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T18B·Quiet Room
Hq CoNECD HQ
Tue. April 16, 2019 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Rosslyn I - Quiet Room, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Tue. April 16, 2019 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Ballroom Foyer
Session Description

Registration Open

Tue. April 16, 2019 9:15 AM to 10:15 AM
Grand Ballroom , Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

Introductions by Bevlee Watford, CoNECD Program Chair

Cynthia Murphy-Ortega
Manager
Chevron University Partnerships and Association Relations

Cynthia Murphy-Ortega manages Chevron’s relationships with universities and professional societies and institutes throughout the world. She joined Chevron in 1991 as an engineer with the Richmond Refinery in the San Francisco Bay Area, and held various engineering, maintenance, operations, financial, business planning, and process safety management positions within the refinery.

Cynthia went on to work in the technology arena with the Chevron Energy Te ... (continued)

Tue. April 16, 2019 10:15 AM to 10:30 AM
Skyview, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Tue. April 16, 2019 10:30 AM to 11:10 AM
Lee, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session discusses programs aimed at empowering and inspiring K-12 female students to pursue STEM majors. STEM outreach programs for middle school girls and mentoring programs for high school students will be covered, as will the impact of high school GPAs and standardized test scores.

Moderated by
  1. Ms. Rachelle Reisberg and Dr. Sonia Garcia
Papers Presented
  1. Femineer™: An Innovative and Engaging Program to Empower K-12 Female Students [view paper]
    Dr. Kristina Rigden (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona), Dr. Mariappan Jawaharlal (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona), and Nicole Gutzke (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona)
Tue. April 16, 2019 10:30 AM to 11:10 AM
Jackson, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session will discuss topics pertaining to understanding the experiences of students transitioning from high school to college, student veterans with disabilities in engineering, LGBTQ veterans in engineering, students in early required courses, and the student transfer process. In addition, there will be presentations on refining a survey instrument to measure perceived support, co-enrollment pathways for students, and decreasing attrition for underrepresented populations.

Moderated by
  1. Dr. Anne M Lucietto and Dr. Pheather R Harris
Papers Presented
  1. Toward a Measurement of Co-Curricular Support: Insights from an Exploratory Factor Analysis [view paper]
    Mrs. Janice Leshay Hall (Virginia Tech), Ms. Dina Verdín (Purdue University, West Lafayette), Dr. Walter C. Lee (Virginia Tech), Dr. David B. Knight (Virginia Tech), and Dr. Allison Godwin (Purdue University, West Lafayette)
Tue. April 16, 2019 10:30 AM to 11:10 AM
Pentagon A&B, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session explores engineering admission policies and the impacts they have on reaching national racial/ethnic parity.

Moderated by
  1. Dr. Anne M Lucietto, Dr. Jeremi S London, and Mrs. Adidi Etim-Hunting
Papers Presented
  1. Social Belonging Among Engineering Students in Early Required Courses [view paper]
    Dr. Jennifer Blue (Miami University), Dr. Amy Summerville (Miami University), and Dr. Brian P Kirkmeyer (Miami University)
T305A·Track : Graduate - Technical Session 7
Technical Graduate Education
Tue. April 16, 2019 10:30 AM to 11:10 AM
Madison , Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session discusses some of the experiences faced by doctoral students in engineering and computing programs and research-based institutional change strategies to positively impact the persistence of graduate students in STEM disciplines.

Moderated by
  1. Dr. Margaret Pinnell and Mrs. Angelica Moreno
Papers Presented
  1. An Institutional Transformation Model to Increase Minority STEM Doctoral Student Success [view paper]
    Dr. Marcia Gumpertz (North Carolina State University), Dr. Rebecca Brent (Education Designs, Inc), Dr. C. Dean Campbell (North Carolina A&T State University ), Dr. Maureen Grasso (North Carolina State University), Dr. Yvette Maria Huet (University of North Carolina, Charlotte), and Dr. Keith A. Schimmel P.E. (North Carolina A&T State University)
T308A·Track : Learning Spaces, Pedagogy, & Curriculum Design Technical Session 7
Technical Learning Spaces, Pedagogy & Curriculum Design
Tue. April 16, 2019 10:30 AM to 11:10 AM
Jefferson, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

In this session, participants will listen to presentations related to engineering spatial and biomedical engineering courses. Interrupting bias in academic settings, as well as the results of a leadership program and collaborations to diversity the workforce, will be discussed. In addition, participants will learn about an asset-based approach to broadening participation, how to enhance transfer student success, and policies and programs to retain students in engineering.

