2010 Track B QEP Summaries


Listed below are the institutions with graduate programs that submitted Quality Enhancement Plans (QEP) reviewed by the Commission for reaffirmation in December 2010. The list includes the title of the QEP and the link to the summary as provided by the institution. 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 B: Graduate Institutions

Alabama State University, Montgomery, Alabama

Enhancing the Culture of Learning through Literacy in the First-Year Experience
Bethune-Cookman University, Daytona Beach, Florida [PDF]
Wildcats Write: Strengthening Writing Among B-CU Students
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences, Concord, North Carolina [PDF]

Enhancing Cultural Competence in Healthcare Delivery

Carolina College of Health Sciences, Charlotte, North Carolina [PDF]
The QUEST for Information Literacy

Clearwater Christian College, Clearwater, Florida

Improving Student Learning Outcomes through Enhancing Critical Thinking Skills
Columbia International University, Columbia, South Carolina [PDF]
Imbedding Institutional Core Values Within the First-Year Experience
Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tennessee [PDF]
Scholarship, Learning and Academic Mentoring

Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Virginia


Peace with Creation: Sustainability from an Anabaptist Perspective

Florida International University, Miami, Florida

Global Learning for Global Citizenship

Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Georgia

Enhancing Critical Thinking In The General Education Curriculum

Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics, Dallas, Texas

Effective Use of Professional Research Literature

Grambling State University, Grambling, Louisiana


The Improvement of Mathematical Skills and Knowledge

The Institute for the Psychological Sciences, Arlington, Virginia

Models of Integration: Using Case Studies for Mentoring Students and Improving Student Integrative Skills Learning Outcomes
Jefferson College of Health Sciences, Roanoke, Virginia [PDF]
Work with Me: Foundations for Interprofessional Healthcare Teams

Kentucky Christian University, Grayson, Kentucky

Strategies for Building Reading Excellence (SaBRE)

Meredith College, Raleigh, North Carolina


PRISM: Purposeful Reasoning, Inquiry, and Scholarship at Meredith

North Carolina A & T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina


Critical Thinking: Learning to Make Informed Decisions

North Greenville University, Tigerville, South Carolina


Becoming a Difference Maker

Prairie View A & M University, Prairie View, Texas [PDF]

iREAD: Increasing Reading and Engagement for Academic Development

St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary, Boynton Beach, Florida



Salem College, Winston-Salem, North Carolina


Questions Empower People: Enhancing Student Learning Through a Senior Interdisciplinary Seminar

The Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia


SCAD Collaborative Learning: A Triptych for Collaboration

South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, South Carolina [PDF]
PUSH Writing: Preparing Undergraduates for Scholarly Holistic Writing

Southern University and A & M College at Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, Louisiana


Improving Student Learning through Writing across the Curriculum

Southern Wesleyan University, Central, South Carolina


Scholarship Transforming Tomorrow: A Plan for Enhancing Quality of Information Literacy among Southern Wesleyan University Undergraduate Students

Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas


Keeping it R.E.A.L.: Real-world Experiences Applied to Learning

Texas A & M University – Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, Texas


First-Year Islanders (FYI)

Texas State University-San Marcos, San Marcos, Texas

Personalized Academic and Career Exploration (PACE): A Focus on Freshmen

Thomas More College, Crestview Hills, Kentucky


Critical Thinking for Productive Living

Tusculum College, Greeneville, Tennessee


Problem-Solving with Reflective Judgment

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana

University-wide First-Year Seminar: The Cajun Connection
University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, North Carolina [PDF]

Write to the Top: Enhancing Student Writing through a Writing Intensive Program

University of North Texas Health Science Center at Ft. Worth, Fort Worth, Texas


Building Higher Order Thinking Skills in Tomorrow’s Health Care Professionals (the “HOT” plan)

The University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas

Quantitative Scholarship: From Literacy to Mastery
The University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, Texas [PDF]
GATE: Global Awareness through Education
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas [PDF]

Beyond Silos: Enhancing Ethics Education in and across the Health Professions

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

It’s Critical to Think Critically

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin, Odessa, Texas


C4: Enhancing Critical Thinking

Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia

Undergraduate Engagement in Discipline-Based Inquiry

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia

Pathways to Success

Virginia Union University, Richmond, Virginia


Write Here, Write Now!

William Carey University, Hattiesburg, Mississippi [PDF]
Mission Possible: Critical Reading for Academic Success

Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Rams Write: Improving Writing in the Major

Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, Louisiana

Read Today, Lead Tomorrow