PA
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreach
  • Status
    In progress

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    July 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    December 15, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Compile existing Sit With Me photo & video content on the school website and host an event this fall to continue building awareness for the campaign and gather more content to use in recruitment.

    Meta

    Organization
    Syracuse University
    Department
    Enrollment Management
    City
    Syracuse
    State
    NY
    Additional Activity Info
    Possibly use this event as a time to announce our Pacesetter goals; initiative. Have a table to gain pledges from faculty, staff, and students to help with goals.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 25, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 1, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    To submit a funding proposal to create a transitional program for women in computing coming from the community colleges to ASU.

    Meta

    Organization
    Arizona State University
    Department
    Academic & Student Affairs
    City
    Tempe
    State
    AZ
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRecruiting
  • Status
    Not yet started

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    October 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    January 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Retain existing female computer science students.

    Meta

    Organization
    University of La Verne
    Department
    Computer Science & Engineering
    City
    La Verne
    State
    CA
    Goal tag(s): 
    Retaining

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