2010 Forum Proceedings

Effective Partnerships to Increase Female Attainment of Engineering Bachelor’s Degrees
Elizabeth T. Cady, Norman L. Fortenberry, and Catherine J. Didion
National Academy of Engineering


A Semi-Qualitative Analysis of Women’s Adjustment to STEM Majors
Robert W. Lent, Matthew J. Miller, Paige E. Smith, Nicole A. Bryan, Kayi Hui,Matthew M. Jezzi, Robert H. Lim, and Helena M. Martin
University of Maryland


An Analysis of a Scholarship Program for Underrepresented Ethnic and Women Engineering Students and its Impact on Retention and Academic Performance
Kenneth Simonson
University of Cincinnati


Assessing the Factors that Influence the Career Choices of Minority PhD Graduates in SEM Fields
Danyell Wilson, Anne Donnelly
University of Florida


Connecting Students to Their Future
Diana Papini Warren, Leslie Wilkins, Isla Young
Maui Economic Development Board


Effects of Faculty-Student Interactions on Faculty Career Satisfaction
Evelyn H. Laffey, Christina Leshko, Natalie Batmanian
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey


Exploring Strategies for a University/Non-Metropolitan Community College Collaboration
Mary R. Anderson-Rowland
Arizona State University


Exploring Strategies for a University/Non-Metropolitan Community College Collaboration
Canan Bilen-Green, Elizabeth Birmingham, and Ann Burnett
North Dakota State University


EFREE (Female Recruits Explore Engineering) Project: Different Perspectives on Young Women’s Interest in Engineering – How Can We Leverage for a Stronger Crew
Monica Bruning, Margaret Eisenhart, Jill Bystydzienski, Terra Morris
Iowa State University, The University of Colorado-Boulder, The Ohio State University, The University of Colorado-Boulder


Georgia Institute of Technology Women in Engineering Program: A Model for Corporate Engagement
Mahera Philobos, Sandra Song Hayes
Georgia Institute of Technology


Grounded in the Past, Funded for the Future: An Examination of Foundation-Directed Grant Writing From Failure to Success
Ruth Friedman, Glenda La Rue, Sharnnia Artis
The Ohio State University


In Her Words: Factors Influencing African American Women to Pursue and Complete Doctoral Degrees in Engineering
Tiffany Simon
Columbia University


Interpreting Successes of a Community College-University Partnership in Retaining Underrepresented Engineering Students
Heather D. Evans, Priti N. Mody-Pan
University of Washington


Leveraging Resources: Shortening contact time without negatively impacting efficacy
Evelyn Hanna Laffey & Candiece White
Rutgers University School of Engineering


Making Academic Progress: The University of Michigan STEM Academy
Cinda-Sue Davis, Edward St. John, Darryl Koch, Guy Meadows, Derrick Scott
The University of Michigan


N is for Network: New Tools for Mapping Organizational Change
Nancy Steffen-Fluhr, Anatoliy Gruzd, Regina Collins, Babajide Osatuyi
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Dalhousie University, NJIT, NJIT


Pipeline to Engineering Diverse Future in New York City
Rawlins Beharry, Amanda Bernal-Carlo, Ardie Walser
The City College of New York/CUNY, Hostos Community College/CUNY, The City College of New York/CUNY


Programs to Increase K-12 Interest in STEM Careers
Ana G. Lazarin, Daniel Bergman, Zulma Toro-Ramos
Wichita State University


Retaining Women Engineering Undergraduates:  Does Wellness Education Make a Difference?
Mary Ellen Litzinger
The Pennsylvania University


Retention of Undergraduate Engineering Students: Extending Research Into Practice
Susan Staffin Metz, Elizabeth Litzler
Stevens Institute of Technology, University of Washington


The CalWomenTech Project: Using Surveys to Inform Retention Strategies of Female Technology Students
Donna Milgram
Institute for Women in Trades, Technology and Science


The Corporate Ladder in S & E Industry – How Diverse?
Catherine Didion, Wei Jing
National Academy of Engineering


The Science of Fire
Bruk Berhane, Andre Marshall
University of Maryland


UMCP LSAMP: 15 Years of Successful Retention and Graduation of Underrepresented Minority Students
Tamara Hamilton, Rosemary Parker
University of Maryland


Using Service Learning to Engage American Indian Students in Engineering
Sheree Watson, Heidi Sherick, Carolyn Plumb
Montana State University


WEPAN, NAMEPA, and Underrepresented Student Organizations: We Need To Help Each Other
Mary R. Anderson-Rowland
Arizona State University


Women in University Leadership Positions: Comparing Institutions with Strong and Weak Gender Equity Track Records
Canan Bilen-Green and Karen Froelich
North Dakota State University


Workshop: Research-based Tips for Cultivating Tomorrow’s Talent
Norman Fortenberry, Catherine Didion, & Elizabeth Cady
National Academy of Engineering