NCWIT's Member Activity and Change Tracker (ACT)

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  • Status
    Not yet started
    Eric Bradford

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    July 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 1, 2014

    Meta

    Organization
    University of Arkansas
    Department
    Information Technology Research Institute
    City
    Fayetteville
    State
    AR
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreachAdvising/CounselingEvaluatingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Completed!
    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
    Kris Nagel

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    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
    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
    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
    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!
    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
    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
  • Status
    Completed!
    Robert Beck

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    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
    Additional Activity Info

    Use both inreach and outreach to show the importance of computing in virtually all contexts.

    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreach
  • Status
    In progress
    Ellen Momsen

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    March 25, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    July 31, 2013
    Goal statement 
    Existing summer camp for high school girls will include motivating computer science activities in 2013.

    Meta

    Organization
    Oregon State University
    Department
    Engineering
    City
    Corvallis
    State
    OR
    Additional Activity Info

    20 high school girls will attend a week long residential camp. We have engineering and science activities planned, but haven't introduced participants to CS (in the past).

    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreach

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