NCWIT's Member Activity and Change Tracker (ACT)

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  • Status
    In progress
    Charlie McDowell

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    November 13, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    January 10, 2014
    Goal statement 
    We are trying to get 10 female students to visit their high school alma maters when they go home for the holiday break.

    Meta

    Organization
    UC Santa Cruz
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Santa Cruz
    State
    CA
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreachRaising Awareness
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Kiran Bellam

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    November 11, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    November 11, 2014
    Goal statement 
    To motivate high school students to start coding and to encourage them to pursue stem disciplines in college.

    Meta

    Organization
    Prairie View A & M University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Prairie View
    State
    TX
    Additional Activity Info

    To introduce high school girls to programming by making them work on fun projects.

    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreachRaising Awareness
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees
  • Status
    Completed!
    Pat Morreale

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    April 10, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    December 29, 2013
    Goal statement 
    The CS Department newsletter should highlight the accomplishments of undergraduate women.

    Meta

    Organization
    Kean University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Union
    State
    NJ
    Additional Activity Info

    Each semester, the CS Department prepares a newsletter for digital and print distribution. The accomplishments of undergraduate women will be featured and discussed.

    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreach
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's and master's degrees only
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Doug Blank

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    December 9, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    December 13, 2013
    Goal statement 
    Engage local Bryn Mawr College community in an "hour of code" during CS Ed week. #csedweek

    Meta

    Organization
    Bryn Mawr College
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Bryn Mawr
    State
    PA
    Additional Activity Info

    Provide materials and space for community to stop by the computer science department and learn a bit about CS and the department.

    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreach
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's and master's degrees only
  • Status
    Completed!
    Daniela Marghitu

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    May 30, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 30, 2014
    Goal statement 
    Recruiting and retaining girls in computer science with a focus on special needs and underserved girls.

    Meta

    Organization
    Auburn University
    Department
    Computer Science & Software Engineering
    City
    Auburn
    State
    AL
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreachReducing Unconscious BiasMentoringAdvising/CounselingEvaluatingRaising AwarenessTeaching
    Organization Type: 
    Bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees
  • Status
    Completed!
    Maureen Doyle

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    August 15, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    August 15, 2013
    Goal statement 
    Host College Immersion program for high school girls introducing them to computer science.

    Meta

    Organization
    Northern Kentucky University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Highland Heights
    State
    MA
    Additional Activity Info

    Camp was held last year and done again.

    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreachEvaluatingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress
    Adrienne Harrell

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    October 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    March 1, 2014
    Goal statement 
    Contribute to advancing meaningful participation of women in IT, by doing the following: - Applying for funding to support women in computer science - Serving on Aspirations committee for my region - Talk, use, refer others to NCWIT resources - Reach out to local CC in my region in my role as ELC Chair to advance/encourage participation of community college women in CS and IT

    Meta

    Organization
    Baskin School of Engineering
    Department
    Undergraduate Student Affairs
    City
    Santa Cruz
    State
    CA
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreachAdvising/CounselingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    Not yet started
    Amy Banic

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    August 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date: 
    October 1, 2014

    Meta

    Organization
    University of Wyoming
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Laramie
    State
    WY
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreachEvaluatingRaising Awareness
  • Status
    In progress
    Kate Lockwood

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    June 26, 2013

    Meta

    Organization
    California State University - Monterey Bay
    Department
    Information Technology & Communication Design
    City
    Seaside
    State
    CA
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreach
  • 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

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