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CSU Paper Earns Two Best-Paper Awards

Posted: Dec 3, 2015

A paper titled "Creating Inclusive Environments in First-Year Engineering Classes to Support Student Retention and Learning" by Christina Paguyo, a postdoctoral fellow in the College of Engineering at Colorado State University, and CSU MPC Program Director Rebecca Atadero won two best paper awards at the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference in Seattle. Additional authors were West Virginia University faculty member Karen Rambo-Hernandez and WVU graduate student Jennifer Francis. The paper won Best Diversity Paper and Best Paper for the First Year Program Division. The paper addresses the question: How do freshmen engineering students in traditional engineering courses identify with engineering and perceive diversity in engineering?

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