B
Committee on Enhancing the Community College Pathway to Engineering Careers

April 1, 2004

Agenda

OPEN SESSION

8:30

Continental Breakfast (available in the committee room)

9:00

Welcome and Introductions, James M. Rosser

9:15

Comments on Charge from National Science Foundation

 

Panel:

 

Elizabeth Teles, Program Director, Education and Human Resources, NSF

Bruce Kramer, Division Director, Engineering Directorate, NSF

9:45

National and State Perspectives on the Community College Transfer Mission

 

Panel:

 

Warren Baker, President, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

William Beston, Adjunct Professor of Physics, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

11:00

Break



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Enhancing the Community College Pathway to Engineering Careers B Committee on Enhancing the Community College Pathway to Engineering Careers April 1, 2004 Agenda OPEN SESSION 8:30 Continental Breakfast (available in the committee room) 9:00 Welcome and Introductions, James M. Rosser 9:15 Comments on Charge from National Science Foundation   Panel:   Elizabeth Teles, Program Director, Education and Human Resources, NSF Bruce Kramer, Division Director, Engineering Directorate, NSF 9:45 National and State Perspectives on the Community College Transfer Mission   Panel:   Warren Baker, President, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo William Beston, Adjunct Professor of Physics, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi 11:00 Break

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Enhancing the Community College Pathway to Engineering Careers 11:15 Curricular Reform and Diversity Issues   Panel:   Ilene Busch-Vishniac, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University Margaret (Peggie) Weeks, Program Officer, ABET 12:15 p.m. Lunch 1:00 Successful Community College-Engineering Educational Institution Partnerships   Panel:   Don Day, Professor of Engineering, Montgomery College, Rockville, Maryland Aaron Wenger, Professor Emeritus, Itasca Community College CLOSED SESSION 2:00 Committee Discussion Deliberation of Panel Presentations Discussion of Key Research Questions for July Workshop and Phase I Report 3:15 Committee’s Next Steps Review of Work Plan Process for Selection of Participants for July Workshop 4:00 Adjourn

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Enhancing the Community College Pathway to Engineering Careers C Workshop on Key Issues and Exemplary Practices in Community College Engineering Science Programs and Transfer July 7–8, 2004 Agenda Wednesday, July 7 8:30 Continental Breakfast 9:00 Welcome and Overview of the Workshop: The Importance of Enhancing the Community College Pathway to Engineering Careers   James M. Rosser, President, California State University, Los Angeles, and Chair of the Committee on Enhancing the Community College Pathway to Engineering Careers John Slaughter, President and CEO, NACME William Wulf, President, National Academy of Engineering 9:30 Charge to the Study Committee and Purpose of Workshop: Perspectives of the National Science Foundation, Project Sponsor   Bruce Kramer, Division Director, Division of Engineering Education and Centers 9:45 Keynote Address: Opportunities and Challenges in Improving the Community College Transfer Mission

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Enhancing the Community College Pathway to Engineering Careers   Lucy Casale, Director of Community College Programs, Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement Program (MESA) Sandy K. Brooks, Program Manager, Hewlett-Packard Philanthropy and Education 10:30 Break 10:45 Articulation, Transfer, and Curriculum: Perspectives of Two- and Four-Year Institutions Moderator: Richard Culver, Committee Member Presentations by: Itasca Community College and University of North Dakota Hudson Valley Community College and RPI Jones County Jr. College and Mississippi State University Montgomery College and University of Maryland Tidewater Community College and Old Dominion University 11:45 Break-out Sessions 12:30 p.m. Lunch (and Poster Sessions) 1:30 Key Issues in Enhancing the Community College Pathway Moderator: James Rosser, Committee Chair   Susan Hackwood, Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of California-Riverside, and Executive Director, California Council on Science and Technology Frank Hart, Dean, Educational Institution of Engineering and Computer Science, Bluefield State College, West Virginia Jane Weyant, Assistant Dean, College of Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology 2:30 Break-out Sessions 3:15 Break (and Poster Sessions) 3:45 Recruitment, Retention, Financial Aid and Diversity: Perspectives of Two- and Four-Year Institutions Moderator: Aaron Wenger, Committee Member Presentations by: Lenoir Community College and North Carolina State University

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Enhancing the Community College Pathway to Engineering Careers   Northern Essex Community College and Merrimack College Pima Community College and University of Arizona Prince Georges Community College and Howard University Three Rivers Community College and University of Massachusetts-Lowell 4:45 Break-out Sessions 5:30 Reception (and Poster Sessions) Thursday, July 8 8:30 Continental Breakfast 9:00 Community College Transfer and Higher Education   Clifford Adelman, Senior Research Analyst, Department of Education 9:45 Standards and Quality: Perspectives of Two- and Four-Year Educational Institutions Moderator: Peggie Weeks, Committee Member Presentations by: Los Rios Community College and University of California-Davis Monroe Community College and Rochester Institute of Technology San Antonio College and University of Texas Highline Community College and Seattle University 10:45 Break 11:00 Break-out Sessions 11:30 Report Out to Plenary Session 12:15 p. m. Closing Remarks James M. Rosser, Committee Chair 12:30 Adjourn