NCWIT's Member Activity and Change Tracker (ACT)

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  • Status
    Completed!
    Sharon Burlingame

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    March 1, 2017
    Target Completion Date: 
    March 30, 2017
    Goal statement 
    Recruit & inspire new freshmen women to attend the KY WIC to encourage their retention in the major.

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    Organization
    Pellissippi State Community College
    Department
    Business & Computer Technology
    State
    UT
    Additional Activity Info

    Advertise the opportunity to faculty and students. Recruit students and notify of the low registration fee. Reserve college van. Attend.

    Goal tag(s): 
    RetainingAdvising/Counseling
  • Status
    Completed!
    Sharon Burlingame

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    June 22, 2016
    Target Completion Date: 
    June 30, 2017
    Goal statement 
    Host a middle school camp at our Strawberry Plains campus to raise awareness of our CS/IT programs, especially in our Cyber Defense concentration which is housed at that campus. Begin to fill the pipeline earlier than high school.

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    Organization
    Pellissippi State Community College
    Department
    Computer and Information Technology
    State
    TN
    Additional Activity Info

    1. Work with the Dean of the Strawberry Plains campus to identify a camp format that will be effective.
    2. Apply for the NCWIT Seed Fund to be used to implement the camp (buy-in from our Grants Office is required as well).
    3. WIN the NCWIT Seed Fund award to apply toward the camp.
    4. Select a camp date ( or set of dates).
    5. Publicize the camp.
    6. Recruit Aspirations award winners to serve as mentors and possibly instructors.
    7. Recruit high school teachers/CS faculty to serve as instructors.
    8. Report on the success of the camp(s).

    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreachAdvising/Counseling
    Organization Type: 
    Associates degrees and certificate programs only
  • Status
    In progress
    Sharon Burlingame

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    May 16, 2016
    Target Completion Date: 
    December 17, 2017
    Goal statement 
    Goal: To enlist 4 new partners from my college and local high schools in an effort to recruit a more diverse population of students into the PSCC AAS CIT degree program.

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    Organization
    Pellissippi State Community College
    Department
    Computer and Information Technology
    City
    Knoxville
    State
    TN
    Additional Activity Info

    1. Meet with representatives in the PSCC Academic Affairs office to provide information, training & NCWIT resources that can be used to publicize the CS/IT majors and to excite students during orientations and career presentations about promising careers in CS & IT.
    2. Identify 2 specific individuals in Academic Affairs to become to the lead advisors for CS/IT students.
    3. Repeat steps 1 & 2 for two local high schools with a focus on math or technology teachers and high schools. If successful, and as time permits, expand this effort to additional area high schools.
    4. Identify a contact in the local home-school consortium to begin a relationship with.

    Goal tag(s): 
    RecruitingOutreachAdvising/CounselingRaising Awareness
    Organization Type: 
    Associates degrees and certificate programs only
  • Status
    Completed!
    Sharon Burlingame

    Dates

    Activity Start Date: 
    May 1, 2015
    Target Completion Date: 
    May 21, 2015
    Goal statement 
    Introduce participants to the NCWIT Activity & Change Tracker. Explain & illustrate how it can be used to stay motivated and engaged throughout the year.

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    Organization
    Pellissippi State Community College
    Department
    Business and Computer Technology - CSIT Program
    Additional Activity Info

    Distribute instructions; guide participants to visit site; have a brief search & identify contest;guide partipants through adding new activity and commenting on this one.

    Goal tag(s): 
    Organizational ChangeEvaluatingRaising AwarenessTeaching
  • 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.

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    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