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All Diversity Summit Videos Now Available

Ready for a refresher on the National Convergence Technology Center’s (CTC) “Diversity Summit”? About two months have passed since the two-day event that featured guest speakers from across the country. Videos from all the presentations are now available online – it’s a great way to take advantage of their expertise for those who weren’t in […]

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Messaging Strategies for Increasing Student Diversity

Laura Nicholas – a communications consultant for IBM – provided remarks at the National Convergence Technology Center’s (CTC) recent two-day “Diversity Summit” workshop. Specifically, Laura talked to the attendees (ten teams comprised of a faculty member, an administrator, and a counselor) about messaging as it relates to improving their programs’ student diversity. Here are select […]

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Seven Recruiting and Retaining Tips from the Diversity Summit

The National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) recently hosted a special two-day “Diversity Summit” workshop for ten select schools from its Convergence College Network (CCN). Each school sent three attendees – an instructor, an advisor, and an administrator. The “Diversity Summit” provided a forum to hear best practices on recruiting and retaining under-served populations from a […]

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PHOTOS: Diversity Summit 2017

The National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) recently hosted ten schools from across the country for an intensive two-day workshop environment called the “Diversity Summit.” The educator teams were first presented with the latest best practices by experts in recruiting/retaining under-served student populations, then worked with those experts to develop concrete, focused diversity action plans. The […]

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Outside-the-Box Marketing

One discussion at a recent conference call meeting of the Convergence College Network (CCN) involved creative marketing strategies.  Every IT program needs to attract students and keep them enrolled, but there’s not always a surplus of budget money or marketing personnel available to help with those efforts.  In hearing some of the clever ways our […]

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Reaching Future Students with STEM Summer Camps

Summer camps can be a great way to introduce students to the wonderful world of STEM. They can also be great recruitment tools for colleges looking to increase enrollment in STEM concentrations. The trick is making sure the camps are super fun while sneaking the education in. Veteran CCN members David Keathly (University of North […]