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Technical · Pre K-12 Education
Tue. May 1, 2018 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Salon D, Marriott Crystal Gateway
  1. Moderated by Dr. Lesley M Berhan and Dr. Cassandra J McCall
Papers Presented
  1. Integrating Social Context in Engineering Experiences to Promote Interests of Diverse Learners [view paper] Mrs. Kayla R. Maxey (Purdue University, West Lafayette), Mrs. Jessica Rush Leeker (Purdue University, West Lafayette), Dr. Monica E. Cardella (Purdue University, West Lafayette), and Dr. Morgan M. Hynes (Purdue University, West Lafayette)
  2. MiniGEMS STEAM and Programming Camp for Middle School Girls [view paper] Dr. Michael Frye (University of the Incarnate Word), Ms. Chaoyi Wang (University of the Incarnate Word), Dr. Sreerenjini C. Nair (University of the Incarnate Word), and Ms. Yvonne Calvo Burns (Camp Program Coordinator)
Tue. May 1, 2018 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Pentagon A, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session will discuss how to prepare and recruit future faculty as well as use data to drive institutional change.

  1. Moderated by Dr. Elizabeth Litzler and Dr. Jenna P. Carpenter
Papers Presented
  1. Professional Preparation of Underrepresented Minority Ph.D.'s and Postdocs for a Career in Engineering Academia [view paper] Dr. Teresa J. Cutright (University of Akron), Dr. Rebecca Kuntz Willits (University of Akron), Dr. Linda T. Coats (Mississippi State University), Dr. Lakiesha N. Williams (Mississippi State University), and Prof. Debora F. Rodrigues (University of Houston )
  2. ADVANCE-ENG Success at the Intersection of Formal and Informal Networks for Women of Color (WOC) Engineering Faculty [view paper] Dr. Christine S. Grant (North Carolina State University), Ms. Barbara E. Smith (North Carolina State University), Julie Simmons Ivy (North Carolina State University), Dr. Jessica T. DeCuir-Gunby (North Carolina State University), Dr. Coleen Carrigan (California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo), and Saejin Kwak Tanguay (University of Washington)
Technical · Undergraduate Education
Tue. May 1, 2018 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Jefferson , Marriott Crystal Gateway
  1. Moderated by Emily Affolter and Ms. Rachelle Reisberg
Papers Presented
  1. Diversity and Student Persistence in the Vertically Integrated Project (VIP) Course Sequence [view paper] J. Sonnenberg-Klein (Georgia Institute of Technology), Prof. Edward J. Coyle (Georgia Institute of Technology), and Dr. Randal T. Abler (Georgia Institute of Technology)
  2. Interactions with Faculty and Engineering Self-efficacy Among Underrepresented Engineering Persisters [view paper] Dr. Monica Evette Allen (University of North Carolina, Charlotte), Dr. Sandra Loree Dika (University of North Carolina, Charlotte), Dr. Brett Tempest (University of North Carolina, Charlotte), and Dr. Miguel A. Pando (University of North Carolina, Charlotte)
Technical · Undergraduate Education
Tue. May 1, 2018 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Madison, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session will explore initiatives for first-year students.

  1. Moderated by Dr. Robin A.M Hensel and Ms. Tricia S. Berry
Papers Presented
  1. Impact of First-Year Initiatives on Retention of Students: Are There Differences in Retention of Students by Ethnicity and Gender? [view paper] Dr. Patricia R. Backer (San Jose State University), Joseph Green (WestEd), Dr. Bryan Matlen (WestEd), and Ms. Cindy Kato (San Jose State University )
  2. Work in Progress: First-Year Experience (FYrE@ECST): Pre-Physics Course [view paper] Dr. Ni Li (California State University, Los Angeles), Dr. Gustavo B. Menezes (California State University, Los Angeles), Dr. Emily L. Allen (California State University, Los Angeles), and Dr. Paul S. Nerenberg (California State University, Los Angeles)
Tue. May 1, 2018 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Salon G, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session will discuss the campus climate for engineering graduate students as well as a women in engineering graduate student steering committee.

  1. Moderated by Mrs. Monique S Ross and Dr. Laura E Sullivan-Green
Papers Presented
  1. Campus Climate for Engineering Graduate Students: Examining Differences Between Domestic Minority, Domestic Majority, and International Students [view paper] Mr. Thomas M. Bluestein (Virginia Tech), Dr. Catherine T. Amelink (Virginia Tech), and Ms. Mayra S. Artiles (Virginia Tech Department of Engineering Education)
  2. The Women in Engineering Graduate Student Steering Committee at the University of Delaware [view paper] Dr. Heather Doty (University of Delaware) and L. Pamela Cook (University of Delaware)
Technical · Corporate Engagement
Tue. May 1, 2018 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Lee, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session will discuss a corporate partnership aimed to promote the success of female engineers.

  1. Moderated by Dr. Brooke Charae Coley and Tamecia R Jones PhD
Papers Presented
  1. Penn State Engineering Mentoring for Internship Excellence (EMIX): "Generating Strategic Corporate Partnerships to Catalyze Professional Success for Women Engineers" [view paper] Ms. Cheryl L. Knobloch (Pennsylvania State University)
  2. Work in Progress: Will Looking "Over the Fence" of Academic Challenges to a Future as a Successful Engineer Support the Persistence WiE Students Need to Succeed? [view paper] Ms. Olga Maria Stavridis (Ohio State University), Aimee T. Ulstad (Ohio State University), and Ms. Lisa A. Barclay (The Ohio State University)
Tue. May 1, 2018 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Salon E, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session will discuss the recruitment of inclusive champions.

  1. Moderated by Teirra K Holloman and Mr. Alexander Michael Alvarez
Papers Presented
  1. Recruitment of Inclusive Champions: Diversifying Engineering Faculty [view paper] Dr. Ibironke O. Lawal (Virginia Commonwealth University)
  2. Leveraging an NSF S-STEM Grant to Initiate "PEEPS" (Program for Engineering Excellence for Partner Schools) for Recruiting and Retaining Students from Underrepresented Groups while Covertly Transforming Ourselves and Our University [view paper] Dr. Katherine C. Chen (Worcester Polytechnic Institute), Ms. Jaclyn Duerr (California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo), Dr. Lizabeth T. Schlemer (California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo), Dr. Jane L. Lehr (California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo), Ms. Emily E. Liptow (California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo), Miss Monica Lauren Singer (Affiliation unknown), and Ms. Helene Finger P.E. (California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo)

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