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Title: 49 teachers participated in Project Lead The Way PLTW, Summer Training Institute'

Enrollment Management UpdateCenter for
Pre-College Programs
  • 49 teachers participated in Project Lead The Way
    (PLTW), Summer Training Institute.
  • 20 Student attend the first year of Missouri
    Academy for Youth Advancement.
  • 58 Educators attend the fall  Project Lead The
    Way (PLTW) Conference.
  • The Center for Pre-College Programs (CPCP) is
    fully staffed and operational. The center web
    site went live on Nov. 2, 2006. Please check the
    website for updates on pre-college programs.
  • 51 students attended the two Minority
    Introduction to Technology Engineering (MITE)

Enrollment Management UpdateWomens Leadership
Institute and Student Diversity Programs
  • On November 3, over 550 7th and 8th grade girls
    will be on campus to participate in the Expanding
    Your Horizons conference. http//dce.umr.edu/NonCr
  • On November 4-6th, students from UMRs National
    Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) and Society of
    Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) chapters
    will be attending regional conferences in Kansas
    City and Chicago, respectively.
  • On November 11, UMR will host its annual
    Diversity Showcase in conjunction with the second
    fall Open House.  This is designed to give
    underrepresented students in the St. Louis and
    Kansas City areas the chance to come to campus
    for the day and participate in Open House and
    visit with departments and faculty, and attend
    special student and alumni panels to discuss the
    highlights of a UMR education.
  • WLI/Women in Science Engineering (WISE) and
    SDP/Minority Engineering Science Program (MEP)
    hosted the largest Night to Network in the
    history of that program with over 200 UMR
    students and 100 industry attendees the night
    before the fall Career Fair.  This event is an
    opportunity for women and minority students to
    informally network with company recruiters to get
    to know them and learn tips about successful

WLI SDP Update Cont.
5. On October 12-14, five UMR Society of Women
Engineers (SWE) members and two UMR staff
attended the national SWE Conference in Kansas
City, MO. 6. On October 13, 3 UMR SDP staff
members plus 14 UMR minority students visited 12
Kansas City area high schools as part of the Si
Se Puede minority recruitment program to
encourage underrepresented students to consider
careers in the METS fields and to bring them to
campus on November 9-11 to participate in the Si
Se Puede portion of the Diversity Showcase. 7.
On October 24, the Education Policy Institute
conducted a research gathering visit to UMR on
behalf of the National Action Council for
Minorities in Engineering (NACME) organization to
evaluate its block grant scholarship program, now
in its fourth year at UMR.  Dr. Watson Scott
Swail and Ms. Patty Shaffer visited with minority
student participants, deans, faculty, and Student
Diversity and Womens Leadership Institute staff
to gather information about such items as student
climate and success, barriers or challenges to
the program, graduation and retention rates of
NACME scholars and best practices.  UMR was
selected as one of 3 universities to be visited
due to the programs successful growth in
recruiting, retaining and graduating
underrepresented students in math, engineering,
science and technology fields.
Enrollment Management UpdateNew Student Programs
  • PRO COUNT - 102 freshmen signed up for 2007 PRO
  • 9 transfer students signed up for SP2007
    Transfer Orientation
  • 2. 2007 PRO Dates
  • Saturday, February 24
  • Friday, March 9
  • Saturday, April 14
  • Friday, April 20
  • Saturday, April 28
  • Friday, June 8
  • Friday, June 15
  • Friday, June 22
  • Saturday, August 11
  • 3. 2007 Transfer Orientation Dates
  • Friday, January 5
  • Thursday, August 16
  • 4. 2007 Opening Week Dates
  • August 11 to August 18

New Student Programs Cont.
5. PRO LEADERS 9 new PRO Leaders hired 11
Senior PRO Leaders returning 1 Student
Coordinator PRO Leader staff shows a variety
of majors and years Annual PRO Leader
Leadership Retreat scheduled for November 4th 6.
FRESHMEN PRO ADVISING Training sessions for
advisors scheduled for January 29 30, 2007,
from 300 to 430, location to be announced
(all faculty are invited). 7. ID Office ID
card with 2nd stripe on back is in the process of
being phased in to coordinate with the
Librarys Copy Center.
Enrollment Management UpdateAdmissions
1. Admit stats Freshmen FS2007 Admits 712
compared to 614 in FS06, 16 increase Spring
07 Transfer Admits 52 compared to 54 in 06, down
2 Spring 07 Grad admits 141 compared to
164 in 06, down 14 CAS Freshmen Admits 106
compared to 84 last year (up 26) SMIS
Freshmen Admits 15 compared to 8 in 06 (up
88) 2. Campus visitors up in every category
Individual visitors 413 compared to 374 last
year (up 10.4) Miner Days up 6 3. Upcoming
Events Transfer Advising Day, Nov 10
Fly-In Weekend, Nov 9-11 20 students signed up
representing Germany, SC, NY, CT, FL, TX,
IL, NE, CO, OH, TN, MI, MA (7 women and 13
men-the one from Germany is a girl!) 2nd
Fall Open House (and Diversity Showcase and Si Se
Puede) Nov 11, over 100 students signed up
to date Scholars Day December 2 Chancellor
Scholarship Interviews (Rolla)
Admissions Cont.
4. Telecounseling and Mailing Subjects
Congratulations on admits, encourage attendance
at Special Events, confirm special event and
HS visit, Scholarship Deadline, Apply,
Visit, 5. Completed events First Fall Open
House, Sept 22 AUC Reception, Atlanta, Sept
27 Rolla Night (St. Louis)  Oct 5 Emerson
Dinner, Oct 11 Transfer Conference at UMR,
Oct 12 Transfer Advising Day (Rolla), Oct 20
NACAC Fair, St. Louis, Oct 22 East Central
Math Science Night, Union, Oct 24 Transfer
Day (Rolla), Oct 27 Forest Hills, Oct 27
3 October Miner Days UMR Night in
Springfield, Oct 30 Hundreds of High School
visits by Counselors, over 100 fairs by Staff or
Alumni (non-Missouri Fairs) Visits to five
of the key Math/Science Academies  Missouri,
Oklahoma, Illinois, Arkansas and Texas
Enrollment Management UpdateRegistrars
  • Preregistration for Spring 2007 is underway.  By
    the fourth day over 1,300
  • students had self-registered using JoeSS.
  • 2. Commencement information is being distributed
    to Fall candidates.  
  • Visit http//campus.umr.edu/registrar/commence
    ment/ .
  • 3. Last day for students to drop a class or
    withdraw from school is November 10.
  • 4. This will be the first semester of no classes
    the week of Thanksgiving.
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