CAHSI Literature

Alvidrez, M., Villa, E., & Rivera, J. (2023, October). Leadership Identity Development of Computer Science Undergraduates for a Diverse and Global World. 2023 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), College Station, TX, USA, 2023, pp. 1-7, doi: 10.1109/FIE58773.2023.10343066.

This qualitative research paper presents findings from an interpretive case study of five undergraduate Hispanic computer science (CS) students in a pilot leadership course in the CS department of a […]

Gates, Q. A & Villa, E. (2023, May). The Computing Alliance of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (CAHSI). Hispanic Outlook On Education Magazine.

In 2004, the Computing Research Association (CRA) held its annual meeting in Snowbird, Utah, to update department chairs in computing on trend data and other computing-related issues. Attending the meeting […]

Ayala, Y., Rivera, J., & Núñez, A. M. (2023, March 17). The Role of Federal Agencies in Supporting Hispanic-Serving Institutions and STEM Diversity. Public Scholarship Collaborative Blogs. Stanford Graduate School of Education.

For years, the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) have lacked diverse representation of students. In some disciplines, like computer science, diversity has remained especially stagnant. However, there are growing initiatives […]

Alvidrez, M., Villa, E., Hampton, E., Roy, M. K., Sandoval, T., & Villagomez, A. (2023). Using Academic Controversy in a Computer Science Undergraduate Leadership Course: An Effective Approach to Examine Ethical Issues in Computer Science. In Proceedings of the American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition (Vol. 2023).

The technology field today, with continually emerging social media and communication platforms, is highly impacted by controversy and ethical considerations. It is imperative for computer science undergraduates to be prepared […]

Major, J. C., Scheidt, M., Godwin, A., Perkins, H., Kim, S., Self, B., Chen, J., & Berger, E. (2023). Institutional characteristics and engineering student non-cognitive and affective (NCA) profiles. International Journal of Engineering Education, 39(3)., 668-684.

In our prior work, a cluster analysis (n = 2,339) identified four groups of engineering undergraduates’ non-cognitive and affective (NCA) factors from a list of 28 dimensions such as belongingness, […]

Rivera, J., Gates, A. Q., Villa, E., & Morreale, P. (2023, October). Expanding Pathways for Hispanic Students to Enter and Succeed in Computing Graduate Studies. 2023 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), College Station, TX, USA, 2023, pp. 1-9, doi: 10.1109/FIE58773.2023.10343367.

Involving diverse individuals who bring different perspectives, experiences, and disciplinary knowledge in solving problems is critical in our nation’s ability to innovate and compete in a global economy. Unfortunately, the […]

Rivera, J., & Núñez, A. M. (2022). Staff at Hispanic-Serving Institutions: Debugging Challenges in Navigating Computer Science. About Campus, 27(1), 38-47.

Technology is quickly evolving and continues to play an increasingly important role in our daily lives. Social, political, and ethical concerns about technology, including its applications in public surveillance, violations […]

Haschenburger, J. K., Gray, W., Godet, A., Suarez, M. B., & Núñez, A. M. (2021). Recruiting all the talent into undergraduate STEM student success programs using an invitational approach. Journal of Geoscience Education, 1-17.

Student success programs have achieved demonstrated benefits in broadening participation in geosciences and other STEM fields. These programs typically require an application from potential participants despite known challenges in recruiting […]

Morreale, P., & Gates, A. C., & Villa, E. Q., & Hug, S. (2021, July), Faculty Development for Research Inclusion: Virtual Research Experiences for Undergraduates Paper presented at 2021 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Content Access, Virtual Conference.

This paper presents an innovative approach, applicable to all research-based fields, that identifies and broadly engages future computer science researchers. The Computing Alliance of Hispanic Serving Institutions (CAHSI) piloted a […]

Núñez, A. M., Rivera, J., Valdez, J., & Olivo, V. B. (2021). Centering Hispanic-Serving Institutions’ strategies to develop talent in computing fields. Tapuya: Latin American Science, Technology and Society, 4(1), 1842582.

Hispanics have become the largest ethnic minority in the US Better serving Hispanics to succeed in tertiary education and scientific fields like computing is critical to build equitable life opportunities […]

Scheidt, M., Godwin, A., Berger, E., Chen, J., Self, B. P., Widmann, J. M., & Gates, A. Q. (2020). Engineering students’ noncognitive and affective factors: Group differences from cluster analysis. Journal of Engineering Education, 110(2), 343-370.

Background: Noncognitive and affective (NCA) factors (e.g., belonging, engineering identity, motivation, mindset, personality, etc.) are important to undergraduate student success. However, few studies have considered how these factors coexist and […]

P. Morreale, Villa, E. Q., & Gates, A. Q. (2020, October 22). Expanding the Pipeline – CAHSI introduces National Virtual Research Experience for Undergraduates. The CRA (Computing Research Association) Bulletin.

To identify and broadly engage the next generation of computer science researchers, the Computing Alliance of Hispanic Serving Institutions (CAHSI), an NSF INCLUDES Alliance, piloted a national virtual Research Experience […]

Knight, D., Kim, S., & Nunez, A. M. (2020, April). Assessing Gender and Racial/Ethnic Parity in the Computing Fields: Evidence from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. In Annual meeting program American Educational Research Association.

Data show that science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) postsecondary training programs lack gender and racial/ethnic diversity. Recent policy efforts are aimed at creating more inclusive environments for underrepresented groups […]