Moderated by
  1. Dr. Roberta Rincon and Ms. Jessica Deters
Papers Presented
  1. Identifying a "Starting Point" for Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives [view paper]
    Dr. Mahauganee Dawn Bonds (Georgia Institute of Technology), Dr. Veronica van Montfrans (Georgia Institute of Technology), Prof. Joseph M. LeDoux (Georgia Institute of Technology), and Dr. Wendy C. Newstetter (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Tue. April 16, 2019 10:30 AM to 11:10 AM
Salon E&D, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

In this session, attendees will be able to explore identity through a variety of voices. Identity will be explored through: transgender and gender nonconforming engineering experiences, hidden and transitioning identities, STEM identity and self-efficacy, and the intersections of engineering identity. Also, building community through professional development will be highlighted.

Moderated by
  1. Dr. Lynne A Molter and Ms. Cynthia Hampton
Papers Presented
  1. Black Men in the Making: Engaging in Maker Spaces Promotes Agency and Identity for Black Males in Engineering [view paper]
    Mr. Michael Lorenzo Greene (Arizona State University, Polytechnic campus), Dr. Nadia N. Kellam (Arizona State University), and Dr. Brooke Charae Coley (Arizona State University, Polytechnic campus)
Tue. April 16, 2019 11:20 AM to 12:00 PM
Lee, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session discusses programs aimed at empowering and inspiring K-12 female students to pursue STEM majors. STEM outreach programs for middle school girls and mentoring programs for high school students will be covered along with the impact of high school GPAs and standardized test scores.

Moderated by
  1. Dr. Ahmed H. Elsawy and Dr. Saundra Johnson Austin
Papers Presented
  1. Offering Multiple STEM Outreach Touchpoints to Middle School Girls is Associated with Engineering and University Recruitment Outcomes [view paper]
    Ms. Suzanne Sontgerath (Worcester Polytechnic Institute) and Dr. Chrysanthe Demetry (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
Tue. April 16, 2019 11:20 AM to 12:00 PM
Jackson, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

In this session, topics will be discussed pertaining to understanding the experiences of: students transitioning from high school to college, student veterans with disabilities in engineering, LGBTQ veterans in engineering, students in early required courses, and the student transfer process. In addition, there will be presentations on refining a survey instrument to measure perceived support, co-enrollment pathways for students, and decreasing attrition for underrepresented populations.

Moderated by
  1. Ms. Marianne T. Johnson and Amy Marie Beebe
Papers Presented
  1. Texas A&M Engineering Academies: Impacts of Effective Marketing [view paper]
    Jon Carter Buchanan (Texas A&M University) and Ms. Amy Suzan Klinkovsky (Texas A&M Engineering)
T305B·Track : Graduate - Technical Session 8
Technical Graduate Education
Tue. April 16, 2019 11:20 AM to 12:00 PM
Madison , Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session discusses some of the experiences faced by doctoral students in engineering and computing programs and research-based institutional change strategies to positively impact the persistence of graduate students in STEM disciplines.

Moderated by
  1. Ms. Rachelle Reisberg and Dr. Sonia Garcia
Papers Presented
  1. Too Black to be a Woman and Too Much Woman to be a Man: Best Practices from Black Women Persisting through Doctoral Engineering and Computing Programs [view paper]
    Dr. Sharnnia Artis (University of California, Irvine) and Dr. Stacie LeSure (Engineers for Equity)
T308B·Track Learning Spaces, Pedagogy & Curriculum Design Technical Session 8
Technical Learning Spaces, Pedagogy & Curriculum Design
Tue. April 16, 2019 11:20 AM to 12:00 PM
Jefferson, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

In this session, participants will listen to presentations related to engineering spatial and biomedical engineering courses, interrupting bias in academic settings, and the results of a leadership program and collaborations to diversity the workforce. In addition, participants will hear an asset-based approach to broadening participation, how to enhance transfer student success, and policies and programs to retain students in engineering.

