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Publications

  • Gossage, L.G., P. Marayong and H. Ramachandran. 2012. On using ASEE PRISM articles in blending information literacy skills & project-based learning in a freshman engineering course model. In Proceedings of the 2012 American Society for Engineering Education Pacific South West Conference, 401-422. San Luis Obispo, CA: American Society for Engineering Education.

  • Gossage, L.G., P. Marayong and K. Vu. 2012. NASA Learning Experience for Elementary School Girls - Offering professional development that incorporates an advocacy model for K-12 educators. In Proceedings of the 2012 Women in Engineering ProActive Network Conference, 2-16. Cleveland, OH: Pennsylvania State University Office of Digital Scholarly Publishing.

  • Gossage, L.G. 2011. On exploring the connection between Hispanic engineering students’ educational goals and communal obligations: for project-based learning through community engagement. In Proceedings of the 2011 American Society for Engineering Education Pacific South West Conference, 143-174. Fresno, CA: American Society for Engineering Education.

  • Gossage, L.G. 2011. A pilot study: On exploring Twitter as a data collection method for use in an ethnographic study of 40 young girls who aspire to become women engineers. In Proceedings of the 2011 Women in Engineering ProActive Network Conference, 1-14. Seattle, WA: Pennsylvania State University Office of Digital Scholarly Publishing.

  • Gossage, L.G. 2009. A four-year study of a female engineering Outreach program – The influence of math ability on female students’ career decisions for engineering. In Proceedings of the 2009 Women in Engineering ProActive Network Conference, edited by K. Peterson, 1-12. Austin, TX: Pennsylvania State University Office of Digital Scholarly Publishing.

  • Gossage, L.G. and M.K. Das. 2003. Women Engineers @ the Beach: Motivating high-achieving young women to pursue engineering. In Proceedings of the 2003 American Society for Engineering Education Conference, 1-10. Nashville, TN: American Society for Engineering Education.

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Educational Background

  • 2015 (expected) – Ph.D., Walden University (Minneapolis, MN) (Education (Higher Education))

  • 2004 – M.Ed., University of La Verne (La Verne, CA) (Educational Management)

  • 1995 – B.S., California State University, Long Beach (Medical Microbiology; Minor Chemistry)

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Grants

  • 2012-2013 Measuring Engineering Student Success via a Continuous Improvement Model

  • 2011-2012 Text and Technical Tools for Project-Based Learning in a Freshman Engineering Program

  • 2011-2012 Engineering Seamless Advising & Student Success Strategies for Timely Graduation

  • 2010-2011 Engineering Student Success Model for Advising and Rules for Degree Progress

  • 2009-2010 First-Year Experience, Approaching Probation Counseling, Course Outcomes Assessment

  • 2008-2009 Prescriptive Advising & Early Identification/Monitored Probation Program

  • 2007-2008 Early Identification & Monitored Probation Program

  • 2006-2007 Early Identification & Monitored Probation Program

  • 2012 NASA Content Dissemination for Residential Program for Elementary School Teachers

  • 2012 My Daughter is an Engineer

  • 2011 My Daughter is an Engineer

  • 2011 NASA Content Dissemination for Residential Program for Elementary School Teachers

  • 2011 NASA Learning Experience for Elementary School Girls

  • 2010 NASA Learning Experience for Elementary School Girls

  • 2012 ASME Diversity Action Grant

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Positions & Honors

  • 2012-2014 – International Education Committee, CSULB (Staff Representative)

  • 2012-2014 – General Education Governing Council, CSULB (Lecturer Representative)

  • 2012-2014 – Director, American Society for Engineering Education - Pacific South West (Executive Board)

  • 2012-2014 – Director of Diversity Advancement, Women in Engineering ProActive Network (Board of Directors)

  • 2011 – Engineering Staff of the Year, CSULB Associated Engineering Student Body

  • 2010-2014 – President's Commission on the Status of Women, CSULB (Executive Board)

  • 2010 – Outstanding CSULB Employee, CSULB

  • 2010 – K-12 Women-in-Engineering Outreach recognition, Long Beach Unified School District

  • 2009-2011 – Chair of Diversity Advancement Committee, Women in Engineering ProActive Network (Committee Chair)

  • 2009 – Staff Appreciation Award, CSULB MESA Engineering Program

  • 2004 – Advancement of Women Award, President's Commissionon the Status of Women, California State University, Long Beach

  • 2003 – Outstanding Student Advocate of the Year, CSULB Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

  • 2002 – Engineering Staff of the Year, CSULB Associated Engineering Student Body

  • 2001 – Certificate of Appreciation for Advanced Career Training, Boeing

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