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Diversity Strategies at UT-Dallas

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2016 EDI

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San Francisco, CA

Publication Date

March 29, 2016

Start Date

March 29, 2016

End Date

April 1, 2016

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Cool Ideas

Page Count

8

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https://peer.asee.org/27393

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28

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Mark W Spong University of Texas, Dallas

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Abstract

In response to the ASEE Dean’s Diversity Pledge, where the UT Dallas Jonsson School committed to “at least one K-12 or community college pipeline activity aimed at increasing the diversity and inclusiveness of the engineering student body in our institution.” We will provide an update on how we have created a systemic approach including hackathons, mentoring, tutoring, and professional development. We’ve partnered with 4 companies, 3 community colleges and a private undergraduate engineering program to pilot this program and are excited to see it expand to other universities.

Spong, M. W. (2016, March), Diversity Strategies at UT-Dallas Paper presented at 2016 EDI, San Francisco, CA. https://peer.asee.org/27393

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