NCWIT's Member Activity and Change Tracker (ACT)

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  • Status 
    Not yet started
    Kiran Bellam

    Dates

    Activity 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
    Activity Description 

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

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

    Dates

    Activity 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
    Activity Description 

    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) 
    Recruiting
    Retaining
    Outreach
    Organization Type 
    Bachelor's and master's degrees only
  • Status 
    Not yet started
    Doug Blank

    Dates

    Activity 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
    Activity Description 

    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) 
    Recruiting
    Outreach
    Organization Type 
    Bachelor's and master's degrees only
  • Status 
    Completed!
    Daniela Marghitu

    Dates

    Activity 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) 
    Recruiting
    Retaining
    Outreach
    Reducing Unconscious Bias
    Mentoring
    Advising/Counseling
    Evaluating
    Raising Awareness
    Teaching
    Organization Type 
    Bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees
  • Status 
    Completed!
    Maureen Doyle

    Dates

    Activity 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
    Activity Description 

    Camp was held last year and done again.

    Goal tag(s) 
    Recruiting
    Outreach
    Evaluating
    Raising Awareness
  • Status 
    In progress
    Adrienne Harrell

    Dates

    Activity 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) 
    Recruiting
    Retaining
    Outreach
    Advising/Counseling
    Raising Awareness
  • Status 
    In progress
    Kate Lockwood

    Dates

    Activity Date 
    June 26, 2013

    Meta

    Organization 
    California State University - Monterey Bay
    Department 
    Information Technology & Communication Design
    City 
    Seaside
    State 
    CA
    Goal tag(s) 
    Recruiting
    Outreach
  • Status 
    Not yet started
    Eric Bradford

    Dates

    Activity 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) 
    Recruiting
    Retaining
    Outreach
    Advising/Counseling
    Evaluating
    Raising Awareness
  • Status 
    Completed!
    Blanca Polo

    Dates

    Activity 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
    Activity Description 

    Will specifically target native Hawaiian women.

    Goal tag(s) 
    Recruiting
    Retaining
    Advising/Counseling
  • Status 
    Not yet started
    Brook Osborne

    Dates

    Activity 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
    Activity Description 

    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 
    In progress
    Rick Adrion

    Dates

    Activity 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) 
    Recruiting
    Retaining
    Advising/Counseling
  • Status 
    Not yet started
    Leen-Kiat Soh

    Dates

    Activity 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
    Activity Description 

    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) 
    Recruiting
    Outreach
  • Status 
    In progress
    Giti Javidi

    Dates

    Activity 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 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) 
    Recruiting
    Outreach
    Raising Awareness
  • Status 
    Completed!
    Sharon Burlingame

    Dates

    Activity 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
    Activity Description 

    Involve peer faculty; school recruiters, advisors; enrollment professionals.

    Goal tag(s) 
    Recruiting
    Outreach
    Advising/Counseling
    Raising Awareness
    Organization Type 
    Associates degrees and certificate programs only
  • Status 
    Not yet started
    Bobby Schnabel

    Dates

    Activity Date 
    May 21, 2013
    Target Completion Date 
    December 31, 2013
    Goal statement 
    Publish an article that highlights Indiana University School of Informatics & Computing Strategies.

    Meta

    Organization 
    Indiana University
    Department 
    School of Informatics and Computing
    City 
    Bloomington
    State 
    IN
    Goal tag(s) 
    Recruiting
    Retaining
    Advising/Counseling
    Raising Awareness
  • Status 
    Completed!
    Sandra Lavallee

    Dates

    Activity Date 
    September 1, 2014
    Target Completion Date 
    January 15, 2014
    Goal statement 
    Attract and retain more women to my program. I currently have only one or two.

    Meta

    Organization 
    Lakes Region Community College
    Department 
    Computer Technologies
    City 
    Laconia
    State 
    NH
    Activity Description 

    Create a local chapter of NCWIT

    Goal tag(s) 
    Recruiting
  • Status 
    Not yet started
    Cindy Tucker

    Dates

    Activity Date 
    June 26, 2013
    Goal statement 
    To obtain funding for a student group to improve recruitment and retention of women in IT.

    Meta

    Organization 
    Bluegrass Community and Technical College
    Department 
    Computer & Information Technology
    City 
    Lexington
    State 
    KY
    Activity Description 

    We have a new ACM-W student chapter. We seek funding to inspire our current students and to seek ways to increase women in our majors.

    Goal tag(s) 
    Recruiting
    Retaining
  • Status 
    In progress
    Laurie Patterson

    Dates

    Activity Date 
    September 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date 
    October 31, 2013
    Goal statement 
    We had our largest graduating class of women.

    Meta

    Organization 
    University of North Carolina - Wilmington
    Department 
    Computer Science
    City 
    Wilmington
    State 
    NC
    Goal tag(s) 
    Recruiting
  • Status 
    Not yet started
    Theresa Steinbach

    Dates

    Activity Date 
    June 19, 2013
    Target Completion Date 
    May 15, 2014
    Goal statement 
    Develop a sustainable program to connect community college women with our undergraduate students.

    Meta

    Organization 
    DePaul University
    Department 
    School of Computing
    City 
    Chicago
    State 
    IL
    Activity Description 

    Submit proposal by 10/15/13.

    Goal tag(s) 
    Recruiting
    Outreach

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