SAVE the DATE TAPIA 2020 Dallas,TX September 16-19, 2020

2019 Tapia Conference

Faculty Workshop Part II: Effective Student Retention Strategies

Friday, September 20, 2019 — 1:15PM - 2:15PM

The 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.