NCWIT's Member Activity and Change Tracker (ACT)

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  • Status
    Not yet started
    David Walter

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    October 31, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    April 30, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Develop a one day "Computing Day" event where high school students of all backgrounds can participate, rather than the few students that currently participate in events like high school programming contests.

    Meta

    Organization
    Virginia State University
    Department
    Mathematics & Computer Science
    City
    Petersburg
    State
    VA
    Additional Activity Info
    Collaborate with regional & high school activities.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress
    Mihaela Sabin

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    June 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    September 15, 2016
    Goal statement: 
    To recruit girls in the computing & engineering programs in the division of Science & Technology, UNH Manchester, University of New Hampshire and double current women enrollments by 2016.

    Meta

    Organization
    University of New Hampshire
    Department
    Computing Technology
    City
    Manchester
    State
    NH
    Additional Activity Info
    - Summer camps for middle school and high school girls - Professional development for high school teachers in New Hampshire - Girls Technology Day: State-wide event in March
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreachEvaluating
  • Status
    Completed!
    Faye Navabi

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    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): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreachAdvising/CounselingEvaluatingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Jean Schoenheit

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    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
    Susan Martin

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    August 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    As part of UMBC' CWITS' efforts to improve the gender climate in the college of Engineering & IT, I/we will distribute NCWIT resources to faculty and staff at UMBC.

    Meta

    Organization
    Center for Women in Technology
    Department
    CWIT
    City
    Baltimore
    State
    MD
    Additional Activity Info
    - Create list of NCWIT publications to be shared - ID timeline for distributing - Distribution list/plan - Host conversations about resources
    Goal tag(s): 
    Retaining
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Jean Gourd

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    August 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 1, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    To recruit more women in computer science & cyber engineering.

    Meta

    Organization
    Louisiana Tech University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Ruston
    State
    LA
    Additional Activity Info
    I think we could tie this into the visits that we currently do to introduce students to STEM in college. Also tie to cyber science (curriculum outreach to high school students) and Cyber Discovery (camp for high school students).
    Goal tag(s): 
    Recruiting
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Bruce Robinson

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    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
    Not yet started
    Karen Warren

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    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
  • Status
    In progress
    Timothy Grotjohn

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    June 19, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Increase the number of women students in electrical and computer engineering at Michigan State University.

    Meta

    Organization
    Michigan State University
    Department
    Electrical & Computer Engineering
    City
    East Lansing
    State
    MI
    Additional Activity Info
    ECE at MSU is starting to get involved with ES project that involves CS, ECE; ME. ECE wants to start more activities to recruit to ECE. The college has many recruiting activities that target students coming to engineering, but not necessarily ECE.
    Goal tag(s): 
    Recruiting
  • Status
    In progress
    Lynda Louis

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    October 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    In the upcoming years I will commit to distribute NCWIT materials and resources to local junior and senior high schools (up to 4) & 2 community colleges in the area. Through dissemination of these resources, we hope to inform girls & counselors of opportunities in CS & hopefully steer them to Dillard University.

    Meta

    Organization
    Dillard University
    Department
    STEM/Computer Science Program
    City
    New Orleans
    State
    LA
    Additional Activity Info
    Involve our CS faculty & female CS majors in identifying the 4 schools. Set up meetings with school administration & appointments to meet with the young ladies at the junior high schools and senior high schools. Set up a meeting with CS instructors of community college.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingRaising Awareness
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's and master's degrees only
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Kelly Shaw

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    June 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    August 20, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    To educate my colleagues about why they should be advocates for women and give them concrete steps/activities they can take to encourage our female students.

    Meta

    Organization
    University of Richmond
    Department
    Math and Computer Science
    City
    Richmond
    State
    VA
    Additional Activity Info
    Reading; Discussion of "Lean In", Male Advocates and Allies, and Diana Franklin's new Synthesis Lecture
    Goal tag(s): 
    Raising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Jack Williams

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    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
    Jane Fedorowicz

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    March 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    June 8, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Extend NCWIT reach to students in Information Systems programs at our member universities.

    Meta

    Organization
    Association for Information Systems
    Department
    Information and Process Management
    City
    Waltham
    State
    MA
    Additional Activity Info
    I am panelist at the European Conference on Information Systems in June. The panel is on diversity (particularly about women) in the Information Systems field, majors, and faculty.
    Goal tag(s): 
    OutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress
    Ashley Peeler

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    October 7, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 7, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Submit a BOF proposal to a national computing conference in order to raise awareness and promote the STARS computing corps.

    Meta

    Organization
    STARS Computing Corps
    Department
    College of Computing
    City
    Charlotte
    State
    NC
    Additional Activity Info
    Title "Leveraging Service Learning to Develop the T-Shaped Professional and Expand the Pipeline"
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Libby Bradford

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    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
    Nancy Harris

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    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
    Judy Cordes

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    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
    In progress
    Jennifer Whitlow

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    May 21, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    To engage members from other alliances in the Aspiration Awards for Georgia and Puerto Rico, including those in the workforce and K-12 alliances.

    Meta

    Organization
    Georgia Tech College of Computing
    Department
    College of Computing
    City
    Atlanta
    State
    GA
    Additional Activity Info
    - Engage workforce alliance members to provide prizes, speakers, and opportunities for award winners and runner-ups, as well as to provide volunteers to read applications - Engage members of the K-12 and Academic Alliance to increase knowledge of the awards
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreach
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Diana Franklin

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    June 24, 2013

    Meta

    Organization
    UC Santa Barbara
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Santa Barbara
    State
    CA
    Additional Activity Info
    Make presentations to faculty members at faculty meetings and relevant committees (i.e. grad admissions, recruiting).
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Completed!
    Lisa Sandoval

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    June 24, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Review NCWIT materials for comment to revise resource materials.

    Meta

    Organization
    Seattle Central Community College
    Department
    Business Information Technology & Creative Arts
    City
    Seattle
    State
    WA
    Goal tag(s): 
    OutreachAdvising/CounselingRaising Awareness
    Organization Type: 
    Associates degrees and certificate programs only

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