2009 Track A QEP Summaries

EXECUTIVE SUMMARIES OF QUALITY ENHANCEMENT PLANS DEVELOPED BY THE 2009 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 2009. 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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Barton College, Wilson, North Carolina

Pathways to Achieve Writing Success
Baton Rouge Community College, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
First Class: Creating a Culture of Student Engagement and Success through a New Student Experience Program
Beaufort County Community College, Washington, North Carolina
Write to Learn, Write to Earn
Bennett College for Women, Greensboro, North Carolina
Enhancing Writing Skills through the General Education Curriculum
Blue Ridge Community College, Flat Rock, North Carolina
Be Ready for Online Classes

Brunswick Community College, Supply, North Carolina

GOALS: Growing on All Levels Successfully
Chowan University, Murfreesboro, North Carolina
Chowan Critical Thinking Program
The College of Saint Thomas More, Fort Worth, Texas
Communicating the Values of Civility and Responsibility to Improve the Learning Culture of the Classroom
East Texas Baptist University, Marshall, Texas
Enhancing Student Learning through the Development of Identity and Christian Servant Leadership
Edgecombe Community College, Tarboro, North Carolina
First Year Update
Elizabethtown Community & Technical College, Elizabethtown, Kentucky
PASS: Personalized Advising for Student Success
Flagler College, St. Augustine, Florida
Ignite: Building a Culture of Engaged Higher Learning through First-Year Learning Communities
Haywood Community College, Clyde, North Carolina
Improving Student Success in Developmental Math
Horry-Georgetown Technical College, Conway, South Carolina
The Guided Plan for Success
James Sprunt Community College, Kenansville, North Carolina
Bridge to Success
Jefferson Davis Community College, Brewton, Alabama
Improving Student Performance in High-Risk Mathematics Courses
Kilgore College, Kilgore, Texas
Get a GRIP: Give Reading Its Priority

Limestone College, Gaffney, South Carolina

Achieving Writing Excellence
Martin Community College, Williamston, North Carolina
Improving Reading Comprehension through Cross-Curriculum Strategies
Martin Methodist College, Pulaski, Tennessee
Reinventing the First-Year Experience to Increase Student Success

Maysville Community & Technical College, Maysville, Kentucky

First-Year Experience: Reading My Way to Learning
McMurry University, Abilene, Texas
Improving Scholastic Performances of Student-Athletes: Developing a Model for Academic Success
Middle Georgia College, Cochran, Georgia
Enhancing Student Engagement in Reading and Improving Student Reading Skills
Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia
Enhancing the Global Competence of Morehouse Students
New College of Florida, Sarasota, Florida
Seminars in Critical Inquiry – An Introduction to Research, Thinking, and Writing at the College Level
Northwest Shoals Community College, Muscle Shoals, Alabama
Strengthening Mathematical Foundations through Innovative Teaching
Nunez Community College, Chalmette, Louisiana
Learning to Fish: Problem-Solving for Learning and Career Choices
Paul D. Camp Community College, Franklin, Virginia
Quality Assurance in Online Instruction for Student Success
Rappahannock Community College, Glenns, Virginia
First-Year Experience
Richard Bland College, Petersburg, Virginia

Act for Your Future: A First-Semester Course Focused on Academic, Career, and Transfer Planning

River Parishes Community College, Sorrento, Louisiana
Knowledge is Power: Improving Students’ Information Literacy Skills
The San Jacinto College District, Pasadena, Texas
It’s in the Book!
Shelton State Community College, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Improving Student Success in Online Classes
Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic, Spartanburg, South Carolina
Case Study Instruction for Chiropractic Education
Somerset Community College, Somerset, Kentucky
PASS It On!
South Georgia College, Douglas, Georgia
Critical Thinking through the WRITE Plan: Writing and Reasoning to Improve Thinking Effectiveness
Spartanburg Methodist College, Spartanburg, South Carolina
Pioneer Learning Community—Learning Through Interaction
Talladega College, Talladega, Alabama

Pathway to Excellence: Strengthening Writing Skills

Toccoa Falls College, Toccoa Falls, Georgia
Wisdom Education: An Intentional Approach to Integrating Character and Intellect
University of South Carolina Beaufort, Bluffton, South Carolina
Engaging Minds: Critical Reading for College Success
Vernon College, Vernon, Texas
VConnected
Wharton County Junior College, Wharton, Texas
Get in Gear for a Great First Year