2008 Track A QEP Summaries

EXECUTIVE SUMMARIES OF QUALITY ENHANCEMENT PLANS DEVELOPED BY THE 2008 REAFFIRMATION CLASS, TRACK A, UNDERGRADUATE INSTITUTIONS

Listed below are the undergraduate institutions that submitted Quality Enhancement Plans (QEP) reviewed by the Commission for reaffirmation in June 2008. For each institution, the list includes the title of the QEP and the link to the summary.  The summaries are provided as information only; the list does not reflect the quality of the QEP as reviewed by the Commission.  For additional information about each of the institutions, please access the Membership Directory.

Track A: Undergraduate Institutions

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Alice Lloyd College, Pippa Passes, Kentucky
Integrating Education and Experience: Improving the College Work Program
Ashland Community and Technical College, Ashland, Kentucky
Enriching Lives through Enhanced Reading
Baptist College of Florida, Graceville, Florida
Enhancing the Written Communication Skills of Students
Beacon College, Leesburg, Florida
Enhancing Critical Thinking for Students with Learning Disabilities
Big Sandy Community and Technical College, Prestonsburg, Kentucky
Genesis Project: Improving Student Engagement and Success through Support for Learners

Bossier Parish Community College, Bossier City, Louisiana

Enhancing Student Learning and Engagement in High-Risk Mathematics
Central Carolina Community College, Sanford, North Carolina
BASICS: Building All Students’ Intrinsic Communication Skills
Chipola College, Marianna, Florida
Learning to Persist
Coastal Carolina Community College, Jacksonville, North Carolina
Student Engagement to Enhance Student Success
Delgado Community College, New Orleans, Louisiana
Going the Distance: Improving Distance Learning in a Climate of Recovery, Regeneration, and Transformation
Dyersburg State Community College, Dyersburg, Tennessee
Soar with Math Excellence: A Plan to Enhance Student Learning in Basic and Intermediate Algebra
Gadsden State Community College, Gadsden, Alabama
Technology Engagement Across the Curriculum
Georgia Highlands College, Rome, Georgia
Information Competency Program
Germanna Community College, Locust Grove, Virginia
Quality Enhancement of Online Learning at GCC: Ready, Set, Go Online
Itawamba Community College, Fulton, Mississippi
Raising the Bar: Improving Student Writing through Early Intervention
Jones County Junior College, Ellisville, Mississippi
Creating a Task FORCE for Reading Apprenticeship
Kentucky Wesleyan College, Owensboro, Kentucky
Critical Thinking for a Lifetime: The First Step

Lord Fairfax Community College, Middletown, Virginia

Seeking the OX: Developing Critical Thinkers at LFCC
Lurleen B. Wallace Community College, Andalusia, Alabama
Learning to Learn: Improving Nursing Student Services
Mississippi Delta Community College, Moorhead, Mississippi
From Access to Success: Enhancing Student Learning in English

Mitchell Community College, Statesville, North Carolina

Math Rules: The Art of Contextualizing MAT 060
Motlow State Community College, Lynchburg, Tennessee
Internationalizing the Curriculum—Improving Learning through International Education: Preparing Students for Success in a Global Society
Nashville State Technical Community College, Nashville, Tennessee
Building Critical Thinkers Responsible for Life-long Learning
New River Community College, Dublin, Virginia
Improving Student Success through Engagement: Enhancing Student Learning in Developmental Math
Northeastern Technical College, Cheraw, South Carolina
Skills for Student Success
Patrick Henry Community College, Martinsville, Virginia
Launching Better Learners through Critical Thinking
Pensacola Junior College, Pensacola, Florida
Learning to Learn…Learning for Life STAR Initiative—Planning for Academic Success through STAR Advisors and a Student Learning Checkpoint System
Piedmont Technical College, Greenwood, South Carolina
Enriching Student Learning through Technology Readiness
Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, Virginia
Experiential Learning Initiatives
Reinhardt College, Waleska, Georgia (Reviewed as a Level II institution)
The Compass Project: Improving Reading and Writing in the First Year
Saint Catharine College, Saint Catharine, Kentucky
Read to Learn, Read to Lead, Read to Live
St. Petersburg College, St. Petersburg, Florida
Improving Students’ Critical Thinking
Southside Virginia Community College, Alberta, Virginia
A Quest for Quality in Online Instruction
Texas Lutheran University, Seguin, Texas
Engaging Students in a Culture of Scholarship: Enhancing Our Community of Learning for a Changing Student Body
Virginia Highlands Community College, Abington, Virginia
SOAR:  Strengthening Orientation, Advising, and Retention
Walters State Community College, Morristown, Tennessee
SLATED for Success—Student Learning and Teaching Effectiveness Development
West Kentucky Community and Technical College, Paducah, Kentucky
Focus on Reading
Western Texas College, Snyder, Texas

Integrating Critical Thinking at the College Level