2014 Track B QEP Summaries

EXECUTIVE SUMMARIES OF QUALITY ENHANCEMENT PLANS DEVELOPED BY THE 2014 REAFFIRMATION CLASS, TRACK B, GRADUATE INSTITUTIONS

Listed below are the institutions with graduate programs that submitted Quality Enhancement Plans (QEP) reviewed by the Commission for reaffirmation in December 2014. An asterisk by the name of the Institution denotes a Track A instituion (offering undergraduate programs) reviewed out of cycle. 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.

Academy of Oriental Medicine at Austin, Austin, Texas

CAMS Success! Enhancing Clinical and Management Skills Proficiency Through Staged Competencies

Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Georgia

Preparing Women for a World of Opportunity

Alabama Agricultural & Mechanical University, Normal, Alabama

Enhancing Students’ Critical Thinking Skills – “Dare to Think!”

Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee

Explore, Experience, Excel (E^3)

Barry University, Miami Shores, Florida

Fostering Personal and Social Responsibility through Experiential Learning

*Brewton‐Parker College, Mount Vernon, Georgia

SOAR: Students Obtaining Academic Rewards

Bryan College, Dayton, Tennessee

College Success – Relational and Academic Skills

Campbellsville University, Campbellsville, Kentucky

Find Your Compass: Developing a Basis for Ethical Decision making

Clayton State University, Morrow, Georgia

Partnering Academics with Community Engagement (PACE)

The Citadel, Charleston, South Carolina

Ethics in Action: Since 1842

Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, Texas

The Agape Project: Developing a Habit for the Great Commandments

Delta State University, Cleveland, Mississippi

Improving Cultural Competency

Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

The Nature of Evidence

Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida

Think FSU: Improving Critical Thinking in the Disciplines

Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, Georgia

ENGAGE: Building a Culture of Engaged Learning

Georgia Southwestern State University, Americus, Georgia

Windows to the World

Howard Payne University, Brownwood, Texas

Information Literacy: Navigation for the Information Age

Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama

Fast Forward: Using 21st Century Tools to Promote Critical Thinking

Longwood University, Farmville, Virginia

R.E.A.L. Inquiry: Research Experience for Aspiring Leaders

Louisiana State University and A & M College, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

LSU Discover – Undergraduate Research

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at Shreveport, Shreveport, Louisiana

Translating Research Into Practice (TRIP)

LSU Paul M. Hebert Law School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Apprenticeship Week

Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, Virginia

WE Write for Success

Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi

Maroon and Write

Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, Mississippi

Think Outside the Books: Cultivating Intellectual Curiosity

Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky

Bring Learning to Life

*Newberry College, Newberry, South Carolina

Habits of the Heart: Critical Thinking for Personal and Social Responsibility and Vocational Reflection

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina

TH!NK: Higher-order Skills in Critical and Creative Thinking

St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, Texas

Written Communication Excellence

Seminary of the Southwest, Austin, Texas

Comprehensive Wellness for Ministry

Texas A & M University‐Commerce, Commerce, Texas

Preparing Students for an Interconnected World

The University of Dallas, Irving, Texas

Discern, Experience, Achieve–Preparing for Life and Work in a Changing World

University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Learning without Borders: Internationalizing the Gator Nation

University of Houston‐Victoria, Victoria, Texas

Living and Learning: Teaming Up in Jaguar Village

University of Mary Hardin‐Baylor, Belton, Texas

The Writing Cru

University of Mobile, Mobile, Alabama

Writing Intensive Networks

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina

Global Learning for Global Engagement

University of West Georgia, Carrollton, Georgia

Undergraduate Writing in the Core Curriculum

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

Learning That Matters: Building a Culture of Generalizable Education