NCWIT's Member Activity and Change Tracker (ACT)

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  • Status 
    Not yet started
    Sangeeta Gad

    Dates

    Activity Date 
    August 31, 2013
    Goal statement 
    Increase number of females majoring in CS.

    Meta

    Organization 
    University of Houston - Downtown
    Department 
    Computer and Mathematical Sciences
    City 
    Houston
    State 
    TX
    Activity Description 

    Select a faculty to write a proposal with to create a project to work with high school girls in the summer.

    Goal tag(s) 
    Recruiting
    Retaining
    Advising/Counseling
  • Status 
    Not yet started
    Bo Sun

    Dates

    Activity Date 
    October 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date 
    December 30, 2013
    Goal statement 
    To include more women in my research.

    Meta

    Organization 
    Lincoln University
    Department 
    Math and Computer Science
    City 
    Chester County
    State 
    PA
    Goal tag(s) 
    Recruiting
    Advising/Counseling
    Raising Awareness
  • Status 
    Completed!
    Robert Beck

    Dates

    Activity Date 
    December 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date 
    May 1, 2014
    Goal statement 
    Promote activities with the goal of increasing women enrolled in CS major & CS minor programs to 33%.

    Meta

    Organization 
    Villanova University
    Department 
    Computer Science
    City 
    Villanova
    State 
    PA
    Activity Description 

    Use both inreach and outreach to show the importance of computing in virtually all contexts.

    Goal tag(s) 
    Recruiting
    Outreach
  • Status 
    In progress
    Ellen Momsen

    Dates

    Activity Date 
    March 25, 2013
    Target Completion Date 
    July 31, 2013
    Goal statement 
    Existing summer camp for high school girls will include motivating computer science activities in 2013.

    Meta

    Organization 
    Oregon State University
    Department 
    Engineering
    City 
    Corvallis
    State 
    OR
    Activity Description 

    20 high school girls will attend a week long residential camp. We have engineering and science activities planned, but haven't introduced participants to CS (in the past).

    Goal tag(s) 
    Recruiting
    Outreach
  • Status 
    Not yet started
    Melanie Williamson

    Dates

    Activity 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.

    Meta

    Organization 
    Bluegrass Community and Technical College
    Department 
    Computer & Information Technology
    City 
    Lexington
    State 
    KY
    Goal tag(s) 
    Recruiting
    Retaining
  • Status 
    In progress
    Jennifer Rosato

    Dates

    Activity Date 
    May 20, 2013
    Target Completion Date 
    May 1, 2018
    Goal statement 
    Visit 5 high schools in 2013-2014 Fall - Develop road show, make connections to schools Spring - Deliver road show

    Meta

    Organization 
    College of St. Scholastica
    Department 
    Computer Information Systems
    City 
    Duluth
    State 
    MN
    Activity Description 

    Work with Cherry High School teacher

    Goal tag(s) 
    Recruiting
    Outreach
    Raising Awareness
    Organization Type 
    Bachelor's and master's degrees only
  • Status 
    Completed!
    Khallai Taylor

    Dates

    Activity 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.

    Meta

    Organization 
    Triton College
    Department 
    Computer Information Systems
    City 
    River Grove
    State 
    IL
    Activity Description 

    Visual programming for middle schoolers. Community outreach.

    Goal tag(s) 
    Outreach
    Raising Awareness
    Organization Type 
    Associates degrees and certificate programs only
  • Status 
    Completed!
    Janell Straach

    Dates

    Activity Date 
    May 21, 2013
    Target Completion Date 
    July 26, 2013

    Meta

    Organization 
    UT Dallas
    Department 
    Computer Science
    City 
    Richardson
    State 
    TX
    Activity Description 

    Residential camp for girls.

    Goal tag(s) 
    Recruiting
    Retaining
    Outreach
    Organization Type 
    Bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees
  • Status 
    Not yet started
    Nannette Napier

    Dates

    Activity 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.

    Meta

    Organization 
    Georgia Gwinnett College
    Department 
    Information Technology
    City 
    Lawrenceville
    State 
    GA
    Goal tag(s) 
    Recruiting
    Outreach
  • Status 
    Completed!
    Linda Ott

    Dates

    Activity Date 
    August 1, 2013
    Target Completion Date 
    June 30, 2013
    Goal statement 
    Encourage high school girls to pursue CS in college.

    Meta

    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 
    In progress
    Mihaela Sabin

    Dates

    Activity 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.

    Meta

    Organization 
    University of New Hampshire
    Department 
    Computing Technology
    City 
    Manchester
    State 
    NH
    Activity Description 

    - 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) 
    Recruiting
    Retaining
    Outreach
    Evaluating
  • Status 
    Not yet started
    Bruce Robinson

    Dates

    Activity 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.

    Meta

    Organization 
    Piedmont Virginia Community College
    Department 
    Business, Mathematics & Technologies
    City 
    Charlottesville
    State 
    VA
    Activity Description 

    Trying to figure out where to start on the academic side as well as marketing at the college.

    Goal tag(s) 
    Recruiting
    Retaining
  • Status 
    In progress
    Lynda Louis

    Dates

    Activity 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.

    Meta

    Organization 
    Dillard University
    Department 
    STEM/Computer Science Program
    City 
    New Orleans
    State 
    LA
    Activity Description 

    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) 
    Recruiting
    Retaining
    Raising Awareness
    Organization Type 
    Bachelor's and master's degrees only
  • Status 
    In progress
    Nancy Harris

    Dates

    Activity 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.

    Meta

    Organization 
    James Madison University
    Department 
    Computer Science
    City 
    Harrisonburg
    State 
    VA
    Goal tag(s) 
    Recruiting
    Retaining
    Outreach
    Raising Awareness
  • Status 
    Not yet started
    Libby Bradford

    Dates

    Activity 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.

    Meta

    Organization 
    Virginia Tech
    Department 
    Computer Science
    City 
    Blacksburg
    State 
    VA
    Activity Description 

    VA/DC Aspirations Award. Regional GHC - More access for our undergraduate students.

    Goal tag(s) 
    Recruiting
    Retaining
    Outreach
  • Status 
    In progress
    Jane Fedorowicz

    Dates

    Activity 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.

    Meta

    Organization 
    Association for Information Systems
    Department 
    Information and Process Management
    City 
    Waltham
    State 
    MA
    Activity Description 

    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) 
    Outreach
    Raising Awareness
  • Status 
    Completed!
    Lisa Sandoval

    Dates

    Activity Date 
    June 24, 2013
    Target Completion Date 
    May 1, 2014
    Goal statement 
    Review NCWIT materials for comment to revise resource materials.

    Meta

    Organization 
    Seattle Central Community College
    Department 
    Business Information Technology & Creative Arts
    City 
    Seattle
    State 
    WA
    Goal tag(s) 
    Outreach
    Advising/Counseling
    Raising Awareness
    Organization Type 
    Associates degrees and certificate programs only
  • Status 
    In progress
    Gloria Townsend

    Dates

    Activity 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
    Activity Description 

    Would be happy to disseminate NCWIT materials.

    Goal tag(s) 
    Recruiting
    Retaining
  • Status 
    Completed!
    Maureen Biggers

    Dates

    Activity 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) 
    Retaining
    Raising Awareness
    Organization Type 
    Bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees
  • Status 
    Not yet started
    Andrea Lawrence

    Dates

    Activity 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
    Activity Description 

    I want to become available to help with material review.

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