Moderated by
  1. Mr. Derrick E. Scott and Ms. Ashley R Taylor
Papers Presented
  1. ADVANCE: A Community College and University Partnership Model for Expanding and Diversifying the Talent Pipeline to the Jobs of Tomorrow [view paper]
    Dr. Ken S. Ball P.E. (George Mason University), Dr. Oscar Barton Jr. P.E. (George Mason University), Dr. Sharon A. Caraballo (George Mason University), Dr. Liza Wilson Durant (George Mason University), Dr. Michelle Marks (George Mason University), Ms. Angelina Jarrouj (George Mason University), and Ms. Robin Rose Parker (Affiliation unknown)
Tue. April 16, 2019 11:20 AM to 12:00 PM
Pentagon A&B, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

In this session, participants will listen to presentations related to engineering spatial and biomedical engineering courses. Interrupting bias in academic settings, as well as the results of a leadership program and collaborations to diversity the workforce will be discussed. In addition, participants will hear an asset-based approach to broadening participation, how to enhance transfer student success, and policies and programs to retain students in engineering.

Moderated by
  1. Tony Howell and Dr. Gregory L Singleton
Papers Presented
  1. What Would You Do or Say? Interrupting Bias in Academic Settings [view paper]
    Dr. Gretchen Achenbach (University of Virginia)
Tue. April 16, 2019 11:20 AM to 12:00 PM
Salon E&D, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

In this session, attendees will be able to explore identity through a variety of voices, including: transgender and gender nonconforming engineering experiences; hidden and transitioning identities; STEM identity and self-efficacy; and the intersections of engineering identity. In addition, building community through professional development will be highlighted.

Moderated by
  1. Mr. Efren Enrique Dominguez and Miss Jami P Joyner
Papers Presented
  1. To Be or Not To Be: A Dialogic Discussion of Two Researchers' Hidden and Transitioning Identities [view paper]
    Dr. Stephen Secules (Purdue University, West Lafayette ) and Dr. Cassandra J. Groen-McCall (Virginia Tech)
T318·Tuesday Lunch
Hq CoNECD HQ
Tue. April 16, 2019 12:15 PM to 1:30 PM
Grand Ballroom , Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

Free ticketed event
Featuring remarks from ASEE Women in Engineering Division past chair, Dr. Beena Sukumaran

Keynote Speaker:

Sandra Begay, Sandia National Laboratories

Sandra Begay is a principal member of the technical staff at Sandia National Laboratories, where she leads Sandia’s technical efforts to assist American Indian and Alaska Native tribes with their renewable energy developments. She manages and supervises Sandia’s Indian Energy Internship Program for the Department of Energy's Office of Indian Energy.

Sandra received a B.S. in civil engineering from the University of New Mexico. She worked ... (continued)

Tue. April 16, 2019 1:30 PM to 2:10 PM
Jackson, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

In this session, topics will be discussed pertaining to understanding the experiences of: students transitioning from high school to college, student veterans with disabilities in engineering, LGBTQ veterans in engineering, students in early required courses, and the student transfer process. In addition, there will be presentations on refining a survey instrument to measure perceived support, co-enrollment pathways for students, and decreasing attrition for underrepresented populations.

Moderated by
  1. Shannon K Stefl and Dr. Ahmed H. Elsawy
Papers Presented
  1. Unnecessarily Complicated: An Examination of Information Asymmetry in the Transfer Process [view paper]
    Dustin M. Grote (Virginia Tech), Dr. Walter C. Lee (Virginia Tech), Dr. David B. Knight (Virginia Tech), Abbey Rowe Erwin (Virginia Tech), and Dr. Bevlee A. Watford P.E. (Virginia Tech)
T405·Track: Graduate - Technical Session 9
Technical Graduate Education
Tue. April 16, 2019 1:30 PM to 2:10 PM
Madison , Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session discusses some of the experiences faced by doctoral students in engineering and computing programs and research-based institutional change strategies to positively impact the persistence of graduate students in STEM disciplines.

Moderated by
  1. Maya Rucks
Papers Presented
  1. Understanding International Engineering Doctoral Students’ Sense of Belonging Through Their Interpersonal Interactions in the Academic Community [view paper]
    Ms. Eunsil Lee (Arizona State University), Dr. Jennifer M. Bekki (Arizona State University), Dr. Adam R. Carberry (Arizona State University), and Dr. Nadia N. Kellam (Arizona State University)
T408·Track: Learning Spaces, Pedagogy & Curriculum Design Technical Session 9
Technical Learning Spaces, Pedagogy & Curriculum Design
Tue. April 16, 2019 1:30 PM to 2:10 PM
Pentagon A&B, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

In this session, participants will hear presentations related to engineering spatial and biomedical engineering courses, interrupting bias in academic settings, the results of a leadership program, and collaborations to diversity the workforce. In addition, participants will learn about an asset-based approach to broadening participation, how to enhance transfer student success, and policies and programs to retain students in engineering.

Moderated by
  1. Dr. Maxine Fontaine and Georjanne Williams
Papers Presented
  1. An Asset Approach to Broadening Participation: Tips and Tools for Strategic Planning [view paper]
    Dr. Adrienne Ann Smith (Cynosure Consulting) and Dr. Rebecca A. Zulli (Cynosure Consulting)
T408B·Track: Learning Spaces, Pedagogy & Curriculum Design Technical Session 9
Technical Learning Spaces, Pedagogy & Curriculum Design
Tue. April 16, 2019 1:30 PM to 2:10 PM
Jefferson, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Papers Presented
  1. Safe Zone Deep Dive into Supporting Transgender Students and Colleagues (90-minute Workshop) [view paper]
    Dr. Stephanie Farrell (Rowan University), Dr. Kyle F. Trenshaw (University of Rochester), and Dr. Robyn Sandekian (University of Colorado, Boulder)
Tue. April 16, 2019 1:30 PM to 2:10 PM
Salon E&D, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

In this session, attendees will be able to explore identity through a variety of voices, including: transgender and gender nonconforming engineering experiences; hidden and transitioning identities; STEM identity and self-efficacy; and the intersections of engineering identity. In addition, building community through professional development will be highlighted.

Moderated by
  1. Cindy Mosqueda and Mrs. Tia Jackson-Truitt
Papers Presented
  1. A Systematic Review of the Intersections of Engineering Identity and Financial Need Literature [view paper]
    Maria Luz Espino M.A. (Iowa State University ) and Dr. Sarah Rodriguez (Iowa State University)
Tue. April 16, 2019 2:20 PM to 3:00 PM
Lee, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session discusses programs aimed at empowering and inspiring K-12 female students to pursue STEM majors. STEM outreach programs for middle school girls and mentoring programs for high school students will be covered, as will the impact of high school GPAs and standardized test scores.

Moderated by
  1. Mr. Donnie J Perkins and Dr. Maxine Fontaine
Papers Presented
  1. Critical GPA and Standardized Test Score Admission Thresholds [view paper]
    Dr. Beth A. Myers (University of Colorado, Boulder), Dr. Angela R. Bielefeldt (University of Colorado, Boulder), and Dr. Jacquelyn F. Sullivan (University of Colorado, Boulder)
Tue. April 16, 2019 2:20 PM to 3:00 PM
Jackson, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

In this session, topics will be discussed pertaining to understanding the experiences of: students transitioning from high school to college, student veterans with disabilities in engineering, LGBTQ veterans in engineering, students in early required courses, and the student transfer process. In addition, there will be presentations on refining a survey instrument to measure perceived support, co-enrollment pathways for students and decreasing attrition for underrepresented populations.

Moderated by
  1. Dr. Eugene Anderson and Dr. William A Kitch P.E.
Papers Presented
  1. Work-In-Progress: Applying Transition Theory to an Exploration of the High-School-to-College Transition Experiences of Students from Underrepresented Ethnic/Racial Groups [view paper]
    Ms. Karis Boyd-Sinkler (Virginia Tech), Miss Raeven Carmelita Waters (Affiliation unknown), Miss Yasmine Yunus Sikder (), Ms. Ashley R. Taylor (Virginia Tech), Ms. Mayra S. Artiles (Virginia Tech), Dr. Alexandra Coso Strong (Florida International University), and Dr. Walter C. Lee (Virginia Tech)
T505·Track : Graduate - Technical Session 10
Technical Graduate Education
Tue. April 16, 2019 2:20 PM to 3:00 PM
Madison , Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session discusses some of the experiences faced by doctoral students in engineering and computing programs and research-based institutional change strategies to positively impact the persistence of graduate students in STEM disciplines.

Moderated by
  1. Dr. Beena Sukumaran and Dr. Kyle F Trenshaw
Papers Presented
  1. A Bridge to the Ph.D. for URM Students [view paper]
    Dr. Ashleigh Wright (North Carolina State University), Dr. Rebecca Brent (Education Designs, Inc), Prof. Elizabeth C. Dickey (North Carolina State University), Dr. Kimberly S. Weems (North Carolina Central University), Brian J. Reich (North Carolina State University), and Dr. Caesar R. Jackson (North Carolina Central University)
T508A·Track: Learning Spaces, Pedagogy & Curriculum Design Technical Session 10
Technical Learning Spaces, Pedagogy & Curriculum Design
Tue. April 16, 2019 2:20 PM to 3:00 PM
Jefferson, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

In this session, participants will listen to presentations related to engineering spatial and biomedical engineering courses;interrupting bias in academic settings; and the results of a leadership program and collaborations to diversity the workforce. In addition, participants will hear an asset-based approach to broadening participation, how to enhance transfer student success, and policies and programs to retain students in engineering.

Moderated by
  1. Gerica Brown and Ms. Helene Finger P.E.
Papers Presented
  1. ADVANCE Women’s Leadership at the University of Delaware [view paper]
    Dr. Heather Doty (University of Delaware), Dr. Shawna Vican (University of Delaware), Dr. Robin Andreasen (University of Delaware), and Dr. Sue Giancola (University of Delaware)
T508B·Track: Learning Spaces, Pedagogy & Curriculum Design Technical Session 10
Technical Learning Spaces, Pedagogy & Curriculum Design
Tue. April 16, 2019 2:20 PM to 3:00 PM
Pentagon A&B, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session includes presentations related to engineering spatial and biomedical engineering courses; interrupting bias in academic settings; the results of a leadership program; and collaborations to diversity the workforce. In addition, participants will learn about an asset-based approach to broadening participation, how to enhance transfer student success, and policies and programs to retain students in engineering.

Moderated by
  1. Andrea Olgivie and Prof. Mary Beth Meyer
Papers Presented
  1. Sustainable Research Pathways: Collaborations Across Communities to Diversify the National Laboratory Workforce [view paper]
    Dr. Mary Ann E. Leung (Sustainable Horizons Instittute) and Dr. Silvia Crivelli ()
Tue. April 16, 2019 2:20 PM to 3:00 PM
Salon E&D, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

In this session, attendees will be able to explore identity through a variety of voices, including: transgender and gender nonconforming engineering experiences, hidden and transitioning identities, STEM identity and self-efficacy, and the intersections of engineering identity. Building community through professional development also will be highlighted.

Moderated by
  1. Ms. Christine Newman and Dr. Elizabeth Litzler
Papers Presented
  1. Exploring Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Engineering Undergraduate Experiences through Autoethnography [view paper]
    Andrea Haverkamp (Oregon State University), Ms. Ava Butler (Oregon State University), Ms. Naya Selene Pelzl (), Michelle Kay Bothwell (Oregon State University), Dr. Devlin Montfort (Oregon State University), and Dr. Qwo-Li Driskill (Oregon State University)
Tue. April 16, 2019 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Skyview, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Tue. April 16, 2019 3:45 PM to 4:25 PM
Lee, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session discusses programs aimed at empowering and inspiring K-12 female students to pursue STEM majors. STEM outreach programs for middle school girls and mentoring programs for high school students will be covered, as will the impact of high school GPAs and standardized test scores.

Moderated by
  1. Dr. Saundra Johnson Austin and Dr. Laura Bottomley
Papers Presented
  1. Realities of Mentoring High School Students from Inner City Public Schools vs. Private Schools in STEM Research at an R1 University [view paper]
    Ms. Christine Newman (Johns Hopkins University), Ms. Margaret Hart (Johns Hopkins University), Ms. Andrea M. Perry (Garrison Forest School), Ms. Anitra Michelle Washington (Western High School), and Ms. Laura Garcia (Affiliation unknown)

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