We are especially interested in how your program approaches diversity in matters of recruitment and retention and how their efforts are paying off. What do you see as the keys to success for your programs? When you have completed this form, our staff will make a web page for your program that is something like this profile of the Jackson State University (opens in a new window).
Complete the following form and click on SUBMIT to submit your information. Be sure to hit the SUBMIT button before leaving this page, or your information will be lost. You may wish to compose your answers to the longer questions in a word processor and to cut and paste the resulting text into this form. Also, you may want to look through the form before beginning to fill it out, to make sure that you have all of the information you'll need at your fingertips.
Note that after you submit your form you can edit, refine and update it via your SERC account. Instructions for that will appear after you submit this form.
e.g. 'Student Handout for Sauerkraut Assignment'
UnspecifiedJPEGGIFPNGSVGMicrosoft WordMicrosoft Word 2007 (.docx)PowerPointPowerPoint 2007 (.pptx)PowerPoint Slideshow (.ppsx)ExcelExcel 2007 (.xlsx)Excel 2007 macro-enabled (.xlsm)Acrobat (PDF)Rich Text FileText FileComma Separated ValuesFlash VideoQuicktime VideoFlash MP4 VideoMP4 VideoFlash AnimationMP3 AudioM4A AudioPhotoshopIllustratorKMLFileKMZ FileZip Archivegzip ArchiveStuffit ArchiveDisk Image FileHTML FileEncapsulated PostscriptPostscriptTIFFJar ArchiveJava Web StartWebM VideoOgg VideoStella RuntimeStella Model (v9 .stm)Stella Model (v10 .stmx)XML fileShockWave Component (SWC)Matlab .MAT FileMatlab FileMATLAB Live ScriptMathematica NotebookMathematica CDF fileCogsketch WorksheetWebVTTJupyter NotebookcalendarR scriptUnknown BinaryThe system will attempt to determine the correct file type based on the name of the file you've selected. Choosing the correct file type here will override that.
e.g. 'student_handout'This will be the name of the downloaded file. By default
the system will generate this based on the title you specified and the type of file. If you
specify a name here it will over-ride the automatically generated name. This is generally only
useful when uploading file of a type not recognized by the system (not in the list of
file types above). In that situation choose File Type: Unknown Binary and include the appropriate
suffix in the file name here. e.g. myfile.m3z
Avoid spaces or special characters in the file names.
(You)Someone else -- Describe below.
A short description of where the material came from. Include names and institutions of authors and contributors as well as acknowledgment of any work from which this was derived.
The creator/copyright holder must have agreed to allow distribution of this file through this site. If you are the creator we strongly encourage you to select the CC Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike option.
If none of the above licenses apply describe the conditions under
which this material appears on this site as well as any information
about reuse beyond this site.
Distributing information on the web generally requires the permission of the copyright holder--usually the original creator. Providing the information we request here will help visitors to this site understand the ways in which they may (legally) use what they find.
If you created this file (and haven't signed away your copyright) then we'd encourage you to select the CC Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike option. You'll retain the copyright to your file and can do as you please with it in the future.
Through this choice you are also explicitly allowing others to reuse that file as long as they give you attribution, and don't use it for commercial purposes.
If the file (or content within it) was created by others you'll need their permission. If it predates 1923 or was created by a U.S federal employee (as part of their job) it is likely in the public domain (and we can all do as we choose with it). The original author may also have explicitly stated how it may be reused (e.g. through a creative commons license). You can describe the licensing/reuse situation in the box above.
Without permission you should not upload the file. There are several options in this case:
The Stanford Copyright and Fair Use Center has more good information about copyright as it applies to academic settings.
If your minority support activities are a part of a named program (for example, EPCC's SOLARIS), please enter that name here and provide a short description of the main aims of the program.
Please provide a sentence summarizing the key aspects to your program's success in recruiting, supporting, and preparing graduates. You will be asked for more detailed information below.
Attract New Students
Supporting Our Majors
Preparing Students for Careers
Now please provide more detail about the different aspects of recruiting, supporting, and preparing students that you summarized above. In each area, provide one or two paragraphs about each of the key aspects you listed.
How does your program attract new students into college degrees which contain substantial geoscience content?
What kinds of support structures are in place to help students be successful in reaching their degree? These could be, financial, academic, social, etc.
What are your students being prepared to do when they graduate? What aspects of your program help them get there?
If you have additional information or materials that you would like to share about your efforts to support minority students in learning geoscience, please include them in the text area or as uploaded files.
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