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A Bridge To Success: Transitioning Minority Students Through An Engineering Summer Bridge Program

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2008 Annual Conference & Exposition


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Publication Date

June 22, 2008

Start Date

June 22, 2008

End Date

June 25, 2008



Conference Session

Learning Needs and Educational Success

Tagged Division

Minorities in Engineering

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Page Numbers

13.9.1 - 13.9.2



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Carol Gattis University of Arkansas

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Dr. Carol Gattis is an Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering and Director of Recruitment, Retention, Honors and Diversity for the College of Engineering at the University of Arkansas. In this latter role, she directs and develops new programs for the college-wide efforts in recruitment, retention and diversity, including the ECAP program.

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Thomas Carter University of Arkansas

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Mr. Thomas Carter is the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs in the College of Engineering. His area of expertise is working with students as a mentor, assisting them with issues related to their ability to complete their program. Mr. Carter manages the daily operation of the ECAP program, serves as the program mentor, and supervises the ECAP In-Residence Summer Bridge Program.

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Gattis, C., & Carter, T. (2008, June), A Bridge To Success: Transitioning Minority Students Through An Engineering Summer Bridge Program Paper presented at 2008 Annual Conference & Exposition, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 10.18260/1-2--4069

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