BPCnet.org is hosting two working sessions on October 22nd (2:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET) and November 11th (3:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET). These working sessions will be tailored toward departments that are seeking to update an existing Departmental BPC Plan or create a new one.
In September of 2021, the NSF CISE an updated Core Programs solicitation (NSF 21-616) with new guidelines for submitting Project BPC Plans. Departments and PIs should use BPCnet.org to find resources on the new guidance impacting proposals submitted in accordance with the solicitation.
Please consider attending “The NSF’s BPC Initiative: Resources and Opportunities to Contribute” on Wednesday, September 15 from 1:30 – 2:15 CDT!
Consider registering for NSF’s Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program solicitation webinar on August 6th, 2021 starting at 12:00 pm ET.
Register for Improving the Undergraduate Experience: Supporting Underrepresented Students in STEM & Computing
Register for the STEM for All Multiplex theme of the month webinar on “Improving the Undergraduate Experience: Supporting Underrepresented Students in STEM & Computing”, moderated by Dr. Ann Quiroz Gates.
The Computing Research Association (CRA) Departmental BPC Plan workshop scheduled for August 11, 2021 has been postponed until further notice. The BPCnet.org team still plans to hold the workshop and will alert the community when a new date is determined. Additionally, the virtual office hours scheduled for August 19, 2021 and September 14, 2021 are postponed until a later date.
BPCnet.org is pleased to offer virtual office hours for anyone interested in speaking with a BPC consultant who can answer questions about Departmental BPC Plans. The office hours will be held on August 19, 2021 and September 14, 2021.
CRA Workshop on Departmental Broadening Participation in Computing (BPC) Plans: August 2021 Workshop
The Computing Research Association (CRA) is hosting the fourth workshop in its series of Departmental BPC Plan workshops on August 11, 2021 from 11:00 AM ET to 4:30 PM ET. The purpose of this workshop is to provide guidance on how to create a Departmental BPC Plan using recommendations from NSF and BPCnet.org.
BPCnet.org is pleased to announce the new BPC Community Calendar, a new resource intended for use by the wider community for BPC-related activities and events.
The Data Buddies Project is an initiative of the Computing Research Association (CRA) Center for Evaluating the Research Pipeline (CERP) to collect data from individuals in computing and technology fields through the Data Buddies Survey (DBS).