NCWIT's Member Activity and Change Tracker (ACT)

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  • 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
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Robin Starnes

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    September 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 1, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    To establish Aggie MIS women student organizations and have students mentor younger students entering the Mays Business School. To develop understanding and interest in MIS.

    Meta

    Organization
    Texas A&M University
    Department
    Information Systems
    City
    College Station
    State
    TX
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetaining
  • Status
    Completed!
    Houssain Kettani

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    June 24, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Recruit students to ISE @ FHSU.

    Meta

    Organization
    Fort Hays State University
    Department
    Information Systems Engineering
    City
    Hays
    State
    KS
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreach
  • Status
    In progress
    Lakshmi Iyer

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    May 6, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    I would like to be involved on the NCWIT soc. science adv. committee as I am conducting research on "Persistence in Computing Education"

    Meta

    Organization
    University of North Carolina - Greensboro
    Department
    Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
    City
    Greensboro
    State
    NC
    Additional Activity Info

    Create messages/info packets for counselors to establish an encouraging environment for girls to be involved in computing.

    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreach
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Cheryl Calhoun

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    May 21, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Learn more about Aspirations to determine how the program can be incorporated into our high school outreach programs.

    Meta

    Organization
    Santa Fe College
    Department
    Information Technology Education
    City
    Gainesville
    State
    FL
    Goal tag(s): 
    Recruiting
  • Status
    In progress
    Martha Crosby

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    March 30, 2014
    Target Completion Date: 
    March 30, 2014

    Meta

    Organization
    University of Hawaii - Manoa
    Department
    Information & Computer Sciences
    City
    Honolulu
    State
    HI
    Additional Activity Info

    Host a celebration for Award Affiliate.

    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetaining
  • Status
    In progress
    Scott McCrickard

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    May 21, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    December 31, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Virginia Tech will support 12 Aspirations Affiliate Awards by the end of December 2014.

    Meta

    Organization
    Virginia Tech
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Blacksburg
    State
    VA
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreachAdvising/CounselingRaising Awareness
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Vicki Allan

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    August 15, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    August 15, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Want to create a mentoring program for women in the program, especially new Aspiration Award winners.

    Meta

    Organization
    Utah State University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Logan
    State
    UT
    Additional Activity Info

    Need models for what works.

    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreach
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Robert Walker

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    July 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 1, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Find funding to send students to Grace Hopper.

    Meta

    Organization
    Kent State University
    Department
    School of Digital Sciences
    City
    Kent
    State
    OH
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRaising Awareness
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees
  • Status
    In progress
    Dawn Laux

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    May 21, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 1, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Develop a sustainable funding model to send our students to Grace Hopper annually for the purpose of retention and recruitment.

    Meta

    Organization
    Purdue University
    Department
    Computer & Information Technology
    City
    West Lafayette
    State
    IN
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetaining
  • Status
    In progress
    Alka Harriger

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    May 21, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 13, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Develop a sustainable funding model to be able to take large group (25-50) female students to Grace Hopper (annually) for purposes of recruitment and retainment.

    Meta

    Organization
    Purdue University
    Department
    Computer & Information Technology
    City
    West Lafayette
    State
    IN
    Additional Activity Info

    Need to develop proposal for corporate funding. Need to identify roles for girls involved in effort. Need to identify corporate advocates now, starting with industry advisory board.

    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetaining
  • Status
    In progress
    Donna Reese

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    May 21, 2012
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 21, 2014
    Goal statement: 
    Increase retention of women in Computer Science, Software Engineering, and Electronic Engineering. Build sense of community among women in these programs.

    Meta

    Organization
    Mississippi State University
    Department
    Computer Science & Engineering
    City
    Starkville
    State
    MS
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress
    Jennifer Goodall

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    May 21, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 1, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Retain current Information Science & Computer Science undergraduate and graduate students.

    Meta

    Organization
    University at Albany
    Department
    College of Computing & Information
    City
    Albany
    State
    NY
    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress
    Sara Hernandez

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    September 1, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    To work with the newly established chapter of ACSU-W to secure internal and external sources of funding to support their participation in Grace Hopper.

    Meta

    Organization
    Cornell University
    Department
    Diversity Programs in Engineering
    City
    Ithaca
    State
    NY
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingAdvising/CounselingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress
    Gladys Ducoudray

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    February 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    August 1, 2015
    Goal statement: 
    Double the number of females that enter the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at our school.

    Meta

    Organization
    University of Puerto Rico
    Department
    Electrical & Computer Engineering
    City
    Mayaguez
    Additional Activity Info

    It's a multi-action goal:
    Instruct - Roadshow
    Outreach - Undergrad students mentoring high shcool students (girls)
    Promote Research - Grace Hopper Regional (2014)

    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Felicia Doswell

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    July 15, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    July 15, 2014

    Meta

    Organization
    Norfolk State University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Norfolk
    State
    VA
    Additional Activity Info

    Develop and submit a grant to accomplish Outreach activities that will engage women in computing. The intent is to develop activities in the area of information assurance that will interest women, pilot the activities through a summer workshop. Recruitment and Retention will be a goal of this activity.

    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreachEvaluating
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Sajid Hussain

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    August 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    July 31, 2016
    Goal statement: 
    Transform curriculum of introductory CS courses to retain and increase CS majors.

    Meta

    Organization
    Fisk University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Nashville
    State
    TN
    Additional Activity Info

    - Revise curriculum of CS 101
    - Use Python & visual programs
    - Course embedded projects

    Goal tag(s): 
    Retaining
  • Status
    In progress
    Fay Cobb Payton

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    September 1, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    To support 5-7 students (undergrad & grad) for research experiences for 1 year & beyond.

    Meta

    Organization
    North Carolina State University
    Department
    Computer Information Systems
    City
    Raleigh
    State
    NC
    Goal tag(s): 
    OutreachRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress
    Lennie Cooper

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    September 13, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 13, 2013
    Goal statement: 
    Secure funding for next summer camp for middle school girls. Summer camp will include disciplines related to computing in Web Design, Project Management, Architecture and Programming.

    Meta

    Organization
    Miami Dade College
    Department
    School of Engieering and Technology
    City
    Miami
    State
    FL
    Additional Activity Info

    Funding for middle school girls summer camp.

    Goal tag(s): 
    Recruiting

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