A dedicated group of UMBC faculty and staff guides the iCubed project. For more information about the project, contact email@example.com.
Philip Rous, Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs leads the project as the Principal Investigator of the iCubed Project.
Patrice McDermott, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs serves as the lead co-PI. Dr. McDermott was the lead co-PI for the NSF-funded ADVANCE institutional transformation grant.
William LaCourse, Interim Dean of the College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, serves as a co-PI. Dr. LaCourse, who guides the HHMI NEXUS at UMBC, co-chairs the Internal Advisory Board (IAB) with Dr. Rous.
Janet Rutledge, Dean of the Graduate School and Vice Provost for Graduate Education, serves as a co-PI. Dr. Rutledge is the lead co-PI for PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP and is a co-PI on the NSF Bridge to the Doctorate and ADVANCE grants.
Marvin Mandell, Professor of Public Policy, serves as a co-PI. Dr. Mandell has extensive knowledge and experience in evaluating programs and policies in education and other areas.
Kathy Lee Sutphin, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences and Special Assistant to the Provost, serves as the iCubed Project Director.
Michelle Bulger, Advising Coordinator in the College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, serves as the iCubed Project Staff Mentor.
Tashauna Felix serves as the iCubed Project Coordinator and supports the Study Group and Faculty Mentoring Interventions.
Lisa Dickson, Assistant Professor of Economics at UMBC, serves on the Leadership Team and will work with Dave Marcotte and Kenneth Maton to assess the intervention techniques.
Michael Dillon, Director of Institutional Research at UMBC, serves on the Leadership Team.
Connie Pierson, Assistant Director of Institutional Research at UMBC, serves on the Leadership Team.
Sadly, LaMont Toliver, Director of the UMBC Meyerhoff Scholars Program and Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Education, died suddenly on February 28, 2012. Mr. Toliver was a valued member of the iCubed leadership team and his death represents a tragic loss to this project, the Meyerhoff Scholars Program, and the entire University community.
For Cohort 3 - Fall 2013
Your input matters! Please plan to complete the very important iCubed beginning-of-the-year survey that is being sent to you electronically! Thank you.
Welcome to Cohort 3
Many students launched their iCubed@UMBC experience at one of the five team Welcome Week meetings held on Monday afternoon, August 26, 2013. They connected with their team members, received team shirts, had some fun as they helped to create content for an iCubed YouTube spot, and enjoyed a frosty treat. Many thanks to the many people, especially the staff volunteers recruited by UMBC Student Life, who worked together to make the team meetings successful. Team members, who can be recognized by the color of their shirts, met in the following locations:
Team: Active Learning (Blue)
With Dr. Bill LaCourse and Dr. Philip Rous in University Center, Room 115D
Team: Faculty Mentoring (Red)
With Dr. Pat McDermott and the iCubed faculty mentors in Lecture Hall 1, Room 101, near the Biological Sciences Building and the Commons
Team: Staff Mentoring (Orange)
With Staff Mentor Michelle Bulger and Dr. Janet Rutledge in Lecture Hall 4 - Academic IV Building, Room 003
Team: Study Groups (Purple)
With Dr. Tashauna Felix and special guest Dr. Freeman Hrabowski in Lecture Hall 2 - Meyerhoff Chemistry Building, Room 030
Team: $ UMBC (Green)
With iCubed Program Director Kathy Sutphin, Research Team Leader Dr. Marvin Mandell, and special guest Michele Toebbe of the UMBC Bookstore in Lecture Hall 3 - Administation Building, Room 101. SomeTeam $ students received their $50 UMBC Bookstore gift cards or signed up to using vouchers to order gift cards, which will be issued soon. For information, contact Mrs. Sutphin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For Cohort 2 - Thank You!
Your input has been crucial! Thank you for completing the very important iCubed end-of-the-year surveys that were sent to you electronically over Summer 2013. Good luck as you continue your studies!