NCWIT's Member Activity and Change Tracker (ACT)

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  • Status
    Not yet started
    Brook Osborne

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    June 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    December 1, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Evaluate and understand the current climate of the department from the perspective of the students in the major.

    Meta

    Organization
    Duke University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Durham
    State
    NC
    Additional Activity Info
    Survey and interview women (and men) in the department to gather a snapshot of the current climate of the department.
    Goal tag(s): 
    Evaluating
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Blanca Polo

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    August 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    December 1, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    To create a club for current or perspective computer science students. This club should support and encourage women to pursue careers in computer science.

    Meta

    Organization
    Leeward Community College
    Department
    Math & Sciences/Information & Computer Sciences
    City
    Pearl City
    State
    HI
    Additional Activity Info
    Will specifically target native Hawaiian women.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingAdvising/Counseling
  • Status
    In progress
    Stacey Dunevant

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    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
    Not yet started
    ToniAnn Marini

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    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
    Rick Adrion

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    May 31, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    August 2, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    In my own lab and through REU site, I have recruited several women (undergraduate and graduate) to participate in research. The goal is to interest them in continuing (or succeeding) in grad school.

    Meta

    Organization
    University of Massachusetts - Amherst
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Amherst
    State
    MA
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingAdvising/Counseling
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Leen-Kiat Soh

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    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
    In progress
    Rebecca Galves

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    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
    In progress
    Giti Javidi

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    June 26, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 1, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Focus on stereotype.

    Meta

    Organization
    Virginia State University
    Department
    Math and Computer Science
    City
    Petersburg
    State
    VA
    Goal tag(s): 
    Raising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Cheryl Swanier

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    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
    Sharon Mason

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    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!
    Dori Farah

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    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
    Completed!
    Sharon Burlingame

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    August 15, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    August 15, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    I would like to implement a realistic C4C initiative designed to increase the positive perception of high school counselors, high school girls & their parents/guardians that think computing and/or IT careers are a great choice.

    Meta

    Organization
    Pellissippi State Community College
    Department
    Business and Computer Technology
    City
    Knoxville
    State
    TN
    Additional Activity Info
    Involve peer faculty; school recruiters, advisors; enrollment professionals.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreachAdvising/CounselingRaising Awareness
    Organization Type: 
    Associates degrees and certificate programs only
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Bobby Schnabel

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    May 21, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    December 31, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Publish an article that highlights Indiana University School of Informatics & Computing Strategies.

    Meta

    Organization
    Indiana University
    Department
    School of Informatics and Computing
    City
    Bloomington
    State
    IN
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingAdvising/CounselingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Completed!
    Sandra Lavallee

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    September 1, 2014
    Target Completion Date: 
    January 15, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Attract and retain more women to my program. I currently have only one or two.

    Meta

    Organization
    Lakes Region Community College
    Department
    Computer Technologies
    City
    Laconia
    State
    NH
    Additional Activity Info
    Create a local chapter of NCWIT
    Goal tag(s): 
    Recruiting
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Cindy Tucker

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    June 26, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    To obtain funding for a student group to improve recruitment and retention of women in IT.

    Meta

    Organization
    Bluegrass Community and Technical College
    Department
    Computer & Information Technology
    City
    Lexington
    State
    KY
    Additional Activity Info
    We have a new ACM-W student chapter. We seek funding to inspire our current students and to seek ways to increase women in our majors.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetaining
  • Status
    In progress
    Daniel Mosse

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    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
    In progress
    Laurie Patterson

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    September 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 31, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    We had our largest graduating class of women.

    Meta

    Organization
    University of North Carolina - Wilmington
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Wilmington
    State
    NC
    Goal tag(s): 
    Recruiting
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Theresa Steinbach

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    June 19, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 15, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Develop a sustainable program to connect community college women with our undergraduate students.

    Meta

    Organization
    DePaul University
    Department
    School of Computing
    City
    Chicago
    State
    IL
    Additional Activity Info
    Submit proposal by 10/15/13.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreach
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Sangeeta Gad

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    August 31, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Increase number of females majoring in CS.

    Meta

    Organization
    University of Houston - Downtown
    Department
    Computer and Mathematical Sciences
    City
    Houston
    State
    TX
    Additional Activity Info
    Select a faculty to write a proposal with to create a project to work with high school girls in the summer.
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingAdvising/Counseling
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Bo Sun

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    October 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    December 30, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    To include more women in my research.

    Meta

    Organization
    Lincoln University
    Department
    Math and Computer Science
    City
    Chester County
    State
    PA
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingAdvising/CounselingRaising Awareness

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