The Center for Minorities and People with Disabilities in IT (CMD-IT) has opened nominations for the 2018 University Award.
The University Award recognizes a US institution that has demonstrated a strong commitment to increasing the computer science baccalaureate degree production of minorities and students with disabilities through effective retention programs. The 2018 University Award is sponsored by
Microsoft, Inc. The CMD-IT University Award includes:
Award decisions will be based on quantitative and qualitative reporting of results. The qualitative component in the application must include a description of the retention programs in place, as well as details about the unit that awards the undergraduate computer science degree, and details about the institution. The quantitative component must include a five year history of retention data disaggregated by student demographics.
A confidential report will be produced for each participating institution, including the aggregated data from all participants. All data will remain confidential. Past award recipients cannot submit a nomination for up to three years after the award.
Award submissions are due:
June 11, 2018