Effective Student Retention Strategies
Event Type
Invited Session
Broadening Participation in Computing
TimeFriday, September 1712:30pm - 1:15pm CDT
DescriptionThe second part of the faculty workshop will focus on effective strategies for student retention of underrepresented students, as it is recognized that good retention is important to improve student graduation rates. This session will consist of a presentation from the recipient of the CMD-IT University Award for Retention of Minorities and Students with Disabilities in Computer Science. The presentation will be followed by engaging discussions about recruiting, yield, retention and graduation of underrepresented students in undergraduate Computer Science programs. The session provides an opportunity for participants to share effective retention practices.