2018 CoNECD - The Collaborative Network for Engineering and Computing Diversity Conference
Crystal City, Virginia
April 29, 2018
April 29, 2018
May 2, 2018
Diversity and Veterans
Best Practices in Diversity and Inclusion 1st Annual Conference of Collaborative Network for Engineering and Computing Diversity, CoNECD April 29-May 1, 2017 Arlington, Virginia
ABSRACT SUBMISSION Dean Anette Karlsson Sandra English, J.D., M.P.A. Hannah Rosen, M.Ed. Washkewicz College of Engineering Cleveland State University
The Dean’s Diversity Council at Washkewicz College of Engineering, Cleveland State University, has been very active under the auspices of Dean Karlsson with over 15 members, the Dean, faculty, staff, students and others outside the college and outside CSU community. Through this Committee, the College strives to develop, expand and continue activities for reaching students, faculty and staff and achieving our goals toward diversity and inclusion in engineering.
Dean’s Diversity Council Goals
Goal (1): Enrich the Campus Climate for Diversity and Inclusion. Goal (2): Strengthen Recruitment, Retention, Achievement and Graduation of Diverse Students. Goal (3): Strengthen and Promote Multicultural Programs.
This session will discuss • recommendations for developing an engineering diversity plan • collaborative models for facilitating workshops to aid with recruitment and retention of diverse faculty • developing incentives to work with and form underrepresented organizations while enhancing recruitment, retention and professional development • cultivate local industry engagement to promote diversity in the engineering workplace • explore steps to develop a sustainable engineering mentoring program using alumni • showcase women in engineering initiatives and Fenn Academy (signature middle school and high school recruitment program)
English, S., & Rosen, H., & Karlsson, A. M. (2018, April), Successful Engineering Dean's Diversity Councils Paper presented at 2018 CoNECD - The Collaborative Network for Engineering and Computing Diversity Conference, Crystal City, Virginia. https://peer.asee.org/29581
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