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					PASSION AND COMPASSION
  WORKSHOP FEEDBACK
Del Mar
– Need to develop learning centers
– Must involve students on committee
San Antonio College
– Need to develop learning centers
– Awareness that Recruiting STEM is a national problem
– Collaborations between Engineering and Department of
  English
– Need to change mentality of
Florida International
– Is it one or several models?
– Annual Research Day
– Getting parents and HS teachers involved in outreach
  activities
                     feedback
North Dakota
– Money talks: Institutions need to lead
– Non-tangibles: housing, day care,
Louisiana State
–   Elements already present
–   How to coordinate to make system changes?
–   Will there be a similar initiative to MIE in the future?
–   How to get money in the future?
North Dakota
– Changing the culture not just the students
– Outreach to community
UC Irvine
– Providing access to resources: spread the knowledge
– Sell the parents on the dream: establish connection with
  them
               feedback
Paine
– Space for students
– Institutionalization
– Pulling resources together for the common
  good
Prairie View
– Involve parents as guides of children and in
  the programs they can learn from
– Need for coordination to maximize resources
– Identify rewards and incentives
– The programs need to drive use of resources
– Texas schools need to talk o each other
                  feedback
Chicago State
– Need new buildings for research to provide adequate
  training
– Have LSAMP, MBRS but more limited
Prairie View
– Need leadership with accountability to move college
  through strategic planning
– Resources to implement critical activities that will
  change culture
– “Change” management is a critical human resource
  must be evaluated differently than other faculty
– Support and protect those who are doing great
  things for institution: change is a fight
– Recognize similar accomplishments to MIE schools
               feedback
Northwest Indian College
– Recognized seven points to focus on
– Schools are at different stages in development
– Need to bridge gap between administration
  and faculty
– Synchronicity of activities (such as REU) to
  allow students to succeed
H. Councill Trenholm State
– Riding the line between faculty and
  administration where change takes place
– Tremendous diversity in group
– Education as a means to a better life
– Change of culture to meet students needs
             feedback
AIHEC
– Putting students first is key
– Support of HACU, NAFEO, AIHEC
  organizations to procure and secure
  money resources
         SIMILARITIES
Seven main activities done in
pockets
Retention pieces in place offered by
peers
Mentoring system
Teaching students doing resource
scouting
Summer research
Graduate School preparation
Vision of open admission school
MESSAGE TO TAKE HOME
Need communication among ranks
Contact decision makers
Disseminate within (newsletter)
Develop incentive system for faculty
participation
Build flexibility in 2 yr school
curricula
Put resources to develop in house
expertise
            NEEDS
Developing a strategic plan
Funding with latitude to make a
systemic and holistic effort
Centralized, coordinated effort
Breaking down silos
        SIMILARITIES
Departmental version of MIE Model
Saturation - Growing pains
 Managing resources
Network to place students
Desire to want to make a difference
Changing math and gatekeeper
courses
             PEOPLE
PRESENCE OF LEADERSHIP AND
ACCOUNTABILITY
– Board
– President, VPAA, Dean, Chairs
– Faculty (including Math Department)
– Staff
– Students
– Families
             PEOPLE

CHAMPIONS
– With a passion to make a difference
            STRATEGIES
Make time to plan
– Retreat
– Release
Develop the plan
– Identify receptive ears
– Identify movers and shakers
– Get buy in
Cross check with similar institutions
Reward those in the trenches
         STRATEGIES
Recognize the effort as a TRUE area
of national need
Encourage Alliance to press for more
funding (in orders of magnitude)
– Contradictory message
   Developing diverse workforce vs. business
   model of imported talent/outsourcing

				
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