Biographical Sketches

This website contains a subset of biographies from various sites and speaking engagements.

Italy 2015 - Airbus Diversity: Fly Your Ideas. Photo from the 2015 Diversity Award Top 10 Announcement Reception.

Florence, Italy 2015 – Airbus Diversity: Fly Your Ideas.  Photo from the 2015 Diversity Award Top 10 Announcement Reception, World Engineering Education Forum.

 

General:

Download: Renetta Tull – Complete Biosketch – 1-page – 2016  


Short Sketch, submitted to the Computing Research Association for Fall 2016 publication:

Dr. Renetta Garrison Tull is Associate Vice Provost for Graduate Student Professional Development & Postdoctoral Affairs at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC: An Honors University in Maryland). She is also on detail with the University System of Maryland (USM), where she is Special Assistant to the Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, and Director of Pipeline Professional Programs for the system’s 12 academic institutions. She is the Co-PI and Founding Director for the National Science Foundation’s PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education, and Co-PI for the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) and Bridge to the Doctorate programs for the USM. Dr. Tull serves on a number of boards for women and diversity in STEM initiatives throughout the US and in Latin America. She was a “Cover Girl” for O’Reilly Media’s “Women in Data” issue in 2015, a finalist for the 2015 Global Engineering Deans Council/Airbus Diversity Award, Sci Chic/Medium.com 35 “Women STEM on Social Media Stars” (July 1, 2016), and 2016 winner of the Claire Felbinger Award for Diversity from ABET. She is a Tau Beta Pi “Eminent Engineer,” and can be found online @Renetta_Tull and https://renettatull.wordpress.com/.



Partial Sketch Below – From American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Profile: 2016

Renetta Garrison Tull is Associate Vice Provost for Graduate Student Professional Development & Postdoctoral Affairs at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC: An Honors University in Maryland), where she is the Co-PI and Founding Director for the National Science Foundation’s PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) for the 12 institutions in the University System of Maryland, and Co-PI Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Bridge to the Doctorate at UMBC. Dr. Tull has worked with thousands of students from Alaska to Puerto Rico, and in Latin America through graduate school preparation workshops that have been sponsored by AGEP, The National GEM Consortium, National Society of Black Engineers, Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers, Society for the Advancement of Chicano, and Native American Scientists, American Indian Science and Engineering Society, and the Alliance/Merck Ciencia Hispanic Scholars Program. She has presented workshops on graduate school admissions, “The Success Equation,” STEM initiatives, and PhD Completion in Panama, Mexico, Ecuador, Colombia, Puerto Rico, and schools across the United States. Tull is on the board of advisors for the PNW-COSMOS Alliance to increase the number of American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) students who complete STEM graduate programs, and is a speaker on “GRADLab” tour with the National GEM Consortium, giving talks around the US on Saturday mornings during the Fall. Tull researched speech technology as former member of the faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has co-authored several publications on achievement in STEM fields, and is a mentoring consultant for Purdue, Carnegie Mellon, Cornell, MIT, and other schools. She co-leads the “ADVANCE Hispanic Women in STEM” project in Puerto Rico, and the Latin and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions’ (LACCEI) “Women in STEM” forum. Tull was a finalist for the 2015 Global Engineering Deans Council/Airbus Diversity Award, and has presented on diversity in the US, Latin America, Europe, Australia, and India. She is a Tau Beta Pi “Eminent Engineer.”

 

University Websites

University of Maryland College Park: Renetta Tull, Adjunct Faculty

PROMISE Dissertation House: Mentor and Co-Founder: Dr. Renetta Garrison Tull

 

2016

Renetta Tull – 1 page bio for conferences (all audiences)

2015

 

2014

FORA.tv: FORA.tv Speaker – Renetta Garrison Tull

 

2013

 

2012

Empowering Leadership Alliance: Dr. Renetta Tull, Dr. Wendy Carter-Veale, and Dr. Rubin Landau led two PhD workshops in August 2012: Proposal Writing, recorded session at http://bit.ly/ELA_proposal_writing_Aug2012, and The Final Defense, recorded session at http://bit.ly/ELA_FinalDefense.

 

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