AACC_MinMaleRetProgs: U of Pittsburgh - iSchool Inclusion Institute (i3)

Program Name

U of Pittsburgh - iSchool Inclusion Institute (i3) 

Submitter

Mike Depew 

First Name

Mike 

Last Name

Depew 

Contact Title

Director, iSchool Inclusion Institute 

College

U of Pittsburgh  

Address

135 North Bellefield Avenue 

Address 2

School of Information Sciences, Room 603 

City

Pittsburgh 

State

PA 

Zip

15260 

Email

mdepew@pitt.edu 

Phone

412-624-3981 

Phone Ext

 

Fax

 

Program URL

http://www.ischool-inclusion.org/index.html 

Program Description

The i3 Program is a set of paid, summer institutes for undergraduate students from underrepresented populations considering graduate study in the Information Sciences.

The i3 Program is held at the University of Pittsburgh from June 6-30, 2011.  Students are immersed in special-topics workshops, professional development seminars, and field trips/tours.

All student expenses are covered by the i3 Program, including: travel to/from Pittsburgh, housing, dining, local transportation.  In addition, students receive a $50/day stipend for their continued participation.

Program Services

Mentoring; Career Planning; Leadership and Professional Development 

Program Start Month

June 

Program Start Year

2009 

Current Number of Students

20 

Program Initiated

The University of Pittsburgh, Drexel University, and Pennsylvania State University collaborated on a grant proposal to the Andrew W. Mellon foundation.  The i3 Program was created to increase diversity among graduate student and faculty populations in the Information Sciences.

Program Funded

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

College President and Administrators Involvement

The iSchool Inclusion Institute (i3) is supported by the University of Pittsburgh's School of Information Sciences as well as the iSchools Organization.

Program Success Story

The first cohort of students will begin the i3 Program in June 2011.
Attachments
ProgramBrochure.pdf    
Created at 1/26/2011 12:47 PM  by System Account 
Last modified at 2/15/2011 11:26 AM  by KEVIN CHRISTIAN 
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