$100,000 Grant to host a workshop that assist in the development of strategies that address fairness, ethics, accountability, and transparency (FEAT)
The National Science Foundation recently awarded a trio of investigators, including Culturally Relevant Computing Lab Director Kinnis Gosha, $100,000 (Award Abstract #1903909) to host a workshop that assist in the development of strategies that address fairness, ethics, accountability, and transparency (FEAT) in computing-based research, practice, and educational effects. The workshop will be developed to bring together diverse researchers with FEAT-related expertise to explore best practices and integrate disparate approaches. The workshop will be hosted at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center on August 29-30th. Click here to read more.
$1 Million Grant to Evaluate Virtual Mentoring for HBCU Undergraduates in Computer Science
Morehouse College and Alabama A&M University are collaborating on a research project to explore the use of chatbots to provide career mentoring for undergraduate computer science majors who are considering pursuing a graduate degree in computing (Award #1831964). The study will include participating students from ten different Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Click here to read more.
$300,000 to Morehouse College for Training Atlanta Public School Computer Science Teachers
Morehouse College Computer Science Department recieved a $299,621 National Science Foundation grant (Award #1837541) to prepare in-service high school teachers for teaching the Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles (AP CSP) course, the Beauty and Joy of Computing (BJC), with support from undergraduate computer science (CS) majors. The work leverages long-standing relationships between members of the Atlanta University Center Consortium (Morehouse College, Spelman College, and Clark Atlanta University), and the Atlanta Public Schools (APS). Click the here to read more.
Morehouse College Awarded $1.5 Million for HBCU STEM Identity Research Center
A project at Morehouse College has been designed to initiate the implementation of essential research that will set the foundation for the development of the theoretical model for resilient science identity formation. The project in collaboration with Virginia State University and several other other HBCU institutions is designed to strengthen education research capacity by implementing a comprehensive faculty development program. Click here to read more.
CRCL Awarded Targeted Infusion Project Grant from NSF
CRCL Executive Director, Dr. Kinnis Gosha, has been awarded a $400,000 award from the National Science Foundation entitled, "Targeted Infusion Project: Creation of a for Credit Online Scientific Literacy Pre-Freshmen Summer Bridge Program". Dr. Gosha will serve as a Co-PI on the grant. Read more about the award here.
Morehouse College Awarded Grant for Scientific Literacy Summer Bridge Program
Morehouse College was awarded a Targeted Infusion Project grant entitled: Creation of a for Credit Online scientific Literacy Pre-freshman Summer Bridge Program (Award #1818618) on April 16, 2018. This highly innovative project will create a new category of problem-based learning products designed to facilitate student understanding of the scientific research process by using a virtual laboratory to simulate a research experience. Click here to read more.