Transform your approach to recruiting and retaining underrepresented STEM students.
Learn how you can increase recruitment and retention of underrepresented STEM students at your institution. If your institution is striving to attract and retain more women, first-generation students, students of color, and other historically underrepresented STEM students, this program is for you. Throughout this two-day event you will:
At the end of this event, you will have a blueprint to transform your approach to recruiting and retaining underrepresented STEM students. While this program focuses primarily on underrepresented students, the lessons you learn can also be applied to STEM students as a whole.
Because this conference focuses on recruitment, curriculum, and retention elements, we recommend bringing a cross-functional team to get more out of the program. An ideal team includes representatives from academic leadership, admissions and enrollment, and student support and retention. When you register two people from your institution, a third can attend for 50% off!
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Learning Outcome:After participating in this conference, you will be able to better design a framework for a sustainable model for increasing STEM student enrollment and retention, especially for underrepresented groups.
In addition to his current position, Nathan Klingbeil is a professor of mechanical engineering. He is the lead PI for Wright State’s national model for engineering mathematics education, which has been supported by over $5.0M in grants from the National Science Foundation. He held the university title of Robert J. Kegerreis Distinguished Professor of Teaching from 2005-2008, and served as the college’s director of student retention and success from 2007-2009. Prior to his appointment as dean, he served as associate dean for academic affairs, where he established the CECS Student Success Center to support large-scale changes in the college's recruitment and retention initiatives. He has received numerous awards for his work in engineering education, including the ASEE North Central Section Outstanding Teacher Award (2004) and the CASE Ohio Professor of the Year Award (2005).
Sheraton Gunter Hotel205 E Houston AveSan Antonio, TX 78205
To reserve your room, please call 210-227-3241. Please indicate that you are with the Academic Impressions group to receive the group rate.
The rate is $149 for single or double occupancy, plus applicable tax.
A room block has been reserved for the nights of October 1 and 2, 2017.
Make your reservations prior to September 1, 2017. There are a limited number of rooms available at the conference rate. Please make your reservations early. Rooms are subject to hotel availability.
History meets luxury at this downtown San Antonio hotel. When you stay at Sheraton Gunter Hotel, you'll be able to experience the signature Sheraton amenities, onsite dining including Market on Houston and Bar 414, and be steps away from world-class attractions. The River Walk, the Alamo, the Majestic Theatre, Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, and Convention Center are just blocks away.
“Great overarching goals to meet outcomes and several detailed pathways to accomplish each. Work time and collaboration was helpful. Each school left with something they could get started on immediately.”- Amanda Aragon, Director of Recruitment, Western State Colorado University
“This conference was very well-organized! I loved that we got to make a plan for our own university and hear about others' work at their places.”- Janet Walker, Professor of Mathematics, Indiana University Purdue
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