NCWIT's Member Activity and Change Tracker (ACT)

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  • 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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Andrea Lawrence

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    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
    Completed!
    Maureen Biggers

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    May 21, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    February 28, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    To organize IN-Women in Computing. Regional Conference for spring 2014.

    Meta

    Organization
    IU School of Informatics and Computing
    Department
    Diversity, Inclusion & Education
    City
    Bloomington
    State
    IN
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRaising Awareness
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees
  • Status
    In progress
    Gloria Townsend

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    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
    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
    Not yet started
    W. Brett McKenzie

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    May 21, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    August 1, 2016
    Goal statement: 
    Host a small colleges Academic Alliance sub-group conference primarily for North East colleges & universities.

    Meta

    Organization
    Roger Williams University
    Department
    CIS/WEBDEV
    City
    Bristol
    State
    RI
    Goal tag(s): 
    Raising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress
    Cindy Greenwood

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    September 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    December 1, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    We will continue to further develop the peer mentoring program as part of our CWIT Affiliates initiative.

    Meta

    Organization
    University of Maryland - Baltimore County
    Department
    Center for Women in Technology
    City
    Baltimore
    State
    MD
    Additional Activity Info

    Incoming freshmen women to the College of Engineering; Information Technology are invited to request a peer mentor. Sophomore; junior women in the college are invited to become peer mentors. We match mentors/mentees; offer training/events to bring them together.

    Goal tag(s): 
    Retaining

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