NCWIT's Member Activity and Change Tracker (ACT)

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  • 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.

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    Organization
    Bluegrass Community and Technical College
    Department
    Computer & Information Technology
    City
    Lexington
    State
    KY
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetaining
  • 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.

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    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

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    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.

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    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

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    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
    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.

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    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
    Not yet started
    Quincy Brown

    Dates

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

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    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
    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.

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    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
    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.

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    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
    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.

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    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
    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.

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    Organization
    James Madison University
    Department
    Computer Science
    City
    Harrisonburg
    State
    VA
    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingRetainingOutreachRaising 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.

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    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
    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).

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    Organization
    Sinte Gleska University
    Department
    MIS
    City
    Mission
    State
    SD
    Goal tag(s): 
    OutreachRaising Awareness
  • 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.

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    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
    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.

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    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
    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
    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
    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
    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

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