NCWIT's Member Activity and Change Tracker (ACT)

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  • Status
    Not yet started
    Carrie Robinson

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    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): 
    RecruitingRetaining
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Seta Whitby

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    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
  • Status
    In progress
    Patricia Nava

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    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): 
    RecruitingRetaining
  • Status
    In progress
    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
    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
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Melanie Williamson

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    August 1, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Our AA goal will be to apply for seed money to recruit and retain women in our department and to the computing programs.

    Meta

    Organization
    Bluegrass Community and Technical College
    Department
    Computer & Information Technology
    City
    Lexington
    State
    KY
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetaining
  • Status
    In progress
    Laura Grabowski

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    June 21, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    The goal is to further develop our local ACM-W chapter that was started the past year by expanding our active membership (target: 20 members) and holding 2 outreach events (1 each semester).

    Meta

    Organization
    University of Texas - Pan American
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Edinburg
    State
    TX
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Completed!
    Khallai Taylor

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    June 17, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    June 21, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Created a 1 week summer camp for kids ages 7-12. Introduced the community to visual computing in a fun way by using Scratch. Students learned about data types, variables, loops and select statements while learning collaboratively. By the end of the camp students created a video game or interactive story that they shared with peers and parent's the last day of camp. Students were awarded future programmers in training paper certificates.

    Meta

    Organization
    Triton College
    Department
    Computer Information Systems
    City
    River Grove
    State
    IL
    Additional Activity Info

    Visual programming for middle schoolers. Community outreach.

    Goal tag(s): 
    OutreachRaising Awareness
    Organization Type: 
    Associates degrees and certificate programs only
  • Status
    Completed!
    Janell Straach

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    May 21, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    July 26, 2013

    Meta

    Organization
    UT Dallas
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Richardson
    State
    TX
    Additional Activity Info

    Residential camp for girls.

    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreach
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Nannette Napier

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    May 22, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 31, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Bring high school girls to our campus for a computing event during the academic year.

    Meta

    Organization
    Georgia Gwinnett College
    Department
    Information Technology
    City
    Lawrenceville
    State
    GA
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreach
  • Status
    In progress
    Jennifer Rosato

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    May 20, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Visit 5 high schools in 2013-2014 Fall - Develop road show, make connections to schools Spring - Deliver road show

    Meta

    Organization
    College of St. Scholastica
    Department
    Computer Information Systems
    City
    Duluth
    State
    MN
    Additional Activity Info

    Apply for ES grant.  Collaborate with Iron Range Engineering.

    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreachRaising Awareness
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's and master's degrees only
  • Status
    In progress
    Virginia Figueroa

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    February 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    December 15, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Double the number of females that enter the different engineering programs.

    Meta

    Organization
    University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez
    Department
    College of Engineering - Office of the Dean of Academic Affairs
    City
    Mayaguez
    Additional Activity Info

    - Roadshow in a Box
    - Sisters in Facebook
    - Grace Hopper Conference

    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress
    Tim Wilson

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    November 1, 2012
    Target Completion Date: 
    August 15, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Increase female enrollment in undergraduate computing programs.

    Meta

    Organization
    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
    Department
    Electrical, Computer, Softwar and Systems Engineering
    City
    Daytona Beach
    State
    FL
    Additional Activity Info

    We are conducting a first "Computer Science and Animation" summer camp. Supported by Aspire IT program, but after we were already well into planning.

    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreachAdvising/CounselingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Completed!
    Linda Ott

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    August 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    June 30, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Encourage high school girls to pursue CS in college.

    Meta

    Organization
    Michigan Technological University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Houghton
    State
    MI
    Goal tag(s): 
    Recruiting
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees
  • Status
    In progress
    Rubby Casallas

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    June 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    June 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    To develop awareness about the issues of not having enough women in computing.

    Meta

    Organization
    University of Los Andes
    Department
    System and Computing Engineering
    City
    Bogota
    Additional Activity Info

    We are working on translating to Spanish some of the resources. We have a website (in-progress) mjueresencomutacion.uniandes.edu.co

    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetaining
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Quincy Brown

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    June 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    July 1, 2013

    Meta

    Organization
    Bowie State University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Bowie
    State
    MD
    Additional Activity Info

    Encourage young women to apply for MD Aspirations Awards.

    Goal tag(s): 
    Outreach
  • 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

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