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Supported by Institute Diversity, Georgia Tech’s ADVANCE Program builds and sustains an inter-college network of professors who are world-class researchers and role models to support the community and advancement of women and minorities in academia by:
- Advocating for diversity, equity, and inclusion;
- Advising campus leadership on policy and structure;
- Increasing awareness and reducing the impact of implicit bias;
- Making data-driven recommendations for faculty retention, advancement, and satisfaction.
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Archival MaterialNavigating Community Engagement, Sustainability, and Service Learning Opportunities at Georgia Tech( 2020-02-18)Looking for ways to connect with others around positive social change—on and off campus—while at Georgia Tech? Join SLS, Office of Campus Sustainability, and Civic Engagement to learn about programs and initiatives (curricular and co-curricular) at Tech related to service learning, sustainability, and community engagement.This panel discussion features Rebecca Watts Hull, Service Learning and Partnerships Specialist with the Center for Serve-Learn-Sustain, Sarah Neville, Campus Sustainability Project Manager, Office of Campus Sustainability, Sarah Strohmenger, Director for Civic Engagement, and students Lilly King and Michael Bryan, who are experienced with each of the three offices.
Archival MaterialAdvocating for Georgia Tech in the State of Georgia and Beyond( 2020-02-13)The Office of Institute Relations is Georgia Tech’s primary connection to federal, state, and local governments, communities, and businesses. IR works to ensure Georgia Tech’s strategic priorities receive recognition and support from local, state, and federal government partners. Through active advocacy and relationship-building, IR is centered on enhancing the image of Georgia Tech, building support for its causes and serving the state of Georgia. Through campus visits, district visits, and briefings at the State Capitol and on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., IR showcases Georgia Tech’s tradition of excellence. This presentation will provide an overview of the office's four main departments and who they serve, as well as information about the office’s role with the University System of Georgia Board of Regents.
Archival MaterialInsights into the President's Office( 2020-01-28)Presenter Frank Neville, senior vice president for strategic initiatives and chief of staff, will discuss the new leadership structure, the alignment of current roles with Georgia Tech’s overall goals/priorities, and how the Institute plans to manage and execute its outreach. In addition, Frank will note emerging trends from the strategic planning efforts and priority areas for the chief of staff and president’s cabinet as well as the GT campus community as a whole.
Archival MaterialDemystifying Tech: A Path Forward - Together( 2019-04-23)A Path Forward - Together unites student, staff, and faculty voices around broad themes as a means for creating meaningful, positive change in the student experience at Georgia Tech. In fulfilling the Institute's commitment to an inclusive, safe, and healthy community, the following clusters represent areas of particular emphasis: Student and Community Life, Academics, Health and Well-being. The Path Forward Together Advisory Group, formed in the fall of 2017, focuses on objectives in each of the clusters of emphasis on recommendations for improvement in campus mental health services, the overall campus culture, support of the LGBTQIA community, and improvement in the academic environment and policies on campus.
Archival MaterialBalancing Research and Family( 2019-01-22)While working towards their Ph.D. degree, students sometimes feel challenges in balancing the demands due to coursework, Teaching Assistant (TA) or Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) responsibilities, research, funding, preparation for the next steps in their career, etc. Similar challenges are faced by post-doctoral fellows as well. The challenges and the potential stress can be compounded if the student/post-doc also needs to manage family responsibilities, including the care of a small child (or children). In a dialogue event held during Fall 2018, students and post-doctoral fellows shared some of the challenges they face while managing research/work and family responsibilities. This event will focus on current and potential mechanisms and resources that could alleviate these challenges or provide support.
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