NCWIT's Member Activity and Change Tracker (ACT)

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  • Status
    Not yet started
    Bruce Robinson

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    October 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    To familiarize our college with just what NCWIT is and how it can benefit not only our college but community colleges in our state.

    Meta

    Organization
    Piedmont Virginia Community College
    Department
    Business, Mathematics & Technologies
    City
    Charlottesville
    State
    VA
    Additional Activity Info
    Trying to figure out where to start on the academic side as well as marketing at the college.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetaining
  • Status
    In progress
    Stacey Dunevant

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 26, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Become informed on ways to increase women in JSCC's CIS program.

    Meta

    Organization
    Jackson State Community College
    Department
    Computer Information Systems
    City
    Jackson
    State
    TN
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetaining
  • Status
    In progress
    Rebecca Galves

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    October 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    December 15, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Integrate the multiple amazing programs and opportunities for women and young women across discipline boundaries to support the collaboration and resources.

    Meta

    Organization
    New Mexico State University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Las Cruces
    State
    NM
    Additional Activity Info
    Publish article/paper focusing on women/girls.  Broaden C4C Initiative in our region.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Libby Bradford

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    January 1, 2014
    Target Completion Date: 
    March 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    To help organize a regional "GHC" event, to work in conjunction with the VA/DC Award for Aspirations in Computing. To recruit high school women into technical fields while retaining current university students through a weekend of IT activities, panels of women in computing, and hands-on projects.

    Meta

    Organization
    Virginia Tech
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Blacksburg
    State
    VA
    Additional Activity Info
    VA/DC Aspirations Award. Regional GHC - More access for our undergraduate students.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreach
  • Status
    In progress
    Kate Lockwood

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 26, 2013

    Meta

    Organization
    California State University - Monterey Bay
    Department
    Information Technology & Communication Design
    City
    Seaside
    State
    CA
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreach
  • Status
    In progress
    Jennifer Jirous

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    May 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    - Community College Outreach - Complete dissertation on women in IT/Engineering with NCWIT as research

    Meta

    Organization
    Colorado Community College System
    Department
    Educational Services
    City
    Denver
    State
    CO
    Additional Activity Info
    Conference Presentation - NCWIT Materials 7/17/2013
    Goal tag(s): 
    EvaluatingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started
    ToniAnn Marini

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    March 1, 2014
    Target Completion Date: 
    June 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Attend and participate at the 2014 NCWIT Summit with at least one other member from my department.

    Meta

    Organization
    North Carolina State University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Raleigh
    State
    NC
    Additional Activity Info
    Identify another faculty member to attend Summit.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress
    Gloria Liu

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    May 21, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    June 15, 2014

    Meta

    Organization
    Oakton Community College
    Department
    Center for Promoting STEM
    City
    Des Plaines
    State
    IL
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreach
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Patricia Pierce

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    September 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    September 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Set up a mentoring group on campus for women and minorities in computer science.

    Meta

    Organization
    Southern Polytechnic State University
    Department
    Computing and Software Engineering
    City
    Marietta
    State
    GA
    Additional Activity Info
    Hopefully this group will do some outreach to high schools in the area.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreachAdvising/CounselingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress
    Kris Nagel

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    May 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    April 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    - Successfully mentor our women IT students implementing the activities of the seed grant they just received - Build WIT group on campus

    Meta

    Organization
    Georgia Gwinnett College
    Department
    Information Technology
    City
    Lawrenceville
    State
    GA
    Additional Activity Info
    Students will plan, implement and evaluate several activities over the academic year 2013-2014, including: - Fall kick-off celebration and community building - Mid-semester study sessions with tutoring - End of Fall celebration and Spring kick-off
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingEvaluating
  • Status
    In progress
    Daniel Mosse

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 26, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 1, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Increase recruitment and retention of women in CS. Increase the number of graduating women by 100% in 5 years.

    Meta

    Organization
    University of Pittsburgh
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Pittsburgh
    State
    PA
    Additional Activity Info
    Will talk to Outreach coordinator and recruit undergraduate and graduate students to participate and carry out the activity.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetaining
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Christine Alvarado

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 26, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    January 15, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Develop and implement curriculum to get more women interested in computer science. Try to get colleagues to adopt practices in the classroom.

    Meta

    Organization
    University of California - San Diego
    Department
    Computer Science & Engineering
    City
    La Jolla
    State
    CA
    Additional Activity Info
    We are undergoing a re-vamp of our lower division curriculum, and in the process I would like to make sure we incorporate curriculum that inspires and supports women.  Also, I need to make sure we collect data surrounding this effort.
    Goal tag(s): 
    Recruiting
  • Status
    In progress
    Gloria Townsend

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 24, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    February 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Recruit, retain, support, encourage women in computing in Indiana.

    Meta

    Organization
    Depauw University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Greencastle
    State
    IN
    Additional Activity Info
    Would be happy to disseminate NCWIT materials.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetaining
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Leen-Kiat Soh

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    October 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    March 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    - Outreach to high school teachers - Appreciate our students

    Meta

    Organization
    University of Nebraska
    Department
    Computer Science & Engineering
    City
    Lincoln
    State
    NE
    Additional Activity Info
    Would like to have all of our faculty do this and also our affiliate colleagues for other disciplines who care about Computer Science and also students involved in our current activities.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreach
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Jack Williams

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    August 1, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    The goal is to raise the level of awareness of the possibilities for younger students (women). This must include the immediate support group (parents, guardians).

    Meta

    Organization
    Sinte Gleska University
    Department
    MIS
    City
    Mission
    State
    SD
    Goal tag(s): 
    OutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress
    Daniela Marghitu

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    May 30, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 30, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Recruiting and retaining girls in computer science with a focus on special needs and underserved girls.

    Meta

    Organization
    Auburn University
    Department
    Computer Science & Software Engineering
    City
    Auburn
    State
    AL
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Andrea Lawrence

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 20, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    June 15, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Contribute to the NCWIT resources by helping in the reviewing of materials and projects.

    Meta

    Organization
    Spelman College
    Department
    Computer & Information Sciences
    City
    Atlanta
    State
    GA
    Additional Activity Info
    I want to become available to help with material review.
  • Status
    In progress
    Nancy Harris

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    August 26, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    March 15, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Reach out to local colleges & high schools to have joint women in technology meetings culminating this year in increased involvement in our regional conference.

    Meta

    Organization
    James Madison University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Harrisonburg
    State
    VA
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Vicki Allan

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    August 15, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    August 15, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Want to create a mentoring program for women in the program, especially new Aspiration Award winners.

    Meta

    Organization
    Utah State University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Logan
    State
    UT
    Additional Activity Info
    Need models for what works.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreach
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Karen Warren

    Dates

    Date Activity Was Created: 
    June 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    December 31, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Develop a relationship with Computer Science faculty and engage them in this effort.

    Meta

    Organization
    Wesleyan University
    Department
    Information Technology Services
    City
    Middletown
    State
    CT
    Additional Activity Info
    I have several ideas for activities on campus and have begun outreach to students. I have also already begun planning for a fall event targeting women in STEM fields. This is underway, however, the missing piece is any connectedness with the Computer Science department.
    Goal tag(s): 
    Raising Awareness